Joy, this is the line through all of Suzann Sladcik Wilson’s work. Whether she is designing an original piece of jewelry for a client, introducing a student to the joy of beading and jewelry design, or purchasing top quality stones and materials, her message is about empowerment through creativity and inspiration.
For almost 20 years, Suzann Sladcik Wilson has been and continues to be a master in her field, with a discerning eye for color and composition. Using only the highest quality materials of Swarovski crystals, vintage components, artisan glass and more, Suzann Sladcik Wilson creates beauty and joy in the form of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and watches.
In a time when many individuals are searching for something more, Suzann Sladcik Wilson teaches all of her students how to maximize their mind, body, and spirit by using the power of jewelry design coupled with the drive of their passions to create and inspire.
As an Artist, Author, Educator, Consultant, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist, Suzann Sladcik Wilson is as successful as she is busy. An active contributor and participant in many charities, she strives to make the world a better place for today’s and our future’s children.
Suzann Sladcik Wilson currently splits her time between Chicago, IL , Door County, WI and the occasional trip to Frankfurt, Germany. Her Blogs, articles and jewelry designs have appeared all over the web and in print. In her professional jewelry design career, she has authored the books Simple Beginnings: Beading and Simple Beginnings: Soldering for Design Originals, a division of Fox Chapel Publishing. Her work can also be seen in Bead Style Magazine, Crafts n’ Things, Simply Beads Magazine, Bead Trends, epatterns.com, and the books Earrings, Earrings, Earrings! and The Four Seasons of Beading.
Suzann Wilson was born in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Loyola University of Chicago earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She continues her professional knowledge of beading and jewelry making by yearly attending the Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, WI, while subscribing and contributing to several leading beading and jewelry making magazines. Suzann is also an active member within the Designer Section of the Craft and Hobby Association and is an integral part of the governing body for the North American Bead Association.