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The Beauty of COPPER and BRASS

COPPER and BRASS are wonderful alternative metals for jewellery making!  The price of precious metals can be prohibitive for jewellery making, but equally important are the wonderful qualities of Copper and Brass (an alloy of copper and zinc).  Copper [ … ] 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