I sign my pieces, “Mizpah Pottery.” Mizpah means “May God watch over you while we’re apart” and is inspired by my grandmother. Each piece also has a hidden cross. For my shell art, I have hand picked each shell from Atlantic Beach or Morehead City, NC, and they reflect life’s memories and moments. The turtle […]
Marilyn Shannon is coming to share from her book. Don’t we all want to know what men think/feel? http://www.joyfuljewel.com/artists/marilyn-shannon-writer/ She will be here Sunday Aug. 6, 3 – 4pm at the Joyful Jewel.
NC Author Marilyn Shannon writes about men in her book “In Just One Afternoon: Listening into the Hearts of Men.
He’s back at the Joyful Jewel, Ron Thomas, one of our favorites! These nostalgic watercolors are rural scenes with barns, familiar in our countrysides. Reminds me of happy times, lazy days of summer, peaceful with few cares. Thank you, Ron, for bringing those memories.
Ron Thomas, Painting I am a retired graphic artist from the Baltimore/Annapolis area. I studied with Fritz Briggs, Claude Croney, Skip Lawrence, and am an admirer of Andrew Wyeth. My studio is in Cary, NC, and I try to do plein air painting when the weather cooperates. I enjoy painting the NC landscape and […]
I’ve fallen “in love” with soap! I just started using this new soap by Bonnie Franklin. I have loved her original Make-Up Removing soap with the bits of charcoal as it does such a nice job of removing in a gentle way that doesn’t bother my sensitive skin. I would not have thought to bring […]
Donna Cassidy‘s new piece in reds and blues looks like our Blue Ridge mountains in Fall. Brilliant and imposing, these mountains will be dressed in their best colors the next couple of weeks. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The […]
A sampling of the new clothing that artists have recently brought in to the Joyful Jewel. The ecru top by Diane Ness is meant to be one of several layers you would put together; these silk carves and felted scarves are by Deborah Younglao, and the colorful shawl is by Donna Cassidy. ~~~ […]
Bonnie Franklin‘s Bare Bare now has an expanded display of wares at the Joyful Jewel. There are shampoos & shea butter conditioners, lots of lip balms, alpha hydroxy skin toners, bath salts, bug spray, a wide variety of creams for face & body, and of course soaps for all purposes. Bonnie is one of the […]
Why This Book Since I can remember, injustice has inspired me to take action, often via pen, typewriter or computer. My decision to become a lawyer was fueled by this same motivation. Representing the families of people killed or individuals injured in aviation disasters and other accidents has only reaffirmed the goal of telling the […]