I love mixing colors, textures, styles, shapes, sizes of all sorts of beads. I often spend much more time designing than in crafting since I have so much fun with it.
I've been creating with beads since I walked into a local bead store to get my then teenage daughter some beads to string and to look at crystals for my older daughter's wedding tiarra that my sister and I would later design.
Each piece is designed and crafted by me, with quality components that include precious and semi precious gems, gold-filled and sterling silver, swarovski crystal, Czech glass, freshwater pearls, and sometimes vintage goodies. The exceptions are the occasional trendy, casual pieces and gift items. I may use copper, leather, buttons, and other quality materials for these fun pieces and will identify these. I have Universtiy of Texas,…
- Born on November 28
- Joined February 21, 2008