Featured Staff, Xandra


Poco: What is your role at Poco Inspired?

Xanrda: Besides my self proclaimed "Work clown"....
Sales associate


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!