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Jewelry Tips -

I'll be honest, I've not been much of a bracelet wearer. My favorite pieces of jewelry are earrings, rings, and necklaces. BUT! I have mad respect for all you bracelet wearers out there! I especially love it when I see an arm adorned with more jewelry than I could make in a year! In a near decade of working in a fine jewelry store watching people put on all kinds of bracelets, I've learned a few things that work and a LOT of things that DON'T!I want to share what I've learned with you, as well as tell you that...

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Life -

10 Reasons Why I Love Being a Woman

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Inspiration -

It's so wild how inspiration can come from multiple places at once! I just listed this crazy lace agate necklace that I knew the Arizona desert in the rain inspired, when I realized how much it reminds me of this tapestry I adore!   I'm really beginning to love yellow and how happy it makes me feel. I just might have to go looking for some more crazy lace agate!  

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Custom, Wedding/Engagement -

Here's a super cool engagement ring I made for a super cool friend :)

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Buying gemstones in Tucson is absolutely FUN! But, hot diggity dog, it takes a toll on your wallet! I'm super excited about getting down to work and making things with all my new beautiful gemstones. I've got to be honest, though, it's not always easy knowing where to start. When I look down at all my new gemstones, my brain ping pong's around until I feel dizzy. I'll post a picture with the story about the first piece I made this year when I got back, just as soon as I'm sure the gift has been given... I don't want...

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