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GemsCrystalsAndWire

Location

North Port, Florida, United States

Quick Blurb

My ArtFire store is now closed. Please visit me on Instagram, Facebook, Etsy and Inselly

Interests

wire work, wire sculpture, chain maille, gemstones, swarovski crystal, crocheting, BeadWeaving, medeival history

Skills and Techniques

My mother pushed my enthusiasm for making jewelry when I was 5 years old. I could buy cabochons or jewel chips and then the findings to cement them into. I still have the turquoise chip and pearl cross I made for her many-many years ago. As my imagination grew I turned to intricate beading where I would graph personal photos and recreate them using Delica beads. Wire work and chain maille caught my interest as well. I have taught wire work and beading for the last 5 years while I try and reser

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Get to Know

I am a 3-time organ transplant recipient who has turned my hobby into a business.
The main components in my jewelry are Swarovski crystals, semi precious beads, cabochons, gold filled wire, Argentium silver wire, and Sterling Silver wire.
I find ideas to design everywhere I look. I see a bead, the color or texture sets off a whirlwind of ideas.
When designing with wire, I'll think of a project and create in mentally for a few days before actually picking up the wire and creating.

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