My name is Constance and I am a maker of things. Mostly jewelry. I love old things, especially those that I can re-struct into something new. At one point, it was salt & pepper shakers that I turned into tassels, now I take vintage tin to cut apart and make jewelry. The jewelry thing has been going on for more than 20 years, with twists and turns in between. (Hence the tassels). I love gemstones, and most things that sparkle.
Writing a blog is not something that I ever considered. As the title states, I'm not generally verbose. At least when it comes to putting words down on paper, or computer, etc., etc.
What I am is visual. I love to create with color, whether it's twisting wire around a gemstone or using monster sized tinsnips to cut 11mm rounds of beautiful colored tin. It's so rewarding.
But what's most rewarding about what I do is how it creates a feeling for someone else. I have no separation anxiety from my work. Seeing the pleasure my creations give to another is why I do this!
That's why I own a brick and mortar store in Balitmore City, called Studio C Jewelry. The "C" part is for my name, Constance, as it was also once for my address, 4337 "C" Harford Road. But since I moved the shop a year ago, I suppose it's really just for Constance.