April 2014

Jewelry Care Tips: Wearing Jewelry    Monday, April 21, 2014

Jewelry is a treasured possession for many, as it's often received as a gift or purchased as a treat for oneself. So, it's incredibly important that jewelry is properly cared for, especially since many pieces of jewelry are much more delicate than other personal items we have. Find out some of the best jewelry care tips to keep in mind when wearing jewelry:

Don't Wear Jewelry in Showers or Pools

10 Reasons to Create    Saturday, April 19, 2014

Some people love creating things but claim they don't have the time, other people think they simply aren't creative and some feel like they've hit a creative road block. However, there is always a way to be creative, even when you don't have much time, creative thoughts flowing or aren't feeling very creative. Here are 10 reasons to create, so you can be sure to find a reason to start creating!

The Importance of Positive Thinking    Thursday, April 17, 2014

While it may seem a bit difficult to keep positive at times, there are so many benefits to be enjoyed if you employ positive thinking into your everyday life. After all, who wouldn't want to be as happy as possible and enjoy all of the great things life has to offer to the fullest? Positive thinking may take some getting used to, especially if stress and worries seem to be getting you down, but the great thing about positive thinking is that everyone is capable of it. Find out some of the many incredible benefits of positive thinking and why positive thinking is so important.

Jewelry Photography: New Photos from Photographer Amanda Call    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

We recently received many new photos of our handmade jewelry from our recent photo shoots with Amanda Call and are excited to begin sharing a few of our favorite photos with all of you! In our photo shoot sessions, we experimented with different elements, backgrounds, layouts and angles to create the perfect photos of our jewelry. With our new photos, we're hoping to give our fans and customers the feeling that our jewelry is right in front of them and not simply on their computer (or phone) screen.

My Boyfriend Made Me a Necklace    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I'm very lucky to have a boyfriend who enjoys my craft and even offers to help out with any part of the creative process or business aspects that he can. It's really amazing to see him having fun creating some unique pieces with extra supplies I have, and it's always a nice surprise when he makes something special for me. The other day, he even surprised me with this gorgeous Wire Wrapped Tourmaline Nugget Necklace.

Easter Jewelry: Accessorizing Your Easter Outfit    Monday, April 14, 2014

It's always fun to accessorize your holiday look with perfectly complimentary jewelry. For Easter, it's great to focus on Easter themes, such as rabbits, flowers and pastel hues. We have a few items in our shop that would be perfect accessorizing your look perfectly for the Easter Holiday. Check out a couple of our jewelry creations perfect for Easter:

Interview with Photographer Hena Tayeb    Sunday, April 13, 2014

Check out our interview with Hena Tayeb, a photographer specializing in architectural and travel fine art photography.

 

Gemstone Jewelry: A Sneak Peek at Our New Collection    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

As you may have heard, yesterday we announced our new collection of gemstone jewelry that we're getting ready to launch. We've decided to start sharing a few of the gemstone jewelry designs we've created to give you all an idea of what to expect! My cousin Amanda Call, who has been shooting photos of the new collection, took the photographs of our new gemstone jewelry designs below.

First, here is our brand new Pyrite Trio Necklace, featuring three rough pyrite (also known as fool's gold) beads on an antiqued bronze chain.

New Jewelry Collection Announcement    Monday, April 7, 2014

I feel it has come time to let everyone know about our new jewelry collection. After all, I'd love to let you all in on the excitement, as this is something I've been hoping to do for quite some time. The new jewelry collection is going to feature some of my favorite elements:

GEMSTONES!

Jewelry Photography: Our First Two Photo Shoots with Amanda Call    Saturday, April 5, 2014

I know product photography is very important in attracting fans and customers to your products, especially when most of the sales take place online. So, I've been meaning to get some new photos of my jewelry designs to better capture their beauty. Since I don't have a great camera on hand at the moment and my cousin Amanda Call has studied photography and took lovely photos of my jewelry last year, I decided to ask her for her assistance again.