Gifts From the Heart

Gifts of unique jewelry are gifts from the heart. It’s here! It’s here.  A Holiday Gift Guide to help you find the perfect gift of special jewelry for the women in your life. Jewelry is such a personal thing. It evokes joy and delight along with sparking of memories, we want to hold on to. In this Holiday Gift Guide you will find fun, colorful unique jewelry with just a bit of a spiritual vibe.   The perfect memorable gift for you to get and to give! Happy Holiday Season!

The Art of Lampwork Glass

The Lampwork Glass Bead: If you were to walk into my booth, at an art festival, on a beautiful sunny day, the first thing I would ask you is “Are you familiar with lampwork glass beads?”  Most would say “No!”.   I get a little excited when a visitor says no, because then I get to explain how it is done! How it is Done: The process of making a glass bead begins with heating glass rods, using a torch, until the glass becomes molten, then it is formed around a bead mandrel… Read More

The Meaning Behind the Mandala

You may have heard me say it before, but I really did not find my voice in my work until I started drawing my own mandalas to use as a part of my jewelry designs. I really feel like that was the point that my pieces took on a whole new meaning. Yet, there is more to it than that. The mandala is so full of history and significance. It is a composite work of art that combines patterns, symbolism, and meaning. The Different Meanings of a Mandala Although the literal meaning… Read More

Are You Sure of Your Ring Size?

Do you know how to determine your ring size

Determining your ring size can be puzzling, if you don’t have an actual ring sizer.  Since we are all shopping more online, these days, having to do it at home can be a bit daunting.  Here are some tips that can help you get that perfect ring, and in the right size! Some things to keep in mind A great way to start getting your ring size, is with a ring you already have, that fits you well.  Using that ring as a reference point for you.  But before you determine your… Read More