Long Distance Legacy

My friend Lisa was in from Amsterdam with bags of gems and jewels she had collected over years of travel. Lisa’s jewel stash was large and varied, the only common denominator amongst the pieces was her good eye and sense of the possible.

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Heart Opal

Feelings can be so raw and hearts so tender that words are clumsily inadequate for expressing them. Our hearts break, simultaneously expanding, ushering us through a terra incognita...

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Dreaming in Color

You can buy a finished pie at the bakery, just buy a pie crust or make your own.  Some even create their own recipes. We made our own recipe creating a jewel starting with...

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Colorful Expressions

Colorful Expressions: Using colored gem jewelry as symbols of self and meaning. Initiation and growth are Spring’s hallmarks. It’s 37 degrees the day I’m writing...

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B.Y.O.J. = Bring Your Own Jewels

Spring is in the air bringing with it our desire for something new......We can recreate starting with your own jewelry - you know... the jewelry that's languishing in your drawer and seldom sees the beauty of spring. Sometimes, it's just a few tweaks.  Others, a complete redo. But, you bring the jewels.

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Heirloom Custom Jewelry from Life’s Key Moments

Have you had those fleeting moments in life when you experienced an unusually profound insight, a feeling of connectedness or intimacy? It's as if God pulls a curtain back, showing us the deeper workings of life. Then, it's over, and we're back to everyday life once more. I call these luminescent moments "Blue Pearl Moments".

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How to Create Your Story in Jewels

One of my greatest rewards is working with a client to distill their essence into a custom jewelry piece that tells a story for future generations. Worn through life, our jewelry, now imbued with our memories and feelings, ...

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Reflect: to contemplate, ponder Cynthia Renée, a trained geologist, gem hunter, and gifted jewelry artist, was inspired to create the Reflections Collection during a period of contemplation, discovery and rebirth in her own life. In the midst of this natural cycle, ....

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Everyone’s a genius in hindsight.

Everyone’s a genius in hindsight. More valuable is foresight – the ability to predict and take action based on insight into a future chain of events. Guided by intuition, vision, and smarts, my client purchased these exquisite 8.03-carat, tangerine Spessartite garnets in 2006...

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