Tag Archives: Jewelry Making

Look What I Made: Love Letter Charm Necklaces

Introducing my NEW Love Letter Charm Necklace Series. Featuring actual text from love letters written by famous authors, poets, and historical figures, the Love Letter Charm Necklaces would make a romantic Valentine’s Day gift for a special lady. And all … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Hello and Happy New Year to you all! I hope you enjoyed your holidays and that 2013 is treating you kindly so far. As for me, I am really happy to see the last of 2012. While there were definitely … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Bookish Charm Necklaces

C. S. Lewis once said “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” It’s a sentiment that I am very familiar with. I love to curl up someplace with a … Continue reading

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Black Friday Extravaganza!

Hi all! I hope everyone had an excellent Thanksgiving! I had a wonderful holiday, surrounded by family and a ton of food (sooooo full!). So now, as we head into the official Christmas season, I have been crafting up a storm! … Continue reading

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Just a little frantic

I don’t know how this happened but Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Despite the fact that I start ridiculously early and work steadily throughout the year, I am not done with my Christmas crafting or shopping and that … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Hey folks! Just checking in to say that everyone here weathered Hurricane Sandy as well as could be expected. We’re all safe and our house came through undamaged. We lost electricity and internet access for a couple of days (which … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Aslan The Great Lion – Handmade Narnia Pendant

One of my favorite things to make, something that has become rather a specialty of mine, is jewelry based on or inspired by books and literature. I get a lot of satisfaction creating handmade jewelry that celebrates my favorite stories … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Wild Thing Pendants

I get a lot of suggestions from people I know about what I should make for the store and the number one suggestion that has come up over and over again is animal print pendants. It’s not my usual style … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Argyle Pendants

I just finished two new handmade pendants for Ciarrai Studios. May I introduce:   The Purple and Black Argyle Pendant – A fun and funky pendant with a bit of a Rock and Roll vibe to it! Halloween Argyle Pendant … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Lace Bow Necklaces

I am utterly besotted with lace jewelry. It is so romantic and feminine and gorgeous! I spend way too much time searching Etsy for the perfect appliques to make new pieces and if I didn’t have to use my money … Continue reading

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