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WestFest July 10-11!

RedAvaDesigns will be at West Fest, July 10-11, 12 to 10 pm. We’ll have lots of new jewelry designs, so please do stop by and say hello!


Just for Kicks Earrings: Vintage Bronze and Swarovski Crystalstop by and say hello!
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Illinois Artisans Program

RedAvaDesigns jewelry has been juried and accepted into the Illinois Artisans Program!!!
I will have the opportunity to display my work in the Illinois State Museum shops:

Illinois Artisans Shops

Illinois Artisans Shop, Chicago
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph, Suite 2-200
Chicago, IL 60601
312- 814- 5321
Open M-F 9-5

Southern Illinois Art & Artisans CenterI-57, just west of Exit 77 (Rend Lake)
Whittington, IL 62897
Open seven days a week, 9 – 5

The Illinois Museum Store
502 S. Spring
Springfield, IL 62706
Monday – Saturday, 10 – 5, Sunday, Noon – 5

Dickson Mounds Museum Store
10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd.
Lewistown, IL 61542
Monday – Saturday, 10 – 5, Sunday, Noon – 5

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DIY Cabochon

I made my own cabochon last night from raw stone in my metallurgy class. Very interesting process, and nice to know how it’s done. It’s going to be made into a ring. I’ll post a photo when it’s finished.