Jewelry Made with Clay & Love!
Her story begins in 1976 when Ruth worked for a craft
store. Her employer asked her to create samples of what
could be made with polymer clay. When people saw her
samples they weren't interested in the clay; they wanted to buy what
she had made! She loved working with the clay, and from
there, her business was launched.
In the early days,
polymer clay came only in white and had to be painted
after it was cooked. Today, polymer clay comes pigmented
in a wide variety of colors, and finishes, including metallics,
fluorescents, and even glow-in-the-dark colors. This
gained the respect of major artists and craftsmen. It is liked for its versatility, durability, and
Ruth has received
numerous awards over the years. Her multicultural
jewelry was presented at the Whitehouse. She is proud of
the thank you letter she received from the President.
She also designed an exclusive line of jewelry for an
environmental group and has done many specially
commissioned pieces for fundraising and not-for-profit
has been in business now for 36 years and spends most of
her time in the studio. However, doing shows with her
husband Joe, and making personal contact with devoted
customers, is what she enjoys most. She meets many
interesting people and loves hearing their comments and
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Schedule to see where they will be next!