by Jen's Back Yard. (Murrieta, CA) My new “Moss Collection” was inspired from the Hummingbird who builds her nest, made of moss, in our backyard every February. Recently, her two tiny twin babies emerged from their pale blue shells and entered our world. Over the past couple of weeks I have been creating jewelry, made of moss, while watching the babies being … [Read more...] about Inspired by a Bird, Out Hatched a Moss Collection
Your Jewelry Stories
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by Susan L. Goldstein. (Chestnut Hill, Ma.) In June of 2009 my mother Maureen was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Knowing how grave her diagnosis was, I wanted to do something to honor and support her during her short fight. I started making bracelets that were given to her caregivers, family members and friends. These women also wanted to honor and support her. … [Read more...] about A Bracelet Tribute to My Mother
by Ingrid Anciaux. (Sydney, Australia) The idea to create jewels came to me some years ago. My project started 4 years ago when I still lived in Paris and I performed in Burlesque. Although short, this moment of my life gave me lots of desires and projects. I had more pleasure working on the costume's creation than performing on stage. I wished to create unique … [Read more...] about Pretty Harbor Hand Crafted Jewels Made with Love
by Angela Jones. (Ginger and Snap) Even though I went to college to be a nurse, I always wanted my own business. I had several false starts that I compare to dieting: selling cosmetics, cookware, skincare, color analysis. I always thought I'd found the solution to my own business desires like the many diet programs I've been through. But I always ended up back at … [Read more...] about How a Jewelry Business is Like Peeling an Onion