Manually firing my Cress Kiln

My Cress Kiln let me down! Manually firing my Cress Kiln wasn’t my original idea but one that came about by necessity.You see, it was a rainy Sunday afternoon, which should have been the perfect time for me to spend happily in my studio elbow high in clay. I had...

Making Clay Pendants for Necklaces

I love jewelry!  Did I shout this loud enough!! But not precious gem jewelry like diamonds or rubies. Nope, I love jewelry that is different and handmade, and means something to me. Most of my jewelry I make for myself and I have been doing so for years. I laughingly...

Some days I just don’t got it!

Have you ever had one of those days on the Pottery Wheel when absolutely nothing works? I had one of those days a few weekends ago and I hated it.  Having to hold down a “real job” to pay the bills I look forward to Friday mornings which is my “Play...