Owl: Birth of a Pendant

Owl:  Birth of a Pendant

I think that my love for birds is pretty well-established now. (For those of you who just chuckled and said "um, I think she means obsession", I heard you, and I know you are.Love OK... and fine... you're not wrong.) One of the great things about birds is that their variety is seemingly endless. This is absolutely fabulous for those of us who use them as inspiration. We can rest pretty assured that we will never run out of subject matter.

Having utilized a few traditional bird shapes in my pieces already, it was time to add something slightly different...

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A Little Courage

A Little Courage

Over the years I've enjoyed hearing customers' stories about my jewelry once purchased. I've heard about countries in which people have worn my work (would you believe Iceland? No, really!) I've been shown many pictures of brides and bridal parties wearing earrings and necklaces bought from me. I've heard about countless responses from the recipients of the jewelry customers have bought as gifts. But recently I heard the story that will undoubtedly go down as one of the sweetest I've ever heard...

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Immortalized Squirrel

Immortalized Squirrel

In a previous post I confessed my affection for squirrels and I ended by sharing a sketch for a planned pendant honoring the little furry balls of mischief. (See Squirrel Love) The piece is now finished...

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