It has become painfully obvious that I have no idea how to conduct an interview. I'm a jeweler not a journalist. So bear with me, we will cover something.
Alchemy: (n) The process of transforming something common into something extraordinary.
Alchemists: (n) a person or practitioner of alchemy.
I am a self-taught artisan, books, questions and watching others is how I learn my craft and trade.
customers to be as happy and pleased with the pieces they purchase as I am in creating them. Each piece is handcrafted with meticulous care and attention to detail. I like to put a sense varying design styles, fun and excitement, whimsy and femininity to the jewelry creations.
I have been in business since 2005, and began in Zodiac niche jewelry. Quickly aware that I needed to offer more, I began researching and studying techniques, gemstones, and metals on my own. The inventory has grown, selections are more varied and I enjoy the design aspect. Working with a variety of materials helps to keep things fresh. I taught myself to make Chain Maille last year, and have become adept at several patterns.
You can find the jewelery at The Alchemists Vessel online.
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This where you can find me: Treasure Valley Market at Expo Idaho, 5610 Glenwood St, at the Fair Grounds in Garden City, ID.
Thank your for bearing with me. I hope you enjoyed this brief and not very informative peak into the artisan and Alchemist, Alixandra Browning