Local jewelry stores (Northern VA & MD)
Nationwide jewelry stores and sources
Favorite Jewelry Artists
International Gem and Jewelry Show
Jewelry shows and venues
Stars Beads (Vienna)
The Bead Society of Greater Washington
Accents Beads (Rockville)
Bead Obsessions (Alexandria)
Thunderbird Jewelry Supply (Albuquerque and Gallup)
Thomason's Stone Supply (Albuquerque)
Mama's Minerals (Albuquerque)
Other Artist Friends
Alleyne Dickens http://web.mac.com/alleynedickens1/AlleyneDickens/Alleyne_Dickens.html
Alleyne is an award-winning historical fiction writer, and also a super lady!
Carol Savage www.travelingsavage.com/
Carol creates amazing pieces with rare and tribal beads, large chunky stones, and is an award-winning artist--a wonderful lady, too!
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Ginny Carr www.ginnycarrmusic.com
Ginny is the leader and founder of the internationally acclaimed Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet. She is an amazingly talented musician and a friend of mine!
Tucson Gem Show
Danuta Kania www.utahtextures.com
Danuta is a gifted photographer and painter, capturing breathtaking photos of national parks in Utah and the west. I met Danuta hiking up through the Virgin Narrows River in Zion National Park in 2003. We both are taken with the beauty of the state of Utah.
Bonnie's Beads (Colorado Springs)
Evangeline Harris www.myspace.com/eandmelive
Evangeline ('E') is a superb vocalist (and a good friend!), performing solo and in various ensembles in the area. Check out the 'E&ME' website and listen--you'll be glad you did!