July Show Artistic Souls Gallery

This is my second show in the gallery. I am looking forward to offering the following pieces.  You can always go and see the amazing artists and artwork at Facebook.com/groups/ArtisticSoulsGallery. Out of the Darkness One of the beautiful things about the darkness, is...

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Artistic Souls Gallery June 2020

June is my first showing at the Artistic Souls Gallery, an online gallery hosted on Facebook. I was invited by the gallery to show my work. And after watching one of their gallery shows I of course said yes! It is an incredibly well run group and their sales have been...

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Accents of Red

Accents of Red

You can never go wrong with classics. Jeans, double breasted black coat, accents of red. Here we have paired pieces from the Nasca collection (sterling silver and garnet) to complement the red shoes. Who doesn't like red shoes. Great to stand out on an...

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When You Have a Dream

When You Have a Dream

"When you have a dream you have to grab it and never let go." What is your dream? Mine is to create jewelry that speaks to and touches people hearts. Making them feel worthy and loved. So why jewelry? Because it can be a talisman, a touchstone, a periapt...

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Strength of Character

Strength of Character

What reminds you of, and reignites your strength? Standing on a beach? Sitting by a mountain stream? Reading by the fire? Playing with the dog? Going for a run? Sitting in a café sipping your favorite drink people watching?  When was the last time you did...

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Pick Me!

Pick Me!

I fell in love with these Mookaite stones. This is usually not a stone I am drawn to. However, the combination of colors and shape yelled "Pick Me". So I did. Here I am selecting accent stones. It is a selection based on color, size and stone properties....

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Fashion Week Runway

With all the Fashion Weeks happening around the world, it is always interesting to see what the different designers put on the runway. And as usual, they aren’t disappointing us this year with their “artistic flare”. From “take your bed with you” looks to...

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The 2018 Color of the Year is…

Did you know that everything is coming up purple this year? Last month Ultra-Violet was named color of the year for 2018. So if you have a February birthday, your birthstone of Amethyst fits right into this year’s color scheme. The cool thing about the...

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The Ugly Side of Business

Many large retailers have programs for artists. This gets their products into larger chain stores and can be huge in building their business. It can also be crushing. I became involved in one of these this past year. Luckily I did not take any orders from...

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Who’s Calling?

A number of years back Gary had a heart attack. Luckily we were in Missoula at the time and he was rushed right into the hospital and all is good. At the time we were still racing and giving tours, so we had a large kennel with two full race teams....

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Atlanta Adventure – It begins here…

It is amazing how life has its own agenda. When I started my jewelry business, I really hadn't gone back to making jewelry to sell it. It just evolved. Now I find myself here in this beautiful showroom. This dream started a couple of years ago when a...

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Asymmetrical Anyone?

I have always loved asymmetry, especially when it comes to jewelry, and especially when it comes to earrings. It can be as simple as flipping the design for one earring or as bold as creating a post or one earring and a dramatic drop for the other. Not...

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