It’s Show Time!!

Well, it’s late Thursday, but still Thursday.  I spent the day loading up for the big Sand Sculpting Show and 3D Art Expo in downtown San Diego this weekend. Here’s a great discount coupon for admission: Duncan, my beloved Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV, is...

Rock’in Show Prep

I am feverishly finishing up some new items for next week’s show along with packing up and organizing all my “Rocks”. After the show, I’ll explore some more “fabulous flaws”, but for now, here is my “Golden Drops”, a...

Silver Sorts

Fine jewelry is generally made of various alloys of gold or silver.  While gold has a lovely buttery yellow color, many colored stones “pop” against the whiteness of silver.  With gold prices still very high, silver is a wonderful alternative to make...

Summer’s Swan Song

Summer is almost over and Labor Day will be upon us soon.  I’m so excited about my last summer show at the U.S Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Exposition over the holiday weekend.  This invitational event pairs the premier sand sculpture artists in the...

As Good as It Gets

Like a lot of things in life, you get what you pay for….. Precious stones include diamonds, rubies, emeralds & sapphires.  That is it.  Everything else is considered semi-precious.  However, some semi-precious stones can command prices comparable to...