Sunday, August 21, 2016

I am normally a woman of few words (just ask my partner), which is why I think I have a problem publishing a blog.  I feel like my actions and works should speak for me. So, on that note, I am going to try something different this time with the blog.  It will be more pictures!  Pictures of my work, playing with new supplies, things that interest me, and things that I think will interest others.

As many of you know, I create jewelry out of vintage, re-purposed silver plate.   I will be sharing things I have made and new items I am still working the kinks out of.

First up is a custom order that I just completed.  A customer who had purchased several of my standard, in stock pieces brought me 12 sterling silver drink stirrers.  She asked me what I thought I could do with them.  After a few minutes of contemplation I came up with a design that she was thrilled with.  There were to be 4 necklaces, each with 3 hearts to be given to family members.  This was in April.  Shortly after her visit, my muse left me.  I was confused as to how to actually achieve the desired results.

Thank goodness the customer was very patient with me.  All of a sudden in July, my muse re-appeared and everything came together.


Each necklace has a one of a kind, handmade bead making each necklace unique.  The customer was thrilled and said they were worth the wait.  Her mother was amazed at the transformation from stir sticks to jewelry.


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