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Accessories – Austin, TX

I started my journey in the midwest in 2009, hunting for fossils and minerals in the woods and off the side of highways, and then turning these into handmade jewelry. Initially I used mostly recycled metal in my wire-wraps, repurposing unwanted scraps (from discarded electrical appliances, pipes, and wires) into small pieces of beauty. My work has since evolved into using high-end precious metal, such as argentium silver, sterling silver, gold-filled wire, and 22k gold and rare, unique minerals, which I cut myself. I've also recently developed a love for metalsmithing techniques such as fold-forming and forging. ...more