I will be at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse Saturday, October 22 from ten to noon with some beautiful gemstones, a few pieces of jewelry for sale, and lots of photos of my commissions. Come over and spend a relaxing morning enjoying coffee, jewelry talk and buying or ordering a handmade piece of jewelry of your… Continue reading Jewelry Party!
These rings were so much fun to make! I made them for an amazing couple's handfasting recently. The stones are citrine (yellow, his birthstone) and peridot (green, her birthstone). They decided to swap the stones so that she would wear his birthstone and he would wear her birthstone. What a beautiful idea! They wanted them to both… Continue reading Branch Handfasting Rings
I just finished counting out all the natural gemstone beads for my Mala Bracelet Workshop this Friday from 7-9pm at Karuna House! Tomorrow I get to make the sweet handmade arrow charms for everyone. Which will be a total of fourteen arrows! Arrows always make me think of being courageous, something everyone needs at… Continue reading Getting Ready for July’s Mala Workshop
Bring your Pinterest jewelry projects! Make something beautiful and make new friends! I will help you work on whatever project you bring. WHERE: PERRYSBURG/ROSSFORD MICHAELS CRAFTSTORE WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 TIME: 6:30-8:30PM INSTRUCTOR: SARA KEAR SKILL LEVEL: ALL FEE: $5 TO SIGN UP CALL MICHAELS AT 419-874-1850.
What did I do over winter break? I played with 22k gold! It was amazing. And nerve-wracking. And absolutely worth it. Every metal feels different to cut. Nickle is kind of rough and springy, copper is a bit softer than nickle, silver is smooth, like gliding through with every cut. I had been told, however,… Continue reading A Commission with Gold: Keeping cool when working with precious materials
I did it! Over the last few weeks I've spent most of my time (when I wasn't working at my day job, riding my bike or hanging out with friends - it's a full life!) making four pieces to offer to Artforms, A Perrysburg Gallery. And they took all four of them! So my work is now… Continue reading Making Jewelry to Sell: Some Ideas on Choosing What to Make