A sincere thank you to everyone who left a comment on my last blog post, OR Facebook post, as it relates to winning this gorgeous Amazonite nugget bracelet, with a very cool inlay bead from Tibet sitting dead center:     The winner is...
September 23, 2022
My last blog post, regarding META and its unjust shut-down of my Instagram page...twice in a month...was my most viewed/popular blog post since I began blogging in 2011. I want to thank everyone who took the time to post a comment either on my blog or on...
September 21, 2022
In August, my Instagram account was somehow hacked and trying to get a live person at META/Instagram is impossible.  After setting up a new account - where I have a total of 13 posts ... 11 jewelry pictures, one picture of my backyard, and the...
September 14, 2022
First off, I'd like to thank all who left comments on my last blog post (including my Face Book page)!  That post was basically about what I did with a very small amount of teeny weeny gemstone beads. I had several people comment that I...
September 1, 2022
In my constant quest to use supplies that I have on hand,  I turned to my itsy bitsy gemstones.  Now, I am talking 3mm - 6mm beads - this is small!  I had quite a few bags on hand - some with just a few beads.  What to do?? Last year...
August 30, 2022
It's time to draw a winner's name for this amethyst necklace with a lovely cross pendant by artist Inviciti:   Thank you to everyone who took time out of their day to leave a comment - I truly appreciate it! To choose a name, I...
August 26, 2022
If you have kept up with my blog posts, I recently went into detail about how bad business has been.  But, one benefit is that I am literally poring through every single bag of beads (that number is in the hundreds) to come up with ideas....
August 22, 2022
It's been a rough 2022, no?   Just when I finally got over having COVID, this past Sunday (August 14th) my Instagram account was hacked.  "They" changed my email address and no matter how I tried to recover my account, it...
August 18, 2022
Once again, I very much appreciate all the well wishes for me, as well as comments left on my blog and my Facebook post!  It is truly very much appreciated! COVID UPDATE I will be very happy when I finally kick this COVID to the curb!  I...
August 4, 2022
For the past 30 months (if I have done my math correctly), I have gone NO WHERE without wearing a mask.  I keep hand sanitizer in my car and have not stopped cleaning my hands upon entering AND leaving. My mother and I STILL wear masks in church,...
August 1, 2022