Tag Archives: metal clay

Amethyst . . . OH! IT’S PURPLE!

Amethyst…the beautiful  birthstone of February! Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. I’ve always known it to be the stone of . . .’drunks and fools’ While not suitable as a ‘fire in place’ stone, for metal clay work, it’s … Continue reading

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Whatchooo Waitin’ For . . .?

So I sent out this manifesto to my list of friends and family, and decided it would make a great Blog post January 9, 2015 HUZZAH!  Lovers of Lovelies, It’s a NUDGE . . . with some story. ****The deadline … Continue reading

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BAH Humbug on Black Friday

. . . . and all the rest of that hooooohaaaaa On Saturday, November 29th, I will be sharing new work and gifts (with purchase), In celebration of you honoring Small Business Saturday and in honor of the enormous accomplishment … Continue reading

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Why Art Matters

When I am in a class, and just as often, when I am in my store, I am compelled to remind people: “You are already creative, even if it isn’t “art” (art being very broad and subjective). You wake up … Continue reading

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Light Side • Dark Side

Throughout my life, I have battled my dark side. In the early years it was “diagnosed” as “depression” and “anxiety disorder”. If you’ve had this going on in your life, you know the challenges of mood swings, irritability, irrational thought … Continue reading

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Runes and Chops • Chops and Runes • Oh My Intention

Runes The Runes are a form of alphabet developed in Northern Europe, essentially they represent the Old Norse language used by the Scandinavian peoples up to about 700AD. The precise origins of the Runes is unclear and the subject of … Continue reading

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A Word or 100s on Adornment

As Father’s Day approaches I cannot help but consider where I was a year ago this week . . . in Oregon, saying goodbye to my Dad. As if I don’t think about my family at least 10 times a … Continue reading

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Just a Bit on Alexandrite

Alexandrite is the birthstone for June. In order to avoid having you leave my email list for emails that are too long . I have a couple of links for you to check out on this marvelous stone. To summarize: … Continue reading

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Appreciation And I’m going to take over the world!

Things I thought my mom said . . . LOL Never. “How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far back?” “Yeah, I used to skip school a lot, too” “Just leave all the lights on … it … Continue reading

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FAQs About Phoenix Magyk

Over the years, I have shared some of these answers, and it’s about time they were in one place – right?!?!. They are questions I hear often. Feel free to ask more. Are you from Phoenix, Arizona? Nope. Phoenix is … Continue reading

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