EvittsCreekArts

Handcrafted Silver Jewelry

Cumberland, Maryland

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Announcement    Evitts Creek Arts is continuing to support several projects with a portion of the proceeds from my Etsy shop. This is now going to be an ongoing part of what this shop is all about. In a changing and hurting world I want to be a part of making things better, and what better time than every single day. Thank you for making that possible!

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Last updated on Jun 5, 2020

Evitts Creek Arts is continuing to support several projects with a portion of the proceeds from my Etsy shop. This is now going to be an ongoing part of what this shop is all about. In a changing and hurting world I want to be a part of making things better, and what better time than every single day. Thank you for making that possible!

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About EvittsCreekArts

Sales 797
On Etsy since 2008

Late Bloomer

My life has been a sequence of discoveries that have made me say "Wow, what was I waiting for??" I've always been exploring different artistic mediums, but I've never loved any other medium (watercolor, oil painting, printmaking) as much as I do metal smithing. I didn't explore metalsmithing until I turned 50 and found in this medium the usage of all my design skills; love of color, composition and texture.
Not only can I make jewelry that expresses my own, personal aesthetic, but I have found a following of people who love it too.

I used to texture all my silver using printmaking techniques from long ago, using asphalt, turpentine, and nitric acid. Then I tried some other chemicals, and pop paper and pretty much destroyed my kitchen and a $400 printer....My hands would get in contact with some strange combination of chemistry and smurf blue was the result. AND IT LASTED A LONG TIME....

So, then I rearranged all those thoughts and turned what was raised to recessed in my mind's eye and invested in a good rolling mill. Second to my husband, it might be my best friend!

I've used that marvelous tool to add to the surface of the silver, some of the designs I've been doodling since I could draw, the woodlands vine texture being a good example.

I don't mean to be boastful by sharing a few reviews, instead I've been hugely encouraged and affirmed by some of the comments these wonderful people have given me that I hope you don't mind my posting a few.

Thank you so much for your interest in my work! It has made this a blissful endeavor for me!
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"The design is magnificent, the workmanship is the best I have seen. I really love it! You have achieved a perfect standard of art and technique!"

"I just wanted to send you a message telling you how beautiful your work is. I love the designs and the work is intricate and well done. Thank you for so much eye candy."

"I absolutely love this necklace. The stones are amazing and compliment each other so well. The jasper is such an unusual and beautiful stone. The design and silver work is gorgeous. I'll feel like a queen wearing this. This piece was done by a true artist. Shipped promptly in a very nice box."

"Perfect ring. Comfortable to wear and looks good with the bracelet I purchased too. Always a pleasure to work with Lois, she is so accommodating and interested to "get it right". Thanks bunches."

"What else can you say but AWESOME ETSY seller. The jewelry is made with such care and love, it really shows. I'm a big fan of this jeweler and I'll be back for sure. Thanks for the super fast shipping and wonderful packing. :)"

"I purchased the most amazing purple necklace from this artisan; the craftsmanship is outstanding and the delivery---flawless. In all aspects of this ETSY buy, I was treated to great conversation and friendship too."

"Ok this necklace is the most awesome piece of jewelry I have ever owned. You can play all day with it and it is never the same....fantastic!! This is all do to the talented artist/jeweler Lois who made it."

Let's stay in touch!
I'm on Facebook at : https://www.facebook.com/EvittsCreekArts
I'm on Instagram as: http://instagram.com/evittscreekarts

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  • Lois Gibbs McManus

    Owner, Maker, Designer

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