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New and Redone Jewelry Pieces

While I’ve been crocheting like crazy lately (don’t know what triggered this renewed interest from my past)  I still found time to create some new jewelry pieces. These onyx, heart shape earrings were a custom order.  They were originally designed … Continue reading

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Hearts, Love and Valentines

Is there a more familiar symbol than hearts for expressing love, likes and such?  Don’t we constantly say things like “I love this” for anything that we find pleasing from food to romantic love? According to Wikipedia – “The combination … Continue reading

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Hearts, Love and Valentines

Can anyone think of love and caring or Valentines’ Day without associating the symbolic heart with it?  I have always been intrigued by symbols and their meanings – a language like hieroglyphics or petrographic images. I often wondered, as a … Continue reading

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Beaded Spiral Pendant Tutorial

This spiral pendant with a circle of beads is quite easy to make.  It can be created in a variety of sizes and beads.  You can use 14 or 16 gauge round, soft wire or square soft wire for the … Continue reading

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My necklace is back home and published!

I am happy to say my “Here Comes the Sun” necklace arrived in the mail yesterday.  I had been missing it for a few months while it was away at Bead Style magazine to be featured in their gallery. It … Continue reading

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Beadfest Finds!

It was pouring, blinding rain here yesterday. driving west on the Long Island Expressway was scary.  You could barely see a few yards in front of you.  Nevertheless, images of all those gorgeous beads at the Bead Fest kept us … Continue reading

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Carnelian & Copper Wire Necklace

I had just a few large, luscious, Carnelian beads that I was saving for some special project. Their long, barrel shape was difficult for me to design around. Initially I was going to use only one as a pendant but … Continue reading

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