Author Biography
Author Biography
A lifelong artist, Valeria Martin has a passion for gilding, especially harps. She has been a master gilder for over 20 years. She studied art at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She worked seven years in custom framing where she was inspired by the beauty of high-end gilded frames. Valeria learned the art of gilding harps at Lyon & Healy Harps and worked there as a gilder for 15 years. Today, she has her own business Bliss CreativeWorks gilding harps and other fine objects. Valeria loves restoring gold harps! Contact her at or by calling 773.458.0536. Visit her fan page at

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