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Naughty Elf - Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Extended

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Due to a website glitch (thanks to the Naughty Elf), the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale is being extended until Dec 4 @ 11PM EST.  To receive your 20% discount on EVERYTHING (except Treasure Trove Sale and Gift Certificates) - use the discount code NAUGHTYELF2019 at checkout.   Additionally, you will receive an 10% gift certificate for your highest priced item that can be used toward a future purchase until 11/15/2020.  Use it for Holiday shopping, After Christmas Sale or even a special gift for yourself! Now. . .as for that Naughty Elf, I think he deserves a little Time Out!...

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Cyber Monday Sale - Opportunity Is Not A Lengthy Visitor

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When the minimalist look in interiors became popular, as a designer, I always said, “If interiors were money - this would not even be a trend”! Less is just simply. . . .LESS! Thank goodness that trend is waning and interiors are once again beginning to look cozy and welcoming. Who does not delight in finding a few extra dollars in last year’s coat pocket or handbag? It is simply human nature to hope we can save a few extra dollars - even those that have plenty of cash in the bank! I don’t know about all of you, but...

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What’s The Allure of A Charm Necklace?

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  For several years, I was able to offer customized tokens that celebrated the honors, travels, family and theatre/operas attended by so many of my customers in pre-ban ivory, then subsequently in a man-made ivory material. These token necklaces were fashioned after the famous Elizabeth Taylor / Edith Head Opera Token Necklace and were a huge success for several years. To this day, I still get inquiries about making up a necklace. I recently had a phone call with my scrimshaw artist and to my delight, she has agreed to tackle these tokens once again, sometime in the latter part...

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Can You Find Your Favorite Hidden Treasure - Go Ahead, Take A Peek?!

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To See The Newest Treasure Trove Items  Click Here I always have a stash of lovely markdown items in the Treasure Trove Section, but I think sometimes people forget to look there for additional pretties. This is just a friendly reminder that I have just added some new items to the Treasure Trove Section, plus, previous markdown items have had additional markdowns! Perhaps one of your favorites is hiding in that Treasure Chest of goodies - go take a peek!   To See The Extra Markdowns - Click Here

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Watermelon, Anyone?

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Brazil - James Elliott Photo I have long known that almost anything I make up using toumaline sells rather quickly. It is probably the single most searched word on my website, so clearly, it strikes a chord with ladies around the world! To understand how watermelon tourmaline is formed, here is a little background.The very first tourmaline was found in Brazil in the 16th Century. The emerald green color of the tourmaline was first confused with emeralds, but around the 19th Century, that gem was classified as tourmaline. The name comes from the Singhalese phrase, “tura mali”, which loosely translated...

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