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Forest Lodge Bracelet

AJE Component of the Month Reveal Once a month Art Jewelry Elements hosts a component giveaway and reveal.  March’s components were made by the talented Jo Tinley of Daisy Chain Extra.  Each member of the Art Jewelry Elements team, plus five other artists

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New Wire Coiling Tool

 News Day Tuesday Welcome to News Day Tuesday –  the day for jewelry updates and snippets of life. Wire Coiling Gizmo Last week I shared a wrapped wire bangle bracelet that I learned how to make in Kerry Bogert’s e-course, Aspire To

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Its A Wrap

 Tuesday News Day Welcome to News Day Tuesday –  the day for jewelry updates and snippets of life. Wired Bangle Bracelet To follow up on last week’s post, I finished the wrapped and twined bracelet I was making for my friend’s birthday.  I

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Chinook Jewelry Design Partner

I have been very fortunate, this month, to be able to collaborate with Mellisa Essenburg of Chinook Jewelry.  I was given one of her beautifully patterned ceramic buttons to create this necklace, which I titled “Turquoise Tide“. I love ceramic

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Bead Table Wednesday: Disorderly Conduct (in the studio)

BTW: Disorderly Conduct …in the studio If you read the interview with me on the Pacific Northwest ArtFire Guild Blog, it will come as no surprise to you that my work surface is a constant disaster.  I usually have numerous

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Bead Soup Blog Party – Welcome!

Bead Soup Blog Party Welcome to the Bead Soup Blog Party!  Lori Anderson, of Pretty Things is the amazing organizer of an event that now spans five continents and 21 countries!  This is the fourth Bead Soup Blog Party that

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Posted in Bead Challenges, Give-Away, Jewelry Design Process, Lampwork Beads

Bead Table Wednesday: Custom Lanyard

BTW: Practice and Patience Custom Lanyard My next door neighbor saw my Blue Iris Necklace when she was at my Artisan Home Party a couple of weeks ago.  She asked if I could design a lanyard for her, using a

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Posted in Art Beads and Components, Bead Table Wednesday-BTW, Custom Work, Jewelry Design Process

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