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Fine Silver/Fiber Jewelry  & Art by Linnea Ingrid Lockwood

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Linnea Ingrid Lockwood


Linnéa (phonetically spelled Lin-Nay-Yah) is a female given name of Swedish origin and is also known as Linnæa boralis the Latin name of  a twinflower that grows on the hillsides of Sweden. It was named after the Swedish botanist Carl Linnæus (by none other than himself - as it was his favorite flower).  The Linnea flower is the National flower of Sweden.

I have been drawing and painting since I was a young child and there was never any doubt in my mind what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

I knew that eventually my life would lead me through a path in the Arts.  Although illustration was somewhat satisfying for me I never really realized my true calling until I discovered beads and macramé in the mid 90’s.  I was exposed to both beads and macramé in the 60’s & 70’s, as was every other “flower child”, however, nothing really moved me until I discovered Bead & Button magazine in 1994. 

That is where it all began - my relentless pursuit of a style of my own that would include my ability to illustrate as well as my love of beads that would result in the creation of very unique one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Floral Sunshine

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Floral Sunshine
One of my most memorable creations to date!  This piece has won many awards and recognition on both a local and national level.  Featured in the 2004 Beadreams special edition by Kalmbach Publishing, as finalist in the National Competition bearing the same name.  The Floral Sunshine piece has become somewhat of a "signature" for me.

I use both my own lampwork and precious metal centerpieces in my bracelets and necklaces, which I meticulously complete with micro macramé techniques.  When any of us think of macramé we usually picture those large plant hangers in the 60’s, however, with tiny cords in hand I combine silver and semi-precious stones with macramé as they blend to become one in the final creation.  Although my pursuit of originality continues, I feel that the marriage of precious metal, fiber and semi-precious stones work best together and provide a very unique concept and look for the viewer.

Because of my love of nature, my pieces are almost always inspired by something I love whether it is a dragonfly or a desert sunset.  I always create my pieces with a positive energy that hopefully transfers to the new owner and brings them delight and positive feelings as they view and wear my piece.

If you are a returning customer, welcome back!  If you are a new customer, welcome to my world of innovative Jewelry Design and Art.

Please feel free to contact me with your questions or comments.  There is a form for your convenience.