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". She also teaches creative workshops nationally for adults and children. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Art Education and Fine Arts from Purdue University. For a further peek at her creative life, please visit www.candiecooper.com.