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
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Tell us a bit about yourself as an artistI 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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