I had a fantastic commission for a kraken pendant recently and thought it would be a good example to show what goes into the process of making a layered pendant. So I took a lot of pictures! Let's get started! After the initial sketch the first step is to get all the layers cut out.… Continue reading Release the Kraken
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 will be at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse with jewelry for sale and ready to take commissions for holiday gifts this Saturay morning! Bring your friends to talk jewelry, look at some of my unique, handmade shinies, and enjoy some of the award-winning coffee from My Daily Grind! This way you can start Small… Continue reading Small Business Saturday Jewelry Party!
I am joining with Lularoe Clothing for a fun pop up event this Friday! Try on some awesome clothes, and see some of my newest creations. That mala bracelet looks great with this ensemble! These Stretching Cat Earrings will be available for sale during the event as well as several bracelets, rings and necklaces! And… Continue reading Pop Up Boutique Friday!
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!
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!
Spend a fun Friday evening with friends making your own personal 108 bead mala! These beautiful bracelets originated as part of buddhist and hindu meditation practices and today can be a gorgeous part of your yoga lifestyle. When you purchase a ticket you will choose from the Focusing Mala, Cleansing Mala or Centering Mala. These are the natural… Continue reading Friday Evening September Mala Bracelet Class
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