Meet writer and jewelry designer, Christina Lorenzen.
I started designing jewelry back in 2012. I was having a terrible time writing–complete writer’s block–and I was looking for something to help me relax and relieve the stress.
I always loved Michals craft stores, and my daughter wanted me to take her to get some supplies. She loves to just craft whatever she’s in the mood for. While there, I wandered into the bead aisle, and couldn’t believe the displays. There was every color, shape and size. I bought a few strands and some string to get me started, then wire and some tools…one thing led to another. Before long I was buying books and watching videos.
At one point I had over forty items in my shop, but when I got back into writing, I donated them. A set of jewelry (about fourteen pieces) went to a breast cancer auction, while the rest went to a fundraiser for a two-year old boy who has cancer.
I’m working to build my shop again, and currently have a little over a dozen pieces for sale.
When I’m playing with beads, stringing and arranging them, I get lost. Everything else–the noise, the pets, the interruptions–simply melt away. There are days when I have to remember to stop and eat. Lol!
Check out some samples of Christina’s work.
To see more of Christina’s work, check out her etsy shop at https://www.etsy.com/shop/AddieFrankDesigns?ref=l2-shopheader-name