Tina Julich's Profile
I started making jewelry about 20 years ago and have taken classes in silversmithing, lapidary and wire wrapping. The first time I saw an article in a magazine describing how glass beads were made, I knew that’s what I wanted to learn. My first lesson in lampworking was in 1996. I have taken classes in glass sculpture and advanced beadmaking techniques from several well-known glass artists.
Each lampwork bead I sell is made and decorated by me then placed directly in my digitally controlled kiln to be annealed for strength and durability.
My goal is to create wearable art that enhances the beauty of the wearer, and isn’t a distraction. It should also be comfortable, easy to wear, and care for. I use quality materials that should stand the test of time. I use sterling or fine silver, or gold filled wire for my earring earwires, and would be…
- Joined April 22, 2008