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Finished this wire wrapped pendant necklace for a charity…now unto the earrings :)

Finished this wire wrapped pendant necklace for a charity…now unto the earrings :)

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Taking a break and making a necklace and earring set for local charitable cause…:)

Taking a break and making a necklace and earring set for local charitable cause…:)

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Now that its getting colder outside I’m sure more of you are bringing out those wonderful scarves of yours.  Do you happen to have some really neat buttons, perhaps vintage, that you don’t know what to do with, too?  Check out this very easy tutorial on how to make scarf rings and instantly bring some “bling” to your favorite cool weather accessory:  http://www.beadinggem.com/2014/10/how-to-make-scarf-rings-from-buttons.html

Now that its getting colder outside I’m sure more of you are bringing out those wonderful scarves of yours.  Do you happen to have some really neat buttons, perhaps vintage, that you don’t know what to do with, too?  Check out this very easy tutorial on how to make scarf rings and instantly bring some “bling” to your favorite cool weather accessory:  http://www.beadinggem.com/2014/10/how-to-make-scarf-rings-from-buttons.html

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These will be listed very soon today :) Upcycled glass pendant necklaces with solid copper chain. 

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilkGown?ref=hdr_shop_menu

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Congrats to Erica Bello on winning the prestigious Halstead grant!  Her work features silver jewelry that has been uniquely oxidized and focuses on industrial design along with an emphasis on form.  You can visit her website here: http://ericabellojewelry.bigcartel.com.  She’ll also be at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show in November: http://pmacraftshow.org

Congrats to Erica Bello on winning the prestigious Halstead grant! Her work features silver jewelry that has been uniquely oxidized and focuses on industrial design along with an emphasis on form. You can visit her website here: http://ericabellojewelry.bigcartel.com. She’ll also be at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show in November: http://pmacraftshow.org

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I’m always incredibly inspired by so many talented jewelry artists out there. I think this wonderful artist takes the cake for me so far…her metal wire woven pieces are spectacular!
See a blogpost of here work here http://www.beadinggem.com and visit her Etsy shop here https://www.etsy.com/shop/WireFantasies?ref=listing-shop-header-item-count

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Busy weekend, so I won’t be able to list these until Monday.  However, I thought I would provide a sneak preview while I had the chance :)

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Upcycled ceramic pendants in the works this week…

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilkGown?ref=si_shop

Upcycled ceramic pendants in the works this week…

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilkGown?ref=si_shop

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Beautiful resin Kanzashi flower hair jewelry by Japanese artist Sakae. See the whole story of her art here:


http://www.beadinggem.com/2014/09/exquisite-wire-and-resin-kanzashi.html

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New pieces in the works ….:)

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