It was a hot July day

I went down to the river a to shoot this video to the left a while back.

The jewelry piece is an adjustible chakra cuff braclet with 7 dyed Howlite beads that use color therapy to balance the chakras.

I was trying to show off how tight you could make it around your arm and used the safety bars by the river.

This bracelet could have easily fallen into the Mississippi, but it didn’t. I was terrifed LOL!!! It made for a cool and interesting video, for sure.

 

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Hi, I’m Johnna

I’m an artist from Shreveport, LA who learned the art of wire wrapping gems and minerals into jewelry from Grammy winning musician, Daryl Thompson, who became like a father to me.

He is the one who intrudoced me to the healing world of crystals and I have been learning every since.

This world is ancient but can be applied to modern day times. 

My life is hectic–I work from home, am mothering a kitten who almost died, and am living the life of my dreams.

However, we always have to stay grounded and what keeps me grounded is working with the healing gifts of the mineral kingdom to create something.

Every single one of my jewelry designs has a person that is meant just for it.