Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Shazzabeth Creations - Unique Handcrafted Jewelry!

  I am proud to present my Jewelry on Etsy teammate Shazzabeth's shop - - she is based in Australia and specializes in really unique and unusual wire-worked and chainmaille jewelry with gemstone,glass and crystal beads. Her wire work is so intricate - it takes her hours to create! Here is an example of one of her beautiful pieces - Pink Passions Pendant


which wraps rose quartz and rhodonite cabochons in intricate swirls and spirals of sterling wire.

Her chainmaille jewelry adds a modern twist to an ancient art. Here is her Festival ChainMaille Bracelet

shaz10 in the Byzantine square weave design with a gorgeous dichroic glass bead at its center. There are so many beautiful pieces to choose from- each one unique and made with great attention to detail. Stop by Shazzabeth's shop today and treat yourself to something special!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Vandiva - Fabulous Fashion Jewelry!

I am honored to be talking about my social networking partner from the Jewelry on Etsy team this week- Vandiva!Visit her shop  Vandiva Fashion Jewelry for

some gorgeous, unusual jewelry that really makes a statement! Shown here are some of my favorites - it was hard to pick!

Choose from chunky gemstone necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets

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or even fun feathers in rings, earrings and necklaces!


Check out her second shop-

Ma Belle Cherie

for beautiful handmade clutch purses in a variety of fabrics - from vintage inspired to funky bridal - there is something for every occasion!

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don't miss her amazing bead shop  Vandivalicious to find a variety of unusual and colorful gemstones.

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Spring Color Series 7 - Fusion Coral

Here is the 7th installment of Silver Canyon's Pantone Spring Color Series featuring work of the Jewelry on Etsy Team-

The color is fusion coral - a lovely warm peach. There are some stunning examples of jewelry in this color - be sure to check it out! I have included her a few examples of my work that approximate this color - enjoy!pink floral earr8    aquamarine and pink glass set4pretty salmon neck7

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Grandma Marilyn’s - beautiful beaded jewelry!

Ruby&BlackWaveNecklacewithGothicPendant     This is the first post in my Jewelry on Etsy team social networking project. I was honored to be given my team mentor, Marilyn as my first promo partner!

Marilyn is a very talented bead artist who is a member of the Jet team and the Etsy Texas Crafters team. She and her daughter’s jewelry shop: has a wonderful variety of gorgeous seed bead and bead jewelry – necklaces,rings,bracelets and earrings. You can really see the effort she puts into her work! There is such a variety of colors and styles that you will be sure to find something for every taste and budget!


Check out her supply and pattern shop where she shares her wonderful ideas with you! There is a great variety of styles here to choose from. Here is just one of the many-


And if that weren’t enough she has a shop for her famous handmade tea towels and potholders – all named for her team mates!


For more information on her shop and activities you can visit:

Monday, March 1, 2010

Spring Color Series 6 - Dried Herb

I am woefully behind in my postings! Silver Canyons, in her marvelous blog, has added the sixth in the Pantone Spring Color series - the color is Dried Herb, a lovely grayed out sage - check out her post and the wonderful Jet team items illustrating it!

I have added here a couple of items from my shop that I felt best represented it - enjoy!