Barbara Hodges is a jeweler from Decatur, IL. She has been making jewelry since 2008. Barbara is a precious metal clay artist. She works with fine silver, bronze, copper, gold bronze, rose bronze, and snow bronze. Many of her pieces incorporate gemstones as well. She also makes jewelry with bead weaving, which is the stitching of intricate patterns with beads. Her jewelry shows a dedication to meticulous work.
Barbara Hodges teaches metal clay classes in several Central Illinois bead shops, and is currently scheduled to teach a Workshop at Gallery 510 on November 12, 2016.