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CREATE YOUR STYLE Ambassador Katie Hacker

Country: USA

Design/Expertise-related information

What technique(s) are you particularly focusing on?
Bead stringing & weaving; exposing materials that are typically hidden in a design

Since when have you already been holding workshops?
8+ years

What fascinates you about using Swarovski crystals?
I love using Swarovski crystals in my designs because they bring a dynamic, reflective quality to my work.

What is your favorite Swarovski crystal color?
Pacific Opal

What is your favorite Swarovski crystal?
For drama, the Swarovski Fancy Stone art. 4139 (Cosmic ring)

What is your favorite design you have ever created with Swarovski crystals?
Myth & Legend, the design on the cover of Bead & Wire Jewelry Exposed that I co-wrote with Margot Potter and Fernando DaSilva

Personal information

What are your hobbies?
Reading, photography, nature walks, crafting with my daughter, writing, beekeeping

How would you describe yourself in three words?
Creative, honest, sensitive

What would you definitely take with you on a lonely island?
Beading supplies and novels

What is the first thing at the day you usually do?
Get my toddler out of bed, then make coffee!

What is your motto of life?
I like Ghandi's statement: Kindness is my religion.

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