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I am a French national but I have lived in many countries : England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Hong Kong, South Africa, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and have visited many more. I used to be a foreign languages teacher but I decided to give it up and make jewellery instead. I have written a book: "The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Making Wire Jewelry" and have had more than 30 articles featured in magazines. I also write and publish jewellery tutorials on various websites. You can check out my website http://www.marticjewellery.com

My two daughters have been kind enough to provide me with six beautiful grandchildren whom I adore and are a constant source of pleasure and happiness.

I have a Brittany spaniel appropriately called Bijou (gem in French). I have my French grand-mother to thank for teaching me many of her creative skills such as embroidery, crochet, knitting, dress-making and weaving not to mention the art of cookery in which she was an expert.

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