I could have watched this shipwreck for hours. It was completely mesmerizing. See a video of it here. It was so sad and exciting at the same time. I kept hoping this little boat would right itself and sail away… … Continue reading →
I’m so excited for next Saturday – it’s my first jewelry trunk show. If you are in the Santa Barbara area, come to Porch in Carpinteria, and check out a handful of brilliant artists selling their jewelry. Honestly, I’m looking … Continue reading →
I use silk bead cord in some of my jewelry making. It comes in 2 meter lengths wrapped on a card. Once unraveled, the silk cord is pretty kinked up. I searched the interweb and only found recommendations for stretching … Continue reading →
I have been collecting sea glass like a madwoman lately. I can’t believe how wonderfully the ocean deals with this type of human garbage. I know some sea glass aficionados claim sea glass is disappearing. That may be true for … Continue reading →
Jane Moran Porter is the original sea glass mobile master… as far as I can tell. Her work was featured on Martha Stewart’s show in 2007, including a demo on how to make them. (How to make a sea glass … Continue reading →
Thankfully, I don’t find much plastic on my beach. I did, however, find a partial denture with teeth once. This couple is doing amazing things with rubbish. One Plastic Beach from Tess Thackara on Vimeo.
Dremel tools are amazing! I am starting to make new sea glass and sterling silver necklaces. I have always wanted a simple everyday kind of necklace like this, and if you can’t find it, make it. I will be making … Continue reading →