Her customers obviously are very impressed with her work. They've said, "A bracelet with matching earrings--OH MY!! Holly you rocked it with this glorious design :) Your stones are amazing! I thank you so much for making me feel . . . well . . . Royal!", and "Such a lovely pendant and beautiful earrings at wonderful price; hand designed by a very talented and kind artfire artisan. It's been a great pleasure working with you. I adore the pendant and earrings. Thank you for making them for me".
Her biography reads: "Welcome and thank you for looking! Beading is a time consuming, thought provoking and occasionally frustrating process which I totally love. I'll work a piece until the pattern "feels" just perfect. There are times I give up when I can't find the rhythm but more often everything goes together as it is meant to. I only offer what I would love to wear!
As a teenager I designed and made necklaces for a local store. I've come a long way from those little plastic beads! My pieces consist of semi-precious stones, Swarovski and Czech crystals, Swarovski pearls, freshwater pearls, sterling silver, gold vermeil and more. Rarely do I use a base metal. I'm proud to inform you of the materials used in each piece.
As a mom of two college kids and 4 fur babies time is precious. I work a full time job to pay those tuition bills but beading is my work of choice. I learned so much about color and patterns as an art major in college and hope that you recognize the time, effort and love I put into each piece! Thank you so much for visiting my shop!"
Below is a sample of some of the lovely items available from RoyalDesigns. Stop in to see all she has to offer!
-Michelle of CreativeCritters