Archive for November, 2009


Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

We've been very busy this month. With the renovation about completed, people are once again enjoying the Main Street Mall. With the Festival of Lights and the holidays eminent, anticipation and excitement are in the air. And, with Thanksgiving, with feasting and family, just think how blessed we are to live in this wonderful community […]

Mission Inn Macaws at Mardon

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Kaye Sweaney, co-owner of Mardon Jewelers, loves birds and was thrilled to met Napoleon II, the blue and gold macaw and his buddy Joseph II, the scarlet macaw. Bird aficionado and handler Ron Tallent takes the birds on periodic walks about the newly renovated Main Street Mall.

Technicolor Raincross Correction

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Whew, it’s been busy and hectic the last few days, so much so that I published information about the new enameled Technicolor Raincross without double checking with our enameler, Mr. Fusager of Magick.  When he saw the last two posts, he found these mistakes. First, the new piece will be enameled on fine silver (100% […]

Technicolor Raincross Winner

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Last Saturday morning, after all the hectic activity of the previous day and night for our Christmas on Main Street event, we held the drawing to award the free Technicolor Raincross.  Son-in-law Scott, brilliant as always, suggested we do a double blind method to choose the winner. In Scott’s word’s, “Once we had collected all […]

Holiday Season Underway!

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

The Annual Christmas on Main Street party took place last night, and a good time was had by all! Main Street merchants stayed open up and down the Mall til 9 pm, serving refreshments and previewing new goods for the upcoming holiday. Two shops, Mrs. Tigglywinkles and Delight & Invites provided nightlong entertainment with live […]

The Flier’s Wall Ring

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

In honor of Veteran's Day, I thought posting this blog would be appropriate! We just completed a challenging assignment– to build a unique ring that would celebrate the famous aviators of the Flier's Wall at the Mission Inn. Our client, who grew up in Riverside and is a great fan of things relating to the […]

Custom Filigree Ring in Platinum with Natural Alexandrite

Friday, November 6th, 2009

With Filigree styles so popular, it’s really nice to see people choosing to create their own custom versions of these classic expressions of jewelry art. Our client, call her Christie, had admired a very nice pear shaped natural alexandrite from our Gallery of Gems. This clean bright beauty has a good color change and pleasing […]

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