Saturday, November 10, 2007
Featured Artist: Adornments by BJ
CREATIVITY IN JEWELRY INVOLVES PASSION FOR THE ART
When an artist puts passion into their creativity, it often leads to striking results! Come browse and see for yourself!
My shop, Adornments by BJ (www.adornmentsbybj.etsy.com) contains a diverse collection of handcrafted, unique, quality jewelry sets to adorn even those with the most discriminating tastes. Consider visiting my shop and browsing through the 130+ photos and descriptions of my creative style. I will custom make a design and create a one-of-a-kind piece just for you.
My collection contains jewelry, all quality made with the finest of materials, to fit any budget, style, or special occasion whether it be casual or formal or somewhere in-between. Adornments to reflect your persona. It’s interesting to discover the metaphysical attributes of different stones and how they interact with our mood, physical being and personality.
My materials of choice include semi-precious Gemstones, Pearls, Swarovski crystals, Wood, Shells, Sterling Silver, and a recent addition: silk and braided cord for Chinese knotting. I also love discovering vintage jewelry to use in my creations.
My memberships include S.R.A.J.D. (Self-Representing Artist Jewelry Designer #0517), AJC (Art Jewelry Collective) and JET (Jewelry on Etsy Team). Photos of my jewelry are listed on Tribe.net, MySpace.com, Flickr.com, TalentDatabase.com, and many other sites as well.
On a more personal note, I am married and a mother of three daughters, ages 42, 34, and 32. I also have 6 grandchildren, ages between 7 months and 14 years of age (three girls and three boys) The youngest grandchild is a recent addition to our family, in fact she was adopted just recently from Viet Nam and she and her new parents are still there ~ finishing the process of 'red tape!
Another member of our family is our Jack Russell Terrier (or Terror, as we call him!). His name is Eddie and he keeps us hopping! I think he is finally calming down from his 'puppy stage' a bit. He is slightly over 2 years old.
My other interests are the Red Hat Society and playing the piano (when I get the chance!)
Etsy Shop: http://Adornmentsbybj.etsy.com