LLuvia Brito's Profile

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I have been a glass bead artist since I was 13 years old, I am currently 31 years old, so I have been making glass beads for around 18 years. I am self taught, I saw one video and just experimented, after making beads for a few years I took one class from Leah Fairbanks. I absolutely love her goddess beads! But, I stopped working with soft glass 13 years ago. Now borosilicate glass is my passion, and I can't give it up!

I was born in California but have lived all over: Missouri, Michigan, Chicago, Tucson, Mexico, Japan, and currently Flagstaff, Arizona. I graduated from Northern Arizona University in May of 2010 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology with minors in Anthropology and Japanese. I plan on staying here in Flagstaff, I cannot imagine leaving this beautiful town!

In case you might be wondering uv is my lifelong…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 23
  • Joined January 7, 2008

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glass, borosilicate, boro, felt, silver, metal, gemstones, pearl, silk, love

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About

I have been a glass bead artist since I was 13 years old, I am currently 31 years old, so I have been making glass beads for around 18 years. I am self taught, I saw one video and just experimented, after making beads for a few years I took one class from Leah Fairbanks. I absolutely love her goddess beads! But, I stopped working with soft glass 13 years ago. Now borosilicate glass is my passion, and I can't give it up!

I was born in California but have lived all over: Missouri, Michigan, Chicago, Tucson, Mexico, Japan, and currently Flagstaff, Arizona. I graduated from Northern Arizona University in May of 2010 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology with minors in Anthropology and Japanese. I plan on staying here in Flagstaff, I cannot imagine leaving this beautiful town!

In case you might be wondering uv is my lifelong nickname, primarily because everybody has a hard time with the name "LLuvia"! Which is spanish, means rain, and the double L is a Y sound.

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