Everyone needs a "simple" gift now and again. You know, a hostess gift, party favors, "just because", there's a myriad of fabulous reasons to gift someone and here are some ideas:
Who doesn't need a. . . .Key Ring: Sterling silver plated, either my saying or yours embedded in non-yellowing ICE Resin. Click on the photos below for a larger view.
Bangles are "it" right now. . . Hand painted wood bangles featuring laser cut wood forms. All spiffy with several layers of acrylic varnish. Here are just a few of them:
Pinsadd zest! These are light-as-a-feather, hand formed from paper clay (but tough as nails!), hand painted and embellished with Swarovski crystal rhinestones. All covered in several layers of acrylic varnish. Here's a good sampling of what's new:
Last month I featured a couple of neck pieces that weren't quite finished yet. Well, they're done, and I thought I'd show them off:
Last, but not least, I came across a vintage looking faux perfume bottle that screamed "take me, you know you want me, here I am!", so I did, and here it is, highlighted by my hand forged copper chain with crystals and hand forged copper leaves:
So there you go, just a smidgen of what's been cooking since June.
I'm still adding show dates to my calendar for next season, hopefully by August 1st I'll be able to print an accurate picture of when and where I'll be showing my 2010 collection.
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Every once in a while it's imperative to take a few steps backwards, look at ourselves, our life, our goals, wins, losses, aspirations, etc. Is it working? Does it all mesh? Jan Simon focuses on life coaching just for women. Whether we're 9-5, 11-7, taking care of a young family or beginning a second or third profession, we all thrive on acceptance, guidance and affirmation. Jan is in the business of making your life work for YOU.
Until next time,