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Working On It...

but finding myself back where I started...

causing suffering to others and then myself...


I stray from the path...
but to find myself again...
mary jane you are such an inspiration... Namaste
Kalaya

Pepe Jump Ring Maker...New Is Not Always Better...

For the follow up (2014) on jump ring makers go here.
Introducing Pepe's new AND improved Jump Ring maker...
When I received my new jump ring maker I knew the new model was more compact but did not expect it to be so unstable.  It was precarious but I accepted it.  After all I will have jump rings galore with a single swipe!  The outcome outweighed the little difference and yes...I am lazy!  hahaha!!!
To the bench I go to test things out. Test No. 1
The first set of jump rings turned out great!  I was satisfied.  ☺
I then received an email saying that the top plate (cover) that came with the system was too thick and needed to be replaced.  Okay.   I receive the new plate but did not test it out until some friends were over and wanted a demo.  Well...it was difficult to place the handpiece collar over the plate.  It did not fit over the coil holding device very well.  I had to finagle it to go in and when I started sawing the handpiece did not move smoothly and the jump rings in th…

Rain, Rain, Go Away...

cause Kalaya wants to come out and play!  
It is just as well that it is raining because I really need to be in the studio anyway and has it really been two weeks without a post?  For the last two weeks all I have been doing is playing, playing, and then played some more!  Hehehe!!!
And here I am...Wednesday, April 3rd with only 2 1/2 days left until Freret Fest this Saturday!
My latest creation is for that Starbucks junkie in your life.

Click on the picture below to find out all about Freret Street Festival. I will be there with a few of my 200+ artist friends strutting their stuff.  Here is a preview... And of course myself... Next post will be about how to make bezel wire.  So come back and visit me!
Have a great Hump Day! ♥
Namaste
Kalaya