Health Status Updates
My chronic migraine has turned intractable so I am keeping a diary of how I feel. In this way, interested people can check on my status quickly and easily.
Migraine & Work Balance
In 2006, I lay in an Emergency Room department with excruciating head pain, tummy-turning nausea, and a complete list of panic symptoms. After IV meds took the pain, illness, and...Read more
Determine Your Bangle Size
A bangle bracelet is a mostly-inflexible ring-shaped bracelet that one slips over the hand and onto the wrist. They are made in many types of material, shapes, and sizes. The size...Read more
Larimar: A Rare Stone of Watery Blue
Larimar, or its more scientific name, Pectolite, is a rare blue stone that is only found in volcanic systems of the Dominican Republic. There are many characteristics of the stone and...Read more
The Custom Jewelry Process
Do you want a custom made piece of heavy duty sterling silver jewelry? There is a process to follow and it will make the experience more pleasant than any other custom method you've gone through before.Read more
Amber. It takes a bit of care.
It is easy to damage your amber jewelry. Even your fingernail can cause a scratch! Read on. This list of potential uh-ohs will keep you from dropping tears over a ruined stone.Read more
I use flat backed cabochons in the jewelry that I build. Most of the cabochons (stones) are big and chunky. I also use a variety of shapes when designing my...Read more
Autumn is my favorite season. Burnt Orange is my favorite color. Turquoise is my favorite stone. So when this time of year rolls around, I always head for my wooden...Read more