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In the last few weeks

Its been so hectic. Getting ready for a small Christmas show and then Christmas itself. The boutique turned out ok and it was really fun. I hadn’t set up for one in quite awhile and it turned out pretty good. I wrapped so many pieces that I burned out for a little while it seems. I didn’t even want to look at a piece of wire. So I cabbed a little, very little, went out and found a few pretty rocks. Mostly red jasper and pet wood. Until a few days ago a friend sent a few awesome cabs and wanted one wrapped. I was back into wire. I couldn’t stop! I’m just grateful it was the weekend since I got no sleep. lol I hope he likes his pendant half as much as I like the cab and slabs he sent me. I even got a lil cabbing in today. Looks like I’m slowly getting back in the swing.


Another long weekend coming up.. yay!
Hope this one was great for you.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!



I hope you all have a wonderful Holiday season, with lots of family, friends and good food..

Mini wrapping frenzy

Still trying to get as many wraps as possible finished by next month. I’m grateful that Thunderbird had their big sale, since I’m almost out of silver wire. I wanted to wrap a few quartz crystals and am currently working on some dino bone wraps. I also fit in a little cabbing, have to have a stone to wrap, right? Here’s what I have finished so far.

Thanks for stopping by!

Almost no wire weekend

This weekend was a great cabbing and smithing weekend.  I’m thinking on making a couple of pieces for the contest so that I can hopefully pick the best to enter.  I have started the 1st one and have been cabbing so I can start the 2nd.  I’m really liking how this one is turning out so far.  I’m not sure if posting pics is ok as far as the contest goes, so I’m gonna post the sketch and the pics of the cabs.  The sketch is a rough one, just fyi. 🙂 In this piece I’m using the Berendo agate cab from the last post. The only wire was  a wrap I finished for a friend.  Made out of turquoise, coral and a sapphire.

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you had a great weekend!

Finally a new wrap

Well I have finally finished a wrap.  I’ve been taking it sorta easy for a few days, due to my lil accident.   Its been ok tho, just a little recharging.  This is a piece that you will notice in a prior post that just wasn’t finished. The flower is from outside of my house just like the others.

Thanks for coming by!!

Apples and weaving silver

Well this weekend was pretty much a bust as far as getting to any hobby activities. I have a couple of wire wraps started but nothing finished and no cabbing. I lost my buddy and friend Saturday evening. My old 12 inch powerbook died. While I understand that its just a laptop computer, it was like a good friend too. It had all my pictures and bookmarks, it was small and familiar. I was thinking that I would have to buy another soon, but I was in no hurry and really enjoyed my lil companion. The battery would no longer hold a charge for long but no matter. It held so much more. I listen to Leo Laportes podcasts and know all about backing up files. But until it happens to you, do you know just how much you’re gonna miss what you have stored on the little brains or extensions of ourselves. Luckily my husband thinks he may be able to get into the old hard drive and salvage some pictures and maybe some documents. I had been bracing myself for the day so There wasn’t much on there that I really need. I bought a shiney new aluminum macbook pro. Its a lil bigger than my old powerbook and the screen has a really nice picture. There is so much more software too. Bigger hard drive, bigger everything. I like small. My last one fit on my lap better. lol There are worse things in life, I know. Its just funny how a little change can be a big one. Well, things will be better, I’m sure they will.. 😉 I wish for you that nothing breaks and if you know the end is near for one of your dear friends, brace yourself… and umm back up your data.
So here are some pics of a few components I’ve made and hopefully they will turn into some nice pieces.


Have a great week!

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