Floridian Karen McGovern is a conservation biologist who creates art and polymer clay jewelry to raise funds for wildlife conservation. "Art can save the world!" she says.

The stories that Karen tells with her jewelry are fascinating…like The Bubble Lady, a polymer clay altered art storybook necklace which it says is "…perfect for those who keep the child inside alive and well entertained." Her Climbing Woman Vine story is told by the piece pictured here.

Karen is all over the web. Find her at Etsy here and at IndiPublic here. Her blog seems to be a bit out of kilter but I’m sure she’ll get back to it and you’ll want to visit regularly.

The link was sent in by Babs Young from Michigan. Have a great weekend.

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  • reply Lynda ,

    to give life has a creation is a beautiful thing, but in to more adapting a history him, a life before and after its birth is very moving.
    Thank you!

    • reply joy ,

      Hi I thought you might like to know about our online shop with very unique gifts of Aussie fauna & flora on t-shirts to bibs is – http://www.yelvertonbrook.cafepress.com….also our Blog at http://www.yelvertonbrook.wordpress.com but it’s better if you can stay with us at Yelverton Brook Eco Spa Retreat & Conservation Sanctuary and really support our conservation work and get a first hand experience………..www.yelvertonbrook.com.au

      Drop in and say hi…..
      Regards Joy

      • reply Marcia Palmer ,

        I saw Karen’s work some time ago on Etsy. I find it inspirational as well as beautiful!
        Marcia

        • reply Julie ,

          The reason for this artwork is wonderful…her composition is devine! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!
          Julie

          • reply Donna ,

            What a talent! Love her art. Thanks for sharing the work of this artist and her very, very worthy cause.

            • reply Karen McGovern ,

              Thank you so much for this–how wonderful!

              • reply Theresa ,

                I own several of Karen’s pieces. Each is beautiful and different; her talent and creativity are really far-reaching! Great cause, too.

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