Art Imitating Earth
Daria talks about the Paintings of Landscape How did this concept of working an actual jewel into a painting come to you? I’ve been getting into painting again, and in...Read More
Beating the Covid Blues with Art
Like most people, the past year of Covid insanity has had a lot of ups and downs. What I have missed greatly is not only face-to face human interaction but...Read More
New Year, New ART Resolutions
For 2020, I have a resolution that I have already set into motion to achieve: painting! As you are aware, I paint with gems to create jewelry masterpieces, but...Read More
Finding The Rare & Unusual, The...
I love it when I come across a gemstone that I haven't seen or heard of before, and this rare dumortierite fits the bill. Exceptional because the stone itself is an atypical...Read More
On the Move: San Miguel de...
Just recently, I received an invitation to stay at Hacienda Buena Fe in San Miguel de Allende, the marvelous and magical vacation home of Michelle Nussbaumer. Michelle, as you might know, is a...Read More