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Travels in Tucson

As someone who has been collecting rocks since I can remember, attending the Tucson Gem Show has been a dream of mine for years. Its appeal is obvious, as it is the world’s largest gem show that takes place in … Continue reading

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White Hot and Passionate is the Only Thing to Be.

“I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life…. if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind of News

Hello, my beautiful souls. I have many things to tell you! First things first: beginning today, my shop is temporarily closed. For the next 2 1/2 to 3 weeks, I am employing what Etsy refers to as “vacation mode”, which … Continue reading

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A Rock & A Hard Place

Copying. This is an issue I’ve seen arise again and again in the jewelry community. I’ve seen it handled well, but I’ve also seen it confronted in the most combative and immature of ways for reasons seemingly grounded in arrogance … Continue reading

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So, You Want to Be a Jewelry Maker?

From the moment I began posting my pieces on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr, I’ve been overwhelmed by the number of people wanting to know how I taught myself to make jewelry. Requests for lists of tools, books, … Continue reading

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Quick Update.

(I swear, this will be the last time I jump the Salem post to talk about something else!) I am excited to announce that the Etsy Shop About is finally posted! This piece of writing has been in the works … Continue reading

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New Moon // New Year

Today, the new year begins, and tonight, the new moon sits darkly in the sky. This rare combination is the perfect opportunity to let go of disappointments from the past year, reflect on accomplishments, and sow seeds for the year … Continue reading

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