I'm often asked why I create jewelry.

I rarely wear any adornment other than glasses, a ring, and stud earrings.

So why make it?

I like the variety in beading. Beading can be embellishment that's bonded to a substrate- like my embroidery on Ultrasuede. Beading can have its own structure that is flowing, or can be very stiff. There is great variety in the beads themselves. I enjoy challenging the beads to see what they can do in my hands.

My beadwork does not stand alone; it needs a wearer to give it life. Frankly, I get a kick out of seeing someone else derive a little pleasure from something I've made.
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