Ashly King

Garden Rose Necklace
Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?
Pendleton, Indiana

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.

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!