Handmade in Toronto
Inspired by the world
Flameworked glass beads
Made with fire, magic and love
Handcrafted sterling silver
Treasures from around the world

whimsical, fun, shiny, happy, handmade glass jewelry

sailorgirl JEWELRY

It all begins with melting and shaping rods of Murano glass into my beads, each one a wearable treasure. With my beads and sterling silver I create Sailorgirl Jewelry - wearable art.

SAILORGIRL jewelry

It's not just a name, it's a lifestyle. I escape the Canadian winter by floating around in my sailboat - the Flying Saucer. It's an escape, it's inspiration, it's joyful. I gather ideas for stories that I can turn into jewelry.

Ready for a science lesson?

Ready for a science lesson?

When I posted this photo of my leftovers at the end of a torch session, many people asked, “Why not just melt those bits down?”

I don’t melt these down because this day I was using two different types of glass, Effetre and Bullseye and they have different COEs.

COE - Coefficient of Expansion. It's....

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Breaking News!

Breaking News!

Shipping costs are increasing. 

"Wait a minute!", you say. "The banner on your website says Free Shipping!"

It does. It is. For standard shipping.

And what is up with the penguins? 

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Spring! Fun with fire and making a daffodil pendant

Spring! Fun with fire and making a daffodil pendant

Every day when I wake up the sun is just a bit brighter. In the garden the shoots in the ground are just a bit higher. The buds are a bit bigger. The sky is a bit bluer. From one day to the next the changes are so small they're almost unnoticeable. Yet when I think back to a month ago, what's outside right now is a miracle. 

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