Sunday, March 18, 2012

Meet Bill

I am pleased to introduce Bill from Pagan Cellar Jewelry as this weeks featured artist
In addition to a peak into his world of vintage and art, Bill is offering YOU a chance to win this beautiful pair of Purple and Black Tri-dangle earrings
(Scroll down to enter raffle)

Tell us a bit about yourself as an artist

I am an avid vintage jewelry collector as well as maker. I do bead and metal work. I am also a fine art photographer. my passion is finding rare vintage gems for both my personal collection and for my store. I like to make unique earrings mostly for all occasions

Is there a story behind your work?

I got started collecting vintage jewelry and items when my grandmother gave me one of her Cameo brooches. these are still by far my favorite items to collect. I also collect vintage cameras

What advice would you give other artists in your field?

other collector/sellers should just always be on the hunt, ether an estate sale, or a antique mall and sometimes even a garage sale!!

What inspires your work?

bright colors, earrings my mom ad grandma wore, and the mood I am in at the time

Are you currently working on any exciting project?

I am working on learning to make rosaries.

If you have a 'day job' in addition to your art, how do you manage?

My day job I am also my own boss so makes things work better around whatever schedule I want. I do my photography during the day/weekends and spend what time I have working on my etsy store

Do you take custom orders?

yes for earrings I do, there is a button on my shop to inquire about custom orders
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12 comments:

  1. Lovely collection of vintage and jewelry!!!

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  2. This looks like some nice stuff.

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  3. Beautiful jewelry and nice feature!

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  4. Great feature! Lovely to have Bill on PromoFrenzy team!

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  5. Fabulous Feature! Love the variety in Bill's shop!

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  6. My favorite item is the Red Obsidian Gold Ring adjustable Vintage!!

    megnate at telus dot net

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  7. my fav. is their gold ring.

    swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

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  8. Great getting to know my teamie, Bill! I love the skeleton key, because there is something about skeleton keys that evokes fictional stories to start roaming through my mind!

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  9. http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/mtbaldy My link to my stumble!

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  10. My favorite item is the Swarovski Snowflake vintage necklace retired brooch.

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  11. His work is really lovely.

    http://www.menacherieblog.com/

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