Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

This blog is all about holiday gift giving ideas.   The holidays are a busy time of year with everyone shopping for the perfect gift for those special friends and family members. The traditional Twelve Days of Christmas Song starts … 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

Some of My Favorite Gemstones Part 2 – Lapis Lazuli

I love the beautiful blue of Lapis and I’m especially fond of lapis with a scattering of pyrite (“Fool’s gold”).   This article is illustrated with photos of necklaces that I have designed using “treasures” I have discovered in my … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Woven Silver Crosses

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