Ammonites are fossilized prehistoric sea animals known as cephalopods with a spiral form similar to a modern day nautilus. The spiral form is clearly evident in some ammonites. In others, portions of a large original fossil have been cut into … Continue reading
I’m going to do a series on some of my favorite gemstones and I’m beginning with a long time favorite of mine, Carnelian. Carnelian draws its name from the Latin carneolus – meaning “red stone”. Like many other gemstones, carnelian … Continue reading
Check out the jewelry listings at www.dianakirkpatrick.com for Black Friday savings on several of my necklaces, pendants, and earrings! I have some things marked down already and I’ll be adding others on Thanksgiving Day. The savings will continue through November … Continue reading
I’ve been redesigning my website with a new look and feel. My blog is now part of my totally redone website! Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to do blog posts while the new site has been “under construction,” so we … Continue reading
Silver Cross with Woven Accents A number of people have asked me about the large cross I often wear. It also appears on my business cards. I am working on designs for several smaller crosses. Here are photos of … Continue reading
My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow ! The sale will run through April 30.