I first became aware of Kristi Bowman last year, during the "52 earrings in a year" challenge. I got a chance to see some of her work in person last November during an artwalk in Edmonds, Washington. This lead to the purchase of a set of earrings that I love and get many compliments on.
Today when I visited her booth, I noticed familiar earrings on her display. I couldn't believe these had not sold long ago! Needless to say, I had to think for less than a minute before I snapped them up. I am not a huge fan of the current trend to incorporate fabric and ribbons into jewelery, but Kristi does it in a subdued manner that enhances the design rather than overpowering it.
And yes, I did post the picture that Kristi took of them rather than retake one of my own. I wish I could take photos this well. Mine would not do them justice.
AND Kristi has just starting using polymer! And for a beginner, she rocks it. Her look is what I would describe as 'primative', which looks deceptively easy - but I know from experience, the primitive look is hard to achieve.
A link to her blog can be found in "My Favorite Things" listing.