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21 Dec

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Thank you to our customers for making 2017 a great year for Rawhide Studio! We are looking forward to what 2018 will bring. We have a few new earring styles set to debut early next year and we are cooking up new adventures for the 2018 summer show season. We will be taking our Tear Dot, Little Guy trailer on our summer adventures of course! If you see polka dots coming down the trail, that will be us. Give us a wave and a toot!

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Atlas Theater Holiday Show

20 Nov

The Atlas Theater is a grand olde lady in the center of downtown Cheyenne WY. Rawhide Studio will be participating in their second annual holiday show this Saturday November 25th. Its also Small Business Saturday which is a national movement to encourage people to support their local retailers and small business owners. We will have lots of great styles and colors at the show! If you aren’t in Cheyenne then please visit us online. Yeehaw!!

Atlas Theater Holiday show. 9-4pm

 

November Holiday Shows.

26 Oct

 

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The Rawhide Studio Elves are busy making jewelry for our upcoming holiday shows. Our show schedule starts out in Lander at the Wyoming Arts Summit conference. We will be selling during the Expo on November 3rd from 4:30 -6:00 which will be at the Lander Community and Convention Center. Next up is the Winterfest in Evergreen CO on November 11th from 9-4 at the Evergreen High School.

November 18th and 19th, our sleigh, (otherwise known as the KIA Sorrento…. but it is red!) will be winging its way across the border for the Christmas in Windsor show.

Our final November show will be in Cheyenne at the Atlas Theater on Saturday 25th from 9-4pm. That’s Shop Small, Shop Local Saturday…. so make your list of places you want to visit and support the independent merchants in your area! I hope to see you at one of our shows.

 

 

 

Cheyenne Arts Festival and the Solar Eclipse!

10 Aug

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Can you believe the summer is fast drawing to a close! Our last show of the summer will be the Cheyenne Arts Festival at the Depot museum. If you live in the area or are passing through Cheyenne on the way to destinations that offer totality for the Solar Eclipse, please stop in for the festival! There will be artists, musicians, children’s activities and more! Rawhide Studio’s booth will be featuring our very popular Solar Eclipse earrings and necklaces  After the Art Festival we will be heading up to Casper Wyoming to view the Eclipse. Wherever you are I hope your viewing experience will be awesome!!

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Big Horn Basin Folk Festival this weekend!

4 Aug

Dotty the teardrop and Rawhide Studio are heading to the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival this weekend. Come see us a booth number 13! This festival has lots going on, storytelling, craft demonstrations, dancing and much more. Save time for Thermopolis’s hot springs and the Wyoming Dinosaur Museum. See you there! Can’t make the festival? We have lots of great rawhide jewelry colors and styles on the website including the Solar Eclipse earrings. We plan to see this spectacular event with friends in Casper WY. Where will you be?!

Carbondale Mountain Fair

27 Jul

The Teardrop, aka “Dotty”, is washed, packed and ready to head down the road to Carbondale Colorado for the 46th annual Mountain Fair! Looks like a great line up of artists , entertainment and food. If you are in the area this weekend stop by and say Howdy! You can find Rawhide Studio at booth #120. 

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New Teardrop, New Summer Show Schedule!

10 Apr

Last summer our 1974, custom built wooden Teardrop breathed its last on route 85 just 20 minutes outside of Cheyenne ( see Sept 25th blog post for all the gory details!).  The good news is it prompted us to start the search for a newer, more reliable Teardrop.  If you have ever been in the market for a nice used Teardrop, you know you have to jump on it when you see something you like!

A few months ago we were shopping in Fort Collins on a Saturday when I decided to look on Craigslist as we were leaving Costco’s parking lot. “Dave, pull the car over and look at this ad for a Little Guy Teardrop” I said. After scanning the ad for details and location, we turned the car around and headed for Aurora CO. I called my cousin Janette who lives there and said, “Can we stay overnight? We’re looking at a Teardrop in your neighborhood”. Janette graciously agreed and offered us a new toothbrush for our unexpected and unprepared overnight. We looked, we bargained, and with a handshake agreement we were the owners of a 2014 Little Guy 5 wide. We returned to Aurora the next weekend, handed over a wad of cash and picked up our Teardrop.

Our new Teardrop has a TV and stereo system! Uptown!

The last few months we have been improving the galley, the interior and generally putting our own personality into it. Its now ready to hit the road as our home away from home during the summer art show season. We don’t have all our show commitments in yet but here is what the 2017 show season looks like so far.

 

 

We hope to see new and old customers at our summer shows! If you see the Rawhide Studio Teardrop on the road, give us a toot and a wave!

 

 

Rawhide Studio gets ready for the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE!

6 Mar

If you haven’t heard about it yet, the USA will be getting a coast to coast total solar eclipse on August 21st 2017! I didn’t know how big a deal this was until I began researching the event. Well….not to be left out, we have developed an earring so ladies across the country can view this awesome natural phenomenon in style! Simple, elegant, lightweight, sparkly and as always, hypo-allergenic. The Solar Eclipse Earring‘s  inner disk is a velvety shade of deep grey with flecks of nature’s glitter- mica. The outer, “corona” disk is a shimmering gold. All this style for only $21 and so wearable any time of the year.

If you are interested in finding out where and when the best viewing opportunities will be, visit https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/

Casper Wyoming is proud to be one of the top ten destinations in the country for optimal viewing. To find out what is happening in Casper for the great event, visit http://eclipsecasper.com/

Rawhide Studio for that Unique gift !

28 Oct
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Circle Dance Earrings! Wonderful movement and style.

57 days till…. You know what I’m talking about so I wont say it but  Rawhide Studio’s lightweight, natural rawhide jewelry  makes a wonderful gift for any occasion. Purchase online, at one of our many fine outlets (look on our website for a full listing) or at one of these upcoming shows.

Ivinson Memorial Hospital Craft Bazaar, Laramie WY – November 12th from 8:00am-1:00pm

Christmas in Windsor, Windsor CO November 19th & 20th

6th Annual Music and Art Thing. Laramie Plains Civic Center- January 21st 10:00am – 11:59

Zonta’s Ladies Night Out 2017 – Little America, Cheyenne WY – March 3rd shopping starts at 4:00pm

 

 

RIP Woodstock!

25 Sep

Dave and I had a busy summer spreading Rawhide Studio jewelry around the country at art festivals and fairs. So busy that my last post was in June and featured a  loaded up and read to go on the road with us Woody. We had some great times with our Teardrop this season but alas, on July 20th at 6:00pm, on Rt 85, just 20 minutes from home, we lost Woody in a road accident. It was sad to see Woody on the side of the road but at least no one got hurt. Nothing will replace the homemade, quirky nature of our Woody but we enjoyed the Teardrop camping experience so much that we are on the look out for a new one. Got Teardrop? Will buy!

Here are a few pictures from Woody’s summer. The good and bad of it!

 

 

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