Naming Your Creations

Sometimes, when I make a piece of jewellery, or even just a bead, a name comes to me out of the blue. Sometimes, it comes afterward, when I hold it in my hand. Sometimes, it is a simple description, or based on circumstances. For instance, this dichroic glass beauty is called “Woot” – which is short for, depending on your source, “Wow-loot” or “Want One Of Those.” Both meanings are good, in my opinion – they are come from gaming slang. The Pink Dragon is known as “Heartburn” – not for his colour, but because I had a vicious attack …