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 color of the...

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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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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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Misha’s Nemesis

Misha was one of our smallest males, however he had an attitude and personality bigger than most. Misha flew home with me when he was 9 weeks old. He was one of those once in a lifetime dogs for me. He wouldn’t have made it in the show ring, or on one of...

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Egil Canyon

This past spring, we cleared out the old dog yard and burned all the old dog houses and platforms. It was a relief to finish the task, but also a sad day as it marked the end of an era in our home. Even with all the equipment removed from the yard, some of...

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Who Are You Calling Old?!?

15 years ago we made the decision to breed one of our girls. She was an amazing sleddog and we knew we wanted to carry on her line. We had a couple of dogs in our kennel we thought were a good match but chose a dog in another kennel. They tried. They...

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Ten Year Fire Anniversary

I have to admit August tends to be my least favorite month of the year. I am not really a summer person. Yes, I like the longer days and the warmer evenings, but I don’t do well in the heat, and let’s not even talk about humidity. And then there are the...

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Fire Anniversary

I have to admit August tends to be my least favorite month of the year. I am not really a summer person. Yes, I like the longer days and the warmer evenings, but I don’t do well in the heat, and let’s not even talk about humidity. And then there are the fires in...

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Long Necklaces

I love long necklaces. I always have. Some of my all time favorites that I use to wear daily were in the 30 - 36 inch range. They look good with blazers, sweaters and jackets. They look good over turtle necks or a tank top. So this past month I added a few long...

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Sneak Peak August 1 2016

August Sneak Peak for upcoming art shows. The pendant on the left is a continuation of the Pathways Series. Here it is in Argentiium Sterling Silver set with a deep blue Iolite. This is one of my favorite series. I love the flowing lines contrasting against the...

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