Category Archives: what if

Experiments & Samples

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the studio doubles as a guest bedroom. In early August, my son and his family came for their annual beach vacation. So, the studio was the domain of my teenage grandsons for eight … Continue reading

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Surprises & Experiments

During our move in 2015, the supplies from two studies were combined. Aside from the duplicates, there were some pleasant surprises buried in the moving boxes i.e Dr. Ph. Martins Iridescent 11R Copper Plate Gold. This little one ounce bottle … Continue reading

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Off to the Publisher-Chapter 2

The last post featured 5 bracelets that were submitted to Belle Armoire Jewelry for the Summer 2017 issue. Hooray…they were accepted!!! But, be careful ‘what you wish for’. Writing a technique based article for 5 bracelets turned into a rather … Continue reading

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Dot-Dot-Dot

It is surprising how a series of small dots can change the energy in a piece. Recently, I acquired two much desired additions to my ‘tool box’ from Dr. Matt Liebentritt…amalgam carriers.   The most interesting part of my quest was the … Continue reading

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Possibilities

I’ve spent the last two days on the ‘what if’ road. What if you mix diluent…oops!!! clay softener… and alcohol ink on baked clay and rebake. Some of the colors are ghastly, but others are very interesting, breaking down into … Continue reading

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Steep Learning Curve!

Upon my return from Virginia, I found a nice check from Charleston Crafts waiting for me. (I think this gig is going to work!!!) It made me feel a bit better about all of the new toys that I purchased … Continue reading

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Price Points & Neck Sizes

The idea of the Dots and Dashes collection grew out of the realization that I needed lower price points and adjustable neck sizes at the Charleston Crafts gallery. Our customers are eager to purchase from local artists and they come in … Continue reading

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