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2016 recap of this year

2016 recap of this year

    2016 recap of this year   For this months blog Carnival from the Jewelry Artisans Community we decided to write a 2016 recap post, so this time I will include the photo’s of all the challenge pieces we had this year. First of I want to wish all of you had a wonderful Christmas and that you have a healthy, productive and joyful 2017, may it bring you all that 2016 forgot. So here are all my JAC challenge creations…

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Cool Clear Water – JAC August Challenge

Cool Clear Water – JAC August Challenge

  Cool Clear Water – JAC August Challenge   Because August is generally such a blazing hot month, this month’s Jewelry Artisans Community  challenge is to make something that represents cool clear water in the hopes that looking at your beautiful creations will make all of us feel cooler. Well again only 3 of us joined this challenge. The first thing I thought of when reading the theme for this months challenge was a song by Frankie Lane from the…

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One of a kind vs. repeating a design.

One of a kind vs. repeating a design.

  One of a kind vs. repeating a design. Is what this months blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about. For me One of a kind means that you have made it only once, and when you take a look in my galeries you will see that most of my jewelry pieces are made only once. Why all my pieces are different, not only in style but also in technique and the materials I have used, well I like to try…

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My favourite jewelry piece – JAC Blog Carnival

My favourite jewelry piece – JAC Blog Carnival

  My favourite jewelry piece – JAC Blog Carnival Is what this months blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about. I think you all know by now what my favourite jewelry pieces are. The jewelry that I make most, of course are earrings, why you ask, well because I don’t go out of the house without earrings on, without them I feel naked. Of course I do wear necklaces and bracelets but those I don’t wear every day, I wear those on…

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February Birthstone – Amethyst

February Birthstone – Amethyst

February Birthstone – Amethyst   Amethyst is the february birthstone and the gem for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries, Its colour is as unique as it is seductive, and this gemstone of all gemstones is said to protect its wearer against seduction. It has a gorgeous colour going from violet to purple and can change colour when heated. The February birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which amethyst is associated – stability, peace, balance, courage, inner strength, sincerity…

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Romance – Februari JAC Challenge

Romance – Februari JAC Challenge

    Romance – Februari JAC Challenge   The Februari Challenge from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make a jewelry piece inspired by, well you can read it in the quote below.  In honor of Valentine’s Day, your challenge for February is romance. I thought that this theme would have more possibilities than a Valentine’s Day challenge which usually ends up focusing on hearts. You may create anything that has a romantic feel, whether it’s the colors, materials used, shapes or a combinations…

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Something New – JAC Challenge

Something New – JAC Challenge

Since it’s a new month and a new year, your challenge is to make something new. You can use new beads/materials, techniques, a tutorial, a color that you haven’t used before – just anything that is new to you. Something New – JAC Challenge   The challenge for Januari 2016 from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make something new.   This is an easy one for me, because most of the times I create something it is to challenge me to…

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Autumn Leaves – JAC November Challenge

Autumn Leaves – JAC November Challenge

Autumn Leaves – JAC November Challenge The November challenge from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make a jewelry piece inspired by the above “Fall Leaves” paiting from Olive Whitney. I remembered I bought a bag with autumn leaves a few years ago and they would be perfect for this challenge, Just had to go and look where I had left them. Of course I found the bag and the leaves where way smaller then I remembered but they had to do.  …

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New earrings in my shop

New earrings in my shop

New earrings in my shop.   The past 3 day I have been adding new earrings in my shop. They are made from silver plated materials and mostly gemstones. Although there are a few Lucite flowers in between them. The colourful flower earrings can be found by clicking on the image.     The new gemstone earrings are also very colourful. I made them in reds, pinks, greens, black and orange gemstones. When you click the images my website will redirect…

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Shoulder Duster Earrings – JAC Challenge

Shoulder Duster Earrings – JAC Challenge

  Shoulder duster earrings – JAC Challenge   The August challenge (and the one for September) from the Jewelry Artisans Community was to make shoulder duster earrings. I myself always love to wear longer earrings and I have made a lot of earrings that could fit the challenge. I decided to accept this challenge and made a new pair for it, they have so much sparkle and so much movement, they are both fun to wear and to look at. Although the…

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