Off the Cuff, Casually and Spontaneously

Off the Cuff, Casually and Spontaneously

New Wrist Cuffs

Off the Cuff, is the phrase occurred to me for a title for this post about three new wrist cuffs. When I looked up the meaning, “casually and spontaneously” (more…)

Adorn Yourself and Your Walls

Adorn Yourself and Your Walls

Adorn Yourself and Your Walls, was the idea that came to me when the sun was brilliantly shining into the studio. Rather than use the usual white background, I could pose the new bead jewelry on the newest watercolor series, October.
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Celebrating Mid-Spring Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Spring Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Spring Studio Update

Isn’t this just the most favorite time of year for many people? The lusty month of May lies ahead at Mid-Spring, Beltane, Mother’s Day, Earth Day and here in Kentucky, Derby Day. All the green is busting out, like we humans are also emerging out of the pandemic. There is much to be grateful for. (more…)

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update

Celebrating Mid-Winter Studio Update

The returning and increasing light is daily perceptible and cheering. This Imbolc, Candlemas time is associated with St. Bridgid. Mid-winter seems more like pre-spring when I notice robins congregating on the lawn. (more…)

Perfect Valentine Gifts

Perfect Valentine Gifts

Perfect Valentine Gifts await you at this Saturday’s Winter Salon Open Studio Celebration. And feel welcome to create some paper Valentines to take home. I made some special necklaces, Talismans for Abundance, Passion, Affection and Love for the occasion. (more…)

Mandala, More Beads, 2018 Year of Coffee

Mandala, More Beads, 2018 Year of Coffee

Mandala, More Beads, 2018 Year of Coffee

2018 is starting off really busy, with the completion of this year’s Mandala from “Lotus and Lily” writing in December, fashioning new and old necklaces from “Christmas Beads” and other newly acquired antique beads, and the ever important element, coffee. (more…)

Neolithic Beads for the New Year

Neolithic Beads for the New Year

Neolithic Beads for the New Year

I recently received these gorgeous hand carved quartz Neolithic beads to bring into the New Year. They are an honor to handle. The feel of them makes be think of possibly how worry beads got started, they have been smoothed by touch for thousands of years. (more…)

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