Let’s Celebrate National Craft Month!
Hey everyone – Gather up your yarn, beads, fabric, thread, tools and other toys – it’s national craft month and time to have a little fun! It’s a great month to lose yourself in your favorite activity or maybe even try something new. In celebrating National Craft Month, I thought I’d take a few moments and […]
Introducing SparkleSwap’s Featured Artist for March: Cathy Flesher
Featured Artist for February: Julie Haymaker
Robin’s Top Tips to Thrive at the Tucson Gem Show
The Tucson Gem Show is almost here! What is the Tucson Gem Show, you might be asking yourself? It’s the oldest and largest gem and mineral show in the world, started in the 1970s. And, technically, it’s not ‘a’ gem show; it’s actually comprised of over 50 different gem and mineral shows. In essence, the […]
You don’t have to be creative to create jewelry!
I have to confess something… I don’t make the most spectacular jewelry in the world. I have an analytical brain that is constantly in problem-solving, logical, perfectionist mode. HOWEVER, when I am finished creating a piece of jewelry, it doesn’t look half bad, and the process of transforming a heap of metal and some stones […]
January Featured Artist: Paul Ricks
Featured Artist of the Month: Eugenia Chan
Featured Artist for the Month of September: Kim Van Antwerp
Featured Artist for the Month of August: Eva Sherman
Eva began beading as a way to spend time with her daughters but soon became hopelessly addicted…