Bracelets are a main staple in many jewelry boxes, for both women and men. They can be anything from a diamond tennis bracelet worth thousands of dollars, to a simple braided rope worth much less in money, but priceless in its personal meaning.
There are many different types and styles of bracelets in my Etys Shop for you to browse through. Of course, there are always more coming too!
Here are a few of the bracelets that contain gemstone beads that are thought to have a specific effect on your life.
As I stated, this is just a few of the bracelets that are available, and I love special requests.
A jewelry set is two or more pieces that are meant to be worn together for a coordinated and/or complimentary look. Many people wear these matching or coordinated sets for special occasions such as weddings or other formal events. Others just like to match a couple of pieces. Personally, I’m such an ‘odd duck’ that sometimes I want to be all sophisticated and coordinated, others I want to be eclectic and flashy everywhere.
Currently, I have around 35 Jewelry Sets of varying types and materials available in my Etsy shop, one section set aside just for them, plus a few more in the Faux Pearls section, and even a beautiful green agate necklace and earrings set available in Vintage Necklaces.
Yesterday afternoon was super busy for me, finally! I finally had enough light, time, and energy for a photo shoot for my favorite new pieces! YAY!! This is, for me, the hardest part of the entire process. I can never seem to get enough light in the pictures, or get it from the right angle, or something. It’s a pure miracle that I manage to sell anything, I swear!
I am very excited to have so many new items to enter! I have a real back up of things that need photos, and hopefully I will get to them all next month. It’s my goal anyway, to get this all caught up and organized. God, and Bipolar, willing, I will get there!
Here are some of the items I hope to get entered today and this week. (OMG I actually used the ‘Random Order’ option for the photos – IT’S CHAOS!!! LOL not at all like me.)
As you can see, I have no real set style or design template that I stick to when I make jewelry. I simply look at my supplies, and make something that pleases me.
When I purchase supplies for my jewelry, they could come form anywhere, really. If I see something that interests me, or looks like it may interest me later on at some point (yup, hoarder trait!), I’ll stick it away in my ‘stuff’ boxes. Boy, are these starting to get bigger!
My ‘stuff’ boxes could contain anything from gemstone, freshwater pearl, glass, crystal, rhinestones, feathers, just about anything I find that looked pretty to me at some moment in time!
Well, I am off now to begin entering these fabulous new pieces into my Etsy Shop. Please stop by a couple of times today and check them out!
Are you able to sit still and do nothing? Perhaps while watching television, or listening to music? This is something that I wonder about daily because I am completely unable to do it.
Back before I was put on disability, I had the same problem, but then I had three jobs to keep me busy at all times. Now? Now I make jewelry and have a pretty big online presence (for me anyway) after 5 years doing it for Etsy. My hands hurt though. LOL
From what I understand, most of the people that create things (art, jewelry, sewing, etc.) to sell online have a set aside area just for that purpose. I sort of do too. We have a spare room in our house that holds not only the majority of my crafting and jewelry hardware, but also the more delicate and expensive parts to my husband’s current project, a 1968 Ford Mustang (the real love of his life I think).
However, I actually make the jewelry sitting in the living room in my love seat with the dog right beside me for company (or aggravation, depending on his mood). I have a footstool that opens and stores a lot of my supplies out of sight, while I have more in a basket and some in small boxes stacked up. Makes for quite a sight in one corner of the living room!
This is also where I take the photos of my items, as I sit right beside three large windows that look out into my front yard (south facing for awesome light on the right days). I do it all right here in front of the television and my windows.
Unless I am eating, sleeping, or at the doctor, I am working on my shop. Even when out shopping, I am on the lookout for good deals on jewelry type items. I have boxes and boxes of things that I want to make and just haven’t gotten to yet! And I’m always buying more! My husband says I’m a hoarder, LOL. He is too, but for tools and auto parts!
A hoarder I may be, but I love what I do so much that I can’t stop! If I sit down, I am making something, or promoting it. Not all of what I make ends up in the Etsy shop, some I give away, some I keep, some get taken back apart and remade into something better. I have so much fun!! Not to mention that I am making money doing it! It’s only April and I have already sold almost as much as I did in all of last year! WooHoo!!! Cha-Ching!
Are you able to sit and just do nothing? Or are you like me and always have to be doing something?
Multitasking has become the norm in today’s society, but how much does it affect your personal or business life?
Over the weekend, I was struck by a serious creative bug and made several new jewelry pieces for just about any occasion. Wedding and Prom season is here! I always get excited at the amazing jewelry possibilities at this time of year.
My photos are not great, they are all too dark because I was in a rush to get some taken and get the items listed. I will take better ones this week and replace the others. (Hopefully)
I will be adding more new and vintage jewelry and home decor all day (ok, well, hopefully all week)! Check out my Etsy store often to see them all!
Now you know what I will up to all week, what are your plans? Anything for Easter?
Maybe planting a garden? I was able to get some fantastic flower and vegetables seeds this weekend. Now I just have to get them started! Really looking forward to some fresh veggies and home grown salads this summer! Yum!
After researching the upcoming jewelry trends, I discovered that crystal drops and dangles of all kinds are all over the runways! WooHoo! Yay! This thrills me to no end because I just LOVE to make the adorable little things, I just don’t always know what to do with them then.
I am so excited that these adorable sparkly dangles are in style and trendy again, that I immediately set to work making more and incorporating some that I had already made in to some beautiful and stunning pieces of Special Occasion and Everyday jewelry. These items I listed in the Shop this morning:
Here are a few of the items unlisted yet – I will be entering these in the next couple of days, but if you’d like to get them before they go in the shop, just shoot me a message! I accept most any forms of payment available today.
I have several more pieces, with and without dangles just waiting for me to take photos and even more waiting for me to finish attaching everything! So, if you are looking for a specific color, style, or option to match that perfect wedding, prom, or homecoming dress, just let me know and we will work together to put together something hand made and custom designed pieces just for you on your special day or evening.
I can also do these styles and types of items in rhinestones, gemstones, pearls, shells, acrylic, wood: if you want it, I WILL find it and it get it for you (some special orders require prepayment for supplies only if not already on hand).