The Stones of December
December babies are some of the lucky ones who have three birthstones to represent their earth-side arrivals.
Custom Paw Print Necklace: Getting the Paw Print
It may be obvious that it all starts with a clear print, but how do you do this when you have a wiggly dog or a kitty who would rather you didn't touch her paws at all? We don't want any traumatized pets or pet parents, so read on for some tips!
Earth Day and Every Day
As I sit near my studio window on a bright, sunny and lovely spring day, I can't help think, "Wow! What a perfect day for Earth Day!" This year is a bit different than Earth Days of the past.
Building a sustainable studio, Part 3: Packaging and shipping.
I make conscious choices about my packaging to minimize my impact on the earth.
Building a sustainable studio, Part 2: Building the jewelry.
In Part 1 of this series I talked about the ins and outs of responsible stone sourcing. Now comes the next fun part: pairing stones with precious metals to make the jewelry!
Building a sustainable studio, Part 1: Stones, stones, stones!
To me, eco-conscious means that I am being conscientious of practices for everything that goes into making a piece of jewelry from start to finish.
Memories That Last
You probably have a note or greeting card stashed away somewhere. And maybe you pull it out or stumble upon it every now and then when you're looking for something else.
Lightning in October
Pictured, clockwise starting with blues from top: Australian boulder opal, Ethiopian opal, Peruvian opal, Mexican fire opal, Australian Koroit...
Don't consider yourself limited to blue if you are lucky enough to call sapphire your birthstone!
Spring Green in the Summertime
The gem variety of the family olivine, there is much more to peridot than its beautiful color!
Desiccant? Oh, no, no...desic-can!
Five simple tips to care for your silver jewelry and help keep it shiny and looking great.
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