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From making trash to making treasures!
Brilliant colors, free-form shapes of nature juxtaposed against the architectural lines of man-made design are just some of the elements that really energize the artist in me. I am very influenced by my Brazilian heritage and as a child I loved making art. I knew that one day I'd become a professional artist. After earning a degree in Graphic Design and achieving a successful eighteen-year career in the advertising print industry, I became frustrated with the fact that all of my work (print advertising) would eventually be tossed away into a land-fill once read. In 2002 I discovered the art of wire jewelry. I immediately fell in love with the medium. The colorful gems, the geometrically cut stones, and the shiny metal wires brought a new excitement to making art again; art that would be treasured, enjoyed, and never tossed into a land-fill. Each piece of Susy Jewelry…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 14
  • Joined April 19, 2008

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metals, wire, gems, pearls, sterling silver, gold filled, copper, brass, argentium silver, silver, gold

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Susy Jewelry

About

From making trash to making treasures!
Brilliant colors, free-form shapes of nature juxtaposed against the architectural lines of man-made design are just some of the elements that really energize the artist in me. I am very influenced by my Brazilian heritage and as a child I loved making art. I knew that one day I'd become a professional artist. After earning a degree in Graphic Design and achieving a successful eighteen-year career in the advertising print industry, I became frustrated with the fact that all of my work (print advertising) would eventually be tossed away into a land-fill once read. In 2002 I discovered the art of wire jewelry. I immediately fell in love with the medium. The colorful gems, the geometrically cut stones, and the shiny metal wires brought a new excitement to making art again; art that would be treasured, enjoyed, and never tossed into a land-fill. Each piece of Susy Jewelry features beautiful gemstones artistically woven, coiled and wrapped in yards of precious metal wires. Currently, I work full time from my studio located in Dallas, Texas and teach the art of wire jewelry design at the Craft Guild of Dallas.

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