Sharon Moores' Profile
Welcome to slathered! My name is Sharon and I live in Woodbridge, Va., a suburb of D.C. It's city enough to have major traffic but country enough to have sweet tea.
I'm a part-time metalsmith who usually works with sterling silver, fine silver, and gorgeous stones. However, I'm not above using vintage materials in an irreverent way that would make a serious antiques collector weep. I make pieces for women who love jewelry but don't want it to be precious or demure. Big, bold, colorful, unique -- that's the kind of jewelry I like to create.
Back in the day, I was a newspaper editor. My days were spent running around like crazy, stressing over deadline and swearing a lot. I beaded in my free time and dreamed about learning how to work with metal. Years later, I saw an opportunity and jumped. I left journalism and took some classes. I've…
- Joined December 4, 2007