I have been a hobby jewelry maker for 15+ years - I began with beading when I was a teenager, and have gone from there to include wire work, metal clay, glass fusing, and chainmaille techniques. I am almost 100% self-taught, save a few classes here and there (glass fusing) and 4 years of ceramics courses.
I love all things handmade--I believe that handmade items are not only more valuable, but made with more love and care than anything else. I adore everything that I make--I am always tempted to keep and use or wear them all, but when someone else falls in love with something I've made, it gives me even more satisfaction than when only I love it. That is the reason I've opened a shop here on Etsy--to share what I love with anyone who loves it as much as me!
I am also a computer programmer and web site developer, and I have a degree in…
- Born on October 6
- Joined February 22, 2008