Judi McCormick

What are Cultured Pearls?

What are Cultured Pearls?

Today all pearls with a very few exceptions are cultured pearls. In 1905, Kokichi Mikimoto began experimenting with native Japanese Akoya shells and discovered the beginnings of culturing pearls. His experiments, although there are many different techniques, are the foundation of pearl farming all over the world today. Pearl farms can be in...
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 Pearl Flower Petal Earrings with Pink Sapphires and Diamonds

This is my current post to Instagram. It’s fun to be able to see the photos and information if you miss it in your feed, or just don’t “do” Instagram!

This is my current post to Instagram. It’s fun to be able to see the photos and information if you miss it in your feed, or just don’t “do” Instagram!
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Instagram Alive!

Instagram Alive!

What fun to be connected to my Instagram feed. Lots of color and fun pictures. It’s all about lifestyle, baby.
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I am exploring new ways to stay in touch with you.

I am exploring new ways to stay in touch with you.

I want to share with you some pictures that I took in my fabulously creative cousin’s fantasy garden. She has paintings and sculptures and wild tropical plants that I had a wild time draping my jewelry over.
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Tucson Gem Show Report 2015

Tucson Gem Show Report 2015

With over 41 shows, some that had 1000 vendors in them, I had to keep my sensory input from exploding!  There was such an array of the good, the fabulous, and the ugly.  I tried to bring back only the fabulous! I had an exciting experience arranging this hank of freshwater pearls into a “wig..."
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A New Jewelry Drawing!

A New Jewelry Drawing!

Just letting you know that I have entered some new pieces to fill some of the sold spots on the website.  I just like these little necklaces this summer with fun little summer dresses.  Go to Necklaces to find these new beauties.  I love to wear them anywhere.  It doesn’t have to be an occasion.
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NEW Limited Edition Brass Bracelets!

NEW Limited Edition Brass Bracelets!

From time to time, I will post and upload a limited sale of something I had an inspiration for either in the middle of the night or while swimming laps.  Today I am premiering my haute hippi brass bracelets with large minerals and gems in wonderful wearable colors.  These are very reasonably priced at $49.95
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Website goes LIVE and feedback is coming from all over the world!

Website goes LIVE and feedback is coming from all over the world!

Truly, who knew!  It is incredibly exciting and gratifying to have such great feedback. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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warm thoughts…

Warm thoughts on a July morning

This is the opening of my journal and thoughts to you.  I won’t ramble on and on with incoherent philosophies of gems and their mystical powers, but I would rather comment on my sartorial thoughts and observations of jewelry and gems and travels. warm thoughts… I was at an informal summer party last night and...
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