Metal Clay – OOAK Mother’s Ring

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After receiving an order for a custom designed Mother’s ring, I called the customer to chat, and get a feel for what she had in mind. After chatting awhile, I asked if there was anything that might symbolize something unique to her and her daughters. She told me they all three had infinity tattoos.  Perfect. She loved the idea of using this symbol in her ring. Continue reading



Wire Collar, Bracelet and Earrings - Silver and Black 7THE ATHENA COLLECTION
The collar section of the neck piece is hand wrapped and sculpted silver wire, with gemstones and accent beads incorporated into the wire work. Miscellaneous gems and Continue reading


Finished 3Hmmm… Decisions… Decisions…

Black suede or white leather?

When buying jewelry displays, there’s really not much to choose from. Unless you want to make quiet an investment in those beautiful upscale linen or wooden ones. And it would be quiet an investment. Oh well … one day soon…(sigh).

But…. for the here-and-now, here’s a quick remedy for covering those Continue reading

JEWELRY CLASSES ~ MAY ’14 schedule

Dakota 2 - 500x500 - FRANCESCA LYNN Wire Wrapped Asymmetrical Gemstone Collar - Crysacolla 2 Interchangeable Pendant - 500x500 - FRANCESCA LYNN WW PENDANT - 500x500 Pendant - Tiffany Stone and Amethyst 1

Neo-Classic Wire Wrapped Bracelets - Mixed Metals of Sterling Silver and Gold'Butterfly' Wire Wrapped Bracelet of Sterling Silver and Moonstone'Wings' Ring













  Here is the schedule for May’s Jewelry Classes

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RESOURCES – Jewelry Metals Glossary

Base Metals


Brass is a metal alloy of copper and zinc. It is used as a substitute for gold items because it is much less expensive, but it needs to be sealed after jewelry crafting to prevent tarnishing over time. The brass used in jewelry making is typically lead-free.


Copper is a soft, easily worked metal Continue reading