The Moon, The Sun, and The Stars

The Moon, The Sun, and The Stars

Three years ago, we were all a-twitter here in Western North Carolina, gearing up for a total solar eclipse that took place on August 21, 2017.  I was looking at some of my older posts, deciding which ones deserved to come back to my new website, I came across this...

Custom jewelry is one of my favorite things to do.  Ever. There is nothing quite as thrilling as having someone find their perfect gemstone (in my studio or out on their own) and then working with them to create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry that fits them to...
The Rainbow Connection

The Rainbow Connection

Rainbows make me happy.  When I can’t decide what my favorite color of the moment is, I err on the side of all of them, which is why a rainbow is an easy choice. Rather than try and find pieces that are all rainbows all the time (it would be a very short list), let’s...
I’m a Rockaholic, Part 3

I’m a Rockaholic, Part 3

Recently, I shared my secret, that I have a collection to end all collections of unfinished stones just waiting to be called into service as a piece of beautiful jewelry.  And I committed to you that I would make something beautiful out of at least a few of the many....
My Name is Nadine and I’m a Rockaholic

My Name is Nadine and I’m a Rockaholic

Since I’ve been back from Austrialia, I’ve been just doing my best to replace all the custom jewelry pieces that sold while I was gone.  the orders were coming in so fast and furious (thank goodness for my assistant who was filling all the ordersin my...
I’m a Rockaholic, Part 3

I’m a Rockaholic, Part 2

Remember these?  Last month I vowed/committed to you that I would stop my gem-shopping habit and work with some of the stones that I had.   Well, I did stop by a gem show and picked just a few things (but I swear, it was waaayyyyy less than I usually buy). ​  But I...