January 15, 2016

Hello! Long time, no blog. Now that the busy show season is over for now, it's time for fresh ideas and stocking up on old favorites. Some of my most popular items are my stud earrings; they are inexpensive, good for everyday wear, and most importantly, 100% handmade i...

September 21, 2015

Summer is over and while that is sad, there are more opportunites for shows. Last weekend I was at the Reynolds-Alberta museum kicking off the new season.

 Make sure you support handmade; visit me and other vendors at my shows listed here!

 

July 14, 2015

I just found a really good article, which I will post below. If you have ever taken a class with me, you know my dislike of using third arms. At first, they seem like a wonderful solve - all for a common problem... "ARGH! I don't have enough arms to solder with." Betwe...

July 14, 2015

 I have been featured in the Battlefords News-Optimist! Looks at least like a third page (full colour) ad, I could not be happier. It is announcing the Handcraft Festival in Battleford this weekend (July 17-19 2015). See you there!!

 

June 14, 2015

I have not blogged in quite a while! I promised myself I would not let that happen. Oh well... I am back now :)

 

I just got back a few days ago from a travel-teaching experience and it was awesome!! I had the opportunity to travel and teach with my good friend Robyn Cor...

January 6, 2015

Hello!

 

I hope everyone had some great holidays... I know I did! I also had a very busy countdown to the big day filling several custom orders for jewelry. My favourite and most elaborate job was requested of me by my father- in-law, who had come into possesion of some...

December 9, 2014

I am often asked about what tools I favour. This blog will specifically discuss pliers. There are TONS of different specialty pliers out there and over the years, I have decided:

 

1. What my favourtie "go to" pliers are

2. What my cool time saving but not entirely crucia...

November 30, 2014

A few of my friends and I are attending a handmade event this first December weekend in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I am always very grateful to be accepted into a show and I do really enjoy exchanges made with the customers.

 

It is very hard to make a living doing what we...

November 26, 2014

Hello!

 

Here is an article I wanted to post about about making my own stock wire. When I am making a piece of jewelry, I mainly buy two raw materials: Silver wire and silver sheet. What I have ended up with over the years is A LOT of little bitty wire end pieces and A L...

November 15, 2014

 

Here is a pendant I recently worked on for/with a customer who is also a student of mine. It is an Australian boulder opal with a genuine sapphire set to the side in sterling silver. I especially love the way the sapphire picks up the slight dark blue in the opal, it...

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