Susan Barzacchini lives in East Dundee, a Chicago, Illinois suburb with her husband, Mike, and her rescue and foster dogs. She has been weaving wire for 14 years and a metalsmith for 10 years. She is the author of “Inventive Wire Weaving: 20+ Unique Jewelry Designs.” Susan has been teaching jewelry design for 10 years after 20 years working at a cardiac nurse and sonographer. The Bead and Button Show, Jewelry Television, national JTVs Jewel School are all some of the places that she has taught. She has also appeared in the gallery for Art Jewelry Magazine and has written step-by-step tutorials for the magazine. She has written tutorials for the internet and was one of the first authors to write a free comprehensive rolling mill tutorial. The greatest passion that Susan holds is igniting creativity in others and experiencing with them their joy!