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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 and my website at

Christmas Collie/Sheltie Ornaments

I love these adorable, handmade polymer clay Collie/Sheltie ornaments by Sam Bros of I just had to share them. The one on the bottom is our Rough Collie, Yuki 🙂

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Wire Wrapped Cross Tutorial

Tools and Supplies A 6″ piece of 16ga or 18ga round, soft wire for frame 12 or so inches of half round, half hard, 16ga wire Round nose pliers Square or Chain nose pliers Wire cutters Chasing hammer Small file … Continue reading

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Creative Again and a New Pendant

I finally made a new piece of jewelry after what seems like an eternity. I was beginning to think I’d lost all desire to create.  Thanks to my talented daughter, Sam (of I was able to create this dragon … Continue reading

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I’m in the Country Now

I haven’t written a post for while.  It’s been a little rough concentrating on anything.  We’ve finally moved to our “new” home in the country after many months of setbacks.  Many of my things are still unpacked, my computer was … Continue reading

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Ronin Yoshino – Casting Call Contest!

Wouldn’t you like to be a character in this original Manga series – Ronin Yoshino by Sam Bros ?

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