With a background in fine art, KASL Kreations owner Kristan Lantosh has a passion for needlecraft and jewelry design. Kris continually develops her skills by taking classes in jewelry design, sewing, and quilting. She is an understudy of Lauri Riggs, jewelry designer, instructor, and owner of Juju Beads, Findlay. Select pieces that Kris has made have been Lauri’s original designs. Kris has also studied under Eva Sherman, Cleveland, co-author of the book, ’Organic Wire and Metal Jewelry’.
Additionally, Kris takes sewing and quilting instruction from Janealla Killebrew, artist, art instructor, and co-owner of the Gaslight Gallery. With Janealla’s guidance, Kris creates original designs for beaded evening bags, quilted jean purses, and totes. Ginger Ouwenga, owner of Ginger’s Machine Quilting, Findlay, is Kris’s quilting instructor. KASL Kreations include peyote stitch bracelets, earrings, and rings; elegant Swarovski crystal necklaces and bracelets; sterling silver wire wrapped pendants; copper and sterling silver Viking knit bracelets; semi-precious stone necklaces and earrings; sterling silver necklaces, bracelets, and earrings; quilted wall hangings and lap quilts