Monday, March 09, 2009

New Necklaces Listed in Etsy Shop

It's college basketball season; I can enjoy MAYBE one game per season. Since Marble Man is watching all of the UNC games, I'm retreating to the studio. This works for me, as I've been lacking serious work time for the past year.

My hard work paid off this past week, with four new necklaces to list in my Etsy Shop. I used the same design in all, but changed up the bead combinations to make four very different, fresh pieces. And I used up a bunch of beads that have been hanging around in inventory for a very long time. You know the great thing about using up beads? I get to buy new ones, of course!

You had a preview of two necklaces in a previous post, but here are all four, listed at $85.00 each plus shipping (you can click the larger pictures to see the actual listings at Etsy):

Freshwater pearls and Czech fire-polished crystals with a vermeil toggle clasp

Czech glass black cathedral beads, topaz yellow Czech fire-polished crystals, and cafe au lait Swarovski glass pearls with a vermeil toggle clasp

Czech glass turquoise blue cathedral beads, mint green Swarovski crystal bicones, and Czech fire-polished amethyst purple crystals with a sterling silver box clasp inset with amethyst cabachon

Czech fire-polished crystals in deep garnet red and tangerine orange and olivine Swarovski crystal bicones with a vermeil toggle clasp

The basketball season lasts the entire month of March, so I can look forward to much more productivity in the near future!


Cecile/DreamCreateRepeat said...

They are really gorgeous! Good for you for using your non-basketball time productively....

T.Allen-Mercado said...

Beautiful work Kate! I escaped the curse of sports fan spouse, it's been fairly productive around here with each of us getting in some studio time. Now, if we can just leave the studio and get to the gym.

lori vliegen said...

hi kate! i don't think that your new jewelry will last too long in your etsy shop! wish is could go out and help you buy some new beads to fill up all of those wonderful little drawers you have...and you can help me buy paper, okay?! and, i know what you mean about's my least favorite sport, and i'm from indiana, where watching all of those men sweating profusely, running back and forth on a beautiful wood floor, is supposed to be in my gene pool (so glad i escaped that!). :)

3rdEyeMuse said...

this is such a beautiful design and I just love the way you put colors together.

Gabriela said...

Hello Kate,

These are fantastic!

~ Gabriela ~

Andrea said...

You really do amazing beautiful!

Fete et Fleur said...

These designs are so queenly. The fire polished cystals and fresh water pearls look gorgeous together. I love them, Kate!


Karen Cole said...

No Kate, you don't need help, you are doing just fine thank you.

Love the necklaces!!!!

Isabel said...

Love those Czech glass turquoise blue beads! Have a productive time!

Snap said...


These are all gorgeous. I think I'm leaning toward the one with the fresh water pearls being my favorite. My granny said a girl can never go wrong with pearls!

It's the start of college baseball season for us. I'm a fan, too and almost nothing gets done here on the weekends. Enjoy your studio time.