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One of My Favorite Hobbies

A few years ago my dear sweet hubby told me I needed a hobby that did not include a computer.  I thought he was jealous of my computer time, but one day while in Wal-Mart he walked on the craft aisle and stopped in front of the jewelry making supplies.  He said, "That's it.  You can do this!"

Always up to a challenge, I accepted the "gift".  This has become one of the my favorite hobbies.  Most of my friends expect jewelry for their birthdays.  We fondly call my jewelry creations items from Chelsea's Chest.  I thought I would share some of these creations with you.

A Few Items from Chelsea's Chest







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