Teri began beading about 25 years ago in her previous life as a geologist in Texas. Her love of rocks and minerals drew her to semi-precious beads, stringing, and pearl knotting wonderful Earth materials. But the love of color drew her to those tiny seed beads.
The last 15 years she has worked almost exclusively with seed beads, crystals, and pearls. Designing new and exciting ways to put beads together is her passion. Teaching students to create and expand their skills is a joy.
Teri has had two designs published in Bead&Button
magazine. She is Vice President of the Bead Society of Northern California, and is in charge of the annual BSNC Bead Challenge.
Teri lives in El Cerrito, California, with her husband, John, and their two cats, Willie and Waylon. She taught middle school science for 13 years in Texas and currently works at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, California, writing middle school science curriculum.