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You Think Your Invincible But Then This Happens...

Last week in the studio has been pretty painful for me.   For some reason my lower back is hurting. Is it the exercise? Is it how I am sitting in the crappy studio chair? I don't know what the cause is but I am going INSANE!
This needs to be corrected and PRONTO!!!
Here's my chair.  I didn't buy it or anything.  It was being thrown out and so I rescued it.  I'm a sucker for old things.  I like things that have a history.  
Guess I'm just nostalgic  or  something but if I replace the chair with a better one will it help my back?
Somehow I relate this new back issue with getting ready to turn 46 (tomorrow) but nahhhhh.  This can't be it. Right?
HA!  So if any of you readers out there have ANY suggestions PLEASE leave me a comment.  I'm desperate and have been on the web looking for chairs.
I'm now back to doing my A and B salutations in yoga hoping it will help. In the meantime nothing and I mean NOTHING is getting made in the studio. Oh those holiday ma…

Can You Be Flexible?

Do not try and bend the spoon.
That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
Then you'll see, that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.
~The Matrix

It's hard to get out of my head and out of my way.  These past two weeks I've been doing just that.  Letting things go and just doing.  Most of my new work I posted on my Facebook page but my latest work is still on the bench.

It all started with this green stone known as uvarovite.  Now that stone has been with me for about 2 years, maybe 3.  It was time for it to go out into the world.

The pendant was all done and ready to accept the stone.

BUT...I wasn't feeling it.

COME...ON!  Are you kidding me?
All you have to do is add the stone and move on
or is it?

My hands moved over to my stone box (I have only one).  Really?  Yes, only one and pulled out this beautiful blue stone.
Which also sat on my bench for over 6 months after remaking the bezel but this time with 22K gold (because I wasn't…