NEW FOR THE NEW YEAR!!

So I am back, and contrary to plans the laptop has not yet been rebuilt – life just got in the way.  But it really has to be done – every time I use the laptop it gets slower and more error plagued.  Plus I have to install a new Norton AV as the current one will expire in 4 days.  So.  Looks like this weekend will be the time as I have to get out to the PO and do some food shopping tomorrow, and also make a trip to B&N to just sit and browse some jewelry mags and books over a very large cappuccino and maybe a piece of something sweet or savory.  This means I will be gallivanting most of the day, but I really do need to get out for a bit and get rid of the cabin fever that’s started creeping up on me!!

In the meantime, thank you’s are overdue my dear customers – I truly appreciate your support and purchases in this tough economy.  You know what I do when I feel down?  I go browsing through all the awesome feedback you guys leave me.  I get such a tremendous lift reading how happy you all are with your new bling and complimenting me for the fast shipping and great service.  Thank you.  I am sending big cyber hugs to you all because you touch my heart with your kindnesses!

And thank you, too, my fellow Etsian’s who keep honoring me by including my items in your treasuries.  I can’t tell you how nice it is to see all the new treasuries listed in My Treasuries on Etsy.  Thank you for the time you take to do that!  I appreciate your efforts so very much!  So thank you SarahT, grahtoestudio, Denise DeKemper, Linda Hawkins and Linda Hope.

And now, here are some new items for 2012 – new, higher grade pandora style murano lampwork beads, new charms ( including authentic Pugster’s!) and new types of bracelets.  There’s more to come, too.  I’ve been at it purchasing and restocking my supply of handmade artisan lampwork beads to make new Viking Knit and hand strung lampwork jewelry.  It’s been far too long since I sat and created anything – so that will stop very, very soon.  I will be spending less time online and more time creating this year.  I have to make some new and beautiful things for Spring before I burst! 

Here’s a look at some of the new beads, charms and that toggle bracelet – and just a reminder that everything in the shop is still on sale with free shipping!!!! 


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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

…a little late.  My apologies!  I do hope you all had an awesome New Year’s though!  Been having some problems with my laptop, which is why I wasn’t able to write this sooner, and it looks likes the damn malware has done me in again. 

My laptop is working, but barely.  I am going to have to format the hard drive and reinstall Windows, all my programs and all my files and photos and music.  *sigh*  Not how I wanted to start the new year!  But before my system dies completely, I have to back up my extensive files and then it’ll take a day or two to rebuild it. 

So, before I disappear again for a few days, I just wanted to let you know the shop will remain open but I won’t be able to respond to emails for a few days.  And I am still having a sale and free shipping, so if you have a coupon now’s the time to use it to get the bling Santa didn’t bring you :-)) 

Here’s a treasury of some of the new items I just added recently, plus some items that would make wonderful Valentine’s Day gifts!  February 14th is right around the corner, as is St Patrick’s Day (March 17th) and Easter (April 8th).  I’ll be making new items with those holiday themes, plus new items in spring colors.  *sigh* so much to do, so little time….

 


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BLACK FRIDAY SALES AND CHRISTMAS THEMED PANDORA STYLE BRACELETS IN THE HOUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For gift giving these can’t be beat! All at affordable prices, and they make awesome stocking stuffers!! Need a bracelet for that party? Or to wear to the office during the holiday season? Look no further! 

Coming soon – snowmen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  And right now – check out my Black Friday and Cyber Monday early bird sales on select handmade lampwork jewelry, viking knit bracelets, pandora style bead sets and bracelets and charms!!!!!  And don’t forget to use your coupons for additional savings!!!!!!


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Treasury tool by Red Row Studio.

HALLOWEEN SALE ENDING FRIDAY AT MIDNIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gosh, how the days have been flying!  I have to apologize for not writing sooner!  That said, I also have to apologize to my customers and fellow Etsians for not thanking them promptly!!!  The good news is that I have finally, FINALLY!! finished editing all those deactivated listings.  *sigh* what an enormous, annoying, irritating thing.  Well, at least it’s done.  Now I can move forward again with getting ready for Christmas!

So I see a lot of you favoriting my handmade lampwork Halloween earrings!!! But time to hurry – Halloween is only 2 weeks away and shipping takes 2-5 business days AND more importantly!! My Halloween Sales Event will end tomorrow at midnight – so hurry hurry over to take advantage of the 20% off mark down!!!! Here’s a quick LINK.

I need to say thanks to my awesome customers, and even more so to those of you who keep coming back to shop with me again and again.  I can’t begin to tell you how much that means to me – and it’s one of the things that has helped to keep me going through this whole nightmare – so thank you!!!!  I am sending you all a big cyber hug!!  And thank you to all my fellow Etsians who keep honoring me by including me in their treasuries!!  Thank you all so very much – I am humbled by you all. 

This is a list of all the recent treasuries I’ve been included in – with links to the treasuries themselves.  So please, get yourself a cup of mojo and sit down and check out these awesome collections of Etsy offerings – I think treasuries are the best way to brainstorm gifting ideas, hands down!!  I have been remiss in getting over to all the treasuries and commenting and sending thank you convos due to a lack of time, but I will get there eventually!  and Nadin,  a very special thanks to you for including me in 4 of yours!! holy cow!! and another special thank you to Dena from SMArtsbyDena for including me in 2 of hers. Wow!!!!

 Nadin,
Nadin again, Nadin again, Nadin yet again!!, theblueeggevents, misticdesigns, cphtgirl, MysticRealmsArtist, corkycrafts, rewildingceramics, snugglywugglyblanket, anandabijoux, SMArtsbyDena, giftagaingiftbags, cutthefish, SMArtsbyDena again.

SALE!!!!!!

It’s been awhile since I threw a sale, and I have some Halloween and fall items still available in limited quantities – so I’ve decided to throw a 10% Off  Halloween/Fall Sale!!  Included are all almost all of my handmade Halloween lampwork earrings, European style beads and bracelets, and all other items with fall colors or themes for Halloween and Thanksgiving.  Here’s a LINK to see all 145 items (as of this moment) at a glance, and Etsy on Sale has a wonderful new feature that allows you to see the original price mark down.  So, if you’re looking for something new for the fall or Halloween, now’s the time as this sale will end 10/14/11, so hurry while there’s still good pickins!!! :-))  (and for those of you with coupons, need I say more?!)

Ok, next order of business are the thank you’s!!! to all my wonderful and faithful customers – there are so many of you now, and  God bless you all!!  And thank you to  shopthinkingofU and rstevo9 and AshnicDesign and purelysimpledesigns and punkytutus and brightrosecreations and supersupplies4u and stippofalltrades doodleprincess and retrovintiques and literaryberry and terrymillsphoto and pasin and earlums for including my items in your wonderful treasuries – which I really appreciate!  So thank you all!

Lastly, am down to just 200 items now left to edit and reactivate.  Some of the bracelets will require new or retouched photos as I can no longer display anything with a PANDORA logo on it.  SO, even though the photos will show a plain clasp chances are good that they will be stamped until I deplete my stock of snake chains and leather bracelets.  I will be restocking plain clasps from now on so if you want a bracelet with a logo on it now’s the time to get one.

FALL THEMED HAND-WOVEN VIKING KNIT BRACELETS!!!!

Fall has arrived, if  tonight’s temperatures are any indication!  Brrrrrrr – it’s a cool 55 degrees here tonight – cool enough to turn off the fans and shut the windows!  Keeping with the fall theme, I thought I’d spot light some of the gorgeous viking knit bracelets currently for sale in my shop that have those rich, fall colors.

First up is this truly exquisite, rich and earthy, hand-woven by me Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 7-1/2″ in bronze wire.  It also features three exquisite handmade square lampwork raku beads in shades of latte, mocha, burnt orange, a hint of grey and dark amber, gold vermeil end caps, Bali copper spacer beads, and a hand forged bronze hook and eye clasp.

Next, check out this gorgeous, hand-woven by me Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 7-3/4″ in non-tarnish gold wire and also features an exquisite handmade lampwork focal bead in shades of amber, ivory and gold, 2 fancy Bali gold beads, gold-plated end caps and Bali gold bead caps and a hand forged hook and eye clasp. This bracelet is lush in color!

Last but in no way the least is this stunning, hand-woven by me Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 8″ in non-tarnish gold plated wire and also features 3 exquisite boro lampwork rondelles, gold plated tulip end caps and Bali gold bead caps and spacer beads, and a hand forged hook and eye clasp. The picture does not show the exquisite beauty of this bracelet!!

If you’d like to see more of my hand-woven viking knit and artisan lampwork bracelets, here’s a LINK.

DESIGNER VIKING KNIT AND BALI STERLING SILVER BEADED BRACELET

If you'd like to own this gorgeous bracelet just click on the photo and you'll go deirectly to it's listing in the shop.

This gorgeous, hand woven Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 7-3/4″ in non-tarnish black coated wire.

Personally, I really love this bracelet and am sooooooo tempted to keep it! It’s so versatile, as it goes with everything, and it can be worn for casual or dressy occasions. It’s also that type of bracelet that will always be in style.

It features 3 exquisite, handmade Bali sterling silver rounds – two are “crennalated” or dotted, and the center one is “fanned”. These are large 15mm (@1/2″) solid sterling silver Bali hand forged beads. Further complimenting them are 2 sterling silver end caps, 2 Bali silver spacer beads and a hand forged 925 sterling silver plated hook and eye clasp. You can own this gorgeous, handmade bracelet for the mere price of $40.00 plus shipping.

If you’d like to see more of my viking knit bracelets that feature lampwork or sterling silver focal beads, here’s a link.

Close up detail of bracelet

HANDMADE VIKING KNIT AND ARTISAN LAMPWORK BEAD BRACELET – SNOW IN SUMMER

This gorgeous, hand-woven by me, Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 8-1/4″ in non-tarnish silver wire. This is a gorgeous piece, and wow does it look good against a summer tan!!

It features 3 exquisite and perfectly matched handmade artisan lampwork beads (1 stunning focal and 2 rounds) in the colors of ivory and laced with veins of sterling silver and pale ocher. The focal bead measures 1`-1/8″ and the two rounds measure just under 1/2″ in diameter.

The bracelet is finished off with 2 sterling silver end caps, Bali silver spacer beads, and a handmade hook and eye clasp.

If you’re interested in purchasing this stunning bracelet, just click on either photo and you’ll go directly to my shop.

If you’d like to see more of my hand wired viking knit bracelets, here’s a link. Happy browsing!!

OOAK DESIGNER HAND-WOVEN VIKING KNIT AND BALI SILVER BRACELET

If you'd like to own this gorgeous bracelet just click on the photo and you'll go deirectly to it's listing in the shop.

This gorgeous, hand woven Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 7-3/4″ in non-tarnish black coated wire and features 3 exquisite, handmade Bali sterling silver rounds – two are “crennalated” and the center one is “fanned”. These are A BIG 15mm (@1/2″) large, solid sterling silver Bali hand forged beads.

Close up detail of the solid sterling silver focal beads

Further complimenting them are 2 sterling silver end caps, 2 Bali silver spacer beads and a hand forged 925 sterling silver plated hook and eye clasp. You can own this gorgeous, handmade bracelet for the mere price of $32.00 plus shipping.

Personally, I love this bracelet and I’d love to keep it for myself! It’s that nice. And it is uber versatile – it goes with everything! And it’s nice enough to be worn for many occasions.

If you’d like to see more of my viking knit bracelets that feature lampwork or sterling silver focal beads, here’s a link.

Close up detail of bracelet

VIKING KNIT AND LAMPWORK BRACELET – GORGEOUS BLUE-GREEN AND COPPER

If you'd like to purchase this OOAK bracelet, just click on the photo.

This gorgeous, hand woven Viking Double Knit bracelet measures 7-3/4″ in non-tarnish bronze wire. It features 3 exquisite handmade raku green with amber swirls lampwork rondelles, handmade copper end caps, Bali copper bead caps and spacer beads and a hand forged copper hook and eye clasp. You can own this beautiful, OOAK hand made viking knit bracelet today – just click on the first photo and you’ll go directly to the shop listing.

Close up detail of the lampwork beads

This is an unusual piece because of the colors I’ve chosen – you don’t see alot of copper although copper is definitely in vogue and gaining in popularity.

You’re sure to be the envy of your friends when you wear this stunning piece of handmade jewelry on your wrist!!!

If you’d like to see more of my hand woven viking knit and lampwork bracelets, here’s a quick link

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