Handmade Jewelry and Accessories

LA, California

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Not your mother's jewelry...unless she's a badass.

I've been playing with beads, on and off, since I was a teenager. After an extremely long creative dry spell, I'm excited to say that I'm back and determined to decorate everyone I can!

I make my jewelry partly depending on odds and ends that I can find deals on. I buy most of my standard supplies at the same places as anyone else, but I also collect old, broken pieces, costume pieces from thrift stores and estate sales, and discarded jewelry given to me by friends. One of my favorite things to do is take your broken string of semi-precious beads and hand you back a necklace, earrings, and a bracelet. :-D (if you'd like to do this, let's talk!)

MOST of my work is one-of-a-kind, and sold as such. However, I'm willing to look at reproducing any piece as long as supplies allow for it; additional fees for custom work will apply.

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    I'm in my fabulous 40s; I have one adult son and a husband who is everything. Determined to succeed at this new career after over a decade in health care!

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