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
Silver is quite soft – be gentle in your cleaning to avoid bending the metal or scratching the jewelry. Wash pieces carefully by hand in soapy water, rinse and dry with a cotton cloth. Do not soak –soaking can damage … Continue reading
My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow ! The sale will run through April 30.
My month-long sale starts February 1st! Check out www.dianakirkpatrick.com . I’ll publish the coupon code for the sale the end of January. … Continue reading
Over the summer, I started working on a series of flower designs in copper as prototypes for some planned silver pieces. However, I think that I like the look of the copper enough to also do a series of designs … Continue reading
About three weeks ago I suffered a computer meltdown that has left me very thankful to have an iPad2! The iPad has let me keep up with almost everything, but doing blogs and websites has been difficult because of photos … Continue reading