Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

This blog is all about holiday gift giving ideas.   The holidays are a busy time of year with everyone shopping for the perfect gift for those special friends and family members. The traditional Twelve Days of Christmas Song starts … Continue reading

Making Progress

In June I had surgery for a badly torn rotator cuff on my left side.   Unfortunately for me, I am left handed, so I’ve had my share of anxiety about the injury and the recovery and how all of this … Continue reading

More of My Favorite Gems

Gems are described by chemical composition, crystal structure, and where they are found.  Gems are further classified based on properties like refractive index (how they bend light), luster, hardness, etc.  Perfection in appearance is of primary importance in the finished … Continue reading

December Specials

Lots of jewelry on sale during December in my website store here and also in my Etsy store. Check out all the wonderful gift ideas!   I will be adding some new items during the month, so you’ll need to keep … Continue reading

APRIL SALE STARTS TOMORROW!

My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow !  Visit my my Etsy shop at www.dianakirkpatrickart.etsy.com  to see what’s new and on sale. The sale will run through April 30. … Continue reading

New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair

I’m very excited!  I just learned that  I’ve been accepted for the New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair in Albuquerque in late June. My copper jewelry is coming along nicely so I’ll have some new copper pieces to display at the show in … Continue reading