I love emeralds

To view beautiful emeralds is to fall in love. If someone said to me, “Katie, if you could make for yourself ANY piece of jewelry –regardless of cost– what would it be?” Go on, ask me. I would, my inquisitive friends,  make myself a big ole’ emerald ring.  I’d get an enormous emerald-cut stone (big … Continue reading I love emeralds

A day’s work

Hello, my darlings!  How was everyone’s day, today? I had a wonderful day, because I now have air conditioning in my studio!  It was lovely and cool in my fortress of solitude, and the new air conditioner emits a slight hum which blocks the sound of the children’s voices.  I did NOT die of heat … Continue reading A day’s work

Isn’t that pretty?

Blogosphere, where is my camera? I need it.   I have something pretty to show you today.  Something silver, if you can believe it. Here. I’ll describe it, which is almost as good as a photograph, but not really. A chunky silver ring, set with a beautiful, glowy piece of lime-green Maine seaglass.  At the … Continue reading Isn’t that pretty?