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Goldsmith, Silversmith, Metalsmith… What’s the difference?!

I introduce myself as a goldsmith or metalsmith mostly because when I say “I make jewellery” as an introduction, people’s eyes automatically glaze over and they think  “oh, she uses Fimo clay, bead stringing or wire wrapping, whatever” and respond “Ya? 309 more words

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! If you will be out and about doing some Christmas shopping this weekend, Wild Prairie Silver will be at TWO LOCATIONS~ East Depere High School from 9-3 on Saturday. 297 more words


Making Jewelry From Brass- A New Brass Ring

I just started making jewelry from brass. The brass I use is 230 alloy brass.  It is sometimes referred  to as jewelers brass.  The type of brass has a close appearance to gold, …. 175 more words


Jewelry Party!

I will be at My Daily Grind Coffeehouse Saturday, October 22 from ten to noon with some beautiful gemstones, a few pieces of jewelry for sale, and lots of photos of my commissions. 43 more words


Embrace the Unexpected

When I was rather unexpectedly laid off from the day job at the magazine at the end of August, I decided to look on the upside of things — all of a sudden I have lots of time on my hands to spend in my studio without being mentally distracted by the daily demands of a job. 464 more words