If you haven’t been to Uncle Junebug’s General Store, you’re in for a treat. This is the place to find unique, Asheville area made jewelry, art, greeting cards, personal care products, and candles. In addition, you will find countless antiques that make you look twice, conjure up a smile, or engage with the pieces themselves.
Even with 150+ pieces of jewelry displayed at my booth, customers often ask for variations that I do not have. Sometimes I can make something on the spot and sometimes I mail it to them later. Here are some examples of custom designs. For more custom designs, visit my growing “Custom Designs” album on Facebook.
Earlier this week I had a discussion with a new jewelry designer about the importance of following trends. Someone at a gallery where her work is had commented that her work was not “trendy” and she was doubting her designs (even though they sell). I’ve designed (and sold most of) over 600 pieces in my
Empower yourself by setting an intention for healing while following the latest trends. Below is a list of the Spring 2014 Pantone colors and where they fall closest to the colors associated with each chakra. The descriptions that follow include the dark and light sides of each chakra. Generally, we are drawn to the colors
I have to admit that when I first learned about Swarovski crystals, I resisted them because they weren’t gemstones. But these ones, these are unbelievably irresistible. They are magical! One customer and friend, Deborah Hawkins, named her earrings with these crystals, “Liquid Sunshine.” I’ve made a variety of styles featuring these crystals. For more styles
Yesterday I woke up with images of bracelets in my head and I rolled over to sketch four ideas. I had a chance yesterday to play with this one. I used silver plated wire instead of sterling since it was a first run and these brilliant lapis lazuli beads. I have more ideas on how