Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Leopard Wearing Different Spots.

Drum rolls again for my talented daughter, Alisha.  We proudly introduce her newly hatched Leopard Gecko Charm.  This is only her fifth design (as a professional jeweler)  but each of her 5 creations shows a marked development.  I will have … Continue reading

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John and the Gold Owl Ring

I’m often asked about graduation gift suggestions. We gave our son, John this gold owl ring when he graduated from Santa Cruz High.  Two years later he still proudly wears this ring on his pointer finger.  The Owl is a … Continue reading

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Something Fishy is Going On!

Swimming in from left stage is Marty’s endearing Cowfish Charm and splashing in from stage right is Alisha’s whimsical Goldfish Charm. These fishy charms join their new friends and add personality to our growing Octopus Garden Charm Collection. This circle of Fishy Friends is … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Remarkable Mother on Mother’s Day and Every Day

Betty  – 1920 – 2007 Betty  – about 1980                     Betty – about 1941                       Betty – about 1929 My mother … Continue reading

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The Circle of Life Tree Pendant

In 1979, one of my first jewelry designs was a Tree of Life Pendant.  The piece was 1 3/4″ high, a design of entwining roots, branches and leaves and well conceived for the early 80’s and the beginning of my … Continue reading

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Celebrate your Extraordinary Mother

Forget the flowers and the candy.  Let her know how unique and special she really is! Below  are 7 extraordinary gift suggestions. Free upgraded priority shipping for orders placed by Wednesday, May 8th.  Just ask in the comment area of your … Continue reading

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Old School Tools

A couple of weeks ago I attended a party and made a few new friends in the Santa Cruz community. I found myself nibbling on a smoked salmon appetizer, awkwardly trying to dislodge the salmon from between my teeth and … Continue reading

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