In the winter of 2008-2009, I was making jewelry. This turquoise and copper necklace is one of my favorite pieces that I made back then. I don't wear much jewelry, but I do wear this necklace occasionally. I like having jewelry, just don't wear it much. To see other … [Read more...] about I Made It
The last time we visited with my mother and father in law, Nana asked me to take some of the wire wrapped jewelry she makes home with me and put it for sale in my shop. It only took me three months, but I finally got time yesterday to take pictures of each individual piece, … [Read more...] about Tada! Nana’s Wire Wrapped Jewelry Is On Etsy!
This is not as easy as it looks! I spent a good part of yesterday getting things ready to put in the shop. I think I like making things better than doing the work part of uploading them. It wouldn't be so hard to do if the internet service I had was better, but the whole day … [Read more...] about New Stuff In The Shop
A while back, Gaelyn wrote about getting a deal on a pair of cut glass earrings. I admired them when she posted a picture of them on her blog.When we were up there visiting last week, she gave them to me. I have to say, I adore them. They are clip ons, perfect for me because my … [Read more...] about One More Thing From Our Visit With Geogypsy
When FabGrandpa and I first got together, we lived together first. We had both been married twice before and while we knew we wanted to be together, we were scared to take that final plunge so soon. We did plan to get married but had not set a date yet.Then, when he had been … [Read more...] about This Whole Thing Makes Me Sad
Lynda and I went to our wire wrapping class on Saturday. The lady who taught the class makes some really pretty stuff, but she does not allow you to take pictures. I was going to show some of the process of making the bracelets we made, but she told me to "put away my camera".I … [Read more...] about Jewelry Making Class
I want to tell you about my visit from Gaelyn from Geogypsy, and how we went to the gem and mineral show in Quartzsite, but I am just too excited about the stuff we Lynda and I have been making that I am jumping ahead to show you:I love pink things, and this here necklace is … [Read more...] about I’m Getting Ahead Of Myself But I Gotta Show You This!
Some years ago when I first met my mother and father in-law, they went "out west" every year for a few months in the winter. They were the first ones who told me about Quartzsite, and all the fun they had out there, camping in the desert with their friends, and going to the gem … [Read more...] about Going to Quartzsite