intricate handmade jewelry made from seed beads, beads, leather, buttons, chain, etc.
Meet the Artist:
WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?
My name is Helen Brinkman and I am a retired Grandmother, who lives in Martinez, GA. I have been handcrafting jewelry for about 12 years.
DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.
I have learned many types of jewelry-making techniques,
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
God’s beautiful colors in nature inspire me.
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.
I am a great-grandmother also.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.
The beauty of old buildings such as The
WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?
I think this desire is in each of us, and given the opportunity and means anyone can enjoy making things with their hands. And, when you see others enjoy what you have made, well, that is very rewarding.
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?
Love what you are doing and share it with others.