▪ Weekly Wire Blog ▪

The Weekly Wire is my mini-blog. Here's where I'll...

  • let you know what's new on the site — content, questions in the Q&A section, jewelry hot-off-the-bench.
  • update you on new classes, events, jewelry shows and other interesting goings-on in the hodgepodgerie world.
Aug 29, 2014

patina wears off quickly on jewelry

I bought copper rings and the patina was off in less than a week. I bought a bracelet (expensive) a couple of days ago and the green patina is already

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Aug 17, 2014

Primitive Musings

Laguna Agate Citrine, Garnet and Black Pearl Sterling Silver Artisan Pendant

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Aug 16, 2014

Lost Forest Necklace

Hell's Canyon Petrified Wood, Citrine and Sterling Silver Artisan Necklace

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Aug 06, 2014

Aluminum disk tumbling

I create hand stamped jewelry and the main metal I use is aluminum. We just purchased a tumbler from HF and I do not want to ruin a batch of my blanks

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Aug 06, 2014

Where is the location for the classes?

Hi, I am a bit confused of the class location because the first page says classes in Las Vegas, Nevada, but then the class schedule says Florida. I am

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Jul 29, 2014

Wire Jewelry Class Schedule

Check out my latest wire and metal jewelry class schedule and be part of a fun jewelry making class or workshop.

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Jul 20, 2014

Protecting LOS oxidized pendants?

Hi Stacy, We made a lot of nice LOS oxidized copper jewelry and we have complaint from customers that the dark oxidized patina starts to fade quickly (in

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Jul 05, 2014

Primordial Woods Necklace

Petrified Wood, 24 Karat Gold and Sterling Silver Artisan Necklace

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Jul 05, 2014

A Moment of Time

Fossilized Ammonite, Citrine and Sterling Silver Pendant

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Jul 05, 2014

Desert Canvas

Agua Nueva Agate Citrine and Sterling Silver Artisan Necklace

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