About Us

"He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, and they will bring offerings in righteousness to the Lord."
-Malachai 3:3   
My name is Dianna and I am the woman behind Refiner's Fire Creations.   My husband passed away in 2015, and I was honestly lost for a long time. I didn’t know who I was or what I wanted anymore. And for many years I just kind of existed. I never considered myself to be very creative, but we are God's children, and God is a creator!  Exploring my creative side and creating beautiful jewelry pieces has been, quite literally, a God-send.  I feel so grateful to have something in my life that I’m passionate about! I haven’t had that in a really long time and it feels good. So, no matter if things go smoothly or if I run into problems, no matter if I never sell a single piece, this life that I’m living is a really good life.

Why Refiner’s Fire Creations?
There are a couple of reasons why I chose this name. First, I work with silver, and it goes through a refining process. The process of refining removes impurities and other unwanted elements from the metal. Part of the refining process involves heating the silver to isolate the impurities.

The other reason I chose this name is the biblical process of being refined by trials in life. The Refiner is God, and He uses “fiery trials” to refine us…to make us more pure. I definitely have felt this process going through the loss of my husband. I’m not the same person I used to be. I am being refined.

I saw this story a while back and it resonated. The author is unknown:

There was a group of women in a Bible Study on the book of Malachi. As they were studying chapter three, they came across verse three, which says: "He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver". This verse puzzled the women and they wondered what this statement meant about the character and nature of God.

One of the women offered to find out the process of refining silver and get back to the group at their next Bible Study. That week, this woman called up a silversmith and made an appointment to watch him at work.

She didn't mention anything about the reason for her interest beyond her curiosity about the process of refining silver. He explained that in refining silver, one needed to hold the silver in the middle of the fire where the flames were hottest as to burn away all the impurities.

She asked the silversmith if it was true that he had to sit there in front of the fire the whole time the silver was being refined. The man answered that yes, he not only had to sit there holding the silver, but he had to keep his eyes on the silver the entire time it was in the fire. If the silver was left a moment too long in the flames, it would be ruined.

The woman was silent for a moment. Then she asked the silversmith, how do you know when the silver is fully refined? He smiled at her and answered, "Oh, that's easy—when I see my image in it".

If, today, you are feeling the heat of the fire, remember that God has His eye on you and will keep watching you until He sees His image in you!