Metals I Use for my Jewelry Designs

Metals Used in My Jewelry Designs I use a variety of metals in my jewelry designs and often include more than one metal in a single piece. The metals I commonly use include: Sterling Silver  – Sterling silver tarnishes, especially in … Continue reading

Agate Pendant with Banded Carnelian

I have had a lovely agate cabochon for sometime now, just waiting for the right treatment.  I wasn’t sure what kind of jewelry piece I wanted for this stone.   I decided on a pendant and created a netted setting for the … Continue reading

A Fashion Trend for 2012

Tangerine is a hot, hot color for Spring 2012 continuing into summer and fall You’ll find tangerine in jewelry, in accessories, and of course in lot of clothes. You can pair tangerine with black or with light neutral colors;  however, one … Continue reading

Mary Hu

Mary Hu is one of my jewelry design heroines!   Her woven jewelry is legendary and her work is currently being featured in an ongoing exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, WA.  Mary Hu’s career has spanned 40 years!    You … Continue reading