gold rush

Pyrite is quite possibly the newest “it” stone. Move over mystic crystal quartz, amethyst with your deep jewel-tone hues, these little {faux} gold nuggets came to play. Looking part “ordinary rock” and part 24k Magic, their rustic-chicness is somewhat neo-sophisticated, is it not?  I mean, it’s all about embracing imperfect perfections these days….. Deciding to … Continue Reading

empire state

With the flair and glam factor of a 20’s-era gala, my Empire necklace is a great statement piece for all crafters to make! Inspired by anything and everything Gatsby ?, I took creative license here to create a bit of an edgy spin with the skull and spike – if your style’s not as dark, … Continue Reading

phantom of the opera

Dark drama in the form of dripping crystals, plenty of chain fringe, rows of ruffles and an abundance of amazing architecture – the scene is set. With the chartreuse greens, onyx blacks and golden ocre tones of the Palmer House’s Empire Room, the somewhat melancholy mood sings songs in D minor…. It’s one of my … Continue Reading