Dirty Shiny Pretty

Musings on Dirty Shiny Pretty Life

Feb 24, 2012


I just wanted to share my first finished piece from my jewelry class with you. I'm so excited to be learning how to create jewelry from design concept to finished product all by hand. There is so much more to learn and try and I can't wait to do it all! If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or craft or just learn more about an interest of yours, take a class! Community colleges and city centers offer tons of amazing classes at affordable prices and it's really encouraging to be surrounded by others who share similar interests and passions.

Feb 7, 2012

Some Work I'm Doing

I've always been interested in being able to design my own jewelry, and to not be limited to only using what I can buy or re-purpose, so I started taking a jewelry fabrication class at a local jc. I love it! So far we've been working on an acid etched copper pendant with a bezel set stone and wax cast rings. It's been amazing to learn so many new things and really makes me excited about what I'll be able to do in the future. Now if I can just find a studio to use once class finishes...