Cleopatra Drank a Pearl

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Last night I taught a jewelry class to a giggling group of 10 year old Girl Scouts, for their “Jewelry Badge”. I pulled samples of my work, brought tools and gemstones to show them, and let them try their hand at punching metal discs and stamping them for a fun wrap bracelet. I was nervous and stressed about the whole … Read More

Where Have I Been?

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I’ve been MIA since August!  Once I got my new website up and running last summer, I never expected to go SIX months before my next post.  It’s not easy keeping up with blogging.  Luckily I have some decent excuses.  It’s been super busy with orders, family and other stuff, mostly good.  Lately I’m just feeling grateful – for my … Read More

Ring, Ring, Anybody There?

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Seriously.  How cool are these hand stamped sterling bands?  I’ve stamped these two with my kids names – how original, ahem – but they could also be stamped with a short phrase, a date, or a bit of foul language(if that’s how you roll).  These are in my shop, they are posted as a set, the wide one alone, or the thinner … Read More

Flower Power

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A pretty sterling lotus flower, suspended on a sterling silver rolo chain.  Nice by itself, or layered with a longer beaded necklace or two, for a mod look.  Jump to my shop to take a look at more photos of it, nicely priced at $27.00. Lotus flowers are quite awesome.  They have been influential in cultures across the world from … Read More

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