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. . . of the last few weeks Made ’em ….delivered ’em Taught ’em Made it  . . . delivered it enjoyed the hail…as did my gnomes made it – in store made it – in store taught it working … Continue reading

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Diamonds? April Birthstone

OK…. if you know me, you know how I feel about diamonds. While highly praised for centuries and hyped as “A girl’s best friend” and “two months of salary…” – I ALWAYS recommend a natural white sapphire to my clients … Continue reading

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And Time Passes

Time. What an interesting thing. Of course centuries ago, time was not a big deal. Days were spent figuring out how to survive. It was just sun up and sun down. People hunted and ate and foraged and created shelter … Continue reading

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Amethyst . . . OH! IT’S PURPLE!

Amethyst…the beautiful  birthstone of February! Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. I’ve always known it to be the stone of . . .’drunks and fools’ 🙂 While not suitable as a ‘fire in place’ stone, for metal clay work, … Continue reading

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Sale? Discount? Coupons?!?!?

As Martin Luther King Day came and went, as I do every year, I had strong emotions about the mind-set of, for the most part, of “big box retailers”.  ‘It’s MLK DAY! Time to buy a mattress on sale . … Continue reading

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Magyk Gift

Here is your chance to have a piece of Phoenix Magyk Artistry for FREE. Go to Facebook and like my Phoenix Magyk page, if you have not already.  Once a month I’ll make a post: “Open To Ideas”.  In reply … Continue reading

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January….still is

AND the birthstone for January is Garnet! Generally purchased in it’s deep red color, did you know Garnet comes in other colors? In my own research, I’ve found something a little different in where the name comes from, among other … Continue reading

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Wonderful Weekends

I had previously mentioned in a Facebook post that – many weekends are awesome at Crafted, where my store is. This weekend was exceptionally awesome. Friday after the ‘house closed, my daughter and I hung out and helped to create … Continue reading

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The Value of a Talisman

Everything has energy and that energy can effect us in ways we may not appreciate, if we are not mindful. As is the case frequently, there is a lot going on. School started for many a child….and parent, politics are … Continue reading

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SAPPHIRE . . . awesome sapphire – December’s Birthstone

Sapphire has been identified in about 450 color variations. Experts in the field of gemology have identified color variants and placed different value on them. For example, “cornflower blue” sapphire . . . which is a softer, brighter, blue is … Continue reading

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