Saturday, November 8, 2008
The new Blog will be my 'Official' Jewellery making blog.
It will show pieces that I have made ready for sale.
I hope that you will pop by there as often as what you can.
Thanks for reading!
Have a lovely day:)
I ordered some Premo Clay last Thursday (Today is now Sunday... 5.05am!) lol
I should receive my order by tomorrow or Tuesday! Woohooo!
I cannot wait for it to arrive! I want to try my hands at making some canes and deisns with silver leaf through the clay.... I will be sure to post what I make...when I make it.
Have a lovely day...
Saturday, October 25, 2008
Well, it has been a while since I last made a post in my blog, so I thought I had better make some kind of effort.
I have just placed an order for a little bit of Sterling Silver wire and 10 metres of copper wire (It should arrive tomorrow).
I am still looking for the best price on Premo clay (hoping to find it at wholesale prices).
I am eager to get creative... I have been browsing other blogs and websites and forums.... trying to get the inspiration that I am needing to get myself motivated, lol
Please come say hello if you are one of the people that roam my blog. I don't bite and would welcome your comments. *Smiles*
For now I have to go, it is a beautiful day outside and I have another load of washing to hang out on the clothesline.
Have a great day to you all.
Saturday, August 30, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
The ring is so comfy, and I know that the pieces look kind of rough... but it was my very first effort. I was just kinda playing with it to see what it was like to work with. Now I got the feel for it, next time should be much better.
The pendant.... not really sure if I will keep it together like that, or maybe seperate them and have two separate pendants?
My wire wrapping on the ring is 'atrocious'!
Anyway, here are some pictures:
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Okies, here is a picture of the matching earrings and also a picture of the bracelt, ring and earrings altogether *smiles*
I made a Sterling Silver Ring with
I think it will match nicely with the Cuff Bracelet that I made and also the Earrings that I made (that I am yet to post a picture of).
Anyway, here are some pictures of the Ring...
I know it probably looks rough.... but with practice, I hope to get better at it
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Has anyone watched the Olympics lately? I think it is terrible the conditions that surrounded the Sailing yesterday. It is no wonder why so many boats capsized. The smog was so thick!
I had trouble seeing the boats! I can only 'imagine' how the different competitors must of been feeling in that race. Terrible conditions. They need to have another race... with better conditions.
Just my 2 cents worth!
Saturday, August 16, 2008
I have been busy trying to design some jewellery.
Here is my first attempt at making a cuff bracelet.
Friday, August 15, 2008
I cannot seem to get warm! I have my little electric blow heater at my feet, and down stairs I have the gas heater on full heat, lol
And, still... I am freezing! The wind feels like it is blowing off of snow somewhere...that is how icy the air feels outside! Brrrr!!!
My favourite seasons are Spring & Autumn... Winter and Summer are too extreme for my 40 year old bones LOL
I am getting old and feeling it every day, LOL
I hope that you are all having an enjoyable and warm day wherever you are from in this big world of ours!
Thursday, August 14, 2008
The other day, I went to the Sydney Markets, and I came across these Rocks. I could not hardly pass them by, could I?? LOL
So, yeah... I snapped them up!
1. Tiger's Eye
2. Dalmatian Stone
3. Dyed Dalmatian Stone
6. Rose Quartz
7. Botswana Agate
Thank you Barrie... for helping me identify them all *Smiles*
Anyway, the Wire wrapped Amethyst is made from one of the rocks I purchased from the Markets
I am having lots of fun taking photos with this camera that i purchased the other day... absolutely loving it! LOL
Picture of a Sunset:
Picture of the surrounding mountains:
Land blanketed in Snow:
A picture of the Moon taken in late afternoon:
An Australian Bird... Magpie:
My First Sterling Silver Wire Wrapped Amethyst...
Well, I know it is not as good as I had hoped it would be, but I kinda still like it, lol
I need to try and get the scratches and that out of the wire from what my tools did to it. For a first attempt, I guess it turned out ok? But, I know that I can do better... so I will put this down to a learning curve, lol
Here are some pics of it:
Saturday, August 2, 2008
Brace for economic storm, warns Kevin Rudd
KEVIN Rudd has warned Australians to brace for tough economic conditions as he refused to rule out a recession driven by what he described as the most uncertain global financial conditions in three decades.
Times are looking gloomy, I wish the economy would pick up...and pick up soon! It is depressing watching everything go up in price all of the time, and seeing people lose their jobs... it is sad.
Friday, August 1, 2008
I was just reading the news online, and it appears that our Prime Minister: Kevin Rudd, thinks we might be heading for a recession.
Here is the News Link:
KEVIN Rudd has conceded that the Australian economy is slowing and that the worst global economic conditions in 30 years could spark job losses and a recession.
It is no secret that the world economy has been struggling for some time now (I don't know anything about financial stuff....but, it is pretty clear to see that we are in for some stormy times ahead).
How do you think this will effect our jewellery making? Is this going to make it a lot harder to sell things? People won't have that extra cash flow will they... to buy jewellery? Or will they? I hope we don't head into a recession, but people have been losing jobs left right and center over here. And with petrol going up all the time and groceries always going up...everything is going up all of the time. The cost of living has sky rocketed severely (in my view it has anyway).
I welcome your feedback on your views, from whatever part of the Globe you are from?
Are you finding it tougher to get by on the day- to- day way of life? I know that I don't drive as much as I used to... to try and keep my petrol usage down a bit.
Anyway... please drop me a line and say hello and let me know what you think.
Monday, July 28, 2008
Woohoo! I just ordered my New Camera!
It is really nice! Yeah! LOL *does happy dance*
It is FujiFilm FinePix S1000fd *smiles*
Here is the link so you can see the Specifications...
Nice huh? *smiles* lol
I'm so happy.... woohooooo! I'm so happy! *SMILES*
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Hi there everyone...
As most of you would know I haven't made anything cause I haven't really had the supplies to do so.
But, in saying that... I had some Dyed Red Coral & Black Onyx Beads, and also some black artistic and silver wire (which I am not quite sure if it is Sterling silver or just plain silver wire? I got them mixed up, lol
Anyway... I know it isn't neat.... But, i just wanted to fiddle with some wire and beads. I guess I am just trying to see what this kind of design looks like in preparation for when i get more wire etc.
Anyway, here is the picture of it. (I haven't added a bail to it yet, I thought it might make a nice pendant? That is of course when I practice a bit more, lol)
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Here are some backgrounds that I made a while back...
I made a heap, and I just wanted to share a couple with you all ... I hope that you like them:
I have HEAPS more too, lol this is just a few from the 'purple' selection I have.
I'm having trouble logging into Jewellery forum...
I wish that I could log in to the forum, but all I keep getting is a blank 'white' screen. Is anyone else having trouble logging in there today?
Thanks in advance for your feedback.
Monday, July 21, 2008
I cannot wait to get my tax return back, I have a lot that I want to buy when that comes back.
My passion I think is with making jewellery with the wire wrapping technique. But, I also want to get into Polymer clay, PMC etc. There are so many medias out there to try. I guess, i can just take it 'one step @ a time'... I get so frustrated with myself. I hope that I find a job soon, that would sure help alot right about now so that I can get up and running.
I want to make a business out of selling hand made jewellery.... and i am somewhat impatient with myself, cause it is taking forever for me to get started. I am currently researching for the best suppliers out there etc.
I have some pictures of some earrings that I made earlier this year, but I am not all that happy with them. Maybe I could post some pictures later of them? I dunno, i will see... lol
I hope that you are all having a great day...
Sunday, July 20, 2008
Saturday, July 19, 2008
G'Day & Welcome to my portal of the internet. I am happy that you found my place on the web! It is my hope that I will be able to post pictures of my jewellery that I make as I make it. I hope that you will enjoy my journey with me. If you are in to making jewellery of some sort, I am very interested in seeing your work! There are so many medias out there to make jewellry with. Perhaps you do wire wrapping? Or perhaps you specialize in Polymer Clay? Maybe you love to dabble in a variety of jewellery making ways. Please come tell me all about it! If you know of any good tutorials, please feel free to let me know... Thank you! Anyway, I am rather new to 'Blogging'.... and this is officially... my first post!