Thursday, December 31, 2015

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Yesterday was the shortest day of the year, so starting from today, the days will be getting longer!

It's still quite dark, but we can rely on the North Star for light.


Monday, December 21, 2015

Nature creates the most gorgeous colors providing an endless source of inspiration. 

These stunning colors are closeups of a peacock's feathers.

And here is the prowd owner.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Keeping the yuletide decorations to a minimum this year... :D

Monday, December 07, 2015

I'm currently testing how well cotton works in my handwoven bracelet designs, and I found a lovely orange color that my prototype tester is trying out...

Friday, December 04, 2015

The warm (!) colors of November were quite inspiring. This lovely scenery was in Helsinki, Finland.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

You can wear bracelets with all outfits, but sometimes you may need a slightly more subtle and perhaps sophisticated bracelet for those more formal occasions.

My Ruby metal bracelet design combines beautifully cut antique beads with a ruby center; the perfect combo for those more formal 'suit' occasions.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

I often receive special requests from customers, sometimes for completely new designs, sometimes for variations on already existing designs. 

This Dark Orient long pearl necklace is an example of a request for a darker version of my Junipearls long pearl necklace design. The request was for a darker necklace that can be worn with both blue and black silk blouses and dresses, turtleneck sweaters, and it has to work with jeans.

The color of the pearls varies from blue to dark brown to purple; perfect with the soft, dark brown and black stripes of the tiger ebony beads. The bead combination works beautifully with black and blue textiles. And jeans :)