jewelry

Lyndsay Brown is a one-woman show behind Idle Hands Designs. The local Seattle jewelry designer grew her business from a sideline hobby to a full-time workshop, studying silver smithing, resin work and sculpture as she built both her knowledge and her business. Sporting her client-favored sutured heart necklace and a collection of rings and pendants, she sells her mix of vintage remixed jewelry and new designs to an ever-growing number of fans. Continue reading…

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In Defense of Ugly Children

In Defense of Ugly Children

It’s late at night in the workshop. I’m really too tired to continue working, but I’m so close to finishing that I can’t quite make myself shut down yet. There’s less than half an hour of work left, so I rationalize that it’s best to just push on and get it all done in one [...]

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Selling One’s Soul for Silver

Selling One's Soul for Silver

This is a guest post by Tara Brannigan, who makes kick ass jewelry and juggles a very different day job. She is also an Another Passion alumni. I live a dual life. By day I work in the game industry, writing content and developing strategies for running an online community. On the nights and weekends, [...]

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Tara’s Jewelry is Kind of Strange

Tara is Kind of Strange

Tara Brannigan makes jewelry and costumes out of silver, bones, stones and leather. Among other things. This is almost a counter to her tech-oriented day job, except that her love of technology occasionally steps into the artistic realm. Such as in the case of her bench-cam, a live webcam from Tara’s workshop where interested parties [...]

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