Posts Tagged ‘diana kirkpatrick’
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 gemstone. Many gemstones have long and complex histories. Some specific gems have a lot of…Read More
Black Friday Specials & More!
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 30. December Inventory Reduction sale! I’m planning a whole new batch of featured items…Read More
APRIL SALE STARTS TOMORROW!
My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow ! The sale will run through April 30.Read More
Designing Woven Silver Jewelry
The necklace below is woven from fine silver. The Swarovski rhinestones are set in sterling silver and added one at a time as the weaving progresses. I love designing these pieces, doing the weaving, and constructing necklaces, pendants and bracelets with woven accents and details. These jewelry pieces sort of evolve from the basic structure I…Read More
Multicolor Tourmaline Earrings
Tourmaline is one of my favorite gemstones and I really love multicolored tourmaline jewelry – the play of colors in these stones delights my senses. These dainty little faceted tourmaline earrings are strung on fine silver with a pink tourmaline brio accent. The earrings are perfect for business wear and easily make the transition to an evening out. …Read More
Word wrap around pictures is theoretically automatic in WordPress, but so far I haven’t found it to be that way. Perhaps I need to have a considerably longer post than those I’ve written so far. This necklace is a “Zia” design pendant in silver and turquoise. The Zia is the state symbol of New Mexico. …Read More