~~~~~~~~~~~~~thoughts and observations from my life and studio work~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
"those who are willing to be vulnerable move among mysteries" theodore roethke
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
open back bezel
fire in ice ring, lepidochrosite, sterling and fine silver; kimberly nogueira 2011
i'm teaching myself to set stones--here is my first open back bezel piece. i love the clean, modern look of it. are you familiar with lepidocrosite in quartz? it is a bewitchingly glittery inclusion in clear quartz, whose red flecks of iron oxide dance and glow as you move the stone.