Latest Jewelry Making Blogs

Merry Christmas!

I want to wish all the wonderfully creative members a very Merry Christmas and I pray you all are blessed with love and peace in your hearts this Christmas. We celebrate the birth of Christ this season and it’s comforting to remember that he was...

Funny Story

Yesterday we were doing our last craft fair of the year and since it is close to Christmas I was wearing my “ugly” Christmas necklace. I made this cheap, gawdy Christmas necklace several years ago with plastic Christmas light bulbs, cheap chain...

Thank you! Where Is Everyone?

Wow! Thank you Editors for choosing my Dichroic Glass Pendant! I am very honored and appreciative of this! Your faith in me is not wasted, it is wonderful! I have noticed a drop in entries however, and wondering why? Is it the holidays or...

Thank you Editors!

Thank you so much Editors for the November 29 Editors Choice Award! It’s wonderful to be recognized for the investment of your time and money when putting something together like this. It’s not that a charm bracelet is so unique but to me this...

The Creative Process

Following Martha’s blog about the struggle with “giving up the craft”, I was reminded of the Ojibwe Wisdom: “Agaamashkode Debwe” >> “Across the Fire Speaks the Truth”. Normally, this Wisdom, for me, speaks of listening to other people,...

Wear your Jewelry!

Quick story to tell….today I took my mother in law out to some craft fairs and at one of the first fairs we went to a woman came up to me and told me how much she liked my necklace and where did I get it? I told her I made it some time ago and...

Thank You Editors

Thank you dear Editors for selecting my Copper Daggers necklace as your choice for the week. Again, I know that there are so many more talented artists creating more beautiful pieces and choosing my necklace was a very kind gesture. Thank you...

Collaboration Creation #6 #1: Holiday Sweets

We’ve had a little collaborating happening behind the scenes. One of our members had a great idea and, well, here we go! I hope you will join us for the fun. Do you remember those candy necklaces we used to buy as kids, that came on a stretchy...

Has this happened to you?

So today I had a message from someone on Etsy about one of my items I have for sale. They wanted to know if I knew where they could get a pattern for the piece I had for sale…they would be glad to pay for it. I don’t sell patterns and since I...

I'm back!

After moving twice in the last 5 months I’ve finally landed my own place and finally have my beads to where I can get at them. I’ve missed you all and am happy to see your wonderful creations. Soon I will have something to share. Happy Beading!...