And now… Jump Rings…

I have struggled with making my own jump rings ever since I’ve been, well… making them. The only thing, in my opinion, more annoying than making jump rings is wire wrapping. Fortunately I don’t care to make wire wrapped jewelry, but on the odd occasion that I need to make something requiring even the simplest wrapping technique […]

I present to you the…

Pathetic Lump. Looks like a creature from the unknown. Not to be defeated I went on to make a bigger, better, stronger, Pathetic Lump So that the first Pathetic Lump would have a friend and not feel so alone in its patheticness. Little do they know that their friendship cannot last as it’s back to the flames with […]

It worked!

Thanks for all the good wishes. We had a great art fair and the weather was absolutely perfect. For a minute I thought we must be somewhere other than Houston. NO humidity what so ever. Brilliant. AND I met this really neat little old guy and we chatted forever about jewelry making. Loved him. Never had […]


I’ve got some things done. It’s been like pulling teeth. Every day I go into the studio just to find some excuse to take a break. Even after just fifteen minutes. When I can’t find a reason to leave the studio I just decide that I’m so thirsty I’ll die if I don’t get a drink […]

So the plan was…

That the chunky chain got a home. Didn’t happen. Instead I started a new painting. Yes, I know I said I’d given it up again… So I got this far and then decided I was bored with it. So I moved over to the jewelry area and half heartedly played around with some sketches and stones. […]

It’s a Monday!

Another chance to save the world. Today I am going to get out of bed and make something with my chunky chain. Can’t think what yet, but I’ve given up painting again so that will help get me back into jewelry mode. I’m a little concerned, however, as my alarm went off this morning and I […]