Georgia Dale Designs
This is where we camped while I learned metalmithing at the Quartzsite Gem and Mineral Club in AZ.  Blooms like this happen about once in 70 years.This hangs on the wall at the Quartzsite Gem and Mineral ClubIn Quartzsite, I bought a pack like this to make my first ring.Beginnings of my first ringTa Da!  I was so proud of this!Some of my first Picture Jasper settings and other works in progress.  This is my pup, Savannah.  She lays at my feet when I work at home. Pea Island is an inspiration for so much of my work! We lived on Pea Island, in our RV, for 5 months while we volunteered there.  It was at that time that we decided the live and create jewelry on the Outer Banks.View from our RV while living on Pea Island -  You will notice the seagrass in many of my pieces.Pea Island inspiration for so many pieces of jewelry.  While we lived on Pea Island, I photographed each sunrise then went hunting for sea glass. Check out the dolphins bodysurfing!  I use dolphins in some of my seaglass creations.Rich and I do turtle patrol one day a week during the summer.  We ride an ATV at dawn, looking for tracks turtles have made when they come on land to lay eggs. Bodie Island Lighthouse. I think the sunset looks like an American Flag.Hatteras Light House - While touring the country, we sought out and photographed lighthouses.  I think this lighthouse is the prettiest.  You will see it in many of my sea glass creations.Great Blue HeronThe entire Reflections line started with the piece  "Midnight Sail" due to my love of sailing.  Our little 22' Catalina is perfect for the shallow waters of the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.Pea Island Sunrise - this was an inspiration for my reflections collections.Reflections Inspiration - This is a sunrise over the sound on the Outer Banks.Winter Inspiration and Picture Jasper InspirationWinter Inspiration and Picture Jasper Inspiration  - Albuquerque, NMSummer Inspiration - Butterfly at Pea Island Visitor CenterIndian Pottery - Oh, I wanted to take some to bezel-set, but I was good and left it all.  (Near Winslow, AZ)One day, I want to create a piece of jewelry like this.  We used to have SO much fun rafting up!Picture Jasper Inspiration - Old gas station near Picture Jasper Mines in OregonOdd inspiration, but I love any kind of metal!
Our RV broke down in Needles, CA.  The nice tow truck driver took us off-roading in his jeep.  He showed us old, forgotten parts of RT. 66.  We came across this old car in the middle of the desert.
My Inspirations