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Steph’s Jewels

Welcome Steph’s Jewels

Julie Crusenberry has joined the market.  What a sparkly, shiny addition.

Here is her biography and a sample of her treasures. She belongs to Handmade Dayton. Enjoy!

Julie Crusenberry  dba Steph’s Jewels

Julie loves making jewelry – her latest collection is created using repurposed, altered and up-cycled vintage parts.  It’s a very unique technique very popular at art & craft shows, boutiques and on-line at Etsy.com

Julie frequents Estate Sales, Antique Sows and Flea Markets searching for vintage pieces that need to be rescued and given new life.  A time-worn look adds to the vintage charm of the jewelry collection.

*A vintage clip-on earring becomes a wire-wrapped statement ring.

*An antique Art Deco rhinestone brooch becomes a focal point on a collage necklace.

*Vintage buttons are attached together to form a unique bracelet.

Julie’s daughter, Stephanie, taught her the craft of making jewelry.  Since she was a little girl, Stephanie has been teaching herself how to make jewelry.  The business name, Steph’s Jewels, is a combination of their two nicknames.

Steph’s Jewels has been featured in manyDayton,Ohiolocal shops, boutiques, arts and crafts shows and art studios. Julie is a proud member of the Handmade Dayton Etsy Team and has jewelry for sale on-line at http://www.StephsJewels4.etsy.com

Let us not be too particular.  It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all.  ~Mark Twain

Homespun by Carol

We have a new vendor...Homespun by Carol. Come watch as she spins her fresh wool into yarn, then take a look of the items she has knitted. Beautiful!

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