I'm a student goldsmith with a studio, caretaker to three crazy parrots, retired IT professional, English major, Liberal, and big time QI fan.
Have started another pillow top quilt. This one should go quickly.
Where is the supposed None button under Payment?
Microcorr. bead in Argentium Ag, hand-forged, tube rivet, roller printed.
Huge red brass, copper, and sterling silver bead, hand forged, microcorrugated, roller printed, tube-riveted.
Rain continues. My swamp is now a lake with a waterfall.
"Orbit" earrings. 12mm sodalite and CZ set in hand-fabricated sterling silver.
"Orbit" earrings. 12mm lapis lazuli and CZ set in hand-fabricated sterling silver.
7-stone flush set ring in sterling silver (for Kris M.)
Earrings made earlier this month. Foldformed silver with 14Kt gold.
Setting models in brass and silver (CZs) from my workshop this weekend.
The kitchen finally has tile that lives up to the granite countertop.
The nearly final touch to the one year kitchen renovation. Glass/marble backsplash tile.
Buckbeak (military macaw) would rather sit on my lap and smooch with me than look out at the winter landscape.
Dobby, my yellow collar macaw, surveys the 8am scene yesterday. Master of all.
The weekend's snow accumulation. "The woods are snowy, dark and deep..."
And how lovely was it to see two gorgeous Buckbeaks on the back screen in this same QI?
Beth's frog. Her Aunt Helen made this intaglio piece, and I put a frame and a bail on it. String is temporary!
Today's project. A birthday present for someone special.
The ring is sterling and fine silver, with 14Kt gold accents on the shank. It's about a size 7.5, I think (must check).
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