Monday, September 28, 2009

Appreciation and sweet satisfaction

I'm still amazed by how well my jewelry has been received by the outside world because I make jewelry that I enjoy wearing. And my best work happens when I just let my creativity flow and form. Feelings, emotions and imagery strongly influence my designs, and I gravitate towards rich textures, illusion and movement. I imagine the piece and how it feels to wear it. And it's a wonderful feeling when my work is purchased, worn and adored by others. But an even greater feeling of accomplishment comes from collaboration, where my design has inspired another.

I recently had a custom project that I particularly enjoyed making for a special couple. They found me on Etsy and ask if I would customize a set of "Twiddle Rings" as promise rings. His was simple with only one spinning band, hers was more ornate with three spinners and stones, but both rings have a stamped message that reads "Married to the sea."

I just had to share this sweet note of appreciation and the photo they sent to me.


Josh and I wanted to let you know that we're so delighted with our rings- they are above and beyond what we'd hoped to find. It's been a joy working with you. The design process was a blast (and we appreciate your patience with all the questions!) and having such unique, completely perfect representations of who we are is pretty much the best thing ever.

The photo fails to do them justice but hopefully you can tell that they are truly treasured. Thank you.

Marie & Josh

1 comment:

  1. Those are beautiful! Come post your latest over on the SEUS blog!


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