Category Archives: Beadwork

Minor victories.

In my last post, I wrote about the tremors. I have brown spots down my shirt right now from trying to carry a half cup of coffee to my room. Not good. In the past I have loved jewelry making. … Continue reading

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You get what you pay for.

A friend of mine makes exquisite jewelry.  I make jewelry myself, and part of me looks at her earrings (not her pendants so much) and says, I could do that.  I could do that for less than she charges. Except … Continue reading

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Snail Necklace Set.

Silver, hematite and freshwater pearl necklace, bracelet, and earrings.

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My first project.

I have not done anything cool with my TechShop membership yet.  But they do have workrooms with nice very bright lights which make doing beadwork easy.  I finished one bracelet, pictured below, and most of a pair of earrings (with … Continue reading

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Nice consolation prize, there.

As I suspected, I did not get the job at the Coolest Place Ever. Given the way the process was handled, I don’t feel like I was rejected, simply like I was not that good a fit. However, as I … Continue reading

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Jewelry pictures.

     

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Go me.

I would just like to say that for someone who suffers from tremors so bad that they occasionally affect my ability to hold utensils, creating a piece like that below is not a mean feat, at least as far as … Continue reading

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More jewelry.

I like this set almost in spite of myself: it is composed completely of fakes. The pearls are Swarovski, and with the exception of the clasp, the silver is all plated. Even the hematite is not authentic: it is a … Continue reading

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Picture!

In response to my last post, Barbara requested pictures of Elvis. Attempts to scan the ad were unsuccessful, due to my lack of ability with the equipment I had at hand, but I do have a picture snagged off the … Continue reading

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I’m calmer now…

And I’m ready to talk. No, make that ready to listen. I have nothing to say. That’s not “I have nothing to say to you”; that’s “I don’t know what to say anymore.” I have followed the directions in the … Continue reading

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