Category Archives: work in process

Solar Inspirations

The latest prediction for eclipse visitors to South Carolina is approximately 2 million. Since Charleston is Travel & Leisure’s #1 city in the US, the Charleston Crafts Gallery should be very busy before and after. Several weeks ago, I started … 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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AHHH…Spring Colors!!!

It is time to clear out the rust and gold of fall and move into red, orange & purple. Several sheets of this combination are in the process of becoming earrings. Another sheet combines turquoise, periwinkle and magenta…sunny colors all!!! … 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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Off to the Publisher

My latest blog post was postponed because of the holidays and a January 15th deadline for the summer issue of Belle Armoire Jewelry. While I can’t reveal the specifics, the photo is a sneak preview of the items that were submitted. I … Continue reading

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A Little Help from Here…There…Everywhere!!!

The last few posts have featured work in process using Anna Oriona’s Mokume Gane technique. As a finished item, the pendant has created the most interest. While, I thought the colors were a bit summery, fiber artist, LuAnn Rosenzweig’s, eyes lit up … 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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