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About zoraidabros

I'm Zoraida and I design and create handmade, one of a kind jewelry. My work is inspired by the art of ancient world cultures that have endured the shifting trends of fashion. I prefer to work in copper and semi precious gemstones but also appreciate fine lamp work beads, wood and other artistically crafted materials. Please visit my studio at http://zoraida.artfire.com and my website at http://zoraidajewelry.com

Still Inspired and Making More Jewelry

Still enjoying my recent burst of creativity, I felt like wrapping more pendants, making earrings and even a bracelet. The broken pendant I wrapped recently left me with a hankering to do more. I had a Calcite cab already so I … Continue reading

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New Inspiration from Broken Pendant

It’s been a while since I wrote a post here.  Personal  health issues have kept me busy with hospital visits and drained much of my enthusiasm and energies.    While it is  ongoing, I’m feeling better and back with new inspiration.  I … Continue reading

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Win a Custom Pet Sculpture

Originally posted on Shinrin Art Blog:
Would you like to win a custom pet sculpture like this of your pet? To enter, share this post and leave a comment with the best photo of your pet at http://Facebook.com/mukupetart Winner will be chosen…

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Snowed in but optimistic

The weather here has been absolutely brutal.  The snow’s been on the ground since November and temperatures are often way below zero, not to mention the gusting winds. On some days though, it is beautiful. Even on horribly freezing, cloudy days – … Continue reading

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Hearts, Love and Valentines

Is there a more familiar symbol than hearts for expressing love, likes and such?  Don’t we constantly say things like “I love this” for anything that we find pleasing from food to romantic love? According to Wikipedia – “The combination … Continue reading

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My New Bracelet Obsession

I’ve recently come to the realization that bracelets are my favorite jewelry item – don’t quite know why.  It used to be earrings, maybe pendants, but this past year I seem to be creating bracelets more than anything else.  Of … Continue reading

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Inspired to Weave Wire Again

Other than a particular basket weave bracelet I’ve been making (over and over again due to popular demand), I really haven’t made anything new using wire weave techniques.  But then, why argue with success ? I’ve changed the clasp on … Continue reading

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