About Laura Gasparrini

Laura Smiling 600Laura Gas­parrini, M.A., is an artist, writer, edu­ca­tor, coun­selor and inventor. She has been teach­ing the Art of Bead­work for over 15 years and cre­at­ing jew­elry since child­hood. She is the prin­ci­ple designer and owner of Om Tara™. Laura is the inventor of the Om Tara™ Crimping Pliers and the developer of Om Tara™ precision beading tools.

Laura creates Inspired Adornment™  and Talismans for women that honor and express the unique spirit of the Wearer. Pieces with names like Gypsy, High Priestess, Mermaid, and Muse emanate beauty, purpose and personal empowerment. Each piece is made by hand combining the Earth energy of Shell, Pearl and Stone and archetypal essence of the Divine Feminine while using age-old beading techniques and focused spiritual intention.

In addition to her work in Jewelry Arts, Laura has extensive experience as a vibrational healer, bodyworker, talisman artist and intuitive with 25+ years experience in the study of alternative healing methods, Eastern and Feminine Spirituality and the Tarot. She holds an MA in Clinical Psychology and a life long interest in Divine Feminine Mysteries. Laura developed Auric Repatterning™, a multimodal approach to energy healing, which incorporates sound, stones, energy work and visualization, and Issue Mapping , an individualized tarot-based counseling method. Laura is an ordained Priestess, Creativity Catalyst and champion of Creativity as a Sacred Path.

Laura offers classes in beau­ti­ful Santa Barbara, Cal­i­for­nia, and at beading trade shows across the country. She is available for individual consulting in beadwork and jewelry design and small group beadwork classes at your bead store, home or event. Laura is currently developing Om Tara™ Bead – an online classroom that offers instruction in beadwork and jewelry design, ranging from beginning beading skills to over 100 project-specific workshops.

Laura outside

“Peo­ple say my work makes them feel empow­ered, con­fi­dent and beau­ti­ful. Perhaps their feelings are a reflection of the complete joy I feel when I am creating. Whether I am design­ing a piece, teaching a class or work­shop, developing a tuto­r­ial, or coaching a Jew­elry Artist, my intention in all that I do is that we each rec­og­nize and cel­e­brate our unique beauty and pur­pose.

Om Tara™ and Inspired Adorn­ment™ con­tinue to expand as I explore and dis­cover my own cre­ative expres­sion; both are infused with the com­pas­sion, hope and expan­sive love a mother feels for her child – a reflection of the beau­ti­ful seed of pos­si­bil­ity expressed through each of us.”

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