Vancouver inspirations

While in Vancouver, BC (for the U2 concert – yay!), we visited the Granville Island Public Market.  Wandering through the vendor stalls, I came across a woman putting together jewelry using the rice-sized freshwater pearls that Grandma Kathy loved so much.  I was inspired by her work and ended up making these earrings with Grandma Kathy’s freshwater…

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Vintage jewelry inspirations

I am working on some vintage-style necklaces and bracelets inspired by jewelry that Grandma Kathy made in the early ’90s for my mom and me.  Grandma Kathy had a particular love for freshwater pearls – tiny, rice-sized freshwater pearls.  She loved mixing pearls and Swarovski crystals…carefully knotting the silk cord between each pearl.  I do not…

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