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Another successful online class

So, needing more inspiration to hopefully kickstart my business, I recently finished another online jewelry class.  This class was from Deryn Mentock (link here), who has had online jewelry classes, as well as in-person classes, for years.  This class involved making prong settings.  Unlike traditional prong settings, where there is a backplate to assist in holding the stone in place, this technique involves making settings whereby the stone appears to float within the setting. I will admit - this technique takes a bit of patience and practice - but oh so worth it!

Sterling Silver Saddle Ring - Winner Announced!

In my last post, I discussed how I enrolled in an online Jewelry class, offered by the awesome Rosy Revolver (Jessica Jordan Cote)! I truly enjoyed this class, the multitude of tips and techniques...and I loved making the rings!

So, on with the contest!  I  am giving away this sterling silver saddle ring....the only requirement to enter was to leave a comment.


After cobbling the comments from both my blog and my Facebook page, I assigned each name a number, and used Random Number Generator to come up with a winner.  And the winner is:

I took an Quick online Class...and ... a Giveaway!

In my last blog post, I was excited about new inspirations and hopefully, getting into my studio and actually creating. happens.  I live in a new home, and it was time for the builder to complete the "one year walk through".  This included fixing all the nail pops (hundreds of nail pops...not kidding); caulking the molding that has separated from the walls, painting, etc.