Delicate and airy, with its transparent, iridescent wings, I always associate the dragonfly with the coming of summer. And it is not just me who is impressed by this beautiful… Read More »Dragonfly – herald of summer
Owls, those beautiful birds of prey found all over the world. Most of them lead a nocturnal lifestyle, moving noiselessly through the night. When they hunt, they do so silently… Read More »What does the owl symbolise?
Soutache jewellery is very beautiful and unique. However, due to the materials used, it is also very delicate. Today I have some advice on how you can look after your… Read More »Caring for Soutache Jewellery
Soutache, also called Russia braid, is a flat decorative braid with a parting in the middle. Most soutache braids have a smooth right side and rough left side, with a… Read More »A brief history of soutache
Preciosa Contest “Ball, Masks” Carnival balls may are over, but the sparkles are still here… This is my entry to the Balls and Masks competition organised by Preciosa, makers of traditional Czech… Read More »Preciosa Contest “Ball, Masks”
Purple bracelet – soutache Something new in my treasure box. This bracelet is made of hematite, crystal and glass beads, and of course soutache strings. It presents very nicely with… Read More »Purple Bracelet — soutache
Green brooch – soutache What was actually planned here was a brooch in many colours of spring. I wasn’t particularly surprised seeing that finally each of these colours was a… Read More »Green Brooch – soutache
Purple Bouquet brooch Everywhere I look, I see blooming flowers. My balcony is purple and yellow, the daffodils and crocuses are erupting from their bulbs. Spring really has arrived –… Read More »Purple Bouquet — brooch