Leather bracelets, necklaces and earrings accented with metals, ceramics, pearls and ceramics
Our passion for jewelry design is the result of a desire for fun and being unique. We allow ourselves to give into our fascination with handmade glass, clay, Raku, desert glass, copper, fossil stones and anything else that might catch the eye. Using unlimited options of leather, sterling silver, wire, chains, silk or wool we allow ourselves to simply create bracelets and necklaces. Following our creed of functionality, fun and ease of wearing, the clasps used in the collection are variations of secure magnetic clasps, hooks or slides. Like the people who wear our pieces, they are unique and beautiful.
It seems I have always fixed my own jewelry or remade something to suit my style. Old costume jewelry collections from relatives took on a new life with a little creativity and gave me great pleasure. As time went on, beading became the very peace my mind needed is at ease the stress of everyday life. As a wife, mother and nurse, the days can be quite long. To have an escape was something I did not plan on but when I create, I think of nothing else other than the colors of nature, brilliant fascination of glass and the crazy look and feel of textures mixture together. One never knows what the end product will be. The hobby expanded innocently as friends noted the unique and colorful fun around my neck, on my wrist or hanging from my ears….. The hobby gone wild was off and running. My husband, Don has always been very supportive of my hobby. He has come with me to bead shows, offered his opinion and even gives me his view on designs. He expressed a shy interest in making jewelry but, being a big guy, the finer dabbling like I might do was tough for him to manipulate. Leather bracelets caught his interest and a whole new line was born. Working together to build the hobby into a fantastic business added a fun challenge to our days. With full time jobs, family and 38 years of a great marriage, our friendship and love has increased tenfold as we share the fun of beading, creating and selling! We have a great time, meet wonderful people and thoroughly enjoy the circle of friends we have met through this hobby. As Navy veterans, we both are grateful for the life and opportunities we have. Our greatest pleasure is the forever bond with other veterans and their families.
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