Wednesday, October 3, 2012


 Oh, the colors of autumn!

I admit, I'll always be a springtime girl at heart.  I like the idea of winter being nine months away.

But nothing beats the color explosion of fall, here in the Midwest.

Right now, I can look out my front window and see a big ole maple tree - red at the tips, still green in the center.  Gorgeous!  And the birch tree in the front yard is tipped with gold.

Lots of inspiration for jewelry.

My roommate J beaded the two large cabs.  Love!  Lots of color and tiny tiny detail.  And longer lengths, to go with sweaters.

I couldn't resist mixing the pretty picture agate above with the red jasper.  I just want to go take a walk through the woods that seems to be inside that agate.


In the words of Emily Dickinson:

The morns are meeker than they were,
The nuts are getting brown;
The berry's cheek is plumper,
The rose is out of town.
The maple wears a gayer scarf,
The field a scarlet gown. 
Lest I should be old-fashioned,
I'll put a trinket on.


  1. These are beautiful! I love Autumn it is my favorite time of year.

  2. Beautiful beadwork! And those cabs are gorgeous.

    As much as I'm a Spring type of girl too, I do enjoy Fall. When I lived in Vermont, the leaves were an Event. :)

  3. Beautiful and they truly reflect autumn. Great job!

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