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Behind The Design: A Step-By-Step Guide

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Behind The Design: A Step-By-Step Guide

Behind The Design:  A Step-By-Step Guide A step by step guide of how Sierra Winter Jewelry gets from my brain to your arms, wrists necks, and ears!  Over the last two years, I've had a lot of people ask me how I design my jewelry. 'Do I make every piece by hand?' 'Do you buy pre-made components and put things together?' etc. I wanted to write a blog post about how I design and what that process looks like. So here you go!  Step 1: PLANNING!   Figure out what is missing from the line and what price points and silhouettes...

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SWJ x Scout

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SWJ x Scout

SWJ x Scout Meet the Scout Earrings! Call them the Bluestem Earring's sidekick or the Felina Earring's best friend. I designed this earring in collaboration with stylist Melanie Knopke of The Style Scout Blog and couldn't be more obsessed.  Click below to read all about the collaboration, tips from Melanie on how to style these earrings and other pieces from our Spring Summer 2018 Collection.  PS... there's a little somethin' somethin' for ya in Scout's blog post that you won't want to miss.                                            Read the post!...

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Behind The Design: SS18 Inspiration

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Behind The Design: SS18 Inspiration

Behind The Design:  Spring/Summer '18 Inspiration Our SS18 Collection is all about fearless statement pieces and bright stones designed to layer. As always, sentiment and high quality are at the top of our list of requirements for each new piece. Here's a look into the inspiration behind the new collection.  HARVEST The Harvest pieces are a tribute to the amber waves of grain that make up the fields of the Midwest.  Harvest Earrings Harvest Necklace Harvest Bracelet SAHARA My Great Aunt Gevene is one of the many woman that have inspired Sierra Winter Jewelry. These pieces are named after her...

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CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: WEEK 4

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CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: WEEK 4

CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: Week 4 Welp folks, this is the last week of our Cheers to Strong Women campaign. If you haven't heard about it, let me fill you in....  For the month of February, we have been donating a percentage of all sales to organizations that support and encourage strong women. We have given back to Planned Parenthood, Girls on The Run, The Malala Fund, and more. To support this campaign, we have been interviewing some bad-ass babes who are, to me, the definition of a strong and modern woman.  With the month of February coming to a...

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CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: WEEK 3

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CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: WEEK 3

CHEERS TO STRONG WOMEN: Week 3 We are halfway through February.... how did that happen? Week 2 was amazing and we were busy filling Valentine's Day orders all while giving back to organizations like, Planned Parenthood, Malala Fund, and Hope House.  The ladies in the line up this week are beautiful inside and out and I cannot wait for you to meet them.  Abbi Miller 1.  Who are you and what do you do?  I'm Abbi! I live for hanging with cool peeps doing rad things in the world, and know that staying inspired is so important. That's a big...

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