Beautiful earth riches worked into dynamic, energetically-helpful designs.
stone beads and freshwater pearls combined with handcrafted Bali
silver. Strung on nylon-coated steel with sterling clasps and findings.
Double crimp beads used to finish.
I worked previously
for two years as the in-house bead jewellery designer at Art of My
Heart, TD Square, downtown Calgary, Alberta.
Contact: willowsweb [at] hushmail.com
Sterling does tarnish over time, but a quick rub with a silver
polishing cloth makes it shine again. Many of the beads I use are
already oxidized and don't need much extra care. The smoother beads do
require a little polishing at times, but a whole necklace can be cleaned
in about five minutes. Storing them in Ziploc bags with the air removed