jewellery

Update on this Weekend’s Sale

So the Starving (Jewelry) Artists sale on Etsy starts this Friday (April 24th) at 4pm EST. The promo is free shipping from the participating shops….

SATEAM Mother’s Day Sale on Etsy this weekend…

Okay so, I am typing this half in the dark with a newborn laying on my chest…bare with me…but I am excuted to announce that…

Simple & Effective Jewelry Cleaning

(NOTE: I originally wrote this post in 2009 based on my personal experience with my own jewelry and experimenting with jewelry cleaning. At present, new,…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 55

Today I really wanted to work on something slightly more challenging than earrings. I am getting rather sick of making earrings. Well, that is harsh….

100 Days of Creativity: Day 54

Another jewelry making blitz afternoon! Let’s get right to it, shall we: This chunky fun red agate cuff was a cheat today: I actually made…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 53

Holy crick in the neck!!!  This was a lot of listing…I got in the zone this afternoon and made these 5 pairs of earrings today:…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 52

I wasn’t home much today, so I just was able to make this simple yet pretty pair of lapis lazuli hoops: I have been hanging…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 51

Whew, I think my eyes are bloodshot tonight! Another busy day & I am still amazed at how much energy I have.  Still, I also…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 50

Wow – I can’t believe I am half way through! Where did the last 50 days go? Time really does fly when you are having…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 49

Despite being really tired today because my little was awake at the crack of dawn, I got quite a bit accomplished. This has to do…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 48

Ow,  my wrist. Today’s creation was rather fun & used up a whole lotta agate chip beads. I bought a huge lot of chip beads…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 47

I had a pretty good day today: three things designed, made, photographed & listed. I have a lot of pieces made out of hematite in…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 46

Moving right along…I decided to try & double up on my item per day idea. I really would like to have 100 items featured in…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 45

I’ve been noticing this trend the past few days where I am just exhausted in the evening…so I am trying to stay ahead of the…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 44

…tiny bubbles…in the wine…make me happy…make me feel fine… Today was a “no-brainer” (I hate that term) as far as my creation of the day…

More Work In Bloodstone…

As I wrote earlier, a customer on Etsy gobbled up my bloodstone dangle earrings shortly after I posted them. They then requested a bracelet to…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 43

Pearly Shells, from the ocean…shining in the sun, covering up the shore… Today’s creation, came together in no time, & I am really happy with…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 42

I feel myself running out of steam. Although people remark that I “don’t look very pregnant” I can assure you when I sit for long…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 41

There are three offerings in today’s creative challenge. I had a request to make some March birthstone pieces. Aquamarine is a pricey stone so I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 40

I’m feeling very introspective today. I think my body is starting to mentally prepare myself for birth…so I used this energy to make a more…

A Gesture that Made my Day: I Won a Lemonade Award!

Dawn, fellow jewelry maker & blogger, nominated me today for a lemonade award, in recognition for great gratitude/attitude. It may seem like a small gesture,…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 39

I still felt like playing in hematite & those peacock blue fossil beads, but this time a slight variation. This piece emerged, and felt very…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 38

Um yeah…so I was doing the math today as today is exactly 34 weeks …there is no way I will make 100 days consecutively. I…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 37

100 Days of Creativity: Day 37

I”m tired tonight. Between running after my toddler I decided it was time to clean up my email. I am about ready to go cross-eyed!…

100 Days of Creativity: Day 35

100 Days of Creativity: Day 35

I had a rather hectic Monday as Mondays usually are. I ran out to mail my jewelry orders this morning…I wonder what the woman at…