Monthly Archives: August 2010

Golden Oldies

When designing jewelry one of my goals is to incorporate different textures and shapes into each piece.  Picture a bracelet with every other bead being a round turquoise and then a round gold bead, repeated over and over again.  Dull,

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Autumn Colors

It’s getting dark a little earlier now.   Children (and teachers!) are heading back to school.  Time to pull your autumn wardrobe out of the closet; giving some thought to how you might update your look.  Most of us can’t

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Posted in Beads, Color, Jewelry, Uncategorized

Great Wall of China

On our second full day in Beijing we attempted to go see the Great Wall of China.  The operative word here is attempted.  We never could find the bus connection.  After further research, we tried again the next day.  We

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I just returned from an amazing week in China and a week in Korea, visiting my daughter and her boyfriend who are teaching English there.  I’d like to share some photos with you over the next few weeks. Our first

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2010 Summer Fine Arts and Crafts Show

I had a great time at the 2010 Fine Arts and Crafts Show last weekend.  It was fun talking with the shoppers and I truly appreciated all my friends and family members who visited the show!  Especially enriching for me

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Posted in Jewelry Shows and Events

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