My name is Emily and I live in Portland, Maine, making jewelry, wandering on beaches, collecting rocks and reading books. I love sharing my interests and inspirations here on my blog.
I’m loving these jewelry designs by Ruth Tomlinson right now. My favorite designs feature encrusted gems and gold that seem to be growing over a pearl or a ring band. I think they’re gorgeous little sculptures, and great studies in … Continue reading
My last treasure is a special piece that I purchased specially as a birthday present to myself: A large pink Tourmaline cab just for me! It’s a little hard to tell from the photos, but there are these cool, sparkley … Continue reading
The next treasure I want to share was a big item on my list: faceted irregular cabs! I was incredibly relieved when I found these, because it had actually been pretty difficult to find them (which, to my dismay, also … Continue reading
I’m getting ready to head to Tucson next week for work. I’ll be working a 10 day tradeshow with four other fabulous women during the countries biggest gem and jewelry sale of the year. I have my budget set and … Continue reading
Last week was full of exciting jewelry explorations for me. My primary focus has been on my “inverted gem” ideas, which I shared with you earlier this month. I have a new necklace and earring design that had been brewing … Continue reading
I’ve been obsessing about 2 finger rings recently. They are at once bad-ass and (sometimes) elegant. (click on an image for sources)
I’m really inspired by the jewelry of St. Kilda. These snake rings are my favorite: The matchstick pieces are also wonderfully bad ass: Similarly full of attitude and edge: See more pieces here.