It’s Finished!

May 13, 2008

Haleluia! I finally got the stubborn thing finished! The 20 gauge sheet that I used for the bezel soldered just fine to the base. It was much harder than I predicted to push the bezel walls neatly over the stone…had to take a hammer to the butt of my prong pusher to secure the stone. […]

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Mother’s Day At The Gem Show

May 11, 2008

So lucky am I to have a Mother who loves what I do. For Mother’s day, my Mom wanted to join my sister, boyfriend and I on our trip to the gem show that was in town this weekend. They are all good company when picking out stones for upcoming projects. We spent the day […]

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Third Time Is The Charm?

May 8, 2008

I’ve been working on a “simple” pendant for quite some time now. The stone is a 40x 20mm oval chrysanthemum jasper. It will be set in silver with a pierced floral back. The bail and silver ring that connects the bail to the stone is made of 2mm square wire. The ends of the square […]

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The Studio

May 7, 2008

This is the new studio! I finally have a space for all of the wonderful, magical, delicous tools I have been collecting for so long! My boyfriend built some walls in his basement, equipped with electrical outlets and ventilation. There is still a little bit of work to do yet. The wiring for the outlets […]

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