Once Upon a Blog: Handmade Jewelry

Wall Jewelry - Seaside Fancy

Laurel Schwartz

Wall Jewelry - Seaside Fancy

Seaside Fancy - Last year I remodeled my kitchen and small bathroom with an beach/ocean theme. I made this wall jewelry using my dad's old medicine chest painted white. I recycled an underwater embroidery I had made, some weaving thrums and of course beads.


Better Days are Ahead

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Better Days are Ahead

This rainbow appeared a few days before 2021 and I took it as a sign that better days are ahead. Getting inspired now. Hope you are too.


Blood Moon Earrings

Laurel Schwartz

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Blood Moon Earrings
Here are two pairs of earrings inspired by the lunar eclipse of January 31, 2018 which created the "Blood Moon".

Earrings Featured on Jewelry Making Journal!

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Earrings Featured on Jewelry Making Journal!
Exciting News: Some of my earrings, plus my story, From Mildred's Button Box to Earrings is featured on the site: Jewelry Making Journal . http://jewelrymakingjournal.com/mildreds-button-box-earrings

Niki de Saint Phalle - Mystical California

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Niki de Saint Phalle - Mystical California
I took this photo of a Niki de Saint Phalle sculpture in downtown San Diego. A week or so ago, we enjoyed the Niki de Saint Phalle - Mystical California Exhibition at the California Center for the Arts Escondido, curated by Wendy Wilson-Gibson.
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