Monday, April 16, 2012

New Additions to the Family...

I've been having some challenges in the studio recently and today brought the melt down of an 18kt gold bezel I was working on. Good time to take a break, and what's the best thing to do when you need a little cheering up? No, not that half gallon of chocolate chip in the freezer, but a trip across the river to the farm store to pick out a new critter or two... or maybe seven. Always makes me feel better!

 The newbies, soon to be included in the stable of photo props already working hard to sell
                        my jewelry on etsy.

I have no idea what kind of dog this is supposed to represent, but he looked eager and check out that crazy face!

whew, intense...

And everyone knows that lizards are pretty good at selling stuff...

not too cuddly, but speaks with an Aussie accent. 

Here's cute...

Now all that remains is to design the perfect piece of jewelry to go with each one...
They should be popping up in the shop before too long! 


  1. ah cuteness!! the detail on the lizard is lovely. but yeah, that dog is rabidly eager lol..

  2. My kids are obsessed with these. They are 12 and 14....glad they can still appreciate these wonderful simple things! It doesn't always have to be electronics with the young....

  3. ha, ha, Jan, rabid is the exact right word!
    Claire, hang on to those animals, they'll still appreciate them when they're in their 50's... : )

  4. ...that chimp, quietly lurking behind the others, I'd watch out for him--looks like a diamond thief :-) Beautiful cast of characters, Betsy!

  5. Not so sure about the dog but how could you not adore the last one. Sweet!

  6. Lois, the dog will definitely NOT be getting any close ups...I

  7. I am looking forward to seeing what a guinea pig inspired piece of jewelry looks like!

  8. Ha ha, if you have any good ideas on that one, Erin, let me know!
    Dawn, I'll definitely keep my eye on that ape...

  9. I want to buy the first thing the guinea pig models with. I know, dangerous statement for me.

  10. Oh I'm sure the guinea pig with be modeling diamonds, Cynthia... ; )