New Mandala Stones Coming to My Online Shop April 29

Coming April 29 to my online shop: New mandala stones, a thoughtful gift for your favorite bird-watching, trail-hiking, ocean-gazing mom.  Each stone is unique and the proceeds help support my creation of a large installation piece that will be a room full of these stones with a meditation labyrinth winding through them! I’m editing pictures… Read more »

Stone Mandalas are Flowing Out of Me

Need a mother's day gift for your nature lover? Click through to learn more!

I can’t stop drawing on these Lake Michigan stones.  Drawing the mandalas centers me and calms me and keeps me out of mischief!  I want to fill a whole gallery floor with these stones. Stay tuned for your chance to support the creation of this piece and to get a souvenir mandala stone (the perfect… Read more »

Do You Collect Heart Shaped Rocks?

Do you collect heart rocks? Click through to learn more about this mother of all heart-shaped stones that I found!

Do you collect heart-shaped rocks? Check out this awesome, natural heart rock I found (and brought back) from Mexico! I’m till deciding how to use it in an art piece. I’m not going to draw on it… I don’t know how to make this but I have a vision of a large, cracked wood sculpture… Read more »

Why I Love the Men Who Buy My Jewelry

Why I Love The Men Who Buy My Jewelry: Confessions of a Jewelry Artist

I love the men who buy my jewelry because they are stylish, interesting and above all ELOQUENT. Here are three reviews written by a special customer of mine, Mark. He talks about my jewelry better than I can. And he’s been to Nassau. I confess, I had to look it up. Nassau is the capital… Read more »

Mandala Stones and Boulders in Mexico

Mandala stones by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts (now in Mexico!)

Drawing mandalas on stones and boulders. That’s what I’ve been doing this month in Mexico with almost no internet. The best part was that awesome boulder. It called to me and I answered as best I could. Turns out we were made from the same cosmic dust that boulder and I! It is extremely frustrating… Read more »

Double Rainbow in Mexico – Life is Good, Even Without Internet!

Double rainbow in Mexico - proof that life without internet is still worth living!

We’re in our winter home in Mexico (well, my in-law’s house!) and eating a ton of tasty avocados, oranges, queso fresco, bolillos, etc!! We’re about to continue the work of building our own house and I’ve started drawing mandalas on Mexican rocks! Internet access has been spotty, but the reward for living in rural Mexico… Read more »