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Behind The Design: The Gambler Collection

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Behind The Design: The Gambler Collection

Behind The Design: The Gambler Collection The Gambler Collection celebrates the risk taker and is inspired by those who go all in. Each piece has its own story to tell. We wanted to share those stories with you, as well as some of the drawings and inspiration behind several of the pieces in the collection. JOLENE EARRINGS The Jolene Earrings are a piece I've dreamed about designing ever since Angelina Jolie wore those f*cking amazing green statement earrings on the red carpet in 2009. These earrings are made using malachite, one of our favorite natural stones. Each malachite stone is...

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Cheers to Strong Women 2020

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Cheers to Strong Women 2020

Cheers to Strong Women 2020 Frida in our Sun Child Earrings Oh hey, ladies! We are continuing the momentum of International Women's Day by spending this week sharing interviews with strong women in our community that are pursuing their passions and making an impact. We've done a Strong Women Campaign each year to both recognize badass babes and also to raise money for organizations that contribute to the lives of women. This year, we are donating 5% of sales from this week to three organizations we care deeply about: Happy Bottoms, Kansas City's Diaper Bank; Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit delivering...

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Behind the Design: The Revival Collection

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Behind the Design: The Revival Collection

Behind The Design: The Revival Collection     The Revival Collection is inspired by the Egyptian Revival art movement from the 19th century. We wanted to represent femininity and to us that's a balance of softness and strength. Our customer should always feel empowered wearing our jewelry and this collection does so in a softer way through ethereal stones, movement, and transformative symbolism.  Here's a look into the inspiration & the making of some of the pieces in the collection: My trusty tools that help me sketch each piece to the exact measurements I want. SOLSTICE The Solstice Necklace is...

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SWJ Give-Back Pieces

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SWJ Give-Back Pieces

SWJ GIVE-BACK PIECES It's been a goal of ours to make sure that giving back to the community is part of our business. In addition to our give-back campaigns and special events, we decided to include a couple special give-back pieces in the line that are available year-round. For these pieces, the Stargazer Earrings and the Evil Eye Necklace, we chose to use pink sapphire, as it embodies passion & strength of heart, a perfect representation of the organizations we will be giving back to. With every purchase of the Stargazer Earrings or Evil Eye Necklace in pink sapphire, 5%...

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Step Up Your Ear Game

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