Throughout history jewelry has been worn as a symbol and a reminder of events in a person's life. We wear rings to show our love and commitment to each other, specific stones to symbolize our birthdays and it was popular in the Victorian age to wear a locket holding a lock of hair from a… Continue reading Intentional jewelry for your best year yet!
Happy Holidays! Need some last minute gifts for Christmas? I just finished my holiday commissions and at this point I cannot guarantee delivery by Christmas on any new commissions. But I do have some already made pieces waiting for wonderful new homes! Three places in downtown Perrysburg, Ohio currently carry my work, each has something a little different.… Continue reading Last Minute Holiday Gifts!
I get a lot of people asking about how, exactly, commissions work. So here are the ins and outs and a few tips about commission me and other artists to do work! It all starts with a sketch I cannot speak to the process used by other artists, but for me it almost always starts… Continue reading How Do Commissions Work?
Here are a few new things in my shop. I'm at a point where I'm updating and adding new pieces fairly regularly so check back soon. 1. Elephant Love Pendant Necklace Sterling silver, copper, brass $160 I absolute love love love elephants. This little piece was originally a commission but now you can have your… Continue reading 13 New Listings in My Etsy Shop
Patreon is an amazing way for people to earn their livings as independent artists. For hundreds of years artists have thrived on the patronage of their communities and Patreon is a modern day continuation of that integral process. Patreon.com is a website for artists to achieve their goals through gaining and maintaining a regular monthly… Continue reading Be a Patron!
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've been working hard at updating my Etsy Shop lately! There are so many new things to check out including a couple new rings, a new one of a kind wrap mala bracelet and the all new custom gemstone pendant settings where you choose your setting and your stones! Honey Drop Ring Sterling silver, citrine… Continue reading 5 New Listings in my Etsy Shop
Recently I had the honor of making a unique engagement and wedding ring set for one of my friends. As it was the first wedding ring set I have been asked to do I was nervous! Wedding rings and engagement rings are special. They are worn much longer than most jewelry and are chosen by… Continue reading One of a Kind Engagement and Wedding Ring Set
One of my favorite flowers has always been Gerber daisies. So when I was asked to make a layered Gerber pendant I was super excited! The client wanted it done similarly to the tree pendant which was precisely the way I wanted to do it as well. So after designing I started with cutting out the… Continue reading Growing Copper Gerber Daisies
Making the Dahlia pendant was a blast from start to finish! My client wanted this particular glass cabochon and a dahlia flower. Beyond that I was able to do what I wanted! First I sketched it out by hand and then I redrew it in the computer to make it more precise. Then I… Continue reading Making the Dahlia