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Zircon – A December Lovely

In the Middle ages, thought to bring sleep, and drive away evil. In Victorian times, used in English estate jewelry. Zircon – GORGEOUS Zircon, is the birthstone for December . . . and never to be confused with cubic zirconium … Continue reading

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. . . more of my authentic self. Why I’ve Been “Missing” For Two Weeks

There’s been a convergence of *things* that have created my overall silence on social media platforms. I don’t talk about it a lot. I once thought it would be so “anti-business” to say out loud. The older I get, the … Continue reading

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Hi, my name is Delia and I am a Racist . . . and working on it.

You know me as a a mother, an artist, a teacher . . . a solo-preneur. Perhaps you’ve heard me speak of progressive ideals and maybe even perceived me as a fierce champion of the disenfranchised. It’s all mostly true, … Continue reading

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July & August Birthstones

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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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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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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