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How to style art jewelry with holiday outfits - part I

It's holiday season again.  Time to pull out the classic and fancy clothes.   But how to accessorize with your art jewelry?   With basic, classic black for the holidays, you can highlight your favourite artisan jewelry pieces.   First a shorter, larger copper enamel pendant that stands out against the black and provides a pop of colour. Or perhaps a longer pendant on a chain.  Here is a handcrafted bronze shell from my personal collection.  On a solid, dark colour like black you could even go longer and have the pendant be the accent for the whole outfit.   Or, you can let the outfit and jewelry speak for themselves, yet off-set each other.  Like I did here with my new bronze coral...

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How many pairs of glasses does it take to design jewelry?

I was again playing around with my new bronze beads to create some designs when I noticed that I have not one... But two...wait not two... THREE - three pairs of glasses - my everyday pair, my "task specific" pair (for working on the computer at the day job) and my magnifiers to make the small work easier!   Good thing I don't have to wear them all at the same time... Want to know when the new bead designs are released.  If you sign up to be an Insider, you will be first to know and shop.  Sign up now!

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Coral reef bead necklaces

Playing some more with potential new designs.  This time, taking the hand carved bronze beads (I am calling them coral reef beads) and putting them in necklaces.   And putting various accents with them - in this case a handmade sand dollar in bronze.   Or for contrast, in blackened steel.   Be the first to shop when these new designs are released by signing up to my email list as an Insider.  

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Why I am in love with bronze jewelry right now

I am loving bronze right now.  It's warm golden glow goes with almost anything. It's easy to care for and easy to clean - just a wipe with a soft jewelry cloth is all it takes.   And so versatile:  Dress it up or wear it everyday.    It has become my go to jewelry.   Want to make it your go to?  Find my latest bronze pieces in my shop or sign up below and be the first to see any new bronze pieces.  

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