In the midwest, January doesn’t always feel like a very lively month, at least not in the outdoor garden department. The fall leaves have dried out and plants from last season are sadly drooping under the cold and wet blanket of winter. We are in the thick of hibernation season, but that doesn’t mean that things have completely shut down in the plant world. In fact, this January has been unusually mild and rainy. When I stepped outside to capture these images, I was without a coat wearing sandals, comfortably enjoying the sun and observing the state of the yard. This is not the same January I have grown up to know in the midwest. It’s a little strange that we are seeing some very early signals from spring already, some colorful sites in a generally gray time of year. [Read more…] about January’s Yard
The Diamond Maidenhair Fern ‘Adiantum trapeziforme’ is one of over 200 varieties of Maidenhair ferns. The diamond shaped fronds are quite large compared to others in their family, it is also often regarded at the Giant Maidenhair. The lacy foliage cascades from dark brown to black stems with bright apple green trapezoidal leaves unfurling with scalloped edges. [Read more…] about Diamond Maidenhair Fern
The Cortland Collection is bold and fringy. Rows of gemstone beads are strung on a delicate brass bar tiered above dangling chain fringe. The chain link fringe is angled to a point and gently drapes along with you. This dramatic collection lives right on the edge of the universe. [Read more…] about The Cortland Collection
The Palmer Collection is simplicity at its best. A single stone is suspended by cable chain, making a truly effortless pendant style necklace. Each stone has 2 unique sides and can be flipped around to change the look of the necklace. This classic style is timeless and will complement your style throughout the years.
The Cortez Collection is sharp and to the point. Bars of gemstone beads link together and pivot into a chevron pendant. The hinged brass bars allow the chevron shape to form freely, moving along with you while you float through your day. The Cortez Collection includes a variety of lengths and tiers each offering a versatile and comfortable wear.
The Kedzie Collection highlights two tiers of stone suspended by chain from brass rings. Hand selected beads are strung on a delicate brass bar, making each necklace different from the next. The layered chains create a fluid focal point that will move along with you throughout your adventures. This double chain necklace is a delightful accessory for any occasion. [Read more…] about The Kedzie Collection
The Maplewood Collection has your bases covered. Whether you want to dress up or dress down, the Maplewood Necklaces are versatile enough for any occasion. Three bars of beads are divided by chain, select the simple option or go for a more dramatic look with draping chain. Which ever way you choose, you are sure to put a lot of miles on these adornments. [Read more…] about The Maplewood Collection
The Rockwell Collection is comprised of tiered ladder style necklaces. Suspended rungs of irresistible gemstones create the steps to climb the ropes. This collection is available in a variety of lengths and tiers. [Read more…] about The Rockwell Collection