Sharon Blessum, Medicine Bags

  One of the many new creations that Sharon Blessum has brought in to the Joyful Jewel for her October feature, “Love in Your Pocket.” This exquisite little medicine bag is a perfect example of love in your pocket! You can see this, + photographs + jewelry, + caps + new Love in Your Pocket […]

Karen Wagner, Crochet Hats

Each hat is designed by me, with the main variations being color, hatband and sometimes attachments such as flowers.  I try not to duplicate designs, beyond a basic one-color hat, making each hat as unique as possible. Hats are made using 100% cotton yarn and are machine wash and dryable (some adornments may need to […]

Ruth Stutts, Hair Jewelry

Having let my hair grow and now needing to get it off my neck, I am especially happy to offer new hair jewelry by Ruth Stutts at the Joyful Jewel. They are colorful, sturdy, made with what Ruth calls yo-yos — you quilters may know what they are. We have hair ties and hair clips […]

Carol Sclove, Knitwear (Children)

 Ever since I can remember, I have always loved crafts and making things with my hands. After retiring from a career in business, I now have the time to pursue my love of crafting. I enjoy jewelry making, beading, metal work, and resin modeling. But I have returned to my first love, knitting, to hand […]

Children’s Gifts

We are excited to have a new Children’s Section at the Joyful Jewel thanks to Vangi Cathcart who set it up on Sunday.  Included are books, stuffed animals, clothing and toys for young children.  These are all by various artists from Chatham and the surrounding counties.   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us […]

Terry Perkinson’s “Photo Bombing Bear”

“Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson Who doesn’t want to be photo bombed by this attention-seeking bear? This photo was taken at Marilyn Penrod‘s  Art Reception, “Carolina Dreamscaping,” and features three of special people — plus “Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson.  Tess is actually more purple in color than the picture, and […]

Deborah Younglao, New Silk Scarves

Deborah Younglao‘s Newest Silk Scarves Deborah Younglao Silk Art has just brought in a lot of new scarves in brilliant colors. Some are felted with a loop to hold the scarf well when wrapped around. Some are burnout in rich pale colors. Others are mind-blowing dreamlike patterns. She said she was late in getting new […]

Terry Perkinson – New Animals!

Terry Perkinson, who makes stuffed animals, using old cashmere sweaters, is another Joyful Jewel artist who has brought in almost a whole new display of adorable art.  To see brings a smile, but to touch – that really brings the ahhhhs! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at […]

Barbara Thompson, Fiber Arts – Knitwear

Barbara Thompson knits infant and children’s clothing. The white infant dress would be perfect for a Christening dress.  She also makes glass sculpture. See: Barbara Thompson, Glass Sculpture Barbara Thompson, Fiber Arts – Knitwear