My Name is Nadine and I’m a Rockaholic

My Name is Nadine and I’m a Rockaholic

When I took my first wire wrapping class in 2000, I knew I loved working with wire and it came easy to me. At the time, I hadn’t yet realized my love for gemstones was so strong! Somewhere I’ve written (maybe it’s on the biography inserts I put into my gift boxes?)...
A Blog About Me

A Blog About Me

A custom piece When I left teaching at the end of 1999, all I cared about was getting my life and family back to some semblance of normalcy. That’s when a one afternoon class in wire wrapping sparked my interest. Little did I know it would change the course of my...
Bucket List ~ Down Under Gemstones

Bucket List ~ Down Under Gemstones

Like me, I bet most of you have been itching to travel.  Since we’ve been on lock down, I decided to revive a wonderful memory of our “Bucket List” trip to Australia and New Zealand several years ago.  It was unforgettable and extraordinary! So, journey with me to...
And Kiki Makes Four, Our New “Covid” Family

And Kiki Makes Four, Our New “Covid” Family

After 3 years since we put down our last standard poodle, Max and decided to pet sit, but not get another dog. The loss was just too painful. And then something changed. We took care of a friend’s dog, Duke, that had the same temperament as Max and the house felt the...