Friday, 30 November 2012

Dreamer Spotlight: Cynthier

Cynthia Lau the designer and maker of Cynthier jewellery aims to create quirky & edgy pieces of statement jewellery that can become extensions of the wearer's style & outfit.

I love moulding colours, beads & fabrics together into creations of wearable art & jewellery.

I am inspired by nature, futuristic themes, music & movies which reflect my quirky & edgy style.

My mum was the first to expose me to the wonderful world of art & craft by giving me paint & brushes. She taught me how to sew, gave me fun cross stitch & tapestry projects to do. Since childhood I have learnt other crafts, and studied fashion design at university. I first discovered a bead shop after high school & the lady there taught me basic jewellery making techniques. From then on I have experimented & self taught different jewellery making techniques, fusing these with sewing & fashion techniques.

Aside from my craft, I enjoy travelling, going to the movies, listening to live music & cocktails!
My advise to others is to follow your passion & let your personality be expressed in your art. This is the visual connection that you can make with people who see your art. If they share a connection with your art, they will want to get to know you more & let you into their lives.

I’m taking the next steps to move my passion & craft into a successful business and share my personality with more people.
If you love edgy and quirky jewellery, you have to visit Cynthier at the Dreamers Market on Saturday, 15th December!
Find them on Facebook.

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