How Inspiration Strikes To be honest, the inspiration for this upcoming collection came from the stones themselves. I’ve mentioned before that my rocks talk to me. So, that’s where I usually go first. I had purchased some moonstones a while back and was enthralled with their sparkle and depth. I loved them so much that I […]
A humorous look at an artists journey into mastering lifestyle photos for her jewelry. She’s not even close.
I’ll be making jewelry on the weekends… …but it won’t be for sale. I can’t believe I just typed that. Being a working artist, everything is always for sale, isn’t it? Well, I learned the hard way that that’s the fastest way to take something that you love and turn it into a j.o.b., which
I made a sterling silver necklace just for me. Recently I’ve been feeling the need for some ME time. Normally, when I feel that way my go-to solution is a massage but this week I decided to so something fully indulgent, and decadent. Probably the most indulgent thing an artist can do for themself is
I left off my art journey story at 2009, when I had last played with the silver. A that time, I was still making glass beads, and continued until 2012 when I had the call to dive into glass micro mosaics. (I just spent some time looking at old blog posts from that time. Boy, that
I was thinking back about my journey in silversmithing and went looking for photos of early work. I was very surprised that my first silver jewelry piece was thirteen years ago. I thought it had only been about 5 years. That was one of my Monet beads. At that time I decided that silver wasn’t