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Hello! I'm a beginner jewelry maker currently focused on sterling silver/ copper wire wrapped jewelry. This is mostly just a hobby, but I'd eventually like to make enough pieces to sell in local crafts fairs or potentially online. I'm wondering what kind of safety requirements need to be met to do this? For example, I know there are certain regulations regarding lead content in adult/children's jewelry that need to be met. As a beginning artist, how does one show that I'm using safe materials?…See More
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Emerging Artist, Gallery
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
Tell us about your education.
I graduated from the University of Calgary with a BFA. I chose sculpture as my specialization and am a self-taught welder. I have an avid interest in furniture and design, and all I can think about is making fun stuff!
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
So far, my biggest career highlight has been opening Black Star Studios with my two friends and business partners in Invermere, BC. We are a small gallery and studio space specializing in local and Canadian talent, and we love emerging artists, because that is what we are!