YOJ09-23 Standard Form Ring (Again)

June 6, 2009

Standard Form Ring Sterling silver, jasper Constructed, cold connected Size 10 Yes I’m posting the same project as in Week 2.  At that point I had written the instructions for the tutorial, and the carnelian ring posted was the product of the writing process.   This time the ring is the product of the photography process.  […]

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YOJ09-22 Viking Knit Bracelet

May 30, 2009

Viking Knit Bracelet (2009) Fine silver, sterling silver Nalbinding, cold connected L 20.5 cm x W 0.4 cm I’m hard at work on the tutorials for my class, so this week’s project is the product of that work.  I’ve been doing a lot of photography, and editing and layout.  I’ve been pretty much eating, sleeping […]

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YOJ09-21 Viking Knit Torus

May 24, 2009

Viking Knit Torus (2009) Sterling silver Nalbinding L 55 mm x W 55 mm x D 10 mm I’m insane. People who know me are familiar with this quirk in my personality, but every now and again I feel compelled to demonstrate it.  Hence, this week I decided – despite numerous pressing deadlines – I […]

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“The Vik-Knit 3000″

May 20, 2009

In preparation for my class at the Haliburton School of the Arts this summer, I asked my beloved husband to prepare some tools for the viking knitting segment.  My older son, Thumper, was very keen to help. Thumper has recently become complete fascinated with machinery.  I’m not sure if this is a reaction to the […]

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YOJ09-19 Mother & Child Pendant

May 10, 2009

Mother & Child Pendant (2009) Sterling silver, formed, flame-worked L 5.4 cm x W 2.4 cm It’s Mother’s Day, so my piece this week is in honour of Motherhood. So, here is the Mother, full with her Child.  The design is a bit abstract, and I decided that it would not work without a bit […]

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YOJ09-17 Chalcedony Effervescence Pendant

April 26, 2009

Chalcedony Effervescence Pendant (2009) Sterling silver, fine silver, chalcedony L 3.0 cm x W 1.2 cm Cold connected, flame worked I went to the Toronto Gem Show today – and I was by myself!!  Woo hoo!  That meant I had the freedom to be able to browse, and chat with friends, and to shop.  I […]

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The Retro Show

April 25, 2009

I attended the opening of Zilberschmuck Art Jewellery’s National Juried Exhibition “Connection” on Thursday evening.  Running concurrently with that exhibition (see the outstanding work here) is “The Retro Show”, a retrospective of past shows organized by Zilberschmuck. It was standing room only at Shao Design, which was hosting the event.  Cheryl Fraser, owner of Zilberschmuck, […]

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YOJ09-16 Beaded Channel Ring

April 19, 2009

Beaded Channel Ring (2009) Sterling silver, constructed, cold worked Size 5 1/2 My lack of energy is starting to concern me.  If this keeps up I’m going to haul my carcass off to the doctor and find out what’s going on. For now, another simple offering this week – a beaded channel ring.  The tutorial […]

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YOJ09-15 Beaded Puff Heart Pendant

April 12, 2009

Beaded Puff Heart Pendant (2009) Sterling silver & gold-filled beads, fishline L 2.8 cm x W 2.5 cm x D 1.0 cm Beaded, right angle weave This week’s project is part one of a larger piece I’m working on for an HSTA faculty exhibition to be held at the Rails End Gallery in July. This […]

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YOJ09-14 Lame-O Earrings

April 5, 2009

Lame-O Earrings (2009) Sterling silver, Preciosa crystal I’m feeling completely tired and shagged out.  And I haven’t even squawked! I’m working on meeting a print deadline this week, so my focus is not on jewellery.  I do have an idea for my next major undertaking, and did work a bit on that over the past […]

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