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Yep, I Make My Own Jewelry

January 21, 2011

Scan-101206-0001 Left: Dinopendant (plastic toy) with carnelian, jasper, bone, and horn beads, with base metal chain and wire-wrapping. Click on the image to view and enlargement.

Sometimes I take breaks from sketching and make my own jewelry. I like to bead and I like to wire wrap. I avoid most techniques which involve heat (because I don't like the smells and I don't want to wear out my eyes—even with protection I'm worried about torches causing cataracts). But that still leaves my whimsy a lot of leeway.

I got the best comments from the 5- to 10-year-old group when I wore this at various times in the last two months of 2010.

Exercise your whimsy today. Make something, paint something, sketch something that reflects who you are.

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  1. Reply

    Oh yeah!

    • Phyl Jones
    • January 21, 2011
    Reply

    Love, absolutely love!!, your necklace!

  2. Reply

    Whimsical and pretty! Love it! Enjoy wearing it :).

  3. Reply

    Davyne, Phyl, Alex, thank you all. I’m glad you enjoyed this piece. You should see the toy airplane necklace I made years ago!!!! I loved that necklace, but it’s gone missing.

    • Miss T
    • January 22, 2011
    Reply

    I SO love that!

  4. Reply

    Miss T, glad you enjoy it. It has one other feature that I neglected to mention. It’s very,very light, and I like my jewelry that way!

    • Debbie L
    • January 22, 2011
    Reply

    Roz you are one amazing lady! Your jewelry is wonderful (as are your drawings and paintings of course!)

  5. Reply

    Thanks Debbie. I’m glad you enjoyed this bit of jewelry.

  6. Reply

    I make my own jewelry, too. It is a wonderfully fun thing to do. I really like the things you are doing. I see why the kids loved the piece you wrote about.

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