The last preview before Artfest – gemstones

I’ve also been having fun with gemstones.  I’m slowly making a (tiny) dent in my collection of stones.  Here are a few recent pieces (once again, if one of them has your name on it – send me a message):

Lapis and sodalite "kinetic" sterling silver pendant.  I may wander off into rainbow of other colors, but I sure love blue!  $192
Lapis and sodalite “kinetic” sterling silver pendant. I may wander off into rainbow of other colors, but I sure love blue! $192
This is a fun combination of lampwork beads, by my friend Jody Lee, combined with tiger eye, striped onyx and black onyx beads!  A nice earth toned neutral necklace (~18.5 inches).  $118
This is a fun combination of lampwork beads, by my friend Jody Lee, combined with tiger eye, striped onyx and black onyx beads! A nice earth toned neutral necklace (~18.5 inches). $118
A necklace and bracelet of jasper and sterling.  The necklace has a nice substantial focal bead.  Necklace (~21 inches long) $149  Bracelet (~7,25 inches long) $98
A necklace and bracelet of jasper and sterling. The necklace has a nice substantial focal bead. Necklace (~21 inches long) $149 Bracelet (~7,25 inches long) $98

 

Well, all that’s left is to pack up the new jewellery (well, and my clothes!).  The show starts tomorrow at 11 am and goes right through to Monday at 6 pm – come on down!

Keep well,

Valerie

 

New work part 2 – enamels!

You know I love color!  It really makes me happy to “play” with my enamels to make designs come alive with color and pattern. I am in love with this new design (so much so that I’ve already made smaller pendants that would be great gift items!).  I am calling this small series “Lace”. As… Continue Reading

A contest

The card says it all!  The sign up area is just to your right, it’s simple and free.  I can assure you that I won’t be overwhelming you with emails – I find that annoying and I don’t really have that kind of time! The prize is one of these great enameled pendants!  You could… Continue Reading