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I got into this jewelry making gig because I was trying to find some blue topaz dangle earrings with gold findings (of course, at the time I didn't realize ear wire, etc. was called "findings") to go with my necklace and ring I already had. I would say that I'd been looking for several years off and on with absolutely no luck. I could find all the silver and blue topaz, but never the gold and blue topaz.

Then one day I was in Tall Mouse to get a mirror and decided to check out the "Bead Lounge". A seed (pun intended) started germinating and next thing I knew I had signed up for a class to learn how to make earrings. I enjoyed it so much, I took Beading Basics 101 with Kat. From there I was hooked!

Oh, but that was just the beginning! I eventually took a class with Vicki and she teaches bead weaving. I thought I was hooked before! Hah! I was…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 22
  • Joined June 29, 2008

Favorite materials

Swarovski crystels and japanese seed beads

About

I got into this jewelry making gig because I was trying to find some blue topaz dangle earrings with gold findings (of course, at the time I didn't realize ear wire, etc. was called "findings") to go with my necklace and ring I already had. I would say that I'd been looking for several years off and on with absolutely no luck. I could find all the silver and blue topaz, but never the gold and blue topaz.

Then one day I was in Tall Mouse to get a mirror and decided to check out the "Bead Lounge". A seed (pun intended) started germinating and next thing I knew I had signed up for a class to learn how to make earrings. I enjoyed it so much, I took Beading Basics 101 with Kat. From there I was hooked!

Oh, but that was just the beginning! I eventually took a class with Vicki and she teaches bead weaving. I thought I was hooked before! Hah! I was fooled. I'm now obsessed!

I still enjoy the wire work, but I have the most enjoyment with the bead weaving.

I'm also a single woman workaholic, working both part time at Barnes & Noble in Fullerton and all my free time on my beading projects or crochet.

I look forward to hearing from any of you out there.

God bless!

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