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“Forgive me Hivers, for it has been 6 months since my last blog post!”  Oh my, is this a crazy, surreal time or what?  The planet is on lockdown, the virus is in charge, we are sequestered in our homes, things are just so strange.   On March 1, I made my first Virus ring. It began out of frustration and anger when our president called the rising pandemic a “Hoax."  However, it soon turned into a way to help make sense of the problem and allow me to creatively process, not panic and get hands-on with my frustrations and...

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For the past 3 years, I have been creating “Haaaad” (hard, said with a strong Maine accent).  In my studio, I have created over 500 silver ring designs.  I have created some quality work (which required that I create a LOT of bad work, failures and crap before getting to the good stuff) WIth feedback from, three focus groups back in December, I now have 1st drafts of 16 different collections. In April, I released my first collection (Archetype Collection) a group of 15 textured bands.  In early July, this group of textured bands will be added to the Archetype...

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