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Gemstone Legends

There’s a reason gemstones are still around and continue to be a symbol of beauty. Most ancient cultures have given gemstones special meanings, or even special powers, that carry over to today’s beliefs. Sometimes it’s fun to wear a stone that is said to hold magic, even if you don’t believe it, because it gives […]


Elegant Elephant Tea Cosie

I have an unusual design, a tea cosie made from silk, in the shape of an elephant with beads adorning it. The beads help to create the illusion of the elephant. I brought the beads with me from artbeads, using mostly Tohos. druks, and lapis lazuli for the eyes. I am currently in India traveling […]