Sunday, November 27, 2011

Mad Genius at Bergdorf Goodman

Since I moved to Chicago I didn't think that I would get to see the absolute genius creative stylings of the Bergdorf Goodman window magicians but I was lucky to be in the city for Thanksgiving.  These windows always get my creative juices flowing.  They also give me a bad case of the 'I wants'.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Tiger tiger, pretty little things for your neck.

I bought these pretty little tiger eye stones a few years ago.  I wear mine layered, of course, with other necklaces.  I love the bold facets and high shine.  They are on oxidized sterling silver and will be in the Etsy shop soon.

Update: they are there now.  Use the coupon code HOLIDAY2011 for a 20% discount. 


peppermint lasso 

These pink beads are from Mangum's Beaders Paradise, in Idaho, they are striped, streaked, stripy, striated and streaky.  They also have a pressed pattern on one edge and they are remarkably interesting - really.  I put them on a long linked necklace, my favorite kind of necklace, with some faceted grey and muted pale pink vintage glass beads.  It wraps around twice if you don't want the long-swinging-necklace feel.  (I like the long-swinging-necklace feel)  Also coming to the shop.  Currently sitting by my desk waiting to be posted...

Ready for the Holiday season?  If you like to shop in your nightgown as much as I do they you might appreciate this coupon for my Etsy shop.

20% off in stock items with this coupon, use HOLIDAY2011 at checkout and enjoy!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Presents for under the tree

I always send your purchase in a silver gift bag, it works well for travel and to protect your jewelry and it makes a fantastic "ready to go" gift of your purchase.  Think about that and be ready for a coupon coming soon.....

Silver gift bags 

Long pink and grey necklace on oxidized sterling silver

Peacock blue glass earrings on handmade sterling silver

Tuesday, November 1, 2011


Earrings are like lip balm, I never get tired of them and I always want more.  All of these are made with vintage glass beads and oxidized sterling silver.  I made the circles and the head pins in my studio in Wyoming.  Oxidized sterling silver is warmer and richer than the plain shiny stuff and just gets richer with wear and time.  I also feel comfortable wearing it with gold.  Which is good because I like to wear gold.

Pressed vintage glass beads on sterling silver

Pink and grey vintage glass on sterling silver

Stormy skies, vintage glass beads on sterling silver.