Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Lovlies For Sale

"Petite Marie Dangles"
Did you notice the Artists Emporium banner on the left margin of my blog? Last month Stampington offered my Petite Marie necklace and earring set (sold), featured in Marie, for sale in their Artist Emporium shop. There were two sets of earrings in the magazine, and they graciously sent the extra pair back to me, just in time to sell for Mother's Day. They were made with faceted crystal Swarovski drops & crystal rondells. $52
If you likey (*wink* Stephanie), contact me. They, as any of the following pieces can go into my Etsy shop for you to purchase. I will get them to you by Mother's Day if you let me know quickly!*
And, be sure and check out the Emporium, as a portion of the proceeds go to a selected choice of charities.

"Vintage Button Dangles"
These dangles hang from my oxidized sterling silver french wires, and are made with faceted nuggets of crystal quartz & vintage silver tone metal wallpaper dome buttons. $54


This necklace has another one of my pendant's born in Stephanie Lee's class. I love the colors of the etched piece, as it has the most amazing peacock colored blend that really "pops" when caught by just the right light. Below it, I have placed one of the beautiful eggs bought from Nina Bagley's glass artist sister, Ellen. Isn't it precious? I added a delicate tassle of vintage seam binding in brown, taupe, and a shimmery bronze/eggplant.
Nesting also has wire-wrapped freshwater pearls, a mother-of-pearl dove, along with some copper bar chain bought on our field trip to Kit Kraft, while in North Hollywood. $158

Just before I left for California, I stopped into one of the antique malls close to home. It is there one of my favorite vintage button vendors has a booth. These were bought from her, and used in this~
"Just Laugh"
Made with the most lucious turquoise vintage seam binding, recently bought from a wonderful Etsy seller, Brown Bird Market. Actually, I started this piece using one of the soldered pendants made in Stephanie's class as well. I stamped LAUGH under a picture of a vintage joker, which I encased in the bezel.....It just seemed like the thing to do! I believe we all need to laugh a little more, as laughter really is the best medicine. I added two of the vintage silver tone metal wallpaper dome buttons to some Green Opal Cross and Abalone Flat Oval beads, both bought at the Santa Fe Bead Fest. They all tied together with the beautiful color of the seam binding. $126
*Please contact me for postage costs, which will be added to the Etsy listing.


Deborah Truesdell said...


Love the nesting piece with the egg from Ellen, it is a definite "feel good" piece. Don't you love etching?!


Jen Crossley said...

Gorgeous work Stephane is such a great teacher

Cindy said...

They are all SO beautiful...I don't know how you could part with them.

Carmi Cimicata said...

I got your Etsy order...and a package will be heading your way today!! Thank you!

Diana said...

Lovely pieces, Diane! Hope your sale went well last weekend and your pretties were quickly snapped up!
Miss you!

Tina(Taken over by her daughter, Nicole) said...


Daryl said...

Fantastic ... I am so coveting the crystal and button earrings ("Vintage Button Dangles") which you can send me ASAP! Please! Check is in the mail!

Riki Schumacher said...

Ooh la la Diane!! These are fabulous pieces, way to go girl. Love the earrings, and the necklaces so much and what you did with them. Keep it coming! Miss you.

Unknown said...

Wow...that bezel setting is amazing...what fun1 I was at the bookstore last night and saw your banner in Artful Blogging...so cool! Way to go and you are really such an inspiration....you got me out of my funk in more ways then you can imagine!

Charlene said...

LOVE all the things you listed. How was the sale last weekend? Did you get rained on? Can't wait until we can hook up!

Anne, Bulles dorées said...

your jewelry is stunning !! I love it !!!!!!!!!! just gorgeaous !!

mendytexas said...

I adore your pieces! You are so talented... :)mendy

Stephani Gorman said...

Awesome Diane! Such beautiful work! Hugs, Stephani