Archive for: Jewellery

Mar 16th, 2008

Pretty rocks

I’ve got a bit of a thing for rocks – pretty ones, colourful ones, ones with interesting patterns – always have had. I have fond memories of visiting the Opal Museum at Kurrajong Heights as a child. We’d stop off there before heading up the hill to visit my Nanna (she of the Shakespeare obsession) […]

Mar 11th, 2008

There was something I was going to tell you….

…now, what was it? Errr, let’s see. I gained 0.2kg this week. Our iinet connection was installed today against all odds, which, YAY! But in the process the phone socket in the kitchen for our Optus cable land-line was sacrificed so now the answering machine/base station is plugged in to the socket in the study […]

Feb 29th, 2008

Going dotty

Thursday’s beadmaking class focused on dots. I brought home the two beads on the pendant below, leaving three others still cooling, making these things is slow work! I’m sure these beads are reminiscent of clothing my mum had when I was little. There’s probably a photo somewhere. Dots! Red coral and glass beads on memory […]

Feb 24th, 2008

Hopefully the kids will buy them

I’ve been making a whole bunch of earrings for the craft group at the kids’ school as my contribution to the Mothers Day stall that’s run each year as a fundraiser for the P&C. We haven’t had jewellery on the stall before so I think it’ll make a nice change from endless bookmarks, mugs filled […]

Feb 14th, 2008

First of my 2008 goals done!

I went to my first lampwork glass bead making lesson today and made 5 beads. Only 3 had cooled down enough to bring home at the end of the session though. Here they are. I’ve signed up for an 8 week course (the one ZB pointed out to me – thankyou!) so this is just […]

Feb 11th, 2008

Beads. Many, many beads!

My bead order from Fire Mountain arrived. When I opened the box I just had to take a photo before unpacking further. Awww 🙂 Beads! Many, many beads! (Samantha wanted to sit on them) I made a necklace. And some earrings. These ones took quite a while. I had fun. The end.