Gift Shopping For The Eco-Friendly: Jessie And Randy’s Story


It isn’t that nature-loving eco-activists don’t like getting gifts. It’s that they don’t want to be burdened with things they don’t need at the expense of the Mother Earth Gaia they work so hard to protect. Happily, handmade river stone jewelry is one of the answers to this problem! “My husband, Randy, knows that river stones… Read more »

ONE last thing before I can offer bowls for sale!

pottery bowls by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

These pottery bowls are beautiful, right? It’s almost Christmas, I should quick offer them up for sale and make all your gifting dreams come true!! But I can’t…not yet. There’s one tiny detail that I need to work out before I can offer these bowls for sale. Right now, they’re covered in beautiful oxides. But,… Read more »

River Stone Jewelry Sale


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Coming Soon: River Stone Jewelry Sale


Small Business Saturday only: 40% off all of my jewelry! My biggest sale of the year is coming this Small Business Saturday only, and it’s a good one, 40% off all jewelry (mens and womens!) Click over to browse through the jewelry in my shop and decide what you’re going to buy (for yourself and for loved ones!) and then… Read more »

One-of-a-kind Art Bowls In Progress

One-art bowls by Jenny Hoople in progress

I can already tell, this pottery bowl is going to be special! As I said in my previous post, when I began creating these pinch-pot art bowls, each bowl I’m making will have unique surface decoration and glazing, every one as unique as snowflakes. Well, even more unique because none of them will be white!  Plus,… Read more »

The Best Rainbow Earrings

Rainbow Gemstone Earrings by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

Small, happy earrings that you’ll want to wear every day! The best rainbow earrings are in stock and ready to ship for the holidays! Winter is closing in on us and it’s time for an instant, wearable pick-me-up!  It’s time for a pair of earrings that say, I am showing up and I’m ready to shine… Read more »

The Fragile Beauty of Ocean Creatures

ceramic sculptures of ocean creatures by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

My 3 yr old asked “Mommy, why are you making a whale vertebra?” I love when he does that!   I actually had to think about the why… and I didn’t want to explain the the hectic state of our nation’s political stage so I skipped that part and simply said: “Because I’m thinking about the… Read more »

Wabi Sabi Fall: Monday Nature Inspiration

Wabi sabi fall, some Monday nature inspiration from Jenny Hoople.

  Fall is a bittersweet beauty for me.  I hate being cold!  But a beauty that’s bittersweet can be the most meaningful, the most touching. Here’s a wabi sabi fall nature moment to bring some beauty to your Monday morning.  Mondays deserve to be enjoyed instead of dreaded! Click here to share this on Facebook… Read more »