Tag: handcraft

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I’m not crazy…

 This looks like I’ve mostly lost it. Whatever “it” was. Actually this is a process called heat precipitation hardening.  I like to work in Argentium 935 silver for a few reasons. One reason why is this material’s potential hardness. Baking my Argentium silver pieces, whether they’re finished or prepped for setting stones, allows me to take full advantage of this inherent property. Baking at … Read More I’m not crazy…

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A journey continues: a blog develops, a line “insight”

This picture inspires me toward chandelier earrings. In silver with a modern filigree. A large focal brooch. Curved into a statement bracelet. This is how I see. I walk around looking, one person may see one thing, & I may see another. Most of us do this. The drawing of my attention to a single moment peels back something that caught my eye. Revealing … Read More A journey continues: a blog develops, a line “insight”

A Beginning: JusJasJewelry, a playful passion

New Year + New goals = New Life! Life, has taken a few dramatic course changes in the past two years. I found myself turning 90 degrees, as well as soon to be 50. Now I am in the position to express a bit of myself more fully than ever before. Turning 50 this year and reviewing the life lessons in hindsight, has called … Read More A Beginning: JusJasJewelry, a playful passion