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About Deviant Official Beta Tester Hilary KamienFemale/United States Group :iconetsy-deviants: Etsy-Deviants
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Some Of My Favorites~

Teal Quartz Shell and Fish Mermaid Necklace~ by QuintessentialArtsAqua Chalcedony Mermaid Necklace~ by QuintessentialArts
Crataegus monogyna, Hawthorn with Amethyst CZ by QuintessentialArtsElven Leaf -Fine Silver Earrings by QuintessentialArts
Star of the Sea -Starfish -Fine Silver Pendant by QuintessentialArtsSanguine Garnet, Silver, and Pearl Earrings by QuintessentialArts
Victorian Oxidized- Amethyst Czech Glass by QuintessentialArtsWoodland Kelpie Fern with Peridot by QuintessentialArts


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+I.Love.Tea+ by Feathers-of-Love.:Ginkgo Stamp by ginkgografixI Love The Rain by Wearwolfaa
Ocean...Water Stamp by saskyanudibranchs Stamp by FelizzCute and Cuttley by Animal-Stamp
Ravens Stamp by sequelleDraconian Stamp by narelQntal II by AineMuirgheal
Feindflug by LoeffelbrotBunny stamp by thebluemaidenSo Many Books by LaPurr
Nomnom attack stamp animated by Sinister-StarfeeshKatamari Stamp by stampsbyjesperOblivion Fan by darkdisciple-stamps
So Cute I could Eat You Up Stamp by TwilightProwler



Thank you!! (updated)

Tue Dec 9, 2014, 10:16 PM

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I have been largely unable to individually thank everyone for the faves (and I'm a bit slow returning comments), but please know how much I appreciate your support.  And truly, thank you so much to those who have financially supported my art.  I wouldn't be able to keep creating if not for you :heart:

In other exciting news, I have passed 1,000 favorites in my Etsy shop with your help.  I'd like to pause for a moment, insert some happy swearing, and then continue pondering in amazement...
If you would be kind enough to help me continue to my next Etsy milestone, please find my shop here

So many thank you's :rose:

A huge thank you to an intensely kind Deviant for gifting me the other half of her premium membership :heart: :heart:

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Hilary Kamien
United States
Quintessential Arts is Elegant Handmade Jewelry for all elements of life.

I'm rather in love with the idea of capturing and preserving the beauty of the forest, making it something you can bring with you, wherever you may be.

I am a recent herbal sciences graduate from Bastyr University and I like to incorporate my herbal knowledge with my jewelry whenever possible. Plants, especially medicinal ones, are a huge part of my life and it brings me great joy to bring them into yours :heart:

I love making custom pieces. Don't hesitate to ask if there is something I can bring to life for you~

Silver metal clay is 99% pure silver containing recycled silver, in an organic clay-like binder. For some pieces, I water down the silver clay and paint it on layer by layer (50 layers!) and let it dry between each painting. For others, I make a mold of the leaf or press it directly into the clay. I form and cut, file, torch, sand, and polish each piece all by hand.

If you would like to try selling on Etsy with 40 free listings (I get them too once you list your first item!), you can use this link:


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Paul8464 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  New member Professional Artist
Love your work!
QuintessentialArts Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
Thank you :)
enenauta Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Congratulations for your beautifull work!
QuintessentialArts Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015

Wow your waxed thread works are so detailed!!
Niophee Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thx so much for the fave :happybounce:

sorry for the late reply!
QuintessentialArts Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015
I love hawthorn :D

Niophee Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
me too :)
war4yourmind Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015
I very much like your philosophy, concepts and the final effects. You also present them beautifully composed with the backdrop of nature.
QuintessentialArts Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
Thank you so much :)
war4yourmind Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
You are most welcome, and thank you for the llama :)
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