Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The washer style necklaces seem to be my most popular. I like how they have all turned out but I really think this one is super pretty. It has a beautiful sparkle to it that just catches your eye. I also tried a different chain with this piece. It is a faceted ball chain and when the light hits it, BAM-it sure does sparkle. I wish I could capture that in a picture but I'm not a photographer.
This necklace is on an 18" sterling silver faceted ball chain. It is a 26mm washer in sterling silver. The flower charm is a erinite Swarovski crystal drop charm. This item is $28.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Sunday, April 17, 2011
I made my first key chain today. I like the looks of it. It's simple and not frilly. It's definitely a man thing. This piece is made from a stainless steel disc that is 1 1/2 inches in diameter. In addition to stainless steel this piece can be done on aluminum, copper or brass. Using any one of these materials will result in a $10-$15 key chain. It can also be done in sterling silver which would cause the price to increase to $25.
This would be a great gift for Father's Day!
Friday, April 15, 2011
So I received the second washer and began doing the stamping. I was VERY careful NOT to stamp any wrong names...done!!! I started to assemble the Swarovski crystal drops for the birthstones. What's this? I don't have any ruby drops??? What!?! Oh no. I have to contact her...again...and tell her it's going to be another wait all because of my lack of keeping an inventory list ability. Oops!! She said she understood but I would be ticked off if it were me and she may have been really.
But now...IT IS FINISHED!!!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
I'm making a key chain similar to this one:
FYI- a key chain like this one is $10-15. It's not sterling silver so that makes it less expensive. It'll be made from either stainless steel or aluminum with a clip ring attached. I mean really, what man wants to have a dainty, pretty key chain? They want it to be chunky and masculine and hardy...grrgrrr (sorry, my inner Tim Taylor just came out a little bit there).
Father's Day is just a month away!!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Who says lockets have to lock closed? This is an open locket design using the domed or bowl shaped discs which means the 2 halves sit atop one another but can easily move back and forth. These can also be stamped to your specifications along with your choice of crystal or other embellishment.
A recent customer wanted a special phrase stamped on her necklace. She and her kids always say to each other, "love you to the moon and back" and that's what she wanted stamped, along with your children's names. I think this piece turned out really great. It is stacked with a moon stamp as well as a star stamp. It also has 2 Swarovski crystal drops in Topaz and Ruby.