Feathers in Nature and Art

I have been collecting feathers for some time... what an amazing work of nature! Though I collect feathers, I have to be careful to not collect those of certain species. The Migratory Bird Act forbids collection and keeping of certain…
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Chasing the Ancient Look on a Budget (Mostly)

After my post two weeks ago about Ancient Beads, I thought I would explore sources to help achieve a bit of the look and feel of ancient beads without spending a fortune. For the most part, these are "trade" or…
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Art Jewelry Buzz: Ancient Beads

In my work, I strive for a sense of timelessness by incorporating ancient archetypes and forms into the beads and other jewelry elements I create. I mostly do this by letting my hands and eyes do the "talking". I take…
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