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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?
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, goldsmith, metalsmith, sculptor, other
Tell us about your education.
self taught-except for meeting great teachers along the way. Stone sculpture, Fossil Ivory carving, Gem cutting, stained glass, silver/gold smithing (David Ashley-teacher).
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
Received quite a few awards at the Great Northern Arts festival over the years including best metalsmith. Learned stone carving from the Inuit carvers at the same venue which I attended for ten years running (1999-2009)I preserve fossil mammoth tusks as well and love that part of my work. 2008 public solo exhibit at the Yukon Arts Center Gallery which included some of my first pieces of jewelry. Life is ART! Create...Consciously
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