Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pearls for the Soul

One of mankind’s oldest gems, pearls, fascinates me, but not for the usual reasons. Ancient legends from China, India and Imperial Rome showcase pearls similarly: pearls represent purity, perfection and peace of mind. They are luxurious, a symbol of elegance … Continue reading

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High Style with Ethnic Jewelry

Some looks are dearer to me than others. I like drama. The drama of ethnic jewelry adds a personal statement to fashion. A recent Wall Street Journal article referred to high bohemian style, lumping numerous categories in one broad label. … Continue reading

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Circular Shapes and Other Beadweaving Thoughts

Do certain shapes call your name? Circles appeal to me. Blue Treasure began with a circular cabochon of base metal. I stitched around the disc the same evening my friend gave it to me. Electric blue, navy blue and light blue … Continue reading

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