It’s Still Summer!

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Clay mermaids from Peru, Aventurine cabachon gemstone, sterling silver bezel, gold fill findings

 

It’s still summertime, on the bench… and off.

A turtle mermaid birthday cake from Drakes in Bodega Bay reminds us of an important message.

Go to the beach.
Dance on the shore.
Make beautiful artwork.
Love, live, laugh… out loud.
Life is short. Eat the cake.

Jeff’s Mom’s Chocolate Cake

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Miniature Mermaids

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Bumped into these teeny tiny mermaid beads in San Anselmo the other day
and had to have them! Creating these earrings with sterling, gold, and moonstones.

Sketching designs.

Finished earrings with gold fill sun and wave.

Moonstone mermaids.

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Decisions, decisions

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Bronze and sterling mermaid pendant needs a necklace to hang from.
Do you think this work is easy? This is important stuff, I tell ya!

Turquoise. Antique white hearts. Tibetan lapis, amber, carnelian, and jade. African sand cast glass. Hill Tribe Thai and African silver. Decisions, decisions.

 

Decision made! Hill Tribe Thai silver, white hearts (porcelain), bronze and sterling silver mermaid pendant.

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Sketching in wax

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Before the Under The Sea Pod was created, sketches were made, on paper and in wax.