Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Not So Traditional Birthstone

Sterling Silver Necklace with Amethyst (picses birthstone)

My Birthday is in April the traditional birthstone for April is diamond, growing up I always got birthstone jewelry, while very appreciative I was always envious of the birthstones with color. Eventually as time went on being involved with research for my jewelry
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business I learned that there are many birthstones besides the traditonal. There are birthstone charts for different cultures, religions and zodiac so if your looking for something a little different and not so traditional you can pick from a whole list every month I will give you a list of not so tradional birthstones. Because this blog is new March's birthstones are coming in a little late but better than waiting a whole year:

Traditional- Aquamarine

Zodiac- pisces(feb 22 -mar 21) - Amethyst, Ruby, Bloodstone and Jasper

Aries (mar 22-april 20)-Bloodstone, topaz, sapphire, Jasper and Aquamarine

Additional Cultural Birthstones- Opal and Hematite

This is really just a short reference list there really is a lot of info out there on birthstones for me to give you all that info at once I would have to write a book. Theres even Birthstones for hour of birth so if your not satisfied with these options you can look further and I'm sure you'll find a birthstone that you truly love.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Missing my jewelry

I recently moved across canada. I made this move on an airplane with two kids and four suitcases this being said you can understand why I was unable to bring my jewelry making supplies with me. Never before did I realize how addicted I was to making jewelry. I know realize its not just a love it's an addiction but fiance told me at least its not crack lol! He has a good sense of humor but I cant help but wonder which is more expensive!
This is an older piece "Rings Around Jade" It was made using sterling silver mother of pearl and jade. To see more check out while your there dont forget to sign my guestbook! Until later have a great day!

Monday, March 12, 2007

Finally blogging

So Im here and finally blogging. My Name is Alicia Weeks Im a Jewelry designer and this is where you will find out about new designs, ideas, inspiration and lots of great jewelry related info so bookmark this page and come back often. This piece "Bring On Spring" is handcrafted using sterling silver beautiful swavorski crystal butterflies as well as other shaped swavorski crystal and an opalite briolette. This piece is on sale on my website check it out have a great day!