Jewelry making and running a business while dealing with Mental Illness – sometimes something has to give.

About twenty years ago I was diagnosed with chronic major depression, dysthmia actually, and Borderline Personality Disorder. Along the way I also found out I have Anxiety Disorder. After giving up on medication, which never worked on me, and therapy, which worked somewhat, I set out to learn everything I could about my condition and … More Jewelry making and running a business while dealing with Mental Illness – sometimes something has to give.

Fall Fashion Trends – Big, Funky, Boho, Gypsy, Statment Bangles.

As a would be jewelry designer, I try to keep abreast of the seasonal trends in jewelry. This summer the trend has been for arms full of bangles – skinny, large, overstated, understated, every kind you can imagine. Arms full….almost up to the elbow. Now, most people won’t wear that many bracelets at one time; … More Fall Fashion Trends – Big, Funky, Boho, Gypsy, Statment Bangles.

Is there anything in the world like the feel of a book in your hands?

  Okay, so I admit it – I’m a book-a-holic; I’m a bibliophile. I’m one of those people who started reading at an early age and rarely has her face out of a book (well, of course, I’m not reading a book when I’m on the computer). I got all excited the other day. My … More Is there anything in the world like the feel of a book in your hands?

Emerald Green St. Patrick’s Day Crystal and Pearl Bracelet, Lovely Easter Accessory in Green Pearls and Crystals

 I love the way glass pearls and crystals work together. I am falling in love with crystals. With the way the light reflects off of the facets. I started this shop on a shoe string budget – what ever beads I could find at the lowest price. As I’ve grown my supplies I’ve found that … More Emerald Green St. Patrick’s Day Crystal and Pearl Bracelet, Lovely Easter Accessory in Green Pearls and Crystals