Events, Jewelry

Jewelry Party!

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!

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Elephant Family
Jewelry

13 New Listings in My Etsy Shop

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

Jewelry, Sculpture

Be a Patron!

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!

Events

Jewelry and Gemstone Party!

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!

Jewelry

5 New Listings in my Etsy Shop

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

Jewelry

One of a Kind Engagement and Wedding Ring Set

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

Gerber Daisy Pendant - Detail
Jewelry

Growing Copper Gerber Daisies

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

Jewelry

Making the Dahlia

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

Violin Pendant - Side
Jewelry

The Joy of Commissions

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

School

Rings Rings Rings!

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!