Archive for the ‘in the studio’ Category

R is for Rex | {reversible} initial pendant

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

I've had a few requests for initial pendants and here are 2 versions I've worked up so far. One is in the form of our popular reversible pendants (shown above left on a silver neck wire; 1.5"x1.5" square) and the other is inspired by vintage type keys (above right on ...

sneak peek | reversible pendant

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Hot off the press! A mock up of a new reversible pendant design (shown on a sterling silver beaded chain). What do you think

custom enamel switch plate

Monday, July 30th, 2012

I just completed a custom switch plate order enameled with the pattern from the fern necklace and wanted to share the results.

in the studio: new sink

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

A few years back, I had a utility sink installed in my basement studio and it made all the difference in the world. All the copper pieces need to be scrubbed before enameling and in the pre-sink days, that meant a lot of running up and down the stairs to ...

post Renegade

Monday, September 28th, 2009

I'm often disappointed that I spend most of my summers in my basement studio cranking out new pieces for art shows while others are out enjoying the sun. Spending 2 gorgeous days in the ZN booth at Renegade 2 weeks ago almost made up for it! Thanks to all of ...

in the studio

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

As we are hard at work preparing for the upcoming Bucktown Arts Fest (Aug 29+30), I'd thought I'd share some pictures of the ZN studio, where all the magic happens. Don't forget to come out and see us at Bucktown Arts Fest (booth #166) this weekend. You can also find more ...