Monday, December 3, 2012

This Saturday, VoXevangeline at Crafty Balboa Holiday!

Denise Weiss for VoXevangeline: 

After graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in Theatre Design, I pursued a career as a rock singer/songwriter, performing in the New York and Philadelphia area with my band, Denny and the Dropouts. You can actually find me on Youtube! I had the honor of working with Andy Wallace, who worked on Nirvana's 'In Utero' and Wally Gold, who wrote, "It's My Party" for Leslie Gore.

A few years ago, I stopped performing professionally but it's hard to keep someone with the creative gene down. One day, one of my closest friends, Meg, suggested I start designing jewelry after she had seen some beaded bracelets I had made with our daughters.

I began doing craft shows designing jewelry from vintage and antique finds under the name of bijou X. As I continued to grow as an artist, I wanted to expand my skills and designing direction. Voila! VoXevangeline!

Always loving history and antiques, I took some of my favorite vintage things and decided to cast them using the lost wax casting method. And always loving my roots in rock, I decided to give those pieces an edgy look with a feminine feel.

Be sure to check out VoXevangeline at Crafty Balboa Holiday this Saturday from 11am to 6pm!

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