Merle Berelowitz

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Name: Merle Berelowitz

Website Link: www.msmaddiesbeads.com

Where are you located?  New York City

flower-charmsTell us a bit about yourself: I work as a bead artist from my home studio in Manhattan which is a treasure trove of beautiful beads to inspire me. I am married and have two children and four grandchildren

When and why did you begin creating your jewelry/art?  I became addicted to my craft 7 years ago when a friend took me along to a beading class in Las Vegas

What do you make? Bracelets and necklaces

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What materials and methods do you use? Glass and acrylic flowers and leaves brought together in natural or whimsical designs

flowersWhere do your design inspirations come from? Everywhere I look

What is your best working environment/where is your studio? I love to be alone when I work with my iPod playing a good book and the world around me shut off

Where can your products be seen?  www.msmaddiesbeads.com on the web but also in various editions of beading magazines

Magazine articles or press: Feb/Mar 2009 issue of Beadwork; April/May 2009 Bead and Button magazines

Who are you a fan of?  Sherri Serafini and Suzanne Golden

Price range :  $50 and up

Tell us  a little about one of your favorite creations: I have done a beautiful bracelet depicting “a Teddy Bears Picnic” that is a new version of a similar scene I did as an edible decoration for my daughters First Birthday Cake – she is now 37 and I still love looking at the treasured photograph of the cake.

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3 responses to “Merle Berelowitz

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  2. Merle,

    Your bracelets are like wearing a field of
    beautiful flowers…….just lovely.

  3. Sharon Bibbee

    Merle, I really like your sunflower bracelet in the April Bead & Button magazine. I have only one question about the materials needed to complete the bracelet. I am not sure what size 10 cylinder beads your are using. Would you please be so kind to share that information with me. Thanks, Sharon Bibbee

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