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Cat's Wire · 5d ago

Oldies but Goodies - Coins

We all know coins. We have our favorites, maybe we collect foreign ones from our trips, or we throw them all into a big glass and forget about them.When I was a teenager, one of my pen pals ...
Cat's Wire · 1W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Cabochons

Welcome to this week's Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but Goodies Challenge. It is all about cabochons or cabs how they are often called, too.Cabochon comes from the French and means a ge...
Cat's Wire · 2W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Spices

Have you ever been to a market where they sell unpacked spices? I haven't, but every time I see one on TV or in a picture, I think that it must be fascinating and rich, but all those differe...
Cat's Wire · 3W ago

Oldies but Goodies - Fossils

I live about 11 miles from Holzmaden, a little town which is known for the fossils that are found in the ground in and around the city. There's the Urweltmuseum (Ancient World Museum) with fascinating specimens, some of them very large, beautifully d...
Cat's Wire · 3W ago

Tut-tut

I'm not tut-tutting at you. It's just an early morning attempt to come up with a creative post title. Putting tutorial in the title may have created the idea that I am posting one and this i...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Bugs

Four years ago I found a May bug on my window sill - in July. I'm aware that the May bug is not necessarily just seen in the month of May, but July seemed a little late to me and indeed the ...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Facets

Never before the topic of the Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but Goodies Challenge were...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Oldies but Goodies - May

May. Honestly. One third of the year is already over. Have you made your Christmas list ye...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Tackle that stash - Beaded rivoli pendant

Open the window, let some air in and my bead mojo, too!It was high time to have a look at my stash and do something with it. This time I picked some tiny crystals that I have had for a very ...
Cat's Wire · 1M ago

Oldies but Goodies - Asymmetrical

Do you prefer symmetry or asymmetry? Have you ever even wondered about it?Watch yourself -...