Tag Archives: Summer
Just a few snippets from around here this summer!
Flower that is. Long a summer favorite of mine, and giving this a go has on my ‘to-do’ list for ages. Cross that off. All hand-fabricated, large passion flower and vine jointed bracelet in sterling silver with amethyst center stone. price on request. Midsummer note: first firefly of the season spotted 6-20, 8:37PM, backyard. :)
It’s just getting started.
Each year the ephemeral peony is again wondrous and one of a kind. Even lovely in the end as a memory of their former beauty.
Sure feels like summer today, complete with tiny bespoke sunflower, ready to go. I better get to work on my listings for this little flowers big brothers (see a sample in the background) before summer arrives for real!
Trailing chimes bracelet, recycled from silverplate flatware handles, with handmade bangle & chain, gem embellished.
This month was the buckeye butterfly, Junonia coenia (see the calendar photo at the end of the post). I’ve drew a super simple, graphic representation of the bold coloration of the species and two fluttered off my bench. August will soon be a memory… butterflies can last forever.
From this summer’s potted garden.
The July butterfly is the red-spot jezebel… see the calendar page photo for my 2016 butterfly project (one butterfly each month as they appear on the calendar. Mine perches sideways in copper and silver on a delicate silver band, size 8. High summer is underway, lots of fluttering going on!
This month, the butterfly on my calander (below) is one I’ve already spent a lot of time with… the monarch. So, I’ve been working on restoring some of these wings to my inventory and will be adding some of these missing pieces to my etsy shop & online store this summer. June has flown, summer […]