Friday, April 23, 2010

Alliday Artist: J & B Jewelry!

Tell us a little about yourself and your business.
We are a husband and wife team that design, create, and sell, our hand crafted jewelry in local art shows. Our names are Jodi and Bill Robinson, and our business is J & B Jewelry. We have been selling our jewels since 2002.

What do you create? Necklaces, Bracelets, Earrings, Anklets
What do YOU love about the products you make? Bill - He loves the natural materials and the variety of beads. Jodi - I like that we create wearable art and it is fun to sell something that I have made.

Where do you find inspiration? Jodi - Bead magazines, Bead shows, TV shows, and just selling something inspires me to make more jewelry. Bill - Designs that occur in nature.

The Alliday Show believes that everyday should be celebrated as a holiday! That being said, which holiday do you wish were everyday and why? Jodi - Labor Day, because I don’t have to go to work and it is a paid holiday.
Bill – Memorial Day, because it is the beginning of Summer and it is a paid holiday.
If you could create a new holiday, what would it be and how would it be celebrated? I would like every Monday to be considered

Will you be unveiling any new goods at Alliday?
Yes, we went to Tucson, AZ and bought a ton of beads in February and have been creating new things since then.

What are you most excited about for the upcoming Alliday Show? I like that it is an art show and we get to meet new artists.

Rapid Fire Questions!
Your favorite color
To wear: Bright
To live in: Green
To look at: Red
To create with: Turquoise
That inspires you: Silver

Medium you:
Love to work in: Jewelry
Tend to get frustrated with: Knotting silk or having to untangle silver chain
Would love to learn: Metal smith to create rings
You most admire: Oil Painters

Favorite musical artist of the moment: Black Eyed Peas
Favorite all-time musical artist: Third Eye Blind
Favorite movie: Cold Mountain
Favorite food to eat: Ahi Tuna
Favorite food to cook: Salmon
Favorite place you’ve been: Tulsa River trail
Place you’d love to go to: The beach

To learn more about J & B Jewelry, check out their website at!

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