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Designer Spotlight

Joined Oct ’14

  • Featured Project

    Add some edge to this fun Zola Chain with little skulls!

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    Cloud Sky

    by Ali

    I think the name explains it all - cloud sky. The Tibetan pearl beads with brass are the perfect...

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    Elephants are my favorite animal so it is fitting that I was inspired by the Elephant Festival in...

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  • Featured Design


    by Amoracast

    Designed By: Lori F

    Tyrian purple was a luxury prized by the Romans, finish your regal...

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Exotic Safari

I chose a striped horn pendant & worked from there, added Tibetan brass and color coordinated...

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Sticks & Stones

Use of smaller denim blue colored foghorn pieces combined with blue sponge coral, burgundy dyed...

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Sand & Sea

I love working with foghorns (the long side pieces of the necklace). I recently found this...

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Fresh Picks

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“Elegant Evening Out”

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“By the Old Barn”

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“Souvenir of Panama”

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“rainy day blues”

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“Nailed It”

2 Picked 05/26/16

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