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lafayette hill, pa, United States

Quick Blurb

I create unique mixed metal, gemstone, and crystal rings, earrings, bracelets, pendants and more. Always something new here!


mixed metal jewelry, message jewelry, gemstone jewelry, wire wrapped jewelry, handmade anything, moonstones, swarovski crystals, playing with fire (to make jewelry!), sterling silver, copper, brass, dogs, basset hounds, The Phillies and always - my family

Skills and Techniques

wire-wrapping, soldering, hand stamping metal, riveting, an innate ability to blend colors and textures into beautiful, eye-catching creations. Learning more everyday.

Find me online @:

http://www.fatdogbeads.etsy.com http://www.fatdogbeads.com http://facebook.com/fatdogbeads http://twitter.com/fatdogbeads

Get to Know

I am a blend of many things...daughter of an artist... a copywriter by profession...someone who loves to delight and surprise people. And I am absolutely OBSESSED with creating jewelry that turns heads, catches eyes and makes your heart beat a little faster. To me, it's all about COLOR! I search out one-of-a- kind beads (and some handcrafted charms) from artisans around the country to use in my free-form bracelets, earrings and rings. I add and subtract other elements and textures as the piece takes shape. I believe people are drawn to certain colors...I know I am. My jewelry is handmade...and intentionally look different, and I hope better, than the rest. And about my shop name - Fat Dog Beads. I have 3 dogs - 2 basset hounds and a cocker spaniel. And no, they are not fat. Maybe a little fluffy.....but not fat. Thanks.....Bobbi Helms

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