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Cheers to Strong Women 2019: Week 2

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Cheers to Strong Women 2019: Week 2

Cheers to Strong Women 2019:  Week 2 As we head into Week 2 of our Cheers to Strong Women campaign, we are already so thrilled at how many awesome ladies have followed along and chosen great organizations for sales proceeds to go to. We are so excited to introduce you to this week’s inspiring and super cool women. Let’s keep this badass lady momentum going all February long! Tamara Day 1. Who are you and what do you do?  My name is Tamara Day, I’m an interior decorator, television host of DIY Network’s Bargain Mansions, business owner of Growing Days,...

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Cheers to Strong Women 2019: Week 1

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Cheers to Strong Women 2019: Week 1

Cheers to Strong Women 2019:  Week 1 We are kicking off the second year of our Cheers to Strong Women campaign and couldn’t be more excited. During the month of February, we will be donating a portion of proceeds to different charities and organizations that support female empowerment. And the fun part? YOU get to choose the organization that you’d like proceeds to go to. Just leave us a note when you check out! We reached out to some badass babes throughout the country to help support this campaign. We will feature our interviews with these inspirational women each week...

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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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