MyGemStoneBox new Etsy store additions; Blog Award and more!

by dianegeisel on June 6, 2009


On the left is a new commissioned piece that I have listed in Etsy tonight. It is a family birthstone family pendant wire sculpted in Sterling Silver. Kristina found me on and contacted me to make this for her.

The small pendant to the right is for my niece, Jahazala, using a gift from a friend in Greece, Ariadne. She is a teacher of English and an avid sea glass collector. She loves the sea, the beach and making things with her hands. I made contact with her on Ning, at a group called sea glass artists. You can visit my page here:

132 Ariadne and I decided to do an exchange of sea glass I found here in RI for pieces she found at her home in Greece. The necklace is a piece of sea-pottery that I wire-sculpted in sterling silver and used the little star fish charm Ariadne used to adorn my package with! It is sweet for my little sweetie!! We are starting her off young… when she comes to visit she goes right for the jewelry…. girl after my heart!


One of my most favorite artists and jewelry friends, Theresa of Studio618 has presented my blog with this lovely award! Thanks so much Stu!! You can see Theresa’s beautiful creations on ArtFire and on Etsy.

Here are the rules for this “One Lovely Blog Award”:

Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award, and his or her blog link.
Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you’ve newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

1 Tashina of Dragonflykey

2 Maryanne of Middle Earth Jewels

3 Mads of Maddies Original Designs

4 Klayfriends, Collectible Jewelry AND Clay

5 Liz of Mad Bush Farm in Australia

6 Teri B of We Love Handmade Jewellry!

7 The Beading Gems Journal

8 Jamie of Creations by JAE

9 Kim of Creative Eye Studio

10 Ken and Barb of Magpiedreams

11 Mei of Wire Bliss Jewelry

12 Kristie-Lou of Sculpted Windows Jewelry

13 Paulette Mixed Media Artist and Mom

14 Sharon of Magnolia Blossom Art

15 Mary Anne of Starlight Blog

I hope you enjoy taking a look at these wonderful blogs and let the artists know what you think!

Don’t forget to post a comment here as that enters you to win my June giveaway

I’ve just gotten word that I have been accepted to receive and review Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong!! I’m excited to be able to obtain a copy of her new book hot off the press!! If you are interested in taking a look feel free to follow the link.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Mad Bush Farm June 8, 2009 at 6:24 pm

Hi DianeOh I am honoured! THANK YOU!!! And yes I will pass it on to 15 people I know would LOVE to have it.The jewellery as always is sooo beautiful just like the one who creates it.Love to youLiz

The Beading Gem June 7, 2009 at 6:15 am

Why thank you so much Diane. It may be quite a while before I post.

Mary Anne Gruen June 6, 2009 at 10:00 pm

Thank you so much, Diane! I can't tell you how honored I feel. Now I get to pass it on to 15 other people. I'll get right to it on Monday!

Mary Anne Gruen June 6, 2009 at 9:59 pm

Thank you so much, Diane! I can't tell you how honored I feel. Now I get to pass it on to 15 other people. I'll get right to it on Monday!

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