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It's easy to enjoy a well crafted piece of jewelry... the way it feels on your skin, the perfectly balanced shapes, the flow of the design. Or the way the light reflects in that, one of a kind stone...you know...the stone that the metalsmith picked out 3 years ago at Tucson and has been saving it for the right design!! I am always striving to make my work "better". But I realized the other day..."better" and "perfect" are…Continue
Gotta love Christmas and the EWM "empty wallet syndrome" that comes along with it! I ran across this video and although it's a tad bit crafty...I found his "recycles flowers" very pretty...and free!!! Maybe my kids will make grandma a bouquet for Christmas!!???
I don't know why I keep tinkering with the resin idea. I LOVE the look of glass...but I can't tell you how many times I get asked if my plique-a-jour pieces are resin. So I purchased a buttload ( that's a metalsmithing term) of different kinds of…
"Translucent" featuring recycled school folders, will be featured in the upcoming Lark book entitled, "30-Minute Bracelets" by Marthe Le Van. The book is set for release in mid 2012.
I have often wondered...How does one go about selling "jewelry" made out of paper or other fragile materials??? I absolutely love the look of handmade or specialty paper...and have combined it with some of my metalwork in the past...but it definitely takes a "special" buyer to actually purchase it. Check out the brooches made by Sabrina Meyns here on…Continue