As for the recording studio, I am recording some Irish traditional music on the piano. It was not my most productive session ever; I wore out my wrists on the piano's tough action after about an hour and a half, and my allergy-stricken voice gave out after about 30 minutes. Oh well. I may have gotten one track, which would be one more than I got last session!
What I should have done today, rather than sleeping (and taking the kids to the pool,) was get a new camera so I can photograph my latest creations! Here is an iPhone pic of the Swarovski crystal necklaces of yesterday, along with a turquoise and purple "Cluster" necklace I made last night for my husband's cousin's graduation; a special order from my mother-in-law.
"Cluster" necklaces, by the way, are a type of necklace I make using a variety of beads hanging from a silver ring. Most of them are monochromatic,
although I have on occasion made variecolored ones, like the Autumn Cluster Necklace, the Citrus Cluster Necklace (not pictured,) and of course more to come!
Here's a close-up look at the Peach Cluster Necklace:
We've got a smooth aventurine oval, a stack of Czech glass rondelles, an orange chalcedony teardrop, and a peach aventurine organic cube. Here's where it's listed, etsy-side:
But enough about me. Let me share with you a jeweler I discovered yesterday from Turkey, who makes the most interesting rings:
Sterling silver with gemstones in surprising places. That "diamond" ring does have a stone in its cage! The coolest, with many more in her shop on etsy here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/SeldaOkutan?ref=seller_info
Well, I think I may go sleep again! Nighty night...