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Half way through 2018...

Though I have taken quite the break from blogging, I have not taken one from creating. I may actually be creating more now than ever... in more mediums than ever.   However that doesn't always align with my business plan, or life plans. And so I've been stretching the boundaries, bouncing ideas, and collaborating more. But not really sharing because "It's not Jewelry". The key I have realized is that I can't box myself in. So, you'll maybe start to see more posts and products in the shop that are not jewelry. And thats ok.  A few of my favourite things right now are, leather bags, wall hangings, and mobiles. So be prepared for some new things headed to the shop!...

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March Shop Update

My imagination got away with me this past month. I was able to focus and work on some really cool stone centric pieces. I'm hoping my inspiration follows me into the next month. <3

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Fauna of the Pacific North West

Since our jewelry is handcrafted right here in Vancouver, I thought it would be fun to give you a bit of a behind the scenes look on how I make the Fauna of the PNW necklaces. Below you see a step by step process of how I transform silver sheet into the final necklace you wear! 1. I draw the design the animal silhouette first before scanning it and resizing to fit the piece of silver in the scale I want. I then print, cut out, and glue the paper to the silver sheet. Using a #3/0 saw, I'll cut around the paper silhouette in the 20g silver sheet. 2. I'll then outline the initial silhouette on a second sheet of 20g silver and cut that out too. Once cut the...

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Cleaning Bronze and Brass

Bronze and brass are beautiful, affordable alternatives to solid gold, especially for bold statement pieces like this Brass Sun Disk Pendant.  When exposed to moisture and humidity, they will develop a patina from oxidation. But rest assured that you can easily restore their original shine, either with a polishing cloth, or this home-made remedy

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