Ellen's Profile

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I have been making and selling jewelry for about 15 years now. It all started when I walked into a local bead store. I was hooked by all of the color and texture!

Besides making jewelry, I love to garden and hunt for vintage goodies. I treasure pieces from the past and the history that they hold.

Color is what influences me most in my life. Whether it is a bead store, the famers market, a yarn shop or even at the paint samples at a hardware store, I love to be surrounded by color.

My love of color spills into my jewelry. Different styles of jewelry appeal to me. That is reflected in the various types of jewelry, from elegant and traditional to bohemian that I make.

I am drawn to all types of beads. Stone beads have all of the natural beauty and…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 18
  • Joined May 30, 2008

Favorite materials

Czech glass beads, natural stone beads, Swarovski Elements, vintage beads

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About

I have been making and selling jewelry for about 15 years now. It all started when I walked into a local bead store. I was hooked by all of the color and texture!

Besides making jewelry, I love to garden and hunt for vintage goodies. I treasure pieces from the past and the history that they hold.

Color is what influences me most in my life. Whether it is a bead store, the famers market, a yarn shop or even at the paint samples at a hardware store, I love to be surrounded by color.

My love of color spills into my jewelry. Different styles of jewelry appeal to me. That is reflected in the various types of jewelry, from elegant and traditional to bohemian that I make.

I am drawn to all types of beads. Stone beads have all of the natural beauty and colors that the earth has created. Czech beads are so lovely with all of their variety of colors. Swarovski crystal beads can add just a right amount of "bling". I also love finding really great vintage necklaces. I take them apart and use those vintage beads in more of a modern design.

I hope you have a wonderful day.
Ellen

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