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My name is Kristel, welcome to my shop https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/smistel
I started making jewellery about 4 years ago, just for fun.

I am actually a landscape architect. Besides drawing plans in front of the computer, I like creating things by hand. My passion is making original colorful jewelry.

I really love bright colors and contrasts. My very first Soutache earrings are from year 2011. I do not remember exactly where I first saw the kind of earrings that combine beads and strings, but I was fascinated by them. Especially since they are large, but lightweight, colorful and spectacular. Anyway, I decided to test myself this technique. In the beginning the design was simple, but I learned fast and next jewellery was more complicated. But I myself like simple earrings a bit more. Other hobbyists that use Soutache…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 22
  • Joined October 11, 2010

Favorite materials

paper, wood, leather, beads

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About

My name is Kristel, welcome to my shop https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/smistel
I started making jewellery about 4 years ago, just for fun.

I am actually a landscape architect. Besides drawing plans in front of the computer, I like creating things by hand. My passion is making original colorful jewelry.

I really love bright colors and contrasts. My very first Soutache earrings are from year 2011. I do not remember exactly where I first saw the kind of earrings that combine beads and strings, but I was fascinated by them. Especially since they are large, but lightweight, colorful and spectacular. Anyway, I decided to test myself this technique. In the beginning the design was simple, but I learned fast and next jewellery was more complicated. But I myself like simple earrings a bit more. Other hobbyists that use Soutache technique have back-side of the earring covered with some sort of masking material: felt, leather, etc., but I make earrings that are almost identical on both sides. There’s no need to fear that the wrong side of the earring becomes visible.

If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, please convo me.
Enjoy!

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