Deirdre Vogel's Profile

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Hi there, my name is, Didi, I started my shop several years ago while I was still working as a nurse. I worked in electrophysiology- which is a specialty of cardiology for 35 years and checked patients' pacemakers and defibrillators. I started making stretch beaded bracelets and earrings for myself (thinking I could save some money) when I joined ETSY in 2009.

I was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 and have had to stop working. I always enjoyed playing with clay so I bought a small kiln after my diagnosis. I started out making heart shaped pins to benefit the American Heart Association and that segued into making other small porcelain pieces for jewelry and ornaments for wind chimes and hanging mobiles. Recently I have started working with metal- actually I jumped into it- I am totally hard core! What can I say playing in the mud and banging on metal helps me remain calm and making…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 17
  • Joined January 7, 2009

Favorite materials

beads, porcelain, clay, metal

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Siren Call Jewelry, Gifts, and Crafting...

About

Hi there, my name is, Didi, I started my shop several years ago while I was still working as a nurse. I worked in electrophysiology- which is a specialty of cardiology for 35 years and checked patients' pacemakers and defibrillators. I started making stretch beaded bracelets and earrings for myself (thinking I could save some money) when I joined ETSY in 2009.

I was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 and have had to stop working. I always enjoyed playing with clay so I bought a small kiln after my diagnosis. I started out making heart shaped pins to benefit the American Heart Association and that segued into making other small porcelain pieces for jewelry and ornaments for wind chimes and hanging mobiles. Recently I have started working with metal- actually I jumped into it- I am totally hard core! What can I say playing in the mud and banging on metal helps me remain calm and making all of my jewelry, ornaments and wind chimes makes me happy. Come have a look around, I hope you find something you enjoy!

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