I came home from a 4 1/2 hour work day today (yes, we musicians work when other people don’t) and was so zonked that I fell deeply asleep for an hour and a half. As tempting as it was to stay in bed for the rest of the day, the lawn needing mowing, the house needed cleaning and I wanted to work on my design for today.
I’m passionate about good jewelry design!
My latest project is to create cool designs at the bench that are truly affordable. What is affordable though? If you pay $8 for an eyeliner on an impulse trip to Walgreens, is $28 for a pair of earrings also a guilt-free impulse buy? $32? $48? More? Less?
I’ve worked up a bunch of rough sketches with these price points in mind. However, for various reasons, I haven’t yet had an “ah ha!” moment on any of these:
My inner critic is popping up saying, “Too simple! Banal! Cheap! Impractical…”
And, so I don’t have the answer yet.
Since I haven’t posted any colorful renderings in a few days, here is a (not cheap) suite of jewelry I designed back in December of ’08: