Fresno, Texas, United States
I create jewelry, personal items, paintings and drawings inspired by birds and their feathers. I love creating custom orders using the feathers of someone's parrot companion or recreating one of my designs or your design with different metals, colors or
Skills and Techniques
wire wrapping, watercolor painting, pencil drawings, pet parrot portraits, personalized jewelry and items from your own feathers
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Get to Know
She was not quite what you would call refined. She was not quite what you would call unrefined. She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot.
- Mark Twain:Following the Equator
I've been creating art of all types since childhood but decided to start my business in 2008.
Jinx is an old high school nickname because I'm a klutz with cat like reflexes, lol - which I used for my online user name for years. When I opened my Etsy shop I didn't realize that the user name was the shop name, duh! and by then it was too late to change. Since I already had a long term presence under this username I just kept it as all my shop names but my DBA is Feathered Friends Mementos.
I'm a full time paramedic in the Houston area, which I love, but my creative side needs more positive reinforcement. So I decided to start a business creating jewelry and other items from feathers. My avatar is my caique parrot, Royal and is my main inspiration.
Impeyan pheasant feathers with iridescent glass beads on gold filled hand wrapped ear wires
Conure feathers in my original design - Feather Cage earrings with gold plated wire
Custom order - Ammonite focal piece with jasper cube beads on silver plated wire necklace and matching earrings
Cockatiel Extreme- earrings with matched Cockatiel tail feathers and glass coin beads