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Welcome to jazzyjewel

Welcome to my shop. "Playing with beads is like playing with make-up". My Mary Kay consultant was sifting through some Lapis Lazuli beads for a necklace I was going to make for her. "Yes" I commented thinking how much fun it still is to get new cosmetics and "play" with them. Making jewelry or playing with beads is much more fun and rewarding, because not only are you creating something you are also learning different ways to connect, wire and design art. I have been beading for about 5 years. I have one business with whom I have a partner. We mostly do art and craft shows in the area. I also have this business and another on Etsy. I'm working on my website but that's very demanding with my limited, but growing, computer knowledge. I also dabble in water colors and acrylics. I am a retired school psychologist who worked for 12 years in an urban school district. Illness caused an early retirement so I began to re-activate my right brain with the More »