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Beryl Racing

Beryl Racing

It was as if March got the memo regarding how to come in like a lion. On March 1st at about 2:30 am the winds picked up. And by ‘picked up’ I mean furious gusts relentlessly wind-whipped our little cabin and threatened to drop a giant cottonwood tree on top of us. For hours. No sleep was had. And during that time, I really did try to be exhilarated by its power, but instead I felt anxious and annoyed by its persistent, chaotic and overly aggressive behavior, because… 2:30 am. Was such an irritatingly grand entrance necessary?

But now that March is here, I at least have an excuse to indulge in aquamarines. These are gorgeous stones from the beryl family and the birthstone of the month. I do love them so! The translucent, deep, blue varieties from Brazil are stunning. And so are the tranquil, watery, greenish-blue and teal colored stones, found in the moss aquamarine variation. So, I’ve been busy. In the Rodeo Of Jewelry-Making, I’ve been the wire wrestling, beryl racing queen! You can browse and enjoy the selection of available aquamarine and other jewelry here.   

Moss Aqua

Wait a second… I’m fashionable… Right?

When it comes to fashion, I am often a little slow, or reluctant, or too practical, to fully embrace the trends. I prefer style, which is more about being oneself, over fashion, which is ever-changing. That is why you will probably never see me rocking the asymmetrical, single-statement-earring trend I’ve noticed on the covers of… Continue Reading

THE 2013 HALSTEAD GRANT… Be The Next Winner!

Well, it WAS Spring. I mean, it is still technically Spring, but it FELT more like Spring a few days ago than it does now. Spring decided, “Heck, I’m just going to go ahead and wrap this party up now!”…Which has me firing up the wood stove and wearing many layers of clothing… again. But… Continue Reading