Linda Bernal

Elusions Of Grandeur
Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?
Midland, Texas

What inspires you as a designer-artist?
My travels have given me a fascination with textures and colors such as the white sand contrasting the turquoise waters, terra cotta roof tops and multicolored ceramics. I find inspiration in everything.

What medium do you work with mostly?
Mostly natural gemstones beads, sterling and gold findings.

Why did you become enchanted with this style of jewelry-making?
It’s the style I wear and it looks good on most women depending on lengths and size.

Where and How do you sell your jewelry?
I'm a designer in a Fine Art Gallery my husband and I own. I sell my pieces there.

What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story?
Elusions Of Grandeur

What inspired this design?
The texture and contrasting colors of the beads.

How did it come together?
I had actually made the pieces separately and loved them as one after I stacked them.