Ron Thomas, Farm Scenes

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

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 […]

Bonnie Franklin – Make-Up Remover Soap

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 “Mountains” Stained Glass

  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 […]

Art Clothing by Diane Ness, Deborah Younglao and Donna Cassidy

  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 Personal Care Products

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 […]

James Crouse, Writer

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 […]

Sandra McEwen, Jewelry

Sandra McEwen bio – Cloisonné & Champlevé Enamel Jewelry Enamels are my passion! I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. I graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1992 with a degree in illustration. I currently reside in Raleigh, North Carolina. Before becoming involved in jewelry crafting, I spent many years making designs […]

Anne Pilgrim, Moravian Star Stained Glass

More news at the Joyful Jewel. We now have small stained glass pieces by Anne Pilgrim. These would make excellent teacher gifts!   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with Owner Mariah Wheeler on LinkedIn

Anne Pilgrim, Stained Glass

  Most of my work is of my own designs.  Exceptions include traditional quilt patterns and Moravian stars.  For these I put my own stamp on them with color and mix of color.  I have always worked with my hands and have been making stained glass pieces for over 15 years.     Anne Pilgrim, […]