Archive for the ' Santa Barbara Jewelry Design ' Category

Oct 31

Why is Fire Agate so fascinating? Its earthy iridescence glowing gorgeously and mysteriously is what gets this Santa Barbara custom designer’s inspiration going. Today I’m sharing a couple of projects I’ve done with fire agate. 

Sep 26

Jumping Horses and Jewelry Design This Santa Barbara Jewelry designer loved riding and jumping horses as a teen. I galloped on the Santa Barbara beaches, jumped fallen trees and lived and breathed horses. “Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow” this quote was from horseman, author and clergyman – Norman Vincent […]

Sep 5

The MJSA “Suite Emotion” Jewelry Design Challenge When the lovely Tina Snyder of MJSA invited me to submit a wedding set jewelry design for the 2011 Suite Emotion Jewelry Design Challenge, I thought “Yes!” Figuring out creative designs. That would be this Santa Barbara Jewelry Designer‘s favorite thing. MJSA stands for: Manufacturer’s, Jewelers and Suppliers of America, […]

Aug 1

I was recently featured in an MJSA (a leading resource in jewelry making and design) article called Custom Collections- Marketing Custom Jewelry Online.  And I have all of you to thank…so thank you! Peggy Jo Donahue’s beautiful article, (thank you too Peggy Jo!) talks about my use of social media as a way to serve, […]

Jul 25

Stop the Presses; Newspaperman Tackles Ticklish Engagement Ring Ownership Subject There sat the email from an East Coast reporter. Subject line: Broken Engagements – Who Keeps the Ring? This reporter wanted a wedding Jeweler’s input on the delicate question: “What happens if an engagement is broken, to the admittedly expensive engagement ring?”

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