In my wanderings on Etsy I’ve lucked out in meeting up with some really neat people. Joan, of ASecondTime, is another member of the Alberta Etsy Team. She’s based in Calgary,Â so I’ve even had the good fortune to meet her in person!
Her work has a lot of elements of steampunk style – a mix of intricate Victorian detailing and industrial components such as gears and watch movements – mixed and matched with beautiful glass, stone and, yes, even a few of my own beads.
Here’s one of her recent pieces with one of my own sea garden lentils. Joan also has a variety of other, more contemporary, pieces in sterling. She also has a sweet sculpture in her Treasure section: