Beecology is a local company that invests their time making wholesome, natural skincare products for men and women. These make wonderful gifts for friends, relatives, and coworkers. “About six years ago I agreed to let a co-worker put a beehive on my family farm. I didn’t plan to be responsible for it, but when life […]
Rio Grande is the premier authority for jewelry makers, and has been for many years. They sell just about anything a jeweler needs to make, sell or display jewelry. Additionally, they hire jewelry experts to create workshops and classes that are presented around the world. These range from the basics for hobbyists to advanced lessons […]
The Fascinating Journey of Beach Glass I live near Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio which is in northeast Ohio literally hugging the shore of the lake. Lake Erie has a long history of shipwrecks, some which have never been found. Because of these shipwrecks, many pieces of different colored beach glass wash up on the […]
Judith Vierow’s prints and cards are full of whimsical, colorful scenes that look great in any room, because they add so much life. Many of her scenes are funny, and almost have an animated quality. Judith Vierow says, “I love old furniture, funky is great. Animals are another source of inspiration. Cats, and dogs more […]
Vivid green stones, emeralds are gem varieties of the silicate mineral beryl, which also yields aquamarine, a clear blue stone, and common beryl, usually white or pale green. The distinctive, deep green of emeralds is due to traces of chromium and tends to fade under extreme heat. Emeralds are very rarely clear, but the pattern […]
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