Monthly Archives: March 2013

Welcome To The World of Steampunk!

With the introduction of my new steampunk line, I’ve had a lot of people ask me what, exactly, is steampunk.  Good question.  So what is it?  That’s not as easy to answer as it sounds, actually, even though the term … Continue reading

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Hand-wrapped cabochons are here!

After many attempts at getting it “just right,” I’m happy to announce that we will be offering one-of-a-kind wire-wrapped cabochons.  These are stones, usually semi-precious, that don’t have a pre-drilled hole, but are rather one solid object.  There are many … Continue reading

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Our online store is live!

We are happy to announce that our new, online store is finally live!  Though we debated about hosting our own online shopping experience, in the end, we chose to go with Etsy – an established and respected online site for … Continue reading

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Jewelry and Nature

Now that the Tucson bead show is over, and all of the buyers have returned from the Arizona desert, the “hot items” are finally making their way into the hands of jewelry designers and eventually, the buyers.  Among the most … Continue reading

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Do you have the stones???

No, I don’t mean that the way it sounds.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve mentioned quite a few different kinds of semi-precious stones, many of which aren’t exactly as familiar as the traditional rubies, sapphires, diamonds and emeralds.  So … Continue reading

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New components in stock

We’ve spent the month of February at various bead shows, picking up some great new beads and components for use in our upcoming designs.  Among some of our favorites are the druzies, fresh from the Tuscon Bead Show, as well … Continue reading

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