Monthly Archives: January 2014

Going to the 2014 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

It’s that time of year again!  I’ve just unpacked my bags from three weeks in Cambodia and Myanmar and I am packing again for my annual trip to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.  This year I am taking both … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love (Magic Happens!)

This is the story of a Gold Magic Lamp, a beautiful woman and Russia. In April, 2013, I received an order for my The 14K Gold Magic Lamp pendant with a gold rope chain.  It is one of my favorite designs, completely solid … Continue reading

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Back Home and Inspired

A few days ago, John and I returned from three weeks in Cambodia and Myanmar. The adventure has inspired and recharged me and in the evenings, after a busy day of designing and wearing the “Marty Magic Hat”, I edit … Continue reading

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Ear Wrap for Janelle Monae

In mid September, we received a phone call from R&B musician Janelle Monáe’s stylist, asking if I would design a custom ear wrap for Janelle. I had just flown to Maryland to make my annual appearance at the Maryland Renaissance … Continue reading

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