Marita Valdizan

I am a mother, award-winning artist, jewelry designer and teacher from Peru. Over the years I have studied and developed different techniques to create sculptural and multi-functional wearable art and mixed media pieces using a crochet hook and wire.

Eight years ago I studied Peruvian Stitch wire crochet under the direction of the acclaimed artist/creator Juan Pacheco in Peru. Inspired by his craftsmanship, I began to devise my own style. By using different size crochet hooks and varying

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