About Wild Blue Yonder


I have always been a bit of a scavenger. On trips or hikes, even as a kid, I was always compelled to find something interesting to take home with me as a keepsake. There is something very special about an object you find while out in nature: It signifies a sense of adventure, specific memories, relationships, and a finite period of time. This impulse to collect led me to my early wood and resin experiments, which grew into my craft practice as it exists today.

I launched Wild Blue Yonder in 2016, after a few years of exploring the exciting duo of wood/natural fragments with epoxy resin. Around the same time, I also co-founded a wood-working collective, in order to access the wide variety of tools  in a communal setting. Since then, I have honed both my wood-working and jewelry skills, while growing my craft practice as a small business. Since launching WBY in 2016, I have worked solely as an independent artisan/owner, and currently sell my work in partnership with approximately 25 shops across Canada and the USA. 

WBY jewelry is created using reclaimed materials, unused lumber scraps, or fragments of wood, bark, and lichen found on hikes and travels through the forest. Little details, often unnoticed in nature, are readily on display in my pieces. My jewelry is designed to inspire its wearer with a love for nature, and all the intricacies that lie therein.
 
All metal findings are nickel and lead-free. Earring findings are always gold-filled (which contain a much higher gold content than gold-plated findings, and will last a lifetime). Read more about WBY metals here.
 
Want to stay in touch? Connect with WBY on Instagram and Facebook where you'll get to see my day-to-day production process, inspiration, and updates on craft shows and event. 
 
Thanks for stopping by! 
  
-Amber Aasman, Owner & Artisan
 
Amber Aasman, Owner & Artisan at Wild Blue Yonder