Monday, February 22, 2010


While EP has set up a metalwork area in her garage cum studio, and EK took jewelry classes in Florence, I am just a beginner when it comes to metalwork. Behold, my first rivet:


Thursday, February 18, 2010


Recently I received a pair of earrings as a gift and they have inspired me to try and make similar pairs - not exactly the same, certainly, but they gave me some good ideas. I found myself on the Metaliferous website today buying metal. Hopefully the creations will be ready and for sale at the Deerfield Spring show. Here are the earrings that were given to me:

Deerfield Spring Sampler

We'll be at the Deerfield Spring Sampler Craft Show in West Springfield MA on March 13th and 14th from 10am to 5pm each day. If you'd like a coupon or two mailed to you, let us know ASAP and we'll drop it in the mail. You can also print a coupon from their website, and find a small map to the Eastern States Expo Center.

The show is held in the Better Living Center:
  • From Eastern Mass via Mass Pike: west to Exit 4, south on Rt. 5 to Rt. 147, west 1 mile
  • From Albany Area via Mass Pike: east to Exit 4, south on Rt. 5 to Rt. 147, west 1 mile
  • From Connecticut via I-91: north to Exit 3 to Rt. 5 north to Rt. 147, west 1 mile... or north to Exit 3, follow Rt. 57 west to Rt. 195, north to Rt. 147 east
  • From Vermont, New Hampshire via I-91: south to Exit 13B, south on Rt. 5 to Rt. 147, west 1 mile