redding, connecticut has to be one of the most beautiful places in all of america. I am absolutely in love with my new home here with the wild turkeys, the deer, and the really large sounding bullfrog in the boggy pond (are there big bullfrogs here)?. moving in the midst of a hurricane is always [...]
John is finally back to editing the rest of this series about my LifeChain custom jewelry project from this past summer in San Diego, just in time to help me illustrate that round of new inspiration from one of my fabulous clients I mentioned yesterday– check it out, and check in again this weekend to [...]
a few weeks ago, after getting the studio set up, the house in order and the kids down for a nap, i sat down to work and…. wasn’t sure where to start. i ended up posting to Twitter that i was looking for a sign, for inspiration, and calling it a night. last week, looking [...]
I hadn’t made any bangles for a relatively long time, until the old hand forged sterling silver bangle on the
Yesterday we were working on the “moving specials on jewelry” page when we realized I’d made no “official” announcement about our move here on the blog or to my subscribers’ list of friends and fans. So, we’re moving to Pittsburgh at the end of the month of August! John will continue a couple of his [...]
Okay here is the fifth video of the LifeChain series, John just published it this morning. I’m working in the jewelry studio with fire and hammer and a little attitude encouragement form my son Hunter, who appears at the beginning briefly in “the work zone”!
more detail about the LifeChain custom jewelry concept: the materials, sources, & the link of the chain I’m forging that represents my bout with colon cancer three years ago.