Susan made her living entertaining(Click
here to learn more about her music) in hotels, nightclubs, casinos
and cruise ships for 25 plus years. She was always on the look for unique
formal accessories to wear while performing. She found a wonderful pair of
earrings in one of her favorite boutiques that appealed to her stage look.
This design was apparently all the rage in the fifties and had resurfaced.
She was often approached by women in the audience eager to know where they
could buy them. She herself wanted more and more variety, since they were
so comfortable, looked so great under the lights and got so many
Frustrated by the lack thereof, she taught herself how
to make them and along with that discovery came the crafting/designing
bug. She began experimenting with different gauges of wire, different
mediums and techniques and incorporating today's style within the artform.
In 1997, while performing aboard a cruise ship, she
began developing the Zannedelion line and testing the different designs'
appeal by wearing them while performing. The response was overwhelming
enough to motivate Susan to make the transition from entertainer to
She designs for her best friends. Women with alot of
spirit and spunk, a great sense of humor and not afraid to be noticed.
Though her stage time is much less, she still has a great love for sparkle
and gets as much joy out of seeing her work worn as she did wearing them
Zannedelions - the name coined by her husband from her
nickname "Zanny" and the growth of those creations all over the
house - are a little wild, a little mischievous and alot of Susan and what
she wishes for you - fun, cause it equals to happiness.