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Copper: the Metal for Fall

When Fall arrives, I always want to make and wear copper jewellery. I don’t know if it’s because it reminds me of the vibrant leaves, orange pumpkins or the harvest moon, but copper feels right at this time of [ … ] Read More

Safety In The Metalsmithing Studio

Ever hear the phrase, ” it’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye”? It comes from ancient Rome, where anything was allowed in wrestling except for eye-gouging. Nowadays, parents often say it to their children to discourage [ … ] Read More

Resolutions/Intentions

A lot of us like to start out the new year by making a list of resolutions or setting intentions (experiencing the emotions resonating from what you choose to manifest in your life). Lose weight, get in better shape, [ … ] Read More

Turquoise – December

When I was a little girl, my parents would take my brother and me down to Washington state to visit my uncle and his family. They lived out in the country and when I got tired of playing with [ … ] Read More

Topaz and Citrine-November

For some people in the northern hemisphere, November can seem very gray and gloomy ( I like damp, cool weather, but I’ve also got moss growing on my north side!). The solution? Bring some topaz and citrine into your [ … ] Read More

Texture and Patina-the Dynamic Duo

Is your jewellery a snoozefest? Do you drift off while you’re making it because it’s so boring? Have no fear, texture and patina are here to save you from a life of criminally dull jewellery! These are two of [ … ] Read More