Taking a Page from History

Yesterday, I completed a project that was a long time in the making.  332 years in the making, to be exact. Like many people, I love history in general, but there is a specific time period that I’ve been particularly… Continue Reading

Can’t Think of a Title for this Post

A few things. First, my husband is really smart. Second, about a week ago I sold this ring to a very nice woman in the UK: The cool thing about this particular sale was that she was recently engaged, but… Continue Reading

Finally, Some New Stuff

I always start to feel a little guilty when I know I’ve neglected my blog.  ‘Cause you know, the five people who read it regularly are really waiting for me to say something. Wait no longer, peeps! Today in jewelry… Continue Reading

Golden Waves Ring

For some reason I made a lot of rings this week.  In fact, I’ve been making a lot of rings the last few weeks.  I think I’m subconsciously trying to make up for not having any at all in my… Continue Reading

Using a Magnetic Tumbler

I am excited to report that I got a new toy today:  a magnetic tumbler.  I love anything that makes my job easier! It is very easy to use.  The first thing I did before putting any jewelry into it… Continue Reading

Artist Interview: Holly West

I mentioned in a previous post that I wanted to start including some interviews on my blog since I am very interested in the creative process of other artists.  To begin, I decided to “interview” myself. Where do you sell… Continue Reading

Going, Going, Gone!

When I posted about these earrings on Friday, my intention was to feature the earrings pictured below on Monday (today), since the techniques I used to make them were similar: These earrings sold on Friday, so I won’t put a… Continue Reading

Maker’s Mark

After making jewelry for over 6 years, I finally got my maker’s mark made (tee hee, say that three times fast).  Back when I had my logo designed, I also asked them to design a maker’s mark, but for whatever… Continue Reading

Another Vision of Peace

Well folks, I thought I’d gotten away from using peace symbols in my jewelry, but apparently I was wrong.  Today in the studio I made a couple of necklaces featuring the peace sign. The first is a tassle-style necklace.  The… Continue Reading

Diamond Pendant

If the diamond in this pendant was a cat, it would’ve lived three of it’s lives already.  It began as one of a pair of stud earrings.  One of the earrings became this ring (center) and the other became another… Continue Reading