It’s that time again, folks! Each month we love to take a look into your studios, see images of your works-in-progress, and hear about the evolution of your pieces. Each month we also feature the work of a random winner — who, in addition to getting a moment in the spotlight, wins a $10 Rio credit!

We saw some wonderful stuff this month, including edgy skull and heart jewelry for the biker crowd, exciting examples of hand-engraved, Kliar E-Coating pieces, and Paul, the World Cup Octopus. Check out the comments to see for yourself!

This month’s randomly-chosen winner is Laura Brubaker. Take a look:

I am working on my first ever production line of pumpkin leaf jewelry. In the foreground you can see the ones I am currently working on and in the tray on the left the completed ones. The tray on the right holds some of the other ideas I have been playing with. I am fold forming the leaves which I learned to do from the Rio video with Mark Nelson, forging the stem into a taper, and forming the shape of the leaf over Fretz stakes. I hope you like them!

Another leaf piece from Laura’s Etsy store.

We DO like them, Laura! Congratulations. To see more of Laura’s work, check out her blog or her Etsy Store.

Now it’s your turn to show us what you’re working on. What inspires you these days? What materials are you dying to work with? Add a comment to this post with photos of something that’s on your bench right now. This next part is REALLY important, so take notes!
We need the following information in order for your entry to be considered:

  1. Your full name (and a link to your website/Etsy store, if you like)
  2. A photo of your chosen project. Include a few photos if you like!
  3. A description of the project you’re featuring. If you can include a little about your approach or technique, even better! Your fellow jewelers LOVE to read this stuff and so do we.
  4. After you add your comment, be sure to check back and make sure your photo has uploaded as it should. We don’t want to miss your pic!

Enter and you might be spending an extra 10 bucks at Rio Grande this time next month. Our next winner will be announced in January 2013 –so you have a couple months to show us your stuff! Andy, over at Rio’s facebook page will keep you posted on the deadline, so stay tuned!