EmpressWu

Wilma's Handmade Treasures - Mixed Media

Newcastle, Australia | 136 Sales

EmpressWu

Wilma's Handmade Treasures - Mixed Media

Newcastle, Australia 136 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Welcome - I am a maker of handmade treasures. All the items in this shop are hand made by me with care, love and attention to quality. I live in a beautiful part of the world - Newcastle, NSW Australia.
I am offering reduced shipping to most places in the world and free shipping within Australia on all items in my shop. .
If you are purchasing a gift for a special person living in Australia, I will happily gift wrap, include a greeting card and post directly. If you are purchasing for someone who lives in Newcastle, I will happily do the same and deliver personally without charge. I can even organise fresh flowers at an additional cost to accompany the gift for a local order. Please contact me by personal message if you would like more information or leave instructions when you purchase a gift.
For regular updates, please go to my
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/Empress.Wu.Designs
or my blog : https://empresswu.blogspot.com.au/
PS. Please refer to my profile and the shop policies for further information,

Announcement

Last updated on Oct 14, 2018

Welcome - I am a maker of handmade treasures. All the items in this shop are hand made by me with care, love and attention to quality. I live in a beautiful part of the world - Newcastle, NSW Australia.
I am offering reduced shipping to most places in the world and free shipping within Australia on all items in my shop. .
If you are purchasing a gift for a special person living in Australia, I will happily gift wrap, include a greeting card and post directly. If you are purchasing for someone who lives in Newcastle, I will happily do the same and deliver personally without charge. I can even organise fresh flowers at an additional cost to accompany the gift for a local order. Please contact me by personal message if you would like more information or leave instructions when you purchase a gift.
For regular updates, please go to my
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/Empress.Wu.Designs
or my blog : https://empresswu.blogspot.com.au/
PS. Please refer to my profile and the shop policies for further information,

Wilma Simmons

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Wilma Simmons

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About

Empress Wu Designs specialises in creating handmade treasures.

Empress Wu Designs started off as a hobby and it now brings me joy to create and teach others to find their own creative expression. I call my art works “handmade treasures” which are inspired by people, places, heritage and literature, and are influenced by an eclectic range of media and approaches.

I can’t boast of a childhood interest in creating art, unless designing paper clothes for paper cut out dolls counts! After University when I married and lived in small isolated country towns, I joined spinning, weaving, macramé and pottery craft groups and sewed, knitted and crocheted clothes for myself and our children. My interest in textiles remained a hobby while I followed a career in English and Drama teaching. Cloth doll making, embroidery and beading alleviated the everyday work stress of being a high school principal, a job which also gave me great joy and satisfaction.

Not being a “retiring” type, when I finished full time work in 2005, I began to teach beading and art doll making, gave birth to Empress Wu Designs, volunteered with a village project in Papua New Guinea and became an accredited Contemporary Clay Instructor (polymer clay and precious metal clay – silver).

My current work is a coalescence of both past and newly acquired skills, techniques and ideas.

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  • Wilma

    Owner

    Once I loved my work as a high school principal. Even more, I now love the flexibility and luxury of spending time my grandchildren, doing community work with my Rotary club and creating handmade treasures and art.

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Last updated on Dec 7, 2016
Frequently asked questions
Gift wrapping and packaging

If the recipient lives in the Newcastle (NSW) area, I am happy to gift wrap with a greeting card, and deliver personally ( no charge)

If the recipient lives in Australia, I will happily gift wrap, include a greeting card and send directly for the Australian shipping charge

Custom and personalized orders

I can custom make items , but cannot guarantee they will be exactly the same as a sample. Every item I make is hand made and is therefore unique.