The Enthusiast

Before October ends and in time for Halloween, here is a riff on the gem: opal. Opal is one of two birthstones for October (tourmaline being the other). Memorializing your birth month with a gem is rooted in many cultures....
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Are Necklaces Possessed? Yes! A few beautiful rebels beg for a toast with at least two martinis, and I’m the one on the team who drinks. If you peek into our workshop while creation happens, the conversations might surprise you. ...
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As you plan for fall, consider if fall’s vibrant colors quicken your creative spirit. Orchids, especially their amazing patterns of color, inspire me. The cover photo shows a rare Tiger Orchid, the largest variety of orchid in the world.  Plants...
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