O Christmas Tree!

I put aside a bit of time to work on Christmas Tree earrings this weekend. My first steps in wire working were making these earrings about 3 years ago, I gave them all away as gifts and was so very proud of myself too! My first creations were from silver-plated artist wire and silver plated…

The Worst Storm of the Planet this year non-event

Typhoon 19, otherwise known as Vongfong (easier for me to remember Typhoon 19), hit our city last night. It was predicted to be the worst storm of the year on the planet, so we prepared, and prepared, and prepared some more. Mainly we secured the outside from things that might fly about and get broken…

Charoite: The Magic Stone!

I’m completely fascinated with this beautiful stone! The vibrant shades of purple, the swirls, the smoothness, it reminds me of a little galaxy somewhere far far away. It’s a pricier stone, one of the most expensive I’ve purchased so far outside of meteorites and gold beads, but well worth the cost I think. Besides simply…

The Newsletter is Back!

Once upon a time (and no, it’s not the ABC Show!! Which is awesome by the way!), I had a monthly newsletter…back in 2013. It got abandoned for awhile, but it’s back! Sign up here to get on the list. I’m shooting for a bi-monthly newsletter, gonna have information on stones (this month is charoite),…