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A Wave of Ocean Jasper Earrings

Ocean Jasper and pearl earrings

Snow Falling on Cedar

 

I love all kinds of stones for their color, but give me one with imagery and my imagination is stoked to create.  Ocean jasper is one of those gemstones that never fails to help the process.

One of my favorite books is Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson.  I love a good mystery, but this one also transports one to its locale on a remote island in the Puget Sound off the Washington coast.  When I saw this pair of ocean jasper cabochons I was there once again even though I'd read it many years ago.

 

Ocean jasper earrings

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Artisan Earrings on the Petite Side

Turquoise Earrings

Not My First Rodeo

 

Sometimes you feel like being bold.  Sometimes you want to walk a little quieter.  Either way I've got you covered.

 

Artisan Earrings

Ideas - rutilated quartz

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Pearl Artisan Earrings

Carmel - lion's paw and pearl earrings

 

Gemstone Artisan Earrings

Trip the Light - Amethyst and Iolite earrings

 

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The Promise of Spring

Green Malachite Earrings

Life Lines

 

Fruit trees have started budding, but the rest of our deciduous trees are still skeletons against the blue and cloudy skies. 

 

Flowering Plum Tree

 

For those of us that prefer color in our landscape and warmer temperatures the promise of Spring comes in the emergence of bulbs.

 

Daffodils

 

Art Deco Earrings

Dried Flowers

 

Mixed Metal earrings

Flower Power earrings

 

And then wildflowers start appearing!

 

Bumble bee and California Poppy

 

Poppy Earrings

Ribbons and Poppies

 

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Competitive? Me?

colorful artisan earrings

Squeeze Me

Billiard ball slice, lampwork

 

I never played pool growing up, but we played a lot of board games and cards.  Each of us played to win and for the most part we were gracious winners.  I've met many that just hate games and I'm guessing it's due to how earnest we game players can be.  For me joining in was a way to be part of the fun, but I'll admit if it's a game I'm not good at I'll avoid it.

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Earrings to Wear Alone or with Statement Necklaces

Amber Globe Earrings

Banana Beach Earrings

 

While creating the series of statement necklaces inspired by Japanese fishing floats I started setting aside some lampwork and other interesting beads to use in earrings.  My usual rule of thumb when wearing statement jewelry is to have one piece be the focal and if you wear other jewelry have them play supporting roles.  In other words, if you wear a necklace that is telling a significant story wear earrings that don't steal the narrative and visa versa.

Depending on your style these earrings can stand alone too.

 

copper ring earrings

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Art Glass and Nature's Slow Hand

Picasso Jasper earrings

Meadow Sunrise

Lampwork beads by Bead Fairy

Picasso Jasper

 

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A Marriage of Smooth Rocks

Beach stone and Lampwork earrings

My Path

Beach Stones, Lampwork by Canyon Echoes

 

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