Tag Archives: Hand crafted

New Jewels

It’s been over a year since we began to remodel our house in order to install an elevator. We ended up putting in a bonus room which I immediately co-opted to be my studio. I’ve created a few pieces recently; … Continue reading

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The Upfront Gallery

Studios in the Park in Paso Robles has redesigned Gallery 9 and moved it to the entry area of the studio. It is now the Upfront Gallery and is host to a multitude of unique designers and artists (yeah, I am there … Continue reading

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Spring awakenings

Ahhh, the sight of vibrant flame colored poppies and sunshine stained mustard abounds throughout the Central Coast. Spring has definitely sprung! Here are a few hand painted odes to spring of my own!

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Holiday Show!

Yep, the holiday season is approaching fast and getting ready for it takes advanced preparation. So to help everyone out I’d thought give y’all a sneak peak at the Handcrafted for the Holiday Show coming up at Studios on the Park in … Continue reading

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Sparkle for the holidays!

It’s November and the holiday madness begins! Enjoy it with the brilliance of a multitude of sparkling gemstones, resplendent geodes, and intricate chainmaille. Time to shimmer and gleam with tourmaline, amethysts, moonstones, chrysoprase, morganite, ametrine, labradorite and many more gems and agates of all hues! … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parrish Days

Here are some hand painted and embossed necklaces to echo the continuing magnificent days and nights we have had! (let’s not talk about the insane drought we’ve been having…)      

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Beauty in the Romance

For some reason, the brilliant summer sunlight, the vibrant hummingbirds in the yard, and the intensely blue skies with sunsets that defy the imagination all remind me strongly of Maxfield Parrish’s  romantic and dazzling artwork (click on the links to see his … Continue reading

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Faces

I really love exploring new ways to be creative and am completely enamored of these lovely faces!  Of course my workroom  now resembles World War III -utter chaos due to the growing amount of new tools, jewelry parts, and oh so … Continue reading

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“Why do we never get an answer when we’re knocking at the door?…”

Yes, that was tease for you Moody Blues fans! So please enter new doorways with a few answers  😉 And since I am obviously a devoted Moody Blues fan, I thought I’d give y’all a Moodies break with “Question” : “Why … Continue reading

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Through Doorways

Here we go through open doorways to new adventures! This is a new line of pendant necklaces. Each one reveals an inspirational thought. Here is a sneak peek:

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Jewels for the holidays!

Here they come! Can you hear the holidays rushing towards us? Wasn’t it just summer?! Well, to start the season off right, here are a few new pieces of jewelry to add a bit of sparkle to your life 🙂   … Continue reading

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Sapphire Day!

The sky recently has displayed so many rich and vivid shades of blues that I just borrowed  a few, mixed them with golds and bronze tints, and voila! Feast your eyes on these ladies:

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Angels and Maidens

Well, as far as I am concerned, you can never have too much color so I developed new variations for two of my favorite necklaces. Cheers!   Of course you need earring to go with all these new necklaces, but of … Continue reading

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Butterflies in Flight

We live in the path of the monarch butterfly migration and are lucky enough to see vast numbers of them on the coast of central California. Though we see lots of monarchs, there have been plenty of varied colored butterflies flitting about our garden … Continue reading

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Masthead Maiden Necklace

Isn’t she strong and lovely? I can see her on the prow of a ship, sailing through stormy seas and brilliant blue skies alike.  She is secured and just awaiting to set out to sea and keep to the wind! (Okay, I … Continue reading

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