What inspires you as a designer-artist? Color, texture, flowers and patterns.
What medium do you work with mostly? Beads and metal.
Why did you become enchanted with this style of jewelry-making? With a background of card making, graphic design and other creative outlets, I thought I would give jewelry designing a try and ended up really enjoying it.
Where and How do you sell your jewelry? I sell my jewelry on Etsy, a resale shop and local craft and art shows. www.ashannjewelry.etsy.com
What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story? Garden Rose Necklace
What inspired this design? I was browsing a local antique shop and spotted a really pretty necklace. I was inspired by how they added a toggle to the front of the necklace and decided to design this piece with a toggle on the front.
How did it come together? I had somewhat of an idea when I went to the store of how I was going to put it together and also came up with different ideas as well. I am pleased with how it turned out!