Living with Dinosaurs

Stones are so very ancient, they surely must have communed with the dinosaurs once upon a time! What stories would they tell us? New in our 2018 collection is the ageless agatized fossil coral, an ancient stone, starting with coral specimens that have died and over time become agatized, taking millennia to form. Uses: *…

One Word Giveaway!

Kicking off 2018, Off on a Whim is launching a #2018OneWord tag Giveaway! Pop over to our FB page to enter, leave a comment on the post there and cross your fingers and toes!! We are giving 3 prizes away to 3 random commenters! Awesome! PS. What’s your #2018OneWord? Mine is Gratitude! And if you…

Who Hates Rainbows

I don’t know anyone who hates rainbows! And I love the challenge of creating a rainbow of color in my work! Like these fun, dangly, sparkly, happy, bright earrings! (and if you noticed that blue is missing it’s because it sold before I got a chance to include it in the lineup!) Each pair made…

Angelite: Stone of the Week

Stone of the Week! ~ Angelite ~ A soft pastel blue stone, solid in color so you pretty much always get the same shade, from stone to stone and batch to batch. It’s a softer stone which converts to Gypsum if put in water, so remove any angelite jewelry when swimming or bathing. Angelite symbolizes:…

Rings and well, Rings?

I haven’t explored rings very much… to be honest, I’m still trying to conquer soldering and wire fusing without completely melting my metal into a blubby mess (I think I just made up a new word: blubby…!?)   I did however come across this tutorial and this ring would be very much within my skill…

Christmas Stop Motion

Christmas is here in Stop Motion! So my Littlest Boy was sitting around yesterday wasting time on the computer and I said ‘Hey, why don’t you make me a stop-motion video for my page??’ It’s been on my do-list forEVER now and I just don’t have time to get into it. And he said ‘What…