Nature News from the Jewelry Studio

How Do You Choose What Holds the Most Value?
As I write this our AQI (air quality index) is 153. The air smells smoky, and has a slight fogginess to it. But it's not nearly as golden or as thick as it was last week or the week before...
Bee Love
Who doesn't love bees? (Well, maybe those that are allergic... I feel for y'all and I'm so glad that's not something I have to look out for). With their cute little striped fuzzy abdomens, their buzz buzz buzzing, the honey...
Blue Morpho Magic
  As I'm figuring out a new set up for photography in my new place, I picked some beauties to test out with the camera. I don't have all of my materials with me at the moment, but was able...
Every Creature Under the Sun...
Well, maybe not every single creature. ;) I have been thinking about the many different creatures I have memorialized over the ten years I have been creating jewelry through HartVariations; butterflies, beetles, snake shed, feathers, lizard shed, turtle scutes, bees,...