Tag Archives: handmade

Our Vote for Most Unusual Engagement Ring

An over one hundred years old, twenty cent silver Newfoundland coin, turned into a ring? Sounds odd, and who would destroy such a coin from history? Can such a coin even become a ring? Well to answer these questions, a … Continue reading

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A Custom Piece, From Start to Finish

The beginning of any fabrication project always looks about the same…wire and sheet, maybe some bezel strip, and the idea of where you want to go. When I was asked to do a custom piece for Nicole Wakelin, podcaster and … Continue reading

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Just because I did it before doesn’t mean it will be easy…

  You know that old phrase “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it”? Have you ever had the experience of learning a skill, then not practicing it for a while and coming back to it…just to find that you … Continue reading

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What Makes The Perfect Hoop Perfect?

Head’s up, gentlemen! I’ve done some research for you, so if you are looking for a nice gift for your special someone that will really be appreciated and worn, here are a few thoughts… Women love their hoops.  Women have embraced this … Continue reading

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Reticulated Silver

One of my absolute favorite materials to work with is reticulated silver. This silver alloy is 80% fine silver and 20% copper, which gives it some unique properties. First, through a process called depletion gilding, you can create a layer … Continue reading

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A Twist to the Storyline

   Have you ever looked at an object and wondered, “How did that get made?” “Was there a machine that made this?”   With handmade jewelry, you very rarely have specialized machines to make one specific item. Most of the … Continue reading

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Fresh New Upcycled Jewelry

Fresh New Upcycled Jewelry

Geeky and different, no?

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