Summah sale

End summer with a splash. Let's celebrate and get some jewelry that is simply perfect for all of your adventures.  

My summer of hiking, running, camping, swimming and backpacking has been adorned with my sparkles every step of the way.  

My summer of hiking, running, camping, swimming and backpacking has been adorned with my sparkles every step of the way.  

A few suggestions... I am in love with layers of jewelry with summer attire. 

A few suggestions... I am in love with layers of jewelry with summer attire. 

Take 20% off my summah sale section with code summah2015 . 

happy trails, 

kim

Studio shots: itty bitty rings in the making

I take a lot of process photos. Maybe it's because I love metalsmithing tools.  Or because I find it awesome that shiny objects are born of fires, loud hammers, dirty pieces of sandpaper, whirring flex shafts and this solution we call pickle. Once metal shines we protect it, deam is precious and wear it with caution. 

Cutting ring shanks

Cutting ring shanks

Who needs fingerprints? 

Who needs fingerprints? 

Soldering complete. Now it's pickle time! 

Soldering complete. Now it's pickle time! 

My love of jewelry making means I will never have pretty nails and may be the perfect criminal. Without prints, who can catch me? 

My love of jewelry making means I will never have pretty nails and may be the perfect criminal. Without prints, who can catch me? 

Months after dreaming these up,  itty bitty rings  are finally in my shop.

Months after dreaming these up, itty bitty rings are finally in my shop.

I love them stacked!  

I love them stacked!  

Seeing as jewelry is a huge part of my life, just as much as making it is, I strive to create work which is subtle and easily worn. Size, shape, textures and finishes are taken into account when I consider the wear and tear these shiny objects endure. I guess that's how my designs ended up so simple yet rich in subtle details. If I can wear my work while hammering, soldering and sanding then I can be pretty certain you will find my designs perfect for every day too. My finger prints may get worn away but my jewelry will remain timeless. 

As always a huge thank you to all of my customers who keep me doing what I love, creating piles of silver dust. Without you my itty bitty designs wouldn't  continue grow to become collections.

xo, Kim

Valentine gift guide no. 4

Let her know she is always on your mind... 

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forget-me-not rings

This collection is in full bloom... 

 

cleaning castings

cleaning castings

soldered ring bands

soldered ring bands

soldering blooms, just off center

soldering blooms, just off center

which makes them perfect for stacking  

which makes them perfect for stacking  

forget-me-not rings make this bouquet complete.

Here's a little explanation on why I love these tiny flower so very much...  

This dainty flower is one I came across in a warehouse full of vintage findings. It reminded me of a little forget-me-not bloom, delicate flowers serving as a strong symbol for love, romance and remembrance. As best said by Henry David Thoreau, "It is one of the most interesting minute flowers. It is the more beautiful for being small and unpretending; even flowers must be modest."

enjoy! xo, Kim