Another part of my garden vision realized. This is what I started with three years ago. Chickweed everywhere and some little Rubeckia I dug up more rock in order to plant. They were all eaten by rabbits that year, so … Continue reading
The penultimate in my new series of wives of Henry VIII statement necklaces. This one features mother of pearl quatrefoils, six ornate golden crosses, and vintage glass baroque pearls. Soon in my Gemnorde Etsy shop. Next up–Catherine Howard.
For anyone who loves to read–I just discovered two wonderful podcast series. (I know, I am late to the game. But until now, I found podcasts boring.) Bookworm, produced by KCRW in Los Angeles, is a delightful full-bodied literary discussion with … Continue reading
Staunch Catholic as she was, I though this was appropriate.
I’ve taken on a part-time job and volunteer commitments (both of which I enjoy), so I haven’t had much time to make jewelry in the past few months. But I’ve had five entire days off! So I’ve started on a … Continue reading
I’ve been creating the gardens around this house for five years now and I can begin to see the fruition of my vision. For instance, last summer, two large trees came down next to one of our patios, leaving an … Continue reading
I want to thank all of you who have followed my creative adventures on this blog, but I’m going to take a break from social media. I’ll keep the blog live, but I won’t be adding any new content for … Continue reading
These are two necklaces I made last week that were both purchased at last weekend’s art sale. Very encouraging! And here’s a shot of one of my tables at the sale.
My latest necklace–destined for the Plymouth Arts Fair this weekend. I set up my booth tomorrow…so many necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and brooches. I bought these beads in London years ago, and the filigree is loaded with vintage AB and opalescent … Continue reading
I just finished three new bracelets made of old rosary beads and another one that’s a departure into industrial chic–made of vintage chains and a rhinestone embellished clasp. If these don’t sell next weekend at the Arts Fair here, they’ll … Continue reading