December 2017


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see it here firstsee it here first


Blog readers,you get to see it first. Fall is here. For a few years now,I’ve been making these extravagantly beaded bracelets,using a free form technique with lots of extra beads and flowery embellishments. I tend to take a few months to make each  –not working on constantly,but it sits by […]

a few new things


Added a few new items to the Etsy store over the last couple of weeks. A variety! I haven’t done much with the silver clay this summer –can’t afford to keep buying it,mainly. And trying to use up more of what I have.

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Free Form Free Form

Spring Free Form Peyote Bracelet

The sub title of my blog is ‘Exploring the Creation of Artisan Jewelry.’On that order,pictured is a partly-done free-form beaded bracelet. The bracelet looks so much better as it progresses,so take a look now,and then tune back in for the next few stages. Voila,[…]

Just finished

this bracelet using one of my favorite techniques –free form peyote. Free form is all about the journey,as the beads ebb and flow onto the thread. There is no plan or design. I think the most important consideration is the colors used and that a variety of sizes of beads make up […]