Your Monthly Gazette: Issue 2.04 - April 2016

From the Editor

 Spring is in the air - the birds are migrating, the flowers are flowering, jewelers are jewelering, and, at your place, , well, what is happening?

When I think of spring, I think of new beginnings and inspirations. This, typically, also brings with it new challenges which can be seen as obstacles or opportunities -- opportunities to learn and to develop skills, which is very exciting!

I, for one, would love to hear what is in the works for you: what are you working on? What new skills are you going to take on? What challenges are you struggling with at the moment and which ones have you recently overcome?
Post a blog and share your story. We'd love to hear. Remember that when you share what you learn, then we all learn!

Debbie

Spring Awards

Spring Jewelry

“If it looks like a spring, and it feels like a spring, then it’s a spring, even if it doesn’t spring!” Our Awards this quarter is, as you might guess, to create a piece of jewelry with an element that looks SPRINGY!

More details here.

 

Interview With A Jeweler

"I started making jewelry as a hobby about 8 1/2 years ago. I took one simple stringing class and was hooked. Everything else I am..."

Read the entire interview with Suzanne Metcalf here. 

Collaborations, Challenges, Themes

Southwestern Theme
And Collaboration Creations

THIS MONTH'S INSPIRATIONS

Priscilla

Creator: Magenta

Blooming Orchid

Creator: Madalynne Homme

 

More Beautiful Creations

Our Jewelry Showcase

Stats & More

Stats: 2,052 jewelry makers making 15,013 comments on 3,589 creations, 220 blogs and 208 forum topics.

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