Betty Salera

Lilac Crimps
Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?
Richmond, Virginia

What inspires you as a designer-artist?
Color of jewels.

What medium do you work with mostly?
Acrylic, lightweight, easy on ear-lobes!

Why did you become enchanted with this style of jewelry-making?
Originality, and the joy of teaching others, cost efficient.

Where and How do you sell your jewelry?
Fairs, yard sales, craft sales, friends, relatives' gifts.

What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story?
Garden Party

What inspired this design?
The color of the beads.

How did it come together?
It came together by hiding the crimping wire with silver to accent the color green of the beads blended with the ribbon color.