Monthly Archives: August 2010

Special Request

The other day, I had on earrings similar to these.  Mine are a soft shade of purple, sage green, and gold.  A friend saw them and wanted a pair to give as a birthday gift.  She said the lady she … Continue reading

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Vintage Daffodil

I found this vintage daffodil piece and just had to have it.  It was part of some type of flower of the month promotion and there were several flowers to pick from.  I got this one and a morning glory … Continue reading

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DIY Jewelry Storage – Post 2

Today’s blog post is a continuation from Monday’s post about DIY jewelry storage options.  Shadow boxes can be used to store jewelry.  This idea is from Design Sponge and isn’t it just plain pretty?  Like it can be a room … Continue reading

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DIY Jewelry Storage Ideas – Post 1

Buying jewelry that reflects your personal style and complements your outfits is one thing.  You’ve also got to store it.  And how you store it can make a difference in how often you wear it.  And isn’t that the real … Continue reading

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Sometimes Simplicity…

I made this enamel pendant and have been looking forward to making a necklace that used it.  I cut the teardrop shape out of copper and added some ripples to the bottom.  I then added enamels in a pleasing color … Continue reading

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Be Inspired: 8 pieces of beautiful handmade jewellery

This guest post was contributed by UK jewellery supplier Fabulous Collections Jewellery has long been a necessary component of any person’s outfit.  Jewellery can spice up a casual outfit, or express your personality and interests.  Accessories have been used for … Continue reading

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Rough Cut Gemstones

Most jewelry designers like myself love coming across an unusual find.  One of those finds, at least for me, is rough cut semi-precious gemstones – meaning gemstones that have been cut into rough shapes with no polishing to smooth the … Continue reading

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