Patrick Hitesman “Dawn Sail”

“Dawn Sail,” an oil painting on canvas by Patrick Hitesman is just one of the boat paintings he has a the Joyful Jewel.  This is so bright and inviting, a scene of awesome passion and a forecasting of a good sailing day. Let’s go! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call […]

Dr. Laura Barringer & Dentist Crew in Pittsboro

Look who came into shop at the Joyful Jewel this week, dressed to the nines in Halloween finery.  it’s my Pittsboro dentist, Dr. Laura Barringer, and her whole crew.  They had been handing out candy to the trick or treaters in town — that is handing out candy and toothbrushes!  I feel certain that there […]

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 […]

Rita Baldwin painting “Gathering Courage”

“Gathering Courage” by Rita Baldwin, Painting Rita Baldwin came this week with a few new oil paintings and a new orchid for her display.  I asked her about “Gathering Courage” a painting I especially love.  She said that the series of women came from her experience and that of others in accepting challenges from nature. […]

Ches Stewart, Fireplace Screen

Iron Fireplace Screen by Ches Stewart Blacksmith, Ches Stewart, just brought in this stunner – a large iron fireplace screen with squiggles.  (Behind the screen on the wall is a hook rack).  Ches is taking orders for other sizes and fancier, more squiggly, fire place screens.  Just in time to be of use with our […]

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 […]

Marilyn Penrod — all new art!

Marilyn Penrod is another of our artists who have brought in nearly all new art this week!  Here is a feast for the eyes of color, intensity, meaning and stunning beauty. Marilyn hanging her new work: ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our […]

Steve Clarke Photography New Pieces

Steve Clarke, Photography   Steve Clarke, photographer of dancers and yoga practioners has just brought in all new work!  What a beautiful way to share inspiration and expertise.  Soooo lovely!  I wonder if one of these dancers will have a show at the Joyful Jewel. Steve Clarke, Photography ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow […]

Debra Steimers, New Artist – Halloween Bowls

This scary Halloween Hand Bowl was made by the Joyful Jewel’s newest artist, Debra Steimers.  There are more pieces of her seasonal ware below – and she will be bringing Thanksgiving and Christmas pieces in soon. Here is what Debra says about her fun work: “My pottery is hand-made, hand-painted.  Holiday bowls are low-fire porcelain stoneware […]