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From Instore Mag: Is 2013 The Year of Vintage?

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Rachel Weisz wearing a necklace by Bulgari

Trace Shelton seems to think so!

WHILE THE “vintage jewelry” look has been showing up in more and more jewelry designers’ collections over the past couple of years, the style seems to be cresting in 2013, with several big-name designers and fashion houses capitalizing on the trend that the popular British TV show Downton Abbey and the upcoming The Great Gatsby feature film have brought to the fore….. Read more

Doesn’t the shape of the Bulgari necklace above remind you of this piece from our collection??

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Experimenting with Colored Wires

We were truly inspired by the up coming season – SPRING! These are a couple samples of new designs that will launch this year.

After experimenting with metal base wires last year, Miriam thought it would be a good idea to incorporate the combination of colored wires with copper, gold and silver. If you’ve visited Miriam Jewels at the La Jolla Open Aire Market, you might have seen some of the Telar and Classic crochet rings featuring a mix of gold and silver wire. They are extremely popular at Mixture and Hunt & Gather boutique in San Diego.

A Reblog

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The Passionate Pearl

Visual Devotion: From Pain to Pearl

Kelly Bermudez is an artist I just discovered recently and I absolutely love her work. Here is an example of her work and just the heart behind it.

I have written before about the pearl and the oyster shell as I have always been fascinated by this process. I have been that grain of sand time and time again and it seems the beautiful pearl is a long way off but I’m in the process. So many things have irritated that grain of sand… and these are the things that have formed my character best! I love how the oyster coats that grain of sand with that precious substance to protect itself from irritation.

To protect ourselves, we do similar things:

  • We numb ourselves with food, drugs, drink etc.
  • We build a wall around us
  • We get angry at people
  • We do the blame…

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Learn about an element that can help you gain clarity and focus

Are you finding it difficult to wake up in the morning? Do you sit at your cubical stressing over a project that you cannot seem to concentrate on? Then continue reading this blog entry and learn about the healing properties of Copper!

Copper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility. In legend, copper is said to be the metal of the God Hermes, who facilitates that mental agility, and quick wit.” -Crystals And Jewelry.com

Copper is an earth element that has been utilized over the past 11,000 years. Because it is an excellent conductor of electricity and heat, many believe in it’s ability to transmit spiritual energy through a variety of entities. Cooper also holds the power of amplifying thoughts. Other elements, crystals, or minerals that possess traces of copper will reap the same metaphysical benefits.

What can copper help relieve?

-alleviates cramp like symptoms

-promote the smooth functioning of the glands

-help prevent wear, tear and calcification of the joints.

-improve the circulation of blood

From Shimmerlings jewelry:

“Beginning in the 1970s in the United States, copper used as a healing agent began to increase. People who believe in its power esteem it as a very powerful assistant with arthritic and rheumatic diseases, but also look to it for its healing properties in improving the circulation of blood, increasing energy, detoxification, reducing inflammation, stabilizing metabolism and improving oxygen use.”


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