Local jeweler, Ruby Nachom, was selling her lovely jewelry and lampwork beads at Art in the Arboretum on Sunday. Ruby was trained in Arizona and, locally at Sawtooth. Her jewelry is so unique. Above, she is holding some of her lampwork beads that sparkle with the ashes of her cremated cat. Ruby has recently learned this technique and is willing to make beads with the ashes of clients pets or loved one. See the photo below for a close-up. While Ruby doesn't sell in a store, she sets up at many local shows, including small, in-home shows.
Greensboro is so lucky to have talented and personable artists like Ruby. If you enlarge the photo, you can see the sparkly ashes of her cat.