Cooper (10)Candie Cooper is a jewelry designer with a passion for combining unique materials and color combinations, inspired by extensive travel and her years living in China. Candie is the author of Necklace-ology (Lark Books 2012), Metalworking 101 for Beaders (Lark Books 2009), Felted Jewelry (Lark Books 2007), and Designer Needle Felting (Lark Books 2007). Candie is the host for the Public Television series Hands On and has appeared on Beads, Baubles and Jewels. Currently she is an adjunct instructor at Manchester College in the art department. She also teaches creative workshops nationally for adults and is in her third year of teaching via the Honeywell Educational Outreach program which provides children opportunities to explore subjects like feltmaking and jewelry making. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education and Fine Arts from Purdue University.

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