About the Artist

Gayle in her studio in 2014
Gayle in her studio in 2014

Gayle Bird is an online education instructor and course developer, writing and teaching curriculum for adult learners in various design subjects. She taught herself jewelry design and became a juried member of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design in Nova Scotia in 2007. Her jewelry is sold in stores across Nova Scotia. She published her first book, Freeform Wire Art Jewelry: Techniques for designing with wire, beads & gems, in the spring of 2015, and is the instructor of the 2016 5-star Craftsy.com class Organic Wire-Wrapped Pendants.

Gayle’s online video and downloadable tutorials have impressed over a million users with her clear, concise, accurate instructions.

With big, bold pieces that are daringly colourful, and smaller, delicate choices for a subtle brilliance, you’re sure to find the exact piece to fit your personality. A proud Cape Breton artist, Gayle is dedicated to creating beautiful, distinctive jewellery that anybody can wear – and everybody will be talking about!


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