Bright ideas: Inktober 22 Favorite Sterling

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I didn’t set out to draw my jewelry, but as I am selling pieces I had them in a basket and began reaching for them for Inktober.  These two are pieces I wore and wore and wore…

My mom said she brought these earrings back for my grandmother from Taxco, Mexico.
When I put them up for sale another etsy dealer, JL from Advantage Yours,
wrote me and told me the following: “The clip findings would have carried the hallmarks, which most likely indicated that these earrings were made in either Mexico City or Cuernavaca. The design here is known as Etruscan–and the florets are not daisy flowers, but called “rosettes.” Only a few Mex silver makers produced this style — and none
were from Taxco.”  Apparently I should not have made them into pierced earrings,
but frankly, had I not, they would have been long lost.
Etsy dealers are often helpful with each other.

I bought the bracelet in Venice Beach, and wore it 24/7 except when I decided to wear a different bracelet — left it on al the time, and loved it so much.  I stopped wearing a lot of jewelry when I started painting and drawing, and then the bracelet, which fit exactly, became a bit tight on my wrist as I became arthritic.  Bummer.

Bright Ideas multi-color journal, with Platinum Carbon pen with Platinum Carbon cartridges and Lamy Al-Star with De Atramentis Document black ink,
White Uniball Signo pen, Fat white Pitt pen, and colored pencils.

W16 3 30 GRATITUDE JOURNAL 001 SQ W15 10 MAY SKETCHBOOK 001 SQ W16 4 21 BI STUPID PHONE 01 SQ MITCHELL'S BUNNY SQ W15 10 MPR DKP STAYCATION OM SQUARE SMALL W15 11 MAY HAIR SQ

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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