Owner of Shantu World Beads.
Previous owner of Piney Hollow on 4th Ave in Tucson for 37 yrs. Shannon has been doing
jewelry repair, custom beadwork, and instruction, for 30 years. She now works out of her studio allowing more time to create jewelry, teach, and consult. Shannon's artistic and technical inspiration came from the environment in which she grew up in. Home schooled while traveling and growing up in their family business where a wealth of information from fellow artists influenced her creative endeavors.
Shannon can help you find a way to satisfy your interest in creating jewelry with beads. Beads come in all kinds of materials, from all over this planet. They can be centuries old have been passed through many hands around the world. They all have a story to be told. They can be a feast for the eyes, with all the many colors, shapes, textures and sizes. You will be able to put something together that you will treasure for a lifetime.