Karenn Benedikte Toft

Bicycle Tube Flower
Meet the Designer-Artist

Where do you live?

Describe your artistic style.
I love jewelry, I make them out of bicycle tubes. I also make silver rings.

What inspires you as a designer-artist?
Everything--I have tried many different things.

What materials do you most enjoy working with?
Bicycle tubes.

What is the name of the piece you submitted with your success story?
Bicycle Tube Flower

What inspired this design?
My mind, everything I make comes from my head.

How did it come together?
It did define itself.

Share Your Background

When and how did you begin making jewelry/beading?
About 10 years ago I hope to make a business out of it one day.

Who introduced you to beading?
A teacher.

How did you discover Fire Mountain Gems and BeadsĀ®?
A friend told me.

What other hobbies do you have?
Making my own dresses.

Beading Success

What role does jewelry-making play in your life?
I have my life, it is my life, I spend every day on it.

If you used jewelry-making as a way to bring in income, how are you selling yourself and your jewelry?
Yes I have a webpage, it is in Danish but I will like to share it with you www.katosmykker.dk.

Any advice for aspiring jewelry-artists?
Just follow the dream.