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Welcome to Jewelry By Vicki!
I strive for quality handmade jewelry, and mostly, one of a kind.
If you have any questions feel free to convo, and I will be glad to help!

I'm a retired preschool teacher. My husband is a two time stroke survivor,and I now, am also, a full time caregiver for him. We laugh every day even though some would say we don't have alot to laugh about. We find joy and happiness in every day, along with our little Welsh Corgi "Tucker". Life is truly, what you make of it!

I LOVE making jewelry and talking to my customers! I have been a wire wrapper for about 11 years,and you will find me in my studio, every chance I get, thinking up new and unique jewelry to share with you. I hope you enjoy your shopping experiance, and I appreciate your buisness!

If you have any problems or comments please let me know and give me the chance to fix it and give you an excellent customer service before you write a feedback.

History Of The Art:

Examples of wire and beaded jewelry made using wire wrapping techniques date back to thousands of years BC. The British Museum has samples of jewelry from the Sumerian Dynasty, found in the cemetery of Ur that contain spiraled wire components. This jewelry is dated at approximately 2000 BC. Other samples of jewelry from Ancient Rome show wire wrapped loops (one of the important techniques in making wire wrapped jewelry). This Roman jewelry is dated to approximately 2000 years ago. In the manufacture of this early jewelry the techniques for soldering did not exist. Later, as the technique for soldering developed, the wire wrapping approach continued because it was an economical and quick way to make jewelry components out of wire.

Currently, wire wrapping techniques are not frequently used for mass produced jewelry because of simple economics. Machines can cast jewelry components much faster and cheaper. Artisans or craftsmen are required to make jewelry by hand and in the current mass marketplace, machines are less expensive and perhaps more precise. At this time, using the wire wrapping approach to making jewelry is primarily employed by individual craftsmen and women.


Thank you!
My website: http://jewelry-by-vicki.craftlaunch.com/shop/
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