Amerah Bashir

Puffy Hearts

Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?
London, United Kingdom

Describe your artistic style.
I make jewelry using crystals.

What inspires you as a designer-artist?
My outfits.

What materials do you most enjoy working with?

What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story?
Puffy Hearts

What inspired this design?
I just love hearts.

How did it come together? For example, did you plan it out or did it define itself once you began working?
Bought some instructions and from there, it took me three months.

Share Your Background

When and how did you begin making jewelry/beading?
I have always loved jewelry. My sister was getting engaged and did not want to wear gold or silver. My outfit was vibrant blue colors and I made a necklace using crystals.

Who introduced you to beading?
No one, it just came to me because I love jewelry so much.

How did you discover Fire Mountain Gems and BeadsĀ®?

What other hobbies do you have?

Beading Success

What role does jewelry-making play in your life?
I am not well, so it helps me relax.

Do you participate in any charity fundraisers?
My website is I also set up at the bbc summer fairs and festivals.

Any advice for aspiring jewelry-artists?
Follow your instincts.