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Cat's Wire · 1w ago

Oldies but Goodies - Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

The inspiration for this week's Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but Goodies Challenge is of course a quote from the classic movie The Wizard of Oz.As you may remember our rules for the cha...
Cat's Wire · 2W ago

Tackle that stash - Viking knit and magnesite necklace

In March 2013 I made my first attempt at Viking knit. It was a tiny Barbie necklace and I haven't been coming back to this technique ever since.Now, having been somewhat frustrated and uncre...
Cat's Wire · 2W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Romantic

Okay, so I'm romantic. Shoot me. I do have my favorite movie or TV kisses, I like the idea of going for a walk in the shine of a full moon (my ex still owes me one of those from 30 years ago...
Cat's Wire · 3W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Red and black

Red and black is a color combination that will likely never go out of style - and it's definitely one of my favorites.You can encounter it in all kinds of places.Nature for example, just think of certain snakes, frogs, and spiders whose red and black...
Cat's Wire · 3W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Pendants

I don't think I have to say much about this week's Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but G...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Tackle that stash - Barney the Tiny Octopus

Strictly speaking this is not a stash tackler - it's a let me rip something up and then use the stone in something else tackler. Of course there are pieces I'm not that happy with anymore or...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Ceramics

Yes, it's me. A few things have kept me from being online much and even more from blogging, among them the need for a new computer. We all know how hard that transition can be. At least I didn't lose my pictures!So here we go with a brandnew Jewelry ...
Cat's Wire · 2M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Celestial

This time our Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but Goodies Challenge had the topic "Celestial" in honor of the solar eclipse on the 21st of August.While Europe hardly got to see anything of...
Cat's Wire · 3M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Found objects

"Found object" comes from the French "Objet trouvé" which describes something that is usua...
Cat's Wire · 3M ago

Random Saturday - Koko

A few days ago someone mentioned Koko, the signing gorilla, which brought back some memories. I forgot which year exactly it was, but it must have been in the late 80s because my ex and I we...