Thursday, February 24, 2011

Like A Kid In A Candy Store

One of my most favorite things to do is shop for jewelry supplies. Last week I went shopping for pearls and gemstones at the the gem and jewelry show and I've been in jewelry making mode ever since.

I found these adorable starfish pendants. 

I think combining these creatures of the sea (pearls and starfish) is the right thing to do.

This is the perfect little necklace to wear all summer long with t-shirts and sundresses. At only $35 each, they're an affordable and very classy gift for bridesmaids, teachers, or your mom.  It also looks great with a double strand of pearls.

Here are some of the other necklaces I've been working on and will be adding to my website soon.

Another "4-in-One"

freshwater pearls w/ vintage milk glass and aurora borealis brooch

freshwater pearls with cutest vintage crystal flower brooch

Pink Purvian opal with vintage Coro brooch

Long chinese crystal with rhinestone clasp

If you see something you like and want more information or want to buy it just e-mail me.

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pve design said...

Nothing like planning ahead for summer with something pretty like those pearls...and that last one is lovely!

the gardener's cottage said...

julie i adore all of these. if i send you a couple of vintage pieces of my mom's could you use them in a necklace or something? that would be so great. also i'm gonna need another signature bracelet soon. someones's bday coming up.


About Last Weekend said...

Gosh what amazing pieces. Love the starfish one. I admire how you can make such an eclectic array of jewelery for all styles!

Unknown said...

Beautiful pieces!!!

jeanette from everton terrace said...

Love that chinese crystal one - very cool.
I thought of you the other day. I was at an estate sale buying jewelry and they had a huge vintage starfish brooch with matching earrings. I'm sitting here with buckets of vintage chandelier parts designing some new stuff as well :)

quintessence said...

Wonderful - especially love the rather vintage feeling one with the aurora borealis brooch.

About Last Weekend said...

Back again...just wondered do you make these new or are they gathered from vintage pieces? They are wonderful...I just keep looking..

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