I have a long way to go in the metalsmithing department. This week I have been learning about polishing and finishing. Lexi Erickson has a good video filled with useful information […]
Rolling Stones is a leather goods store in Puerto Vallarta For years, the owner has given space in the store to a family of the Huichol Tribe where […]
I am writing this blog post from my cozy kitchen where stew is simmering on the stove and vegetables are roasting in the oven. This is a new experience for […]
I am currently living the good life at Hacienda Mosaico in Puerto Vallarta, taking a class with Richard and Jane Salley. In addition to the class and the […]
Click here for a summary of what happened on Ornamento in 2015 Happy 2016!
I am getting ready to retire. Yes, retire from what I call my 38 year detour. (Includes professional school) I don’t regret the time I’ve spent because I made changes […]
My friend Patty Pickup made these pieces after attending a Doreen Kassel class. I love Patty’s flowers that will not wilt and that she can wear all winter long.
Our friend and Moscow native Dmitri told us that he passed many an afternoon at the Pushkin Museum when he was a student. So, we had to make a visit. […]
St. Basil’s Cathedral Le Mutt in Red Square! I will be posting more about our Moscow experience. Suffice it to say that the Russians are always rushing (at least in […]
This is a story of how I designed a new bracelet that are intended to be gifts. I love bangles and sizing is always an issue. I know that the intended recipients are relatively small […]