twistedchic

April 16, 2014

Beautiful Thing of the Week

This lovely necklace seems almost too beautiful to wear~  I totally would, though!

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Or there’s the black option…just as gorgeous, but a bit more dark and mysterious~

black-frost-twisted-glass-necklaceOr this last one, I also love!

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April 1, 2014

Beautiful Thing of the Week

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Something that makes this pendant really special?  It’s made from ethically sourced materials~

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Just really, really lovely.

December 11, 2013

Beautiful Thing of the Week

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Oh WOW.  I need these all.  BECAUSE. REASONS!

These are so beautiful I am literally struggling to find words to convey how wonderful they are!  Have a closer look at the jewels in the rings. (they have tiny tiny cities inside them~)

December 10, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide

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‘Tis the season!  I’ve got most of my holiday shopping done, so I’m passing along the inspiration in case anybody else needs some.  Here are some great presents for anyone in your life.

These slippers are incredibly comfy!  I’ve got a pair myself and I love them~

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These geode earrings are unique and gorgeous!

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These winter hats say women, but I think they’d be great for anyone, and so warm! (I live in Chicagoland, so that’s key)

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Or how about this cool wallet?  Very organized, and I guarantee they won’t have one like it~

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Of course, there’s nothing like a home-made gift.  I’m giving a couple of fleece scarves out this year (shhhhh, don’t tell!) That post to come!

September 10, 2013

Three Bridesmaids Bracelets

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Remember the bridal necklace I made for my friend H?  Here’s the latest update on her bridesmaids jewelry: I finished three bracelets, all white moonstone and silver spacers, with colored pearl or citrine accents.

H’s wedding colors are blue and yellow, and her flowers are going to have a mix of different hues.  So for the jewelry, each piece is unique and the jewels range in tone from pale yellow to sunny yellow to peach yellow.  There will be five necklace/bracelet sets in all, for five wonderful bridesmaids~  (What a thoughtful gift, H!)

September 6, 2013

September Inspiration

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September is all about the remix!  Pattern, texture, hue: mix it up~  let’s see the unexpected…

So here’s what’s inspiring me:

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Image credits: theartofanimation, youlookfab, aforestssonariversdaughter, pinterest, altamira

This month is going to be very creative~

August 28, 2013

Some Things Old, Some Things New

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So I’m finally getting around to posting all my uploaded earrings photos, like I’ve been meaning to do.  My friend K asked to see some pics of a pair of blue pearls, and I promised I’d send her the link, so here is all the jewelry I’ve been meaning to get around to showing off~

August 26, 2013

Beautiful Thing of the Week

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I’m always looking for jewelry inspiration, so here’s something from an independent artist that really struck my fancy~

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I really love the artist’s use of nature forms, rich colors and unexpected details.  Just gorgeous!

 

August 22, 2013

August Projects

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August has been very empty here, because I’m currently working on filling several commisions~

My friend H is getting married, but couldn’t find anything she liked to wear with her dress.  So I stepped in to the rescue!

Here’s her necklace:

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It’s mother of pearl, seed pearls, and some beautiful aventurine rectangular beads.  Sweet H wanted something a little bit funky for her country-themed wedding.  She’s also wearing cowboy boots with her dress, which is just adorable~

I’ve also made her earrings and a bracelet to match, and am working on necklaces for each of her five bridesmaids~  Her accent color is yellow, and finding that in pearls has proven quite a challenge.  I’m thinking of substituting honey opals instead, if I can find some.

Updates to come!

 

August 3, 2013

Colorfree Friday

I know we all predicted that our no-color-allowed work dress code would be gone within a year, but this doesn’t seem to have happened.   Well, until it does, I’m still searching for inspiration in the black, white and grey hues.  Here’s some outfits that fit the bill~

Courtesy of YouLookFab

Courtesy of YouLookFab

I’m not sure how you manage to fit this much awesome into one pic, but well done!  I love the print on that dress, the funky glasses, and the shoes~ especially the shoes.

Courtesy of Models Off Duty?

Courtesy of Models Off Duty?

All grey can really work, if you add some sparkle and texture~ I’m going to try this sometime soon…

Alexander McQueen is becoming my favorite jewelry designer

Alexander McQueen is becoming my favorite jewelry designer

 

~Skulls and Stars~  Cute or creepy, what do you think?  Both?  Either way, I want it!

 

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