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Bio
I first learned to make earrings when I was 10. I went to visit an Aunt one summer and she taught me how to make seed bead earrings. Long story short I was hooked! :D



Fast forward about 20 years and I've evolved from working with seed beads to working with wire, glass, gemstones, lampwork, etc. I am self-taught. The only instruction I've received is from books and tutorials. I did take two semesters at the Academy of Art in San Fransisco but that's the extent of my "training".



I love to make rings and bracelets more than anything else. I also love working with wire! I used to work exclusively with sterling silver but with the rising cost I've had to turn to alternative metals like copper and brass. I didn't think I would like working with other metals but they really open up the design possibilities!

Female, Born on January 17

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