Monthly Archives: February 2010

Silver Links and Amazonite

When I got these gorgeous amazonite beads, I knew I wanted to make a necklace that interspersed the beads with silver links that had similar shapes to the amazonite beads.  I started by making silver circles in a variety of … Continue reading

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Earring Kits

Rebecca Sower has been asking for craft supplies that will be used by women in Despinos, Haiti for her Haiti by Hand initiative.  Of course, I wanted to help, so this is my first attempt at putting together a batch … Continue reading

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Many Faces

As a jewelry designer, I have certain tendencies – I guess we all do to some extent.  One of them is primarily making single-strand bracelets and necklaces.  So, when an idea pops up that works well as a multi-strand piece, I … Continue reading

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Woolly Fabulous Jewelry

As soon as I saw Odile Gova’s gorgeous wool and zipper jewelry, I knew I had to share it.  I see a lot of felt jewelry and recently a lot of zipper jewelry too, but I haven’t seen anything like … Continue reading

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New Beads

Nothing like getting some new beads!  Yes, I know they were all new at some point (even vintage), but still…  It’s so very nice.  I got this strand of lampworked beads from Ellen Dooley and they are just gorgeous.  I … Continue reading

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Dash. Dot.

A while back, I wrote about these gorgeous CZ drops and a necklace I made using four of them.  Well, I started out with six CZ teardrops and had two left – one red and the other amber.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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Small Things…

There are so many desperate needs in the world today and like most people, I want to help.  The magnitude of some of the problems is almost beyond comprehension.  It is easy to become overwhelmed or to feel as though … Continue reading

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