Why I Wear Diamonds: A Look Inside My Diamond Jewelry Collection

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After collecting jewelry for most of my life, I’ve recently realized the reason why the majority of my collection consists of diamonds. I have gone through phases where I buy and acquire, collecting several pieces at once…followed by a breakthrough period where I sell, purge and stash away. Through all of this, I’ve noticed my favorite pieces, ones I would never consider selling and never tire of, are my diamonds. There is something unique about diamonds that is slightly magical — the rarity of one single stone alone is quite breathtaking. Thinking about how it formed deep within the Earth, how it came to be, how it was mined, how it was cut, how it was sold and how it was made to fit a design; all of this fascinates me. Which is why partnering with Real is a Diamond to tell you this story seemed like a no-brainer to me — their platform has been created to educate about diamonds, their rarity, their romance and all that they stand for. As our world is forever evolving, I feel like this message can stop time, just for a moment at least, and initiate people of all walks to evaluate what is rare and authentic in their own lives. One would immediately realize that these are the best parts of our world and we should foster and protect them, as we should diamonds..

My diamond jewelry collection is easily one of the most precious things in my life. Many of my rings date back to the turn-of-the-century, so the diamonds are mostly old mine cuts and old European cuts, which take their rarity to new heights. Heirlooms like these make me stop and think what kind of legacy do I want to leave behind and what items will I pass down. Diamonds are perfect mementos that stand the test of time–they are ideal heirlooms.

Several rings shown above in my collection have been purchased or received to comemorate a special occasion or milestone in my life. As soon as I look at these particular pieces, I automatically am brought back to that moment. My 30th birthday for example, I bought myself an Edwardian diamond ring off of eBay that was probably way more money than I should have been spending at that moment, but looking back now, it was one of the best purchases ever. The ring to me is timeless in every sense, so I wear it all the time–diamonds are like that, they can be worn on any occasion. Another ring was a Christmas gift from my husband, several were to comemorate a trip or jewelry jaunt, and others were from very special people purchased by myself from their personal, private collections. These rings have so many stories to tell and that’s solely with my possession of them–I can’t imagine what their full stories reveal.

Of course the most prominent ring in the bunch is my antique diamond engagement ring. It’s the most worn of them all and most dear to me. It symbolizes my relationship with my husband, our promise to one another and is just as real and rare as our love for one another. There are over 7 billion people on this planet, and we chose each other; and while there are so many kinds of diamonds, I chose this ring as a representation of our love.

We want to know what diamond jewelry is rare and precious to you? What pieces mark a special occasion or milestone in your life? Tag them using the hashtag #RealisRare

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Jewelry Collection Stories: Malena of Malena’s Boutique

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Latest Feminine Wedding Accessories – a guest post

Evolving from striking metallic bling to a muted boho feminine soft look, wedding accessories have come a long way in the past few years.

Evolving from striking metallic bling to a muted boho feminine soft look, wedding accessories have come a long way in the past few years. Evoking a softly romantic vintage and boho look, muted tones and softer metallic elements are embellishing the wedding accessories of choice right now. No longer sharp and clear, the jewels of now are muted and soft, the metals are rose gold and antique silver, and the embellishments are pearl, cream and neutral in hue. The softly romantic look is perfect for adding a touch of romance and femininity to the bride and her bridesmaids.

Make a Simple Wedding Gown Gorgeous with Bridal Belts
Taking a simple wedding gown and making it completely unique with elegant touches of color and style is perfect for the boho bride. Allowing brides to choose an unadorned wedding dress and add their own touches of style to make their wedding dress completely theirs without the cost of a couturier is right on trend. The perfect wedding accessory for this look is an embellished bridal belt and boy, is the bridal belt having a big moment right now!

The embellished bridal sash sits around the bride’s waist like a belt would, covered with pearls, Swarovski crystals, metallic thread and colored stones. The bridal belt can be as simple or as over the top as the bride chooses, and they have the choice of the most incredible array of jewels, beads, pearls, threads and sashes to add a complete mix of their own personality to a plain wedding dress. Divine!


Wedding Hair Accessories Go Boho Chic

Brides of now are choosing to bring boho chic to their romantic wedding hair looks too. Romantic wedding hair accessories are most beautifully styled as stunning boho bridal halos embellished to match a bridal belt and add more of a feminine look to bridal hair. A truly wanderlust and bohemian choice, the bridal halo sits firmly as a favorite for brides everywhere right now. Halos embellished with crystals and pearls studded with some fresh flowers to spill over a veil or in place of a traditional wedding veil are the look of choice. Romance is alive and well.

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Add Romance with Vintage Styled Wedding Combs
For the brides, who prefer an antique or a vintage styled wedding, the bridal comb is a must have. Perfectly sitting in either an up-do like a classic French roll or bun, or pushed into the side of a romantic long loose haired look, a wedding comb is an easy way to bring vintage romance to your wedding look. The in-trend bridal combs are hand embellished with pearls, crystals and rose gold to match perfectly with your antique or vintage wedding theme.

Feminine Wedding Accessories
With all the romance of muted undertones and a pop of color overtone, wedding accessories are following the overarching trend of feminine wedding themes. Boho, wanderlust, antique, and vintage have ruled the wedding scene for a couple of years and we’re seeing the muted tones of wedding accessories in blush, pearl, cream, rose gold and ivory to fit.
If you’re looking to bring femininity to your wedding style, choose neutral undertones and overtones in encrusted accessories to your heart’s content to get the look that suits you perfectly, and runs right on trend as feminine and beautiful for your wedding day.

Author Bio:
Kathryn Porritt is the owner of Bridal Style Inc., your feminine online wedding shop filled with a curated collection of bridal accessories, wedding lingerie and wedding gowns to buy online. A celebrated author on all things weddings and parties, and an experienced wedding planner and stylist, Kathryn’s unique feminine wedding style is brought to her customers through her beautiful online wedding collections.

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Jewelry Collection Stories: Alisa of Erstwhile Jewelry

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Today’s Jewelry Collection Story comes from one half of the Erstwhile Jewelry duo, Alisa Klusner. Inheriting a love for gems and antiques from both her grandmother and mother, Alisa is now enchanted by gems and antiques found by her husband Jared. The married team have a great eye for beautiful, drool-worthy pieces–anything from a sapphire and diamond Art Deco ring, to a retro ruby and diamond piece, they have all the best. More recently the two collaborated on their own vintage-inspired line By Erstwhile, which features wedding bands, engagement rings, a really cool ear cuff, and some pendants. Excited to share Alisa’s story:

“I’ve been collecting my whole life. My grandmother and I would thrift and go to flea markets together every weekend. She had little boxes of gems found at flea markets and brought from the mother land, Russia. I loved how carefully she cared for these little treasures. I think, for me, the romance began there. My collecting began probably from my grandmother’s first few little gifts that were small but very sweet. My mother has always been a lover of fine jewels and over the years she’s also gifted me with jewels commemorating special occasions.”

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“Now my husband, an antiques dealer, gifts me with gems. So my collection consists mostly of jewels he’s given me, little relics from my childhood, and pieces I “borrow” from Erstwhile.”

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On her favorite motifs…

“Anything that brings about a feeling of nostalgia I love. My favorite motifs are found in Georgian and Victorian Mourning rings. They’re jewels made and worn to remember lost loved ones. Usually inscribed with the name of the deceased and date and place of death. These were worn to remind the wearer of mortality as in those days it was a constant threat. Many times you can find ‘memento mori’ inscribed on these jewels, a Latin expression meaning ‘remember death’. Typical motifs and looks were black jet (the stone in the ring below), black and white enamel on yellow gold, and painted weeping willows.”

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“I am passionate about bringing back the concept of treasuring your possessions. Everything in our culture is so disposable now. I get caught up in it myself. But you get on that merry go round and forget to appreciate the things you have. Unlike my grandmother, who treasured those few bright little jewels. Many of the rings we find may have gotten scraped or melted and lost. When you see 100 rings at once, all thrown together, they can lose their individual luster. The work comes when you need to spot those special pieces and put them in a context/curate them in a way that let’s their light shine. And instead of someone buying a disposable trendy piece of jewelry, they can buy this special piece, hand made using precious metals and gems over 100 years ago. A piece that can and should be loved for a lifetime. That’s my passion, the possibility that these jewels will outlast all of us. And we’re just stewards of them for now.”

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“I like to join Jared on shopping trips to London, Paris, and even Upstate NY. Antique jewelry shows are fun too! Treasure hunting for jewelry has massively changed in the last few years with the internet and Instagram. It used to be that you could find amazing jewels in pawn and antique shops in little towns around the US. But everything’s online now and the romance of the hunt has gone a bit.”

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“My engagement ring is my most special and favorite piece. Jared just happened upon it and immediately knew it was for me. Surprisingly he didn’t agonize over dozens of rings. It was just this one from the start. And it’s perfect.”

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Gem Gossip Visits Jogani in Beverly Hills, CA

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Anup Jogani started his namesake business in the heart of Beverly Hills because of a love, passion and thrill for hunting out gemstones and jewelry. Just ten years ago, he felt he wanted to start something new and learn about a business that continually fascinated him–it was the gemstones that got him hooked. Speaking with and learning from gemstone cutters, transforming a gemstone like a Spinel, for example, from an average stone to something spectacular just by recutting it is his most favorite thing to do! Visiting Jogani on a sunny LA day had me excited with anticipation. I knew I wanted to see the citrine snake ring I had noticed on their Instagram page, as well as their heart-dropping cat’s eye gemstone bib necklace that is 160+ years old. How special is this necklace?! Well considering that it is composed of 50 chatoyant cabochon stones adorned with diamonds, how large and magnificent it is, as well as the condition that it is in–it totally deserves to be in a museum, but low and behold, Jogani has it in his showroom.

What else can you find in this fun showroom? Lots of scotch. And the crew will make you take a shot of scotch, even though I’ve never heard anyone shoot scotch, but SIP scotch, yes. Needless to say, choking ensued. I wasn’t about to ruin my date with the chatoyant necklace or the amazing diamonds I got to handle. Like the pair of triangle diamonds, cut in such a unique way they looked like slivers of real ice. Diamonds are another favorite of Anup and he has big plans for his own creations which defy odds and are very gemstone-centric. I got to see one for myself (and it is actually photographed in one of the pictures above, but nothing has been released quite yet) but that will be our little secret. His approach to designing is focused on moving away from what we see everyday and not just going outside the box, but like ten miles outside the box. Anup says, “The emphasis on uniformity and the preference for hyper-engineered cuts designed to maximize brilliance rather than hunting for special stones that bring soul and romance to the jewelry is so frustrating to me.” And we couldn’t agree more! Don’t you want a gemstone that takes your breath away because it just does, or do you want to say it does because it has a perfect cut, perfect polish, perfect symmetry? I know when I chose my engagement ring, I feel in love with the way it sparkled, even though some people would say it has a poor color since it is very low on the D-Z color grading scale. All I know is that I love my diamonds and I get so many compliments on them!

Jogani also offers some pretty incredible antique pieces that run the gamut on style, time period and price points. Some of Anup’s favorites? JAR, Bhagat, Suzanne Belperron, vintage Cartier, and vintage Mauboussin. We can all agree, he has superb taste. I got to see and experience first-hand a special Mauboussin bracelet within his collection–a rare Art Deco piece set with diamonds, emeralds and onyx. I also got to experience and learn to appreciate rare red spinel, especially Anup’s prized possession: an 8.79 carat oval-cut spinel that he helped transform by getting recut; or his 10.07 carat pear cut Burmese unheated ruby, worth millions!

Thanks for having me into your private showroom, located in Beverly Hills, CA! If you’d like to make an appointment with Jogani feel free to reach out through email at [email protected]

Also, special thanks to Haseeb for taking the photo of me wearing the necklace and the gemstones on my hand–Haseeb is responsible for all the photography and social media at Jogani and does an incredible job!

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DIY silk Thread jewelry

When you create a design with silk—whether it is in the form of fibre, yarn or fabric—it elevates the status of the product making it unique, exclusive and worthy of the person using the product.

When you create a design with silk—whether it is in the form of fibre, yarn or fabric—it elevates the status of the product making it unique, exclusive and worthy of the person using the product. That’s why silk crafts are crowd pleasers.
“Silk” as a material is associated with prosperity, newness and purity in India . It is the material of choice during festivals and celebrations. Silk thread however, is the commercial name for Viscose – polyester embroidery thread as I discussed before in my silk thread jewelry post earlier. In the last year, the popularity of Silk thread jewelry have gone up steadily in India and I have made quite a few pieces myself. Here are 2 such designs along with DIY tutorials (originally written for and published in the favecrafts blog) for you. For Silk cord based OOAK jewelry, Take a look at my Romani range

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Inspired by the Argentinian Tango–a sensual ballroom dance in which synchronized movements are used to convey romance and intimacy–these tango earrings scream oomph and flair. The Tango is all about connection; there is an element of togetherness even in separation. In these earrings, you can note that though they are two different discs, they connected by wire providing a sense of continuity and fluidity. Saree ribbon and silk thread jewelry is all the rage now, making these silk thread earrings a must-have for your wardrobe.

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DIY silk thread Necklace

This Silk Cord Necklace is interchangeable and can be customized to particular outfits by adding or subtracting rings from the cord. Being a bold, tribal style statement necklace, it goes very well with simple solid colored shirts, tunics or dresses. The client whom I made this for, matched it with a variety of soft sarees. It makes a great gift, as the receiver can mix and match it as they like. My Instagram Followers would surely recognise these. Not yet found me on Instagram? Look for @jewelsofsayuri

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Shop barbedwire for Cool, Eclectic Jewelry!

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I came across barbedwire while on my endless jewelry searches online–for all those passionate about jewelry, you know how those go! I was struck by the selection of designers I’ve never heard of before but found to be so, so cool! Everything from the ear climbers to the stackable rings–the mix of designers is both edgy and trendy. I love the pieces from Sehti Na, a designer new to me yet immediately on my wish list. Blackbird and the Snow is another designer carried at barbedwire–I discovered them while attending JCK Luxury preview in NYC last year and was captivated. I also like how Margery Hirschey is included in the designer lineup because, hey, everyone needs a bold opal solitaire or classic gem piece.

I felt a connection with the owner behind this online boutique and had to find out more! Turns out Cynthia is just as cool as her shop and has had a passion for jewelry from a very early age. She, along with many other passionate jewel-fanatics, started out by playing in her mother’s jewelry chest. To her, the art of layering is so much more than perfecting and coordinating jewelry–it is a form of self-expression and can transform any person or outfit! With a background in art and painting, a few years of residing in England and a romance with all things grunge, Cynthia knew she could hone her craft into something special. In September of 2014, barbedwire was born!

The designers featured in her online boutique barbedwire are a blend of her personal style and her influences of Rock and Roll, Mother Nature and Bohemian-vibes. Cynthia prides herself on providing the best customer service one can imagine. Things like complimentary 2nd day shipping and gorgeous wrapping help define her brand, leaving customers wanting to come back. She also has generously given Gem Gossip readers a 20% off discount code, good for one month!

>> Use discount code GEM20 for 20% off your purchase from barbedwire from Tuesday, May 19th until Friday June 19th!!

Can’t wait to follow her shop and see what is in store for her and the future! She’s currently obsessed with a custom piece from Renee Garvey that is in the works…she says, “It’s a black leather deerskin cuff with a giant boulder opal at its center, Renee Garvey is putting the finishing touches on it and I should have it in my hands in very soon!”

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Haberdashery Hop

As a fashion designer I love using a lot of fabric and sewing supplies (mostly leftover from my apparel design projects) in my jewelry. Regulars at this blog would know how much button jewelry and zipper accessories I have done over the years; so when Melissa Trudinger of Bead Recipes gave a call for a haberdashery blog up I was very excited to sign up

As a fashion designer I love using a lot of fabric and sewing supplies (mostly leftover from my apparel design projects) in my jewelry. Regulars at this blog would know how much button jewelry and zipper accessories I have done over the years; so when Melissa Trudinger of Bead Recipes gave a call for a haberdashery blog up I was very excited to sign up.
But then life interfered with its own set of plans, I had an interview for which I redid my portfolio, attended the lampworking workshop, created pieces for a shoot and was travelling for a week while trying to launch my new collection so I didnt have any time to create the masterpieces I had in mind.
So here are a couple of quick fix things that I made for the hop. By the way if you are wondering Haberdashery means items sold in a haberdasher’s store like buttons, zippers – basically a sewing supplies store. I have never heard it before this hop and was glad to learn about it.


The first is a cuff bracelet inspired by vintage romance. I have never done a vintage looking piece before so it was quite new to me. The upper transparent wired ribbon has been lined by a beige satin ribbon and folded simply in the ends to finish the bracelet with a simple clasp. The wire in the ribbon helps retain not just the shape, but also the excess ribbon. It sounds like a genius idea now but I thought of it simply as I did not have end clamp of that size – Yes! Necessity indeed is the mother of invention. The focal is a plastic shank button I have been hoarding for the past 10 -15 years and it has some lovely golden flecks on it. I wire wrapped it to the ribbons to set it and embellished it with a looped pearl chain to hide the wire.


After making it, I felt that it was very simple and not fit for a hop, but I really didnt have the time to sew anything fabulous together. So as I was putting this cuff away with a heavy heart, my eyes fell on these fabric beads I created for another project but never completely used them. So I decided to turn this UFO into a wearable beauty – A cluster bead fabric bracelet.

There are 4 types of fabrics used here – Brown and ochre -Artificial Tussar, Mustard – Jute silk, Light pink – tissue and neon pink – Chenille Georgette. Did you notice how shiny some of the beads are ? That is because I made them with pearls inside instead of the regular plastic beads used in making fabric beads. I stitched up the individual beds with sewing thread and attached a simple clasp with jump rings as I personally dont prefer complicated clasps. I finally added a MOP button as a charm just for fun. The result bracelet is fun, chunky and extremely light.
I dont normally make bracelets and the very few I make are very experimental so I either keep or gift them – I guess I will keep this one.
 

Thats it for now guys, Hopefully tomorrow being sunday I would find some time to hop and visit all the wonderful bead bloggers and see their beautiful creations. Do join me in my journey
I hope you Find it interesting
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List of other participants

Melissa Trudinger http://beadrecipes.wordpress.com
Ann Schroeder http://www.beadlove.wordpress.com
Tammy Adams http://www.paisleylizard.com/blog.html
Amanda Wacasey http://mandyinmystic.blogspot.com
Dolores Raml http://craftydscreations.wordpress.com
Michelle McCarthy http://www.fireflydesignstudio.BlogSpot.com
DiYana Brooks http://agapecreationsjewelry.blogspot.com/
Robin Kae Reed http://willowdragon.blogspot.com
Andrea Glick http://zenithjade.blogspot.com/
Karin Grosset Grange http://ginkgoetcoquelicot.blogspot.fr
Mitzie Crider http://needfulluxuries.blogspot.com
Janine Lucas http://www.esfera.me/travel/blog/travel-stories
Rosantia Petkova http://bairozan.blogspot.com/
Susan Kennedy http://www.suebeads.blogspot.com
Leithleach Alainn Seodra http://alainnjewelry.wordpress.com/
Kathleen Breeding http://99bobotw.blogspot.com/
Shiraz Biggie http://secretsongdesigns.blogspot.com
Chris Eisenberg http://www.wanderware.blogspot.com
Heather Richter http://desertjewelrydesigns.blogspot.com/
Lennis Carrier http://www.windbent.net/
Rebecca Anderson http://www.songbeads.blogspot.com
Jenny Kyrlach http://anafiassa.blogspot.com
Rita Toltec Jewels http://www.JewelSchoolFriends.com
Mischelle Fanucci http://www.micheladasmusings.blogspot.com
Karen Mitchell http://overthemoon-design.com
Carol Briody http://Cbriody.blogspot.com
Karla Morgan http://TexasPepperJams.blogspot.com
Carolyn Lawson http://Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com
Lori Anderson http://www.prettythingsblog.com/
Jami Shipp www.celebratinglifewithdamamashipp.blogspot.com
Lili Krist http://pcbylik.blogspot.com/
Laney Mead http://laney-izzybeads.blogspot.co.uk/
Evelyn Shelby http://raindropcreationsbyevelyn.blogspot.com/
Raissa de Guzman http://www.abloro.com
Niky Sayers http://silverniknats.blogspot.co.uk
Keren Panthaki http://vasdea.wordpress.com
 

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Pixie Dust – Bohemian Jewelry

In continuation with my Last post on my New Pixie dust collection, here is the actual reveal of the seven necklaces.

In continuation with my Last post on my New Pixie dust collection, here is the actual reveal of the seven necklaces. With quirky bohemian flair that is reminiscent of childhood dreams and fairy tales, I present 7 OOAK beautiful necklaces for 7 fabulous women who are strong, independent yet childlike – Women who believe in the magic in themselves.


These mixed media pieces were created using fuzzy yarn that was crochet (not braided) into necklaces with pendants bezels of different shapes which were filled with my own special Pixie dust – i.e. glitter, sequins, seed beads, resin, plus lots of love. The dust has been added in layers giving a snow globe effect and they actually shimmer and some are textural to touch. The photos dont do any justice to them 🙂
Bronze – Shimmering bronze, gold glitter resin pendant with red orange fuzzy crochet necklace. It has a handmade form folded Brass focal with green patina and a wire wrapped bead. Contains gold, bronze and champagne dust that represents Destiny, wishes and positive thoughts. this is the most “glittering” of all pendants as the glitter particles are chunkier and have an AB finish to them. Did you notice that this is the second red orange piece in this collection? There are two more with orange combos; This is what I meant about getting used to orange in my bead soup post 😀
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Forest – This started as my spring Bling necklace for the CHA best blogger crafts book and went on to inspire the entire collection. It has a Double shade green glitter resin pendant in antique bronze bezel on mustard, orange & gray crochet cord. Acrylic and crystals beads as embellishments. Different colors of pixie dust have different meanings – Forest is for good Luck

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Night – Pendant – black & green glitter resin pendant in silver bezel that reminds you of a night sky filled with fireflies. Necklace – Handmade blue, purple crochet cord with metalised beads that are crocheted into the necklace. A hand knotted cord and looped disco beads make the necklace asymmetric. Isn’t it very Gypsy? I could imagine a gypsy in a long flowing tiered skirt, a pheasant blouse and a headscarf wearing this as she goes to the market to sells her creations.
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Ruby Rose – Gorgeous antique bronze heart bezel filled with multi color vintage sequins that are atleast a few years older than me. My mom used to do sequin paintings (very famous in India in the 70’s) and these sequins are from her stash; I think that it adds a bit of nostalgia to the brightly colored components. Ruby – rose, a combination dust brings in positive energy through Love
Necklace – handmade red, magenta & purple crochet cord with Pink, green and gold bead chain
It is a piece that will add that perfect Indian touch to western outfits or start a quirky romance with your silk sarees.

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Sapphire ( with the all powerful blue dust of the Fairy God Mother, it represents the magic of home and life)

Pendant – Light and dark blue and purple glitter resin textured pendant in round silver bezel
Necklace – Double strand Mustard Yellow & gray interlinked crochet cord with Light and dark blue mina beads forming the extender chain.

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What if an ikat saree could be made with a contrast Kanchiveeram border using the Korvai technique? That thought led me to create this bold, eclectic necklace that combines some of my favourite colors and patterns
Pendant – Eclectic gold, green, copper glitter and bugle bead embedded resin pendant
Necklace – soft copper color cord wrapped with yellow and green silk thread in an Ikat pattern. wire wrapped Pink stone focal for contrast

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PLUM – Pendant – raspberry, wine and purple glitter resin textured pendant in antique bronze bezel
Necklace – Mustard Yellow & gray crochet cord with self crocheted pearl beads. Looped faux pearls and beads form the extenders

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How many times would you redo a piece? I redo it until I like it!!
The reason I am talking about this dreaded word is that I tried to make this piece around 7 times before it took it final shape and thereby delayed launching this collection. The pearls that you see are crocheted into the cord as the cord was being made and not after but by using a separate yarn which is hidden otherwise. Also in all the 7 designs of Pixie dust, the pendants were first thread into tens of metres of yarn of different colors thereby making counting of the croches impossible; still the pendants rest at the center. It took a lot of effort but I finally figured it out!!


The first five pieces are available for sale, so do contact me if interested or buy directly from etsy. Click on the pictures to go to their respective etsy listings. They can also bought directly from me through paypal or NEFT payment. To order mail me with your address.

My favourite pieces from the collection – obviously the ones that got sold!!especially plum, but I do love bronze as well for the metal work. So how did you find the collection and which ones do you like? I wire work collection based on what Regina, the other witches and fairies wear in Once upon a time is on mind, dont know when I’ll have the time and resources to do something like them.

Till Then, take care and enjoy this card that Radhika of Hobby Crafts has created based on the Tinker bell and Pirate fairy for a Lulupu Movie inspiration challenge. I just cant believe that she has dedicated that card to me :D. Can you see little bottles on Pixie dust on the window display based card?? There are so many little elements in it that you have to visit her blog to see them all.

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