Sunday, August 5, 2007

Etsymom Featured Artist - Slymagpie

Who are you?

Margaret, an Etsymom and Jewelry Artist from the Louisville area, USA.

What is your Etsy Shop Name/link?


What tag categories do you specialize in?

semi-precious gemstone and precious metal jewelry

Do you create for children or adults, women or men?


What do you like about Etsy?

first, i love how easy it is to create a shop.i have limited web design knowledge, so i was thrilled to be able to open a professional looking store front so easily.second, the camaraderie among the artists here is absolutely inspiring.with thousands of artists in one place, it's truly amazing to find people to create with, not compete with.

What do you like about creating?

art is a very genuine sef expression.i like create things that i can do pretty well on the first try, so jewelry was my choice!

aqua droplet earrings

What do you love about your business?

i get to control every aspect of gives me an opportunity to learn.

50 sterling silver handmade headpins with bead tip

What is your favorite product right now?

i love my flower rings!

amethyst flower ring

What makes you unique at Etsy?

well, i have a pretty twisted sense of humor, for one!regarding my business, i'm always trying to learn new techniques and improve upon my existing ones.i don't just do one thing and stick with it.i like to evolve, so you never know what my next piece is going to look like.

What makes you unique as a woman?

well, i have red hair!not too many natural ones around.and the aforementioned sense of humor .everything in life should be funny, people don't laugh enough!

What do you love about Kids?

i have an infant son.we really have a great time togteher.having a child is a constant reminder that life is to be's funny how easily you move past the grossness of poopy diapers, baby boogers and constant drool and just feel love.

What are some other sites to find out more about you and what you love to create?

etsy is my only site for my jewelry, but if you want to know a little more of me, fell free to check out my myspace page.

(yes, that says "margaret the great," that was my nickname in jr. high.and yeah, i gave it to myself after reading about alexander the great.)

Note from knitsteel- This blog entry was created using the featured artist format in the Etsymom yahoogroup files.