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January Newsletter Link and Amethyst Earrings Giveaway

handmade faceted sterling silver amethyst earrings are this month's newsletter giveaway
handmade faceted sterling silver amethyst earrings are this month’s newsletter giveaway

Check out bb3.ca’s January newsletter and even better – Amethyst Earrings Giveaway. They are some of my fave earrings as this lavender amethyst is so delicious. Although you can choose surgical steel or sterling silver ear hooks, the giveaway is for the sterling silver version.

Click here to check out the listing for this product
Click here to check out the listing for this product

Don’t forget to join me on Facebook for more chances to win. Giveaway is open for all newsletter subscribers and facebook followers. I’m taking entries until January 31st, 2017 (midnight EST).

Good luck and thanks for entering!

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100 Days of Creativity: Day 54

Another jewelry making blitz afternoon! Let’s get right to it, shall we:

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This chunky fun red agate cuff was a cheat today: I actually made it last spring; and had unlisted it to get new photos of it. I just remembered it today & relisted it. It’s very bold & earthy. Fun!

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This was my favourite piece today. I have had these 36mm onyx tubes for almost a decade! That’s right: one of those “these are neat” purchases and they never seemed to really work the few times I tried to incorporate them into a design. I realized today that simple is better, so I simply paired them with these 6mm stardust beads. The curved design of the pendants hug your wrist. I had six of these, so I made two identical bracelets, both available in my Etsy Shop

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I think as of today I am officially satisfied with exploring with Celtic influence! I have quite a few of these Celtic pewter beads so it’s easy to get many ideas for simply stated pieces. This is a remake of a pair of earrings that sold in this design with hematite. This time, I used faceted smoky quartz & added bead caps for accent.

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Woohoo!  The end of the amethyst chips.  Simple yet fun earrings and that stash is officially used up! 🙂

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These 25mm Celtic braid charms work well as a pendant, too!  With 4mm onyx beads and sterling silver fine cable chain this piece is great for someone who wants a simple, dainty necklace that still makes a statement. I also made the piece full adjustable to a maximum of 20 inches so that it could be worn at variable lengths for variable neck sizes.

With that, I have broken the 90 item mark! So in a couple of days, I should make my goal of 100 pieces.