coronet sketch 2018. This shows improvement over my skills in the 90's.

Your first and most important tool as a jeweler is a pencil

it records ideas. Makes sketches. makes notes about what went well and what did not go so well. It records your memories and experiences so a month, year, decade from now you will not have to reinvent the wheel. So go grab a pencil and take a good hard look at it and think about what you can and have been able to do because of such a simple tool.

What is the weight of potential?

What is the weight of potential? A hard question to answer. How does one weigh an idea? A thought? A nebulous concept that has not…

I can’t do that. . .

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Jewelry Deconstructed

I should start with how the name for this blog came to be decided on. I am an eclectic individual having a love for many…