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Thorp Building

Thorp Building
Studio 170
1620 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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My love of stones and gems began during my childhood while hunting for thompsonites on the north shore of Lake Superior. I soon became hooked on glass beads as well, and collected rare and vintage beads on trips to Africa, Europe, the Far East and around the United States.

I also make art glass beads and enhance them with encasing, dichroic glass, and 22K gold and fine silver leaf. I combine them with gemstones, stamped and torched metals, Swarovski Austrian crystals, and unique treasures. In designing I focus on color, balance, beauty, wearability and timelessness.

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