Featured Staff, Xandra
Poco: What is your role at Poco Inspired?
Xanrda: Besides my self proclaimed "Work clown"....
Poco: What would you say is your area of specialty is?
Xanrda: Seed beads prominently. And lately, wine, I mean ....wire -- beading with WIRE and semi-precious stores
Poco: When did you first discover Poco before you started working here?
Xanrda: Back in 2012 I believe! At the Archibald location!
Poco: What first lead you in the direction of beading?
Xanrda: My mother would make leather work, and when I
was 12 she passed that knowledge of bead work to me
Poco: What is the single most important skill you have learned and why?
Xanrda: I can't just pin point one... but fringe earrings
Came rather naturally when learning.
Poco: What are your favorite materials to use?
Xanrda: Always metal banding, for cabochon earrings, but how could I forget Seed beads.
Poco: What inspires your creativity when working on a new piece?
Xanrda: I like to experiment with new things. I like to create everything.
Poco: Is there anything you would like to add?
Xanrda: Never doubt yourself! You may just surprise yourself with just trying something new!