Pantone Colors for Fall & Winter 2014 through Spring 2015

Pantone has published their fashion color guides for this Fall and Winter. The colors are terrific strong hues for Fall and Winter with softer shades for next Spring. The link to the Fall/Winter forecast is  http://www.pantone.com/pages/fcr/?season=fall&year=2014  Strong hues for Fall into … Continue reading

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

Catching Up to November!

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

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