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Creativity Saves Lives

The belief that I have, that creativity saves lives, is so firm in my core. It is a HUGE part of why I teach and why I create Lovelies for Lovers of. Grab a cuppa something . . . How … 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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Gratitude

Just a few moments in recent days . . .               I finally redecorated the store in an “intentional” way.  If you’ve spent any time with me, you know I am a big fan of intentional living.  … 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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Birthstones . . . a little Catch Up

Ruby is the birthstone for July. It is also a corundum, like Sapphire, so it is a hard stone and durable – a 9 on the hardness scale. Highly prized for it’s color and rarity it is also a pricey … Continue reading

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Runes and Chops • Chops and Runes • Oh My Intention

Runes The Runes are a form of alphabet developed in Northern Europe, essentially they represent the Old Norse language used by the Scandinavian peoples up to about 700AD. The precise origins of the Runes is unclear and the subject of … Continue reading

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FAQs About Phoenix Magyk

Over the years, I have shared some of these answers, and it’s about time they were in one place – right?!?!. They are questions I hear often. Feel free to ask more. Are you from Phoenix, Arizona? Nope. Phoenix is … Continue reading

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History of Adornment – Part 5

It looks like Tuesdays will be a better day for me than Mondays ☺ I could write much more on the facts, however, I’ve been itchy to get to this part. Adornment of meaning is what resonates for me and … Continue reading

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History of Adornment – Part 2

Based on archeological findings and speculation it’s believed that the first signs of jewelry adornment were over 100,000 years old – the beads of the mud snail. I don’t think there is any way to really know how these ‘beads” … Continue reading

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