I have been making a lot of new jewelry lately - which has been fantastic fun! A recent mini obsession was with narwhals. Yes. Those awkward looking sea creatures with the giant tusk sticking out of their heads. A patron asked for a custom narwhal pendant for her daughter. And - confession - when someone… Continue reading New Narwhal Jewelry!
It’s the season to commission a special piece of jewelry for a loved one! It may seem early to think about holiday shopping but a piece of jewelry can take a few weeks to make. So visit with me at Red Door Coffeehouse this Saturday morning to design a beautiful piece of jewelry for a… Continue reading Pop Up Jewelry Party!
I am excited to introduce my new collection of animal rings! These adorable sterling silver rings have sturdy bands and work well as stackable rings or on their own. The little animals are hand cut and engraved for detail. Each one is $30 and can be found in my Etsy shop. I will continue to… Continue reading New Animal Rings!
This commission started with the luxurious image of fireflies dancing around cattails and a pond on a moonlit night. A pretty piece of prasiolite (green quartz) was to be used to signify the pond and little 3mm round peridot cabochons were to be made into fireflies. I fell in love with the serenity of this… Continue reading Fireflies: A Photo Journal of the Making Process
Saturday, April 8, 10am - noon At My Daily Grind Coffeehouse 120 Louisiana Ave, Perrysburg, Ohio Join me this Saturday for a fun morning of handmade jewelry and delicious drinks at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse form 10am to noon! There will be jewelry pieces for sale and gemstones to peruse. I will be taking commissions… Continue reading April 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
Saturday, May 6, 10am-Noon My Daily Grind Coffeehouse 120 Louisiana Avenue, Perrysburg, Ohio I'm inviting everyone to come and look at some beautiful stones, pick one out, and discuss a custom, handcrafted piece of jewelry just for you or someone you love! Jewelry prices start at $35 dollars. All natural gemstones include citrine, agate, bloodstone, bumblebee… Continue reading Gemstone Jewelry Party
I have been wanting to learn about making rings and stone setting for a long time but other techniques always kept grabbing my attention first. But finally I had the pleasure of taking a three week ring making workshop for school. And it was amazing! And exhausting! For ten hours a day Monday through Thursday… Continue reading Rings Rings Rings!