Wow Factor Photos!

Finally I took the step to get some professional photos done of a few pieces and I couldn’t be happier with them!  They are not my classic, wood or stone background but they certainly highlight the jewelry in a different manner.  I have Robert Diamante to thank for these wonderful photos and I do believe that my Jury Submissions this year will be greatly enhanced by having him work his magic!

As I look back on 2011 there have been many changes in my way of thinking about how to market my work and how to reach just the right customer.  I hope to implement my new ideas in 2012 and will continue to fill The Creative Turtle with my classic work a well as some interesting designs.

There have been some great shows for me this season and I have met some wonderful fellow artists who also are making a living selling their creations.  If you have any interesting shows that you attended and think that my work might fit in, let me know!  I would love to hear from you, feedback is always welcome.

I would like to thank all of the clients and collectors who supported me by adding my work to their jewelry selections and I do hope that you feel the  spirit & energy of the coast of Maine in each and every piece that I create! Enjoy your Holidays!!

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Coastal Maine Botanical Garden Christmas Market

It is time once again when we are busy making lists and checking them twice.  A busy time for those  who create and those who must purchase meaningful gifts for those we love. So many choices of where to shop and what to buy.

As the time ticks away to holiday gift giving I hope the each of you will think about supporting local artisans when you purchase that a special something.  Each of us will be thrilled that you are giving a piece of art that we have created and the person you give your hand crafted gift to will appreciate the sentiment in supporting the arts.  Next weekend I will have the joy of being one of the selected artists at the Christmas Market at the Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine.  I hope that if you have the time or are in the area that you will stop by to see what some of the interesting artisans in Maine have handcrafted for this holiday season.  I know that I will be thrilled to share my hand forged silver and beach stone creations with you.  Hope to see you there!! 10-3pm Dec 10th.