Jewelry Party! When: Saturday, February 11, 10 am - noon Where: My Daily Grind Coffeehouse 120 Louisiana Ave, Perrysburg, Ohio Enjoy great drinks and wonderful jewelry at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse this weekend! From 10am to noon I will be available to take a commission just for you or someone you love or just talk jewelry… 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!
I'm having a jewelry and gemstone party this Thursday evening! Come to My Daily Grind Coffeehouse from 7-9 pm and see some beautiful natural gemstones, pick some out and have me draw a design for a specially made commissioned jewelry piece just for you! Plus enjoy some coffee of course! Jewelry and Gemstone Party Thursday,… Continue reading Jewelry and Gemstone Party!
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
There hasn't been a post in a while because I have been busy! And it has been the best kind of busy! I've had commissions to fulfill! I absolutely love commissions. Jewelry is about making something meaningful for someone. Something someone wants to wear all day - maybe never even take off! I've done many… Continue reading The Joy of Commissions
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!