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Stories

As a photojournalist, I am very conscious of stories, the need for stories, the comfort and understanding and excitement that can come from a story, especially a well-crafted one. All of the jewellery I design and make has stories. The … Continue reading

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WIPCE 2017

What an amazing time I had at the World Indigenous Peoples Council on Education conference held in Toronto last week! Indigenous people from all over the world and I was so fortunate that Blue Dawn Jewellery was accepted as a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe It!

Yes. I Did It! I actually got myself ready for The 11-day Aboriginal Pavilion Arts Marketplace starting Thursday July 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Fort York. I astonished even myself. I worked till 12:30 last night, got up early to finish off the … Continue reading

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I’m Still Getting Ready! The Aboriginal Pavilion

Late Nights Being an artist and an entrepreneur or as they say these days, an art-repreneur, means a lot of late nights. Tomorrow or actually since it’s after midnight, TODAY, is set-up day at the Arts Marketplace at The Aboriginal Pavilion at Fort … Continue reading

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Red, Green, Pink, Blue

Red Imperial Jasper Elegant regal red combined with  brass spells stunning! Wear this with skinny jeans and a  little white T and stilettos and watch the heads turn. Or wear it with a little black dress for a totally glam look. Red Imperial … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Pavilion – Here I Come!

Turquoise, Turquoise and More Turquoise Ebony Wood and sterling silver looks amazing with Turquoise! I’ve done wire work with sterling silver to connect all of these wonderful pieces of turquoise with Ebony Wood beads. This is a wonderful year-round piece. … Continue reading

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Peridot and Pearls and More

Above: a custom piece I made for a special client with Peridot and Pearls and sterling silver. She was delighted with it. When I saw these pearls at a bead show, I knew I had to have them. My creative … Continue reading

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Some Yummy Bracelets. Unique. Original. Aboriginal.

I was commissioned by the City of Markham to design 21 bracelets earlier this year for the Clarkson Cup Women’s Hockey Tournament. The Clarkson Cup is the women’s equivalent to the Stanley Cup. I had a blast designing the bracelets … Continue reading

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Some More of My Designs

Multi-Strand Necklaces If you’re interested in any of the pieces below, email me by using the contact form. I’d love to hear from you, even if it’s just to say you like it, or better yet, you LOVE it! A … Continue reading

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Some of my designs

This is a Tibetan Quartz on vintage chain. This is a wonderful powerful stone that comes from the Himalaya Mountains of Tibet and Nepal. It’s said that carrying or wearing one provides spiritual protection by creating a ‘bubble of light’ around the … Continue reading

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