Laura Crawford's Profile
My name is Laura Crawford. I’m a metalsmith, writer, and traveler. But what you really need to know is that it’s my bicycle that makes any of this possible.
In 2009, I sold everything to travel by bicycle. Goodbye furniture, goodbye dishes, goodbye book collection… Hello freedom, amazing stories, and portable studio. Yep, for three years, I adventured around the US and New Zealand with my amazing partner, a tiny wardrobe, some camping gear, and a small collection of my favorite hand tools. (So much for lightweight… I literally traveled with a bag of hammers!)
I learned how to work with metal way back in 2004, in the form of a night class at the local community college. I took this little bit of knowledge and ran with it, never regretting that I didn’t go whole-hog and get an art degree. I made jewelry and headbadges for years before we started traveling – but it w…
- Born on June 30
- Joined October 19, 2006