Monthly Archives: March 2012

Imagery for a Creative Journey

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more … Continue reading

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Treasure Necklace Afternoon Inspires Artist and Owner

As an Army child, Pat called Germany home from 1953 to 1958. During that time, her mother started her sterling silver charm bracelet collection. Pat, like most teenagers, felt uncomfortable with the attention the bracelet drew. Her mother’s choice of … Continue reading

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Symbolic Beads Make Meaningful Necklaces

Why do we gravitate toward certain objects? One explanation: we seek symbolism. Take the lovely rabbit bead pictured above and ask yourself, what does it symbolize? The rabbit, a symbol of Chinese astrology, is the luckiest of all signs Rabbits … Continue reading

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Embellish for Before and After Keepsake Necklace

When memories prompt, “Keep this,” and practicality adds, “Really? It’s too-o-o-o small,” call me. My advice is frequently, “Embellish your treasure. Make a keepsake necklace, something you’ll enjoy wearing again and again so you can treasure your memory.” A single … Continue reading

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