On a Monday!!!!! 8-19-13

THE JOYFUL  JEWEL FIRST EVER SALE UNIQUE OFFERING FROM EACH ARTIST Sept 13-15, 2013 HP Pelzel ~ several pieces of pottery on sale as well as 8 or 10 other pieces with slight blemishes– Perfect but a little Wonky–that will be significantly discounted.  Marcia E Herman Giddens ~ 1) If a person buys 3 books […]

Marrianna Osolin-Putnam “Guardians of the Universe”

“Guardians of the Universe” Marrianna Osoln-Putnam 12″ x 12″ Acrylic on canvas, original $50      Marrianna Osolin-Putnam has subtitled this piece: “Earth, Sun, Moon & Stars.”  These entities are Guardians as are humans and the earth herself.  We all have a part to play in sustaining and protecting this earth. https://www.joyfuljewel.com/Marrianna-Osolin-Putnam.html Website:  https://www.joyfuljewel.com  Newsletter subscription:  […]

On a Monday

Here’s the thing. A secret most don’t know. One of the features of our full-service gallery, on Mondays, is  dream interpetation. Many times, people are inclined to tell me their dreams as they’re browsing among these creative walls. Little do they know, dreamwork has been a feature of my lifetime career as therapist and spiritual […]

Martha Johnson “Well Behaved Women . . .”

“Well-Behaved Women” Martha Johnson 11 1/2″ x 9 1/2″, Mixed Media Collage, Original, Framed $65           Certainly this is true, “Well-behaved women rarely make history,” a quote from Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, chosen by Martha Johnson as focus and inspiration for this interesting collage.  Grounded by smooth pieces of white gravel, layered with colorful papers and […]

Marrianna Osolin-Putnam new Native American themed work

   Coyote Night by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam    “Medicine Man” by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam   “Palomino Moon” by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam   “Pueblo Pottery” by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam    “Pueblo Starry Night” by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam “The Shaman’s Robe” by Marrianna Osolin-Putnam           Marrianna has painted a whole series of works in bright vibrant primary colors to depict life in the Native […]

Marrianna Osolin-Putnam “Flowers for Mary”

“Flowers for Mary” Marrianna Osolin-Putnam 16″ x 20″ Acrylic on Canvas Original, $150           It seems that Marrianna could just have easily called this colorful painting “Flowers for May” as it certainly makes me think of the colors arriving as we get close to the beginning of Summer.  Such beauty portrayed in a whimsical fanciful […]

On a Monday 5-20-13

A Carolina Wren flies off Rita Baldwin’s wall to perch right over on a sunflower gourd birdhouse of Kate Ladd’s. On Sarah Mcteer Ogburn’s wall, a  woman with a Bluebird on her Shoulder smiles knowingly, watches a snake slither off Vangi Cathcart’s wall and enter the path of  Nature’sTemple by Marilyn Penrod. Meanwhile, Shannon Buecker’s […]

Marrianna Osolin-Putnam “Appalachian Autumn” 4-17-13 Joyful Jewel

“Appalachian Autumn” Marrianna Osolin-Putnam Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 16″ $25, Original           I don’t usually comment of the price, but in this case I just had to go back to Marrianna’s area to be sure I had recorded it correctly — just $25 for this large fantastic original painting!  I think Marrianna must have […]

Marrianna Osolin-Putnam “Mother and Child”

“Mother and Child” Marrianna Osolin-Putnum 16″ x 20″, Acrylic on Canvas $100, Original           What could be a sweeter portrayal of motherly love and infant peace than this love madonna and child.  Marrianna captured the pureness of love and safety in this painting.   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel […]

Emily Weinstein “Moon Book”

“Moon Book” Emily Weinstein 82 pages, $14.95           This is one of those truly enchanting books!  Each page features one of Emily Weinstein’s fabulous paintings and a little gem of writing.  There is ample proof of her devotion to the moon as well as painting as the book represents a full year of painting the […]