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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Whooo made an owl pin?

I did and boy was that a tricky one! But here’s my owl pin. After lots of experimenting

I realized it needed to be made in a thinner gauge wire than I usually use for

aluminum pins. So it probably wouldn’t work well for a heavy shawl. It had been

requested many times and it was a fun challenge.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

New stuff in the shop this week

It’s been a productive week. I was finally able to figure out how to use my new

little Canon Elf Power Shot  and get some good pictures of these new

Little Lilac
Cluster Purple Glass Flower Earrings.

I still need to work on it though. I’m too lazy

to get a real DSLR camera and learn how to really do this photography thing. So

my little point and shoot and photoshop is where I’m at.

We had a special request for a little sterling silver pendant version of the

Hammer Pendant.

So here it is.


I had a stroke of something-I wouldn’t go so far as to call it genius – and realized

I needed to hang a little heart from the right side of the Om symbol design in order

to get it to hang right. A perfect balance. This Om Symbol Ornament is the result.

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Ommmmmm yoga inspired shawl pin

I started taking yoga classes again last year after a 10 year hiatus. I take it from

a lovely kind woman who has a sweet little cabin studio in the woods near where I live.

Her studio is adorned with yoga related nick nacks. My busy mind often ends up

looking at all the om symbols and thinking about how I can make it out of wire.

I just can’t help myself.

And this was the result. It was pretty tricky getting it to work with one piece of wire.

I’d like to make it as a pendant but I just can’t get it to hang straight. It will need

some sort of balancing bead dangling off the lower right loop and I haven’t come up

quite the right solution yet for that.

So for now I only offer the Om Aluminum Shawl Pin.