The Tuesday Night Hobbyist

Did I mention that I have been dating someone? Actually it has been a little over five years that we have been seeing each other and have...

The Beauty Of Byzantium

Byzantium began when the fourth century Emperor, St. Constantine, Christianized the Roman Empire and established Constantinople in...

A Passion For Pearls

Pearls are the oldest known gem, and for centuries were considered the most valuable. So valuable that the Roman General Vitellius...

What are Lampwork Beads?

To my eye, lampwork beads are the most beautiful of all. Each one is individually handmade and no two are exactly alike. Lampwork beads...

Starting Over

Starting over can be kinda scary. But wait.....you don't even know what I am 'starting over'...do you??!! Well I am starting my blog...