Thanks so much for the friend request! I finally joined Crafthaus (it's about time!) and it was so nice to see an invitation from a friend here. I hope things are going well with you and look forward to getting together again soon!
Thank you - I've been having some computer/email issues but they're resolved now. I'll send my payment in to Sam per your instructions. Your work is beautiful. I'm really bummed that I can't make it to the ACW Conference this summer, it would be great to meet you in person.
Christine, thank you for your wonderful comment about my work.
This ring is close to my heart because it is one of first the things I made when I started doing metal seriously. The photographs are my samples. I only make things to order so the expense is not so terrible. I also try to keep costs down by being a one woman workshop. It takes longer to produce things but it is very satisfying and gives you control over the final product. My family and I are planning tp permanently move back to the US--Seattle-- by Christmas 2011, so we might meet after all at a conference and learn from each other. Thank you again!:)
Hola Christine !!! ;D
Of Course I remember you ! Thank You !!
I was very happy to have met all of you at the conference. I Think I have a picture with you all !! ;D
Your work is beautiful and I am happy you are part of the crafthaus family !!
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