Lily uses her wire-wrapping as a creative outlet. “I only sit down and work with materials if my creative juices are flowing, I think it’s important to know the difference between creating to sell and creating for yourself". When choosing crystals, Lily lets the crystals she uses “speak to her”. Lily’s tips to beginners are: “Keep track of all transactions, supplies you have bought, when/where sales were made and what you specifically sold.
Meet Miranda Beaupre, of “Made By Miranda. Miranda's grandmother first introduced her to crafting. She likes to think about nature and her hometown when crafting. The trees and mountains speak to me,” Miranda says. A tip from Miranda to beginners: “Don’t be afraid to reach out to other artists for advice.
Jamie Theis, of Flower Splashed Meadow, is currently working towards her Bachelors in Psychology. Jamie loves animals, tattoos, Wicca and crystals. She is inspired by other artist’s work she sees on social media, television, books, and “her own emotions". Jamie’s tip to beginners: “The more you learn about how wire works and how each gauge bends, the easier it becomes
Julia owns a crystal shop called HypnoticAlchemy. After having the opportunity to mine her own crystals from the earth, she decided to start experimenting with wire wrapping some of her new finds. As a business owner, Julia is committed to the values of “honesty, integrity, and love”. She greatly values altruism, saying “I just want to help people in life.” She loves teaching people about crystals and spirituality through her jewelry and reiki sessions.