I have been anxious all day today. It feels like it’s out of nowhere, but I have a sneaking suspicion it has to do with the fact that tonight I’ll be making available to the world work that I just poured myself into for the past week. Well over 40 hours of labor. Bezels made… Continue reading Words and Rings
I've been kind of obsessed with houses lately. I seem to enter a bit of a metalsmithing fugue state after the holidays- I go into my studio, but I can't seem to actually make anything. I putter around, go to "check one thing" on the internet, and the next thing you know, the day's gone and… Continue reading Looking for a new house
(Originally posted November 22, 2015) This story was written by Jamie in honor of her beloved golden doodle, Bentley. It is part of a new series of blog posts where I share client's stories- Because all of us with pets know the pain of their passing. And in sharing, we realise we are not alone. … Continue reading Bentley
(Originally posted September 23, 2015) Who are you? I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about the people who buy my jewelry. My “customers”, though I don’t love that word. You are more than "customer". Every interaction I have with someone ordering a custom piece of jewelry, be it for their pet or… Continue reading Getting to Know You
Originally published September 10, 2015 My dog is getting old. I first noticed this on a run several years ago. A light snow was falling. My two dogs ran with me and we made 3 sets of foot prints in the snow. Left, right, left, right… Mine. Leftrightleftright. The young buck, Arrow. Left. Right. Left. Draaggg.… Continue reading An old dog and a new ring
Success! My kickstarter project ended last week, and it was a resounding success. I was 245% funded with 135 backers. I'm so thrilled, thankful, and excited. I've spent the weekend responding to backers and beginning to work on the outlines. With over 80 pets to make charms for, I've got my work cut out for… Continue reading Kickstarter Project Funded!
It's getting a little lonely over here on Kickstarter... I am absolutely delighted that I made my goal in just under 5 days, and I am so appreciative of every single one of my supporters. You are giving me the opportunity to be able to grow a business that I truly believe in and feel… Continue reading Two weeks to go…