Tag Archives: wax and wire creations

Halloween Stake-Out

Fall is trying to make its entrance and it’s been getting spooky in the studio. I reviewed the pieces I have on hand from last year, and was inspired to make more. With my plant stakes having such a positive response I decided to try a batty design as well. I pulled a generic bat […]

Jigging Frosties

My offline life is speeding up so the online blog is getting off-schedule. Here’s a peek at what pulls me away from the computer these days. In mid-October I was able to purchase Brenda Schweder’s Now That’s A Jig Starter Kit, which I eagerly anticipated. I consulted with Brenda via email on the various Rounds […]

something for everyone: Keychains

Last month I pondered what I can make that appeals to men and women, since my jewelry does have a slight gender bias. So I started making some keychains. I put some coiled wax pieces on a keychain loop, which wandered off with customers at Aurora Rose during my last trunk show. I also put […]

Fun factory

ItÒ€ℒs been a veritable factory in here the past few weeks as I created ornaments for fairs, friends, families and boutiques, and sprinkled in some new pendants and earrings to keep the fingers nimble. The start is always cutting and prepping the wire (sanding off the oily residue) and hammering it into a straight line […]