Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pirates, Rogues and Princesses

The California Renaissance Festival takes place 5 weekends each year.  Two weekends ago, I went on a “busman’s holiday” and took my family to the Northern Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta.                 … Continue reading

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What to Look for in an Opal

30 years ago, close friend of mine, Pete Condor, gave me good advice on choosing gemstones. His advice was that if you like a stone, find it beautiful and it fits your needs and pocket book, then buy it. A … Continue reading

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San Carlos Art and Wine Festival Oct 12-13

Marty’s last California show for 2013 Stop by the San Carlos Art and Wine Festival the weekend of October 12-13 Receive a FREE Pewter Bat or Dragon Ear Cuff with any purchase! The Legal Shmeagle stuff: You must ask, only … Continue reading

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Opal Magic

I have recently had a number of requests for one of a kind, opal designs and although my opal collection is extensive, the opal selection on my web site was neither up to date nor impressive.  Most Februarys, I attend … Continue reading

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Time Travel back to the 15th Century‏

This gallery contains 15 photos.

I just returned from the Maryland Renaissance Festival, a marvelous event that I am fortunate to be a part of.  30 years ago, I purchased a tiny shop at this festival and over the years, I have expanded my Marty … Continue reading

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