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Jennifer Shibona

Jenny is one of the founders of the Great Bead Escape Retreat.  She has been a bead weaver and instructor for over 40 years.  Currently she has been busy creating new art pieces and jewelry designs for her own line of kits.  Widely recognized for her artistic accomplishments, Jenny was a finalist in Beadworks Embellished Shoe Show and had a beaded ornament on the White House Christmas tree in 2008.  In 2012, Jenny had the honor to have one of her pieces published in the book "Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry".  She participated in the Battle of the Beadsmiths from 2015 - 2017.  You can view her designs at  If you have any questions on her classes, you may contact her at

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