Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Time-Traveling Bunnies Make Cute Jewelry

I am a complete Lost geek. I watch, rewatch, read the message boards, listen to the podcasts and research quantum physics and religion to figure out new theories. So, it should come as no surprise that I was inspired to create some Lost-themed jewelry in honor of their final season. I've had so much fun thinking up little Lost-inspired designs.  I've only posted one piece so far, but more should be up soon. My first offering is my little Dharma time-traveling bunny. He can be purchased without the number on him, for people who aren't as geekily into lost as I am.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Great Books for Jewelry Artists

For those artists who are looking for great reading material. I've written an article on some of the best jewelry art books. These books are great for instruction and inspiration.
Metalsmithing is a skill that spans the border between art and craft. Metal artists not only need to perfect construction techniques, but also refine and hone their artistic voices. The books below provide. . . . Read more at Suite101: Five Books Every Metal Artist Should Own: Metalsmithing Books to Instruct and

The Jeweler's Directory of Decorative Finishes: From Enameling and Engraving to Inlay and Granulation
Complete Metalsmith: Professional Edition