Ear Wire Styles – How to Avoid Losing Another Earring!

We all hate to lose an earring – seems as if I’ve hunted for a million earrings over the years.  I carry a variety of  ear wires and posts for pierced earrings, both commercial and handmade, and hypoallergenic shepherds hooks in niobium and surgical steel, plus some clip style earrings, too.  Some styles are pictured…

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Mother’s Day is Coming Soon!

Celebrations of motherhood have been happening for centuries, going back to ancient Greece and Rome.   In England a holiday called “Mothering Sunday” was celebrated in honor of Mary, mother of Jesus.   This holiday later became a celebration to honor all mothers in England.   Mother’s Day in America was loosely inspired by the British…

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Gemstone Jewelry to Accent your Spring and Summer Fashions

An earlier blog post talked about the Pantone color palette for Spring 2016. I’m going to highlight several of the color choices of jewelry to accent your spring fashion wardrobe. In addition to the jewelry styles already on the website, I have a variety of beautiful stones and beads to create a variety of custom…

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Fashion Color Trends for Spring 2016

Tired of winter? I sure am, so let’s talk about what’s coming this Spring. Pantone sets color palettes for everything from home furnishing to apparel and more. The colors for Spring 2016 are softer tones – calm, serene blue and green hues that take use to wide open spaces – combined with brighter more vivid…

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Making Progress

In June I had surgery for a badly torn rotator cuff on my left side.   Unfortunately for me, I am left handed, so I’ve had my share of anxiety about the injury and the recovery and how all of this will affect me in the future. I started physical therapy a couple of weeks ago…

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Pantone Colors for Fall & Winter 2014 through Spring 2015

Pantone has published their fashion color guides for this Fall and Winter. The colors are terrific strong hues for Fall and Winter with softer shades for next Spring. The link to the Fall/Winter forecast is  http://www.pantone.com/pages/fcr/?season=fall&year=2014  Strong hues for Fall into Winter: Radiant orchid, royal blue, aluminum (silvery gray), aurora red (brick red), misted yellow (marigold),…

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