Brooch a Day 2013: Jan 3 | Flickr – Photo Sharing!. This is copper. This is bacon. Sad, gray bacon. I wouldn’t eat it. They can’t all be winners.
A little more jewelry lovin’ from the oven! Err, torch, as the case may be. Hand-crafted hoop earrings in sterling silver and copper.
The very best part, though, about belonging to my particular Grandma was being on her gift list. Every Christmas, each family member received their own oversized box – the same box year after year. Ribbons were reused as well. The contents of the Christmas box were far less predictable. One year, I got entire Barbie rock band. Another year, I got a seven piece coordinating polyester leisure suit. I was eleven. Without a doubt, my Grandmother gave the greatest Christmas gifts of all time. Continue reading