Progress

Progress has been made. I’m almost sure of it. Tools are racked and stones unpacked, but materials are mostly missing in action… there’s still alot of boxes. Part of being a tool using artist, I think, is you just collect any tool that crosses your...
Burning the Midnight Oil

Burning the Midnight Oil

Share Happiness by Ben Heine Sometimes life doesn’t always go as planned. The dishwasher breaks, the road caves in, or you just mysteriously forget about how close a deadline really is… The result of all that is usually a mad dash at the last instant. A...
Rest in the Seventh Hour

Rest in the Seventh Hour

I crossed off several line items on my list today, not the least of which were a whole bunch of new bracelets! I picked my favorites for the photo, but I’m beginning to think I’ve grown a bracelet tree in my back yard…Just wait until you see the rest...

Work it Out

This week, I worked out what was troubling me with a design.  It was one of those few times that my artistic vision was cloudy, so to speak. I bought the most amazing Marcasite-in-Agate cabochon from Gerard Scott Designs a few months ago.  I was so excited looking at...

Shore Breezes

I just love my clients. They bring me the most interesting projects. Like this week, the lady- let’s call her Mrs. Superior- brought me a stone from her little stretch of beach on Lake Superior. “Can you make a pendant around this?”she asked. Of...

Worker Bee

Bulldozer by Edyta Materka So this week, I’ve been working on all sorts of things.  Not with construction equipment, unfortunately. Although I do know how to drive a fork lift and a bobcat. No, I was fixing website errors.  Forging a few bracelets.  Spending...

All Worked Up

Emotional Landscape by Nyah74 I love packages. Especially packages where brightly colored bows, paper, and sparkling ribbons abound, and tell the whole world something wonderful is occurring. Is it a birthday? A wedding? Or some other amazing event? The best part of...

Work the night away…

I’ve had this nagging thought all day that I’m forgetting some thing. I found myself drumming my fingers on whatever surface was near while I tried vainly to remember what I was forgetting. Since it’s 8:15pm as I write this, looooong after I...

Workin' on the Chain, Gang

I will share a secret with you. I really dislike soldering chain. Not the nice open link style, like in a charm bracelet- no. I’m talking about the microscopic, get out four magnifying lenses, and then squint before you even start to see the link kind of chain....