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Monet’s Pond Bracelet

Monet’s Water Lily paintings are to me, a lovely blend of greens, pinks, purples, and blues. When I first spotted the Double Drilled Rectangles in Dragon’s Blood jasper I was immediately reminded of the painting. The Dragon’s Blood stone is the perfect color to match the pond in Monet’s painting. The Double Drilled semi-precious stones… Continue reading Monet’s Pond Bracelet

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Making a Mala Necklace

Mala necklaces are traditionally used for Buddhist prayers, essentially they are prayer beads for counting mantras or breaths while meditating.  These days, as with many traditional items, we have seen them hit the mainstream trendy fashion scene.  Whether you choose to wear a Mala for style or use the Mala during a mediation session as… Continue reading Making a Mala Necklace

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Men’s Semi-Precious Stone Stackable Bracelets

  I adore making jewelry that my fiancee will enjoy and wear often, because he wants to and not just to please me!  This stackable set of bracelets was even better received than I could have anticipated.  It all started one day when he was feeling kind of down and I was inspired to create a special… Continue reading Men’s Semi-Precious Stone Stackable Bracelets

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Little Bean Necklace & Earrings

  This past week my 7 year old grandson came to spend some time with us, and among other things we made this set for his mom. She has always referred to him as her “Little Bean”, so the Green Girl Bean bead was the inspiration for the necklace. He was attracted to a strand… Continue reading Little Bean Necklace & Earrings

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