Veralynne Malone

Veralynne Malone

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' Jewelry-Making Contest 2010 featuring Crystal


Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?
Orlando, Florida

Describe your artistic style.

What inspires you as a designer-artist?
Color, design and art.

What materials do you most enjoy working with?

What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story?
Celtic Wedding Necklace and Earrings

What inspired this design?
A friend's wedding.

How did it come together?
I had a pattern but it was to get me started, the rest just developed as I went.

Share Your Background

When and how did you begin making jewelry/beading?
Three years ago, due to having to demo jewelry at Joann's.

Who introduced you to beading?
Somewhat, I am very crafty and love to create.

How did you discover Fire Mountain Gems and BeadsĀ®?
Through the magazines I looked in.

What other hobbies do you have?
Crochet, clay, scrapbooking and floral.

Beading Success

What role does jewelry-making play in your life?
Part-time career/hobby.

If you used jewelry-making as a way to bring in income, how are you selling yourself and your jewelry?
I sell on Etsy and word-of-mouth and contests.

Any advice for aspiring jewelry-artists?
Don't stop--your creation is yours!

What inspired you to donate your bead(s) to Circle of Hope?

With so many people having cancer of some kind, what I can do to help fund the programs is fine with me.