Here is one final piece that I finished this past weekend. The main cabochon is called Iron Maiden Hotsonite. The photo doesn't begin to do justice to the beautiful subtlety of the pastel colors.
I had a fun and productive weekend in the shop. These pieces are more complex - I can only finish one per day. But I’m really loving these construction techniques and the ability to combine stones in new ways. These will be in my shop in the next few weeks, but if you are interested… Continue reading Productive weekend
Rough day in the shop yesterday - I feel like everything I touched went awry. This lovely chrysocolla malachite crumbled while I was pushing down the last prong. And then I tried to set the agua nueva agate for the second time, but the bezel was uneven. Again. And then the gallery wire on the… Continue reading Rough day in the shop