I have finally had a little bit of time to get some new things posted to my website. I will be adding more as I can. I would have had it all done last night, but my internet connection didn’t think that it was a good time to be up and running. How frustrating! Even today it is still being really fickle. I hate that! Anyway, here are just a few of the pieces that have either been recently posted or will be shortly.
First, the Preeclampsia Awareness Pin has been listed on the front page
of my website. The cost is $12.50. The price includes shipping and 100%
of the proceeds goes to the Preeclampsia foundation. This pin has been cast in Pewter and looks wonderful on. All the preeclampsia survivors at the foundation fundraiser received one and it was really neat. These also make great gifts for mothers and fathers. There is just something really special about that little foot on the heart.
I have also made a couple of other wire wrapped pendants. I haven’t done that kind of work for a while and it sure felt good to make a few more. I really do enjoy all of the different things I do. I love to see how the wire takes shape and I am almost always amazed at the finished piece.
I also made a few new pairs of earrings. I can’t decide which are my favorite. I love forming the copper cones. Now that is really neat to watch. I start out with a triangular shape and form it with nothing more than a hammer and forming block. I really like the contrast of the black onyx against the matte finish on the black onyx. I don’t have many more onyx beads like this, so I am afraid there won’t be many pairs or pieces of jewelry to go with them. I want to make a pendant that matches them. The last pair is made with a beautiful purple crystal, much darker and more rich than they appear on my computer screen. They are done using the same technique as my Victorian earrings. I called these Angel Earrings as they also use the same wrapping technique as my small wire angels. I cannot take 100% credit for the design of these however, they were actually inspired by an article in one of the Step-By-Step Wire magazines.
I am hoping to have the rest of these items listed on my storefront by this evening. It is my goal to remove the sold section from my storefront, as I can now display those items on my melissamuir.com website in the Gallery.
I would love to hear any comments, feedback or suggestions you might have.