Monthly Archives: June 2014

Meet Spike, Son of the Venerable Swooping Dragon

                Meet Spike, (left) the son of my venerable Swooping Dragon Pendant, (right.) As the lyrics to Puff the Magic Dragon say; old dragons do slip off into their cave. I carved the … Continue reading

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Jewelry Design is a Family Affair

At Marty Magic, jewelry design is truly a family affair – especially now that school’s out! 2015 – An update on the creative energy going on this summer in the Marty Magic Studio.  John is home for the summer and not … Continue reading

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NorCal Pirate Festival Photos -2014

A Photo Gallery of last year’s carousing at the NorCal Pirate Festival. Marty’s booth was a hit — it was packed all day with stylish buccaneers trying out jewelry from her Pirate Treasure, Octopus Garden, and Dragon’s Lair collections. The crew was delighted … Continue reading

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Carnivorous Plants & MartyMagic @ SF Conservatory of Flowers

Photo by Wikipedia User NoahElhardt “Beauty is a savage garden.” – Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat Last month we were excited to get an order from the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers in preparation of the opening of their exhibit entitled, “CHOMP: They Came From … Continue reading

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Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Festival Ahead!

Yo ho, yo ho, the pirate life, The flag o’ skull and bones, A merry hour, a hempen rope, And hey for Davy Jones.  —J. M. Barrie Here at MartyMagic, we are excited to be participating in the Northern California … Continue reading

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Neptune Monograph – The original top secret plans for the Normandy D-Day Invasion

My father was mostly known as a famous geologist* but he was very proud of his service in World War II. As an officer during the war, he was trained as an oceanographic meteorologist in the U.S. Army Air Corps … Continue reading

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New Species of Nautilus Discovered!

Swimming in from stage right  are three of Alisha’s new and fabulous, Fossilized Ammonite Nautilus Necklaces. The creation process for this design has been long and fraught with challenges but the end result has been worth the headache and stress. … Continue reading

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