Women Jewelry Designers – Hattie Carnegie

Beads and beaded jewelry

Women jewelry designers – Hattie Carnegie:   Hattie Carnegie was born in 1889 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary.  Her name at birth was Henrietta Kanengeiser. In 1892, her family immagrated to New York’s Lower East Side. Henrietta eventually got a job with Macy’s as a salesgirl, a position that promised a lot of mobility.  While working at…

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Women’s Day is March 8

International Women's Day 2023

March 8 is International Women’s Day.  This day was created to recognize and celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and girls world wide.  International Women’s Day was also intended to raise awareness of the progress made towards achieving gender equality. I recently read a wonderful article about one woman’s strength and…

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The Chinese New Year

A scene from New York City's Chinatown

  The Chinese New Year is also known as the the Lunar New Year.  The Lunar New Year celebration is an ancient traditional festival known as “Guo Nian.”  It marks  the start of a new year and the beginning of spring according to the Lunar calendar.   The lunar calendar is based on moon cycles.…

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Welcome to a New Year

The first birds I saw - January 1, 2023 - a titmouse, a dark eyed junco, and a mountain chickadee

  Welcome to a New Year   Here’s wishing everyone a healthy and and happy year ahead in 2023.    The new year is always about new beginnings and a a fresh start.   We don’t really start from zero, but the new year provides a great opportunity to shift course a bit.  If you are making changes,…

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January Earrings Sale Event

Earrings Sale

  January Earrings Sale Event January 9 – 19.  Take 40% off all in stock earrings  (vintage jewelry not included).  Sale ends the end of the day on 1/19.  Message me if you experience any ordering issues

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Vintage Screen Brooch Elements

Silver tone screen brooch elements

I have a bag of silver tone metal screen brooch elements for sale.   These are round brooch parts – domed top and a pronged back with a pin attached.  There are 18 tops and backs here. These are intended for beading or attaching small decorative elements.  Great for Holiday jewelry.  These are vintage items…

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