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Carol J Grand-Cowan
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My Bio
A few years ago I started buying small stones and minerals to make some unusual jewelry for myself, but I soon found I had more than I could wear in a lifetime. (It also ignited a passion for collecting rock and mineral specimens for display.) I realized that if I wanted to continue creating my jewelry I would have to find something else to do with it. So I created 'Healing Fashion' (metaphysical healing stone jewelry) and began selling at a few scifi conventions (one of my other passions).

It still wasn't enough to satisfy my need to create. That's when a friend suggested opening a shop on Etsy. So on December 30th 2007 I opened 'The Grand Design'
(The name is not an ego trip, Grand is my maiden name;)

Lately I've discovered a new obsession, Steampunk Jewelry. I was inspired to make some for myself but, again, I just didn't know when to stop. I've had so much fun with it that it has taken over a large part of my shop.
I've now opened a second shop on ArtFire. Please check it out.

Current Residence: Ontario, Canada
Favourite photographer: Yousuf Karsh
Favourite style of art: Fantasy
Personal Quote: Dogs have owners, cats have staff

Favourite Movies
Galaxy Quest
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Abney Park
Other Interests
SciFi, Steampunk, Goth

After Christmas Sale! by cjgrand, journal

Etsy Holiday Sale by cjgrand, journal

**SALE** by cjgrand, journal

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Thanks for the fav :D
Hi! I was wondering if you do any trades...

I do things with clay.. I don't have any pictures up, but if you would like to trade, I will make you anything I am able to make.
just saw your piece "pirate necklace" wondering if it was for sale and how much for
what other gemstones do you have??? your 'Healing Fashion' is awesome
I have more in my etsy and artfire shops, I added links below, and I'll be listing some more pieces soon.


Loving the pocketwatch piece!
your jewellery designs really are some of the most gorgeous, especially the steampunk ones I just wish I could have them all! :+devwatch: