Colorful, Cheerful Summer Jewelry

I finally got around to adding some of the newest pieces to the Etsy shop – two colorful necklaces and a pair of playful earrings!  The photo shoot – especially the outdoor part of it – was so much fun to do, and I’m excited to share these with you 🙂

Links to each piece are included so you can check them out on Etsy!

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An abacus necklace – complete with moving beads!

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Long, dangly earrings made of colorful lightweight chain.

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A stylish modern necklace featuring a bright magenta tassel and glazed ceramic beads.

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The Colors Blue and White…

…are the topic of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week.  I found some lovely blue and white flowers starting to open in the garden – spring is in the air!

The earrings, in shades of blue, seem to echo the bright blue of a spring sky – you can check them out on Etsy here.

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Vibrant, Playful Earrings – Made with Playing Cards!

These earrings (available on Etsy here) seem to me to be the epitome of vibrant!  Perfect for dispelling that winter gloom 🙂

 

 

[In response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant]

Color Your World – Desert Sand

The latest bracelet-and-earring set up on Etsy features beautiful glass pearls in the desert sand color that’s the topic of today’s Color Your World challenge.  Why, even the background matches! 🙂

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The bracelet is available on Etsy here; the earrings are available here.  Take a look!

A Tropical Vacation (or at least its flowers!)

When I saw these polymer clay beads, I just couldn’t resist getting two strands – one in shades of pink and purple, and one in shades of blue and green.  Together, they remind me of a tropical garden.  The vibrant colors are a welcome contrast to the grey of winter 🙂

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The bracelet is available on Etsy here.

I’m also linking to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week – if you’re looking for more pink and magenta flowers, check out her page here!

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Man-Made

You can’t deny that handmade jewelry falls under the category of “man-made!”  Here are some of my favorite autumn-colored pieces, to celebrate the season.

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A charming cat & mouse bracelet – great for Halloween!
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Mini beaded hoop earrings in earthy, autumnal colors.
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A red and gold statement bracelet, perfect for fall.

These are all available on Etsy: Cat & Mouse Bracelet, Mini Hoop Earrings, Statement Bracelet.  Take a look!

[In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Man-Made.]

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sense of Seeing

I’m always on the lookout for ways to use things that catch my eye – colors, textures, patterns – in my jewelry.  Lately I’ve been noticing a lot of zigzag patterns around me.  I think this pattern is perfectly lovely – it can take on a whole range of personalities depending on what colors and line thicknesses you choose, but somehow it never fails to cheer me up!

My latest bracelet-and-earrings set, now up on Etsy, is inspired by zigzags!  (Of course, the lovely blue-green color of those beads didn’t hurt either…)  Aren’t they simply stunning?

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Check out the bracelet on Etsy here, and the earrings here!

[In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sense of Seeing.]

From Every Angle: Showcasing my Creations

Whenever I list a new piece of jewelry in the Etsy shop, I try to photograph the item from as many angles as possible – I want customers to not only know exactly what they’re buying, but also really get excited about their purchase!  Etsy allows a maximum of 5 photos per listing, and sometimes it’s a challenge to pick which shots will be the lucky five.  So I’m thrilled to get to share some of the “extras” with you.  These are some of my favorites from the most recent listings in the shop, a set of earrings and a matching memory wire bracelet.

Here are some of the images that ultimately made the cut:

And here are some of those that didn’t:

Check out the earrings on Etsy here, and the bracelet here!

[In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “From Every Angle.”]

Green Grape Jewelry

I can’t help but think that the latest additions to the Etsy shop look like they were inspired by a bunch of green grapes!  That was not in fact the case – however, the bracelet and matching earrings are still pretty cool.  Take a look:

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Can you even tell the difference?  😉

(The image is not my own, it's from recipes.wikia.com.)
(The image is not my own, it’s from recipes.wikia.com.)

The jewelry (not the grapes 🙂 ) is available in the Etsy shop – head on over and take a look!