new jewelry collection: gypsy queen

Gypsy Dreams necklace Savage Beauty necklace Gypsy Dreams ear cuff Gold Glitz necklace Bee Mine ear cuff Cubism earrings Reign it In hand harness For this collection I experimented with new ways of accessorizing such as ear cuffs and finger-to-wrist … Continue reading

picture perfect pastel: an etsy exclusive

Even with winter jewel tones running rampant, it seems I just cannot shake my passion for pastel. There’s something about a soft pastel pink that is just oh-so-lovely. Sure rubies and sapphires are delightful, but pastels are the very essence … Continue reading

eight squared: 8 charming new necklaces for 8 dollars each

Introducing the new “stalagmite necklace” — the perfect combo of tough and pretty for any outfit. At seventeen inches, these beauties sit right below the collarbone. In eight fashionable shades for fall: Mint Julep, Gold Glitz, Lilac Dream, Gunmetal Glitter, … Continue reading

drumroll: introducing items from my shop (oh, and a special coupon, too)

I’d like to introduced four new pieces to you, handmade by yours truly — 1. The Mint Julep necklace: Fierce, feisty spikes in everybody’s favorite color — mint green. $8 2. Razzle Dazzle tassel earrings: Whimsical swinging tassels bounce around … Continue reading

dare to wear: over-the-top collars

As the embellished collar trend grows, so does the flashy factor. With so many brands out there that are offering collars nowadays, designers are striving to create wilder, funkier, more over-the-top collars to make theirs stand out in a sea … Continue reading

a tale of three necklaces: part II

In lieu of my recent post “Do What You Love: A Tale of Three Necklaces” — in which I detailed my return to jewelry-making, fueled by a growing exasperation with the finicky job market — I have found myself spending … Continue reading

etsy crush: scout & catalogue

Today as I was browsing through the handmade haven that is Etsy.com, I discovered a little gem of a shop. I had initially been searching for a blue snakeskin clutch, but what I found here was much, much better. What … Continue reading