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Latest Bracelet

I’m going for something more elegant and graceful this time.


Rings and Fire

This week I finally have the opportunity to speak about my favorite piece of jewelry – rings! Of course, they also happen be the hardest to make… 400 more words


Metalsmith: Cushion Behind a Stone

There are times when a jeweler needs a cushion behind a stone or enamel that’s being bezel-set, whether to raise it higher, or to even out an unevenness such as in the case of a warped enamel.  99 more words


Channel Setting

After realizing that nine of the last 10 entries were all about leather, I think it’s time to write about something else… ;-) Guess with my new passion, I have neglected to share many of my metalsmithing pieces! 218 more words


Meet the Makers: Florida Society of Goldsmiths

We’re looking forward to the Florida Society of Goldsmiths inaugural visit to  Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con!

The Florida Society of Goldsmiths (FSG) is a not-for-profit organization with chapters covering the state of Florida. 120 more words


Fringe, Tassels and Chains -- Oh My!

Ever since I started metalsmithing and making jewelry, I’ve come to notice how I’m drawn to this pattern of adding embellishments to every piece I make — especially fringe! 191 more words


Back To Basics

A few months ago, I put my computer aside and went back to the basics of jewelry making and metalsmith practice. After all, one cannot fully learn a skill without being familiar with its roots. 288 more words