Monday, 22 June 2009

Making Front Page on Etsy

Was really happy this morning when about 11am (UK time) the treasury I made was shown on the front page on Etsy. Here's the shot of it:

Sunday, 21 June 2009


♣♣♣Pre-Birthday Sale- 50% Off for One Day Only♣♣♣
I've decided to have a Massive One-Day Sale for one day only - 29th June - 0am-12pm GMT- everything is 50% off (except for P&P). It will take too long to change all listings for just one day, so if you're interested, just make your purchase and wait for the revised invoice to drop into your mailbox before paying by PayPal. Please make sure that the email supplied by Etsy is your PayPal registered email, or just drop me a line with the correct email.
(Sale does not apply to any custom orders. Nor is it valid in conjunction with any other offers)

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Feature - Crystal Impressions

I always thought Lucia was a beautiful name, full of passion, maybe it was the influence of books, but, the person's name behind Crystal Impressions is Lucia, and the kind of jewellery she creates is the kind I would imagine Lucia to create - passionate, elegant and full of colour and textures. It's full of vigour, and life. It's jewellery for a woman who knows herself and what she likes.

Peacock Treasure - Necklace Karen Hill Tribe Floral Focal Pendant, Fresh Water Peacock Pearls,and Sterling Silver $85

December Blues - Earrings Deep Blue Topaz Quartz Briolettes, White Topaz, Light Blue Sapphire Swarovski Crystals, and Sterling Silver $40.60

Putting On The Glitz - Necklace 18mm Swarovski Rondelle Focal Crystal Beads, Smoky Quartz, Oval Citrine, Beer Quartz Rondelles, and Sterling Silver $198

Black Beauty - Earrings Elongated Briolettes Jet Black Chalcedony, and Sterling Silver $42

Monday, 8 June 2009

Featured - 3squares

I know someone who loves to play with shapes and metals just as much as I do, maybe just a tad more. Her name is Jean, and what she creates can only be described as - stunning! I wish I could make something like what she makes, but I have no idea how she does it, to me it's magic, like something created in a deep dungeon by a wizard with a blacksmith's tools. Ok, strange analogy, but have a look at her pieces - they are prime examples of some sort of alchemy experiments that have actually gone right and created absolute gold from lesser metals.

Friday, 5 June 2009

Featured - malves1009

One of many things that attracts me to Michele's shop are cameos. Cameos have always had a special allure. They are a very feminine element to work with and require a certain way of incorporating them into a design. Michele excels at it. Her jewellery is vintage inspired and created with lovely attention to details. It is also extremely affordable, making the latest trend available to a small budget. As can be seen from the photos, her workmanship is very good and her pieces are much better than any high street shop bought ones. What's more, they are created in her home in the USA, by herself, with lots of love and care, making this jewellery that little bit extra special to wear and treasure for years to come.

Cameo Necklace $18

Flowers in Bloom Necklace $18.75

Yellow Sparkle Earrings $15

Pretty Pink Moonstone Earrings $16

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Featured - Rachel Lucie

Rachel has a unique flair for combining gemstones, shapes and colours so as to showcase each one of them in the best light. Designs are often fairly minimal with just a few carefully selected gems, but they have an amazing impact. They are full of life and colour and will rival any high end designer piece. In fact, they are way better as each design and choice is given a careful consideration, only the best stones and metals are chosen and each piece is created by Rachel's hand right here in the UK.

Glacier. Ice Blue Amazonite and Green Garnet Sterling Silver Earrings. $25

Warm. Smoky Quartz, Freshwater Pearl and Garnet Sterling Silver Wire Wrapped Earrings. $23

Cherry Trio. Red Agate Sterling Silver Choker Necklace. $42

Ceylon. Pyrites, Chrysoprase, Tourmaline, Garnet and Amethyst Sterling Silver Necklace. $48