I recently had the joy of being commissioned to make an extra dainty sterling silver sun pendant with a sunstone in the center. Here is a peak at what went into making this little sun that is smaller than a quarter. It all started with a sketch. After the sketch was approved I moved… Continue reading Little Sun
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!
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!
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