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Focus brings Thought, Depth, and Curation

Artisan Necklace

Hope Floats No. 4

 

I learned a lot by creating in a series rather than one-offs.  By focusing on one idea or element I was able to broaden my thought, deepen my meaning, and curate a collection.

In this next set of mixed media pendants and necklaces I expanded beyond talisman to story telling which is my favorite kind of art.

 

tunic length artisan pendant

Hope Floats No. 5

SOLD

 

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Sea Pottery Jewelry

Mixed Media Jewelry

Broken Pieces

Sea Pottery, Vintage brass and copper, Swarovski crystal

 

In addition to sea glass one can find sea pottery shards along the beach especially if you're near an old dump.  Pottery shards can be as decorative as the ironstone plate piece as seen in my mixed media piece above and blue and white pendant below, or of a more utilitarian use like a redware bowl piece or white stoneware.

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Vintage Wooden Spool Challenge inspires an Artisan Necklace

 
For those that follow me regularly you've already met my chocolate angel, Christine.

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It's a Frog's Life highlighted in a One of a Kind Necklace

 
Carnelian and Chalcedony Frog necklace

 

(SOLD)
 
I loved working on him, as his colors were so inspiring. 

 

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Using Vintage Materials is Recycling