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Idrija Lace necklace is off the pillow

Idrija Lace Necklace

I managed to get the lace necklace I've been working on off my pillow.  I was getting ready to go to Ithaca for their lace weekend, and so, went ahead with the last few stitches and ending.  I can't believe it though- my intention was to put the closure on to show off at … [Read more...]

Adventures in Stonesetting

Rhyolite cabochon pendant

When winter stonesetting class ended at Lill Street Art Center, I was glad to get in some studio time where I was able to finish off some projects.  I made two pendants on handmade sterling chains among others.  The process for my cabochon setting is as follows:  Pick out … [Read more...]