Oh, The Places I’ve Been

It’s my birthday today, and what better way to reflect upon my many, many achievements than by putting up a picture of a bracelet with charms of the many attractions and places I… Continue reading

Do Over: Earring to Pendant Conversion

Here is one of my earliest do overs. I had a pair of oversized concho earrings set with 1.5 carat amethysts. But one of the earrings was broken. So I took them to… Continue reading

Stone Cold

I have a cold. If you believe in the healing properties of gemstones (as I do), then you should stock up some red stones to help clear up the old head. Today I… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: Rose Gold Greek Key Earrings

I was in K-W, helping my parents move. We went to the Value Village to drop off some fabric scraps and linens. Of course, I asked if I could go in and take… Continue reading

Celebrity Lost And Found

My parents are moving (to a place with a pool!!!) and I’ve been helping them pack up. I found this old issue of Images (summer 2008) whilst clearing out the closets. It was… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: Amber Necklace

Because I am broke, I actually did try to sell this necklace to an antique dealer. I kept it because didn’t offer me as much as I wanted, but as we discussed how… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: My Volcano Ring

I found this ring at a now defunct antique store. I found lots of crazy modernist jewellery there. But this is the only piece that ever prompted someone to grab my hand and… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Judgmental Bear

This bear is all seeing, all judging. So you better mind your posture! Still, he is making me happy. It is signed B. Mead, but I don’t know who that is and Googling… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: My Big Purple Pendant

Because I like to hunt for watches and jewels, I often find myself with a surplus of watches and jewels, which means I occasionally have to cull the herd (or, if I’m broke,… Continue reading

I Heart You Pt. III

This is an old-timey, heart-shaped love token ring that I found many years ago at the Value Village. I don’t know what its made of, I just know that J.U.N. was fond of… Continue reading

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