Sorry for the long delay between postings. I've been busy with my Virtual Blog Tour and the promotion of my book. I then went to California for a week -- and returned home to face the craziness of Superstorm Sandy in New York City. Fortunately, we were very, very lucky and didn't lose power, heat or water.
This past week, I've been getting back into my jewelry making. Marketing my novel is important, but I want to maintain a balance between everything. So I signed up for a craft fair that's next weekend and got back into the studio.
I had a few feet of 14 gauge silver wire so I decided to work on one of my favorite types of pieces: the minimalist, but really cool, abstract silver necklace. These are so much fun to make because I never know exactly what design I'll come up with -- and when I hammer them to add texture, it's a great way to relieve stress! Plus, these sell well, both online and at fairs. Jewellery trends may come and go, but a simple silver or gold pendant will always stay in style -- and goes with any kind of out from casual to fancy.
Here are the four necklaces that I came up with: