I love building these collage necklaces. I love selecting each bead and piece and carefully balancing them just so with the other elements. I enjoy wearing them, and imagining the person who might prefer the all copper one, or the all silver one.
I love choosing surprising elements- a bit of shell, a hand-made wire bead, 3 wood beads together...
In fact, they are as fun to make as they are to wear. A bit of elegance mixed with a big of whimsy and tied together with carefully twisted and worked wire.
I'm a wife, Mommy, writer, actor, director, poet, painter, singer, jewelry designer and beader. I have always loved the idea of an 'artist in residence' program... I pray that my life is a reflection of the love, mercy and grace of God.