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Conversations with Rocks

Posted by Lori Greenberg

Yesterday I came to an impasse with the silver so I moseyed over to the lapidary station and started going through my rock collection. That's one thing I love about making this type of jewelry. If I get stymied in one area there are plenty of others I can jump to for a while in order to clear my head. I've been looking at one particular rock for a while now, just knowing that it was meant for greater things. Unfortunately, I didn't take a picture of it before I started in on it but you can see it here,...

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The Making of a Glass and Silver Bracelet

Posted by Lori Greenberg

It has been almost a year since I published my last coloring book. In true form, I'm on to the next thing. Or should I say, back to an old thing? This foray finds me back in the jewelry studio. I thought it would be fun to show you the process for one of the bracelet styles I'm making using scrap soft glass and silver fabrication. First, I pull out some old scrap glass rods, stringer, and murrine cane, and chop it all up. Then I line a steel tube with kiln paper and throw it all in. After a...

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