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Forget Fascinators - These Are The New Easter Bonnets!

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  The New Easter Bonnets for 2020! I hope this post finds you all well and safe. Sorry I have been MIA recently, but I just needed some time to adjust to the new normal. Besides, hunting for food, cleaning supplies and toilet paper (still have not found that one online, but we have a fairly good supply at home with 5 baths) and figuring out the online websites and pick up times of our local stores + cleaning all the groceries, packages and mail, not to mention cleaning my house . . . it is really a full time...

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My February U-Turn

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Typically, I would venture to say, the type of jewelry designs I create are not especially fraught with danger since I do not use any torches, daunting equipment or noxious chemicals. Truth be told, I am designing jewelry that uses rather commonly found findings and beads along with some antique elements such as lockets and clasps. The more dangerous work is farmed out to jewelry workrooms that are well equipped with the proper tools and ventilation systems - even though I have designed the concept of the jewelry. Believe it or not, I am always thinking of the large Tucson...

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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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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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