Lotus Flower & Moroccan Inspired Turquoise Ring in the Making

After taking a class last summer on using a new metal I quickly was drawn to the great textures I could create with this new technique. This lead me to this Moroccan-inspired, lotus flower turquoise ring. I love the elegant curve to this shape and have based my new line of jewelry on using it in interesting ways. While making the lotus flower ring I took a little video. It is a behind the scenes look at just a little of what goes into making each piece of jewelry that I sell in my shop. Getting to use the torch […]more

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2016 Pet lovers handmade gift guide

2016 Handmade Pet Lovers Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for your favorite pet loving friend or family member? Check out the 2016 pet lovers gift guide! There are some really great unique handmade pet gifts that are sure to be perfect for someone on your list. My Pawprint necklace is featured below, and can be found in the shop. Custom Pet Portraits by Leah Davies Heart in Paw Print Necklace from Abella Blue French Bulldog Pillow from Patti Haskins Felted Cat Planter from The Yarn Kitchen Orange Popsicle Pet Odor Eliminating Candle from Classic City Gift Personalized Cat Stationery by Modern Pink Paper Orange Fox Bookends […]more

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Abella Blue at the Sundance Harvest Market 2016

This photo is from the 2016 Sundance Harvest Market. Fall has come and certainly caught me off guard, in fact we have already had snow up in the mountains. I think fall is my favorite season. I love fire pits, sweater weather, pumpkin spice, and the bite in the air. Fall is also the calm before the storm so to speak, when I have finished up all my summer markets and I get to catch my breath a little before the holidays put me into overdrive. This year I was able to participate in the Sundance Harvest Market which acted […]more

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2015 Silly Holiday Bazaar in Park City Utah

Join me at the 2015 Silly Holiday Bazaar in Park City Utah. This should be a really fun event and I would love to see you there. If you are looking for just the right gift for that special someone this is the place to be. I will have a few holiday themed items and some great stocking stuffers. Dates: Dec. 11-13th. Times: Friday 5-9 Saturday 10-5 Sunday 10-2 Location:Park City Marriott 1895 Sidewider Drive Park City, UT 84060 (Off of SR 248/Kearns Blvd. in Prospector)

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February Birthstone Amethyst

February Birthstone – Amethyst

Happy Birthday to all you February babies! February’s birthstone is the sparkling Amethyst. This popular stone is actually quartz and refers specifically to the purple variety. This lovely gemstone is quite popular because not only is it beautiful it is also quite affordable. Did you know that Amethyst jewelry was once worn because it was believed that it helped you keep a clear head and avoid getting intoxicated. Amethyst was also a gemstone for royalty in the middle ages, and was as valuable as diamonds and rubies. Amethyst Details: MINERAL: Quartz CHEMISTRY: SiO2 MOHS HARDNESS: 7 Amethyst Cleaning and Care: […]more

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Abella Blue 2016 Holiday Show Schedule

2016 Holiday Show Schedule

I am extremely excited to be participating in two local shows this holiday season. The Utah Arts Festival Holiday Show runs from Nov. 18th through December 16th at Artspace City Center in suite 120. There will be an artist’s reception from 6pm to 9pm on November 18th and December 2nd for the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. I am also going to be at the Red Butte 15th Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3rd and 4th from 10am to 5pm. Join us in the Orangerie to do some holiday shopping then get your complimentary hot chocolate and head out […]more

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Creative Side Austin Class

Where on earth have I been?

You may have noticed that things have been very quiet lately. I am taking a little break so to speak, and am spending six weeks in Austin, Texas. It’s not all just margaritas and breakfast tacos, however. I am taking a metals class at Creative Side Jewelry Academy. I am mostly self taught and when the opportunity to take a six week intensive course came up, I jumped at the chance. Here is just a peek at what I have been up to so far. Also you can check out my instagram feed to see more photos, progress shots and updates […]more

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Come See Me at Park Silly Sunday Market

I am so excited to let you know that Abella Blue will be at the Park Silly Sunday Market this summer. If you don’t know this fantastic farmers market is in Park City, Utah and runs on Sundays during the summer. I have been going as a patron for years and always have a blast. Also it was also named one of the 50 best farmers markets in America. Abella Blue 2015 Park Silly Dates: July – 12 July – 26 Aug – 16 Aug – 30 Sept – 6 I have a lot of new pieces, so come by […]more

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