I know, it sounds bleak down here in good ole' Northern Alabama doesn't it? But, I really think it is beautiful and a somewhat refreshing change from all the rain that we do get here in the fall and winter months. In the meantime, I'm gearing up for the spring show of 2011. So, out comes the copper and sterling wire and sheets of metal that can and will be molded, hammered, filed, and formed into what will be soon to come...galore' Spring 2011 Collection. I always get giddy at the start of major collections and seasons of the year, it just so happens that the spring is my most favorite collections to work on. Well yes, I know it is for everyone, new fresh green season and all. JR has been reading every morning Genesis 1, "In the beginning, God...
that is all we need to know! Anyhow, it is great to know that our God is making all things new, all the time!
Well, Iv'e made some things and now I'm so excited about getting to start torching! It is after all...2011. I told myself (and everyone else) that I'll be torching in 2011. So, I've started collecting some tools along the way...you know, tweezers, third hand, goggles, files, and such. I haven't got the torch yet, or the kiln. Those are major purchases. But, JR assures me that we are investing in them by March 2011. I cannot wait!
Hammered Heart Pendant
Hammered Double Heart Earrings
In the meantime, I'm still metalsmithing the copper line! So, go look at the new Valentine's stuff!