Lori was born in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. Graduated from Shoreline Community College with an associate’s degree in Retail Management, and a minor in Interior Design.
After graduation, in 1981, she moved to Alaska. In 1993 she fell in love with metal artist, Andy Kirsch, and they have been together ever since.
Each piece of jewelry is unique and one-of-a-kind.
Techniques that Lori uses are bead weaving, peyote stitch, and regular stitching. Lori makes earrings, necklaces, pendants, charm bracelets, rings and peyote stitch pendants.
Lori works with vintage buttons, vintage glass beads, vintage jewelry, found objects, and semi-precious stones. Her work is bright and colorful.
Lori states, “I love to work with vintage elements because a lot of the colors and shapes are very unique. I use sterling silver chain, wire and clasps on all of my work.”
You can reach Lori Kirsch at her Lake Montezuma, Arizona studio in the Verde Valley at 928-567-9190, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.