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New tools, new earrings, and classes

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I can't believe I let a whole week go by with blogging! Business does get in the way sometimes! Anyway, here's an update on what I've been doing. First of all, I got on another earring kick and made some new pairs for the Etsy shop. Something for everyone, as I like to say! I made a few pairs of brass earrings, some with that vintage flair.




And some sterling silver. Whimsical balloons, funky red earrings, and classic squiggles of sterling.






So I made a trip to Harbor Freight and picked up some new, inexpensive tools. New tools! Always fun. I got a couple of different hammers, a set of stamping letters, nice steel block and dapping set, protective eye wear, and a cheap micro-torch just to get started with.

My instructor, Stacy Perry always recommends checking out Harbor Freight for tools.

I know that I've neglected to show you the last couple of class projects that we've made. That's because I've been working on this collar/choker style necklace that has become m…