The Cortez Collection is sharp and to the point. Bars of gemstone beads link together and pivot into a chevron pendant. The hinged brass bars allow the chevron shape to form freely, moving along with you while you float through your day. The Cortez Collection includes a variety of lengths and tiers each offering a versatile and comfortable wear.
The Kedzie Collection highlights two tiers of stone suspended by chain from brass rings. Hand selected beads are strung on a delicate brass bar, making each necklace different from the next. The layered chains create a fluid focal point that will move along with you throughout your adventures. This double chain necklace is a delightful accessory for any occasion. [Read more…]
The Maplewood Collection has your bases covered. Whether you want to dress up or dress down, the Maplewood Necklaces are versatile enough for any occasion. Three bars of beads are divided by chain, select the simple option or go for a more dramatic look with draping chain. Which ever way you choose, you are sure to put a lot of miles on these adornments. [Read more…]
The Rockwell Collection is comprised of tiered ladder style necklaces. Suspended rungs of irresistible gemstones create the steps to climb the ropes. This collection is available in a variety of lengths and tiers. [Read more…]
The Walton Collection is focused on an elegantly curved bar of beads, while some styles in this collection are draped with chain, some styles are kept simple allowing the beads to shine on their own. This minimalist style necklace is comfortable and effortless to wear. The 18” length works well with a variety of necklines making it the perfect fit for most.
As fall set in my focus of sharing my plant based adventures has temporarily slowed down and attention has turned towards my Jewelry Collection. Although I have not been posting much as of late, there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. I’ve been working on adding new pieces to my jewelry line, upgrading my images, and reconfiguring this website to include all the projects I am working on. I’ve got a lot of work ahead, but inspiration is high and I’m looking forward to sharing the steps as I go throughout 2017. Here is a peek at some new necklaces for now… [Read more…]
October marks the end of the potted garden of 2016. After six+ good months of Vegetable Gardening, we harvested hundreds of cherry tomatoes, tomatillos, 5 different types of peppers, a handful of herbs, and finally an abundance of rainbow chard. It’s been a good run 2016, let’s have a look at the final update for the year. [Read more…]
One of the best things about fall is witnessing the Maple leaves transform into their many autumn colors. I’ve been watching and admiring Maple tress all my life, every year I look forward to seeing their brilliant colorful display. Fall was starting to feel like it was slipping away and I was concerned that I’d miss the changing leaves, so we headed to a green oasis to soak in some of that magnificent golden sun and take in the beauty of the season. I wanted to share my fall komorebi sightings at the Chicago Botanic Gardens with you. [Read more…]
It hit me that this gorgeous season has been passing by so fast and I have not been taking the opportunity to enjoy everything wonderful about it. So I headed to the Chicago Botanic Gardens with some friends over the weekend and finally soaked up some of that golden autumn sun, took in the crisp air, and admired the sweet colors of fall. [Read more…]
September has come and gone, the potted vegetable garden has been growing for five months and is now winding down. While we are still seeing a lot of veggies to harvest, some of the plants have already completed their season. [Read more…]
For a person who loves growing plants, the gift of a new sprout is always such a lovely surprise. I’ve been lucky enough find this out first hand this past week and also times before. At the end of a particularly draining work week, my dear friend Shannon came over to hang out on the patio and she brought a wonderful surprise of a baby ‘Pilea peperomioides’ commonly known as a Chinese Money Plant. It’s got to be one of the cutest baby plants in town. [Read more…]
This years vegetable garden was potted in April, four months later, we had plenty to harvest. We have picked hundreds of peppers and cherry tomatoes throughout this season and just this month we finally got to harvest the tomatillos, some were over ripe and past their prime, but the others were just right. [Read more…]