This post is dedicated to those we love, those we have with us, and those we’ve lost. A dear friend who we had to say goodbye to at far too young an age gave the side-by-side necklace to me. Her spirit and memory lives on in everyone she touched. I am grateful for the wonderful…Read More
Happenstance. Positive Energy.
Responding to my daughter’s SOS to get her cherished Pyrrha necklace repaired, I set out for Magpie Jewelry in the Glebe. The service is always excellent, and to my surprise Pyrrha offers a lifetime warranty on the talisman chains. They are the highest quality. Robin was never without her necklace. Her talisman is intention, and…Read More
Bead Beauty. Natural Power.
Beautiful, natural stone beads always make great gifts. This wrap bracelet is made of amazonite. It’s said to encourage truth, courage and self-discovery. I gave this one to my daughter as she completed her first year of university. It comes from paybackgift.com, a retailer who curates handmade jewelry from artists worldwide. Their team is focused…Read More
Believe. Shine Bright.
Shine bright like a diamond. Rihanna’s words, and good ones at that. Really, wouldn’t it be nice if everyone believed in himself or herself? I think I can. I think I can. Those words belong to the Little Engine that Could. What a great little story for children and relevant at any age. Believing, trying,…Read More
Supporting Shelter Dogs. Jewelry for Food.
I stumbled across the iheartdogs.com program that fundraises to feed shelter dogs. They offered a bracelet in memory of a four-legged friend who has crossed the rainbow bridge. Each bracelet is made up of one paw bead, one heart bead and 22 white beads made from natural agate stone. Each of the 22 beads represents…Read More
Memory Markers. Tiffany love.
It’s strange how unrelated things can come together. Like Tiffany jewelry and running. An unlikely connection for sure, but in this case it worked out just right. On one of my ‘big’ birthday years I decided I’d complete my first, and probably my only, marathon. I signed up and my daughter and I took our first…Read More
Natural Stones. Substantial Beauty.
The beauty of natural stones is undeniable. Every type is unique, as well as each stone. They’re rich in substance in too many ways to count, and natural stone jewelry always has presence. For thousands of years, people have embraced natural stones and crystals believing in their healing powers and ability to connect to the…Read More
Painted by a Horse. Yes it Is.
This amazing painting is 18”x 18” acrylic on gesso board. It is called ‘Angels Among Us’ and was painted by a horse. His name is Metro Meteor. He is a very successful retired racehorse owned by an artist who taught him to paint. It’s a wonderful and magical story. Metro has his own Facebook page…Read More
More than jewelry. Be Positive Works.
I fell in love the minute I laid eyes on my first Be Positive Works necklace. It belongs to my sister and I asked about it right away. Their collections are made with healing stones like labradorite, chalcedony and agate, and available with gold or silver accents. But it’s the company story that is remarkable…Read More
Compelling Messages. Creative designs.
I love my Alisa Michelle layered necklaces. Every piece I have from Alisa Michelle has special meaning to me, and when I wear one I always start the day with positive thoughts. The collections provide a wide range of choices, and there is even an option to create your own custom jewelry. I also like…Read More