Monday, May 24, 2010

Custom Order - for a Paris Wedding!

One of my BFF's asked me to make her some custom jewelry for a wedding she's going to in Paris!  It's so wonderful when you can design from the heart for someone that's more than just a friend, but really like a sister to me.  She's been there to support me through miles of life changes and so this set of jewelry is supremely special.

Her dress is a guava color - which I say is like a tropical pinky orange with clear A/B crystals in a cracked ice pattern at the bottom of the skirt.  It's a strapless dress, so I wanted to make a huge statement while keeping the necklace light and not klunky.  :)  Thus enter Swarovski crystal into my life... and my infatuation with big bling!

I created a triple strand bracelet, chandelier earrings and coordinating necklace featuring crystal and padparadascha Swarovski crystals.  I love how the light reflects off the bicones and crystal cubes.  I'm developing an even greater love crystals and formal jewelry! 

This week I'll be putting out my May Newsletter.  If you haven't signed up to receive my free monthly newsletter, fill in your information in the box on the right.  As my gift to you, you'll get a copy of my e-book "Twitter Marketing Made Easy" for free! :) I look forward to sharing great updates about summer trends and all things related to jewelry!

Hope your week is absolutely stellar!

12 comments:

Meg @ A Dash of Nutmeg said...

Those are really pretty! I love that guava color - it's nice and summery.

Regina said...

They are beautiful! I love the Parapad.... color as well, very spring/summer.

Haupi said...

It's stunning. What a lucky friend you have. She's going to love it!!!

By Beaded Story said...

So pretty and sweet :) I'm sure your BFF will look stunning!

Be~Jeweled by Jana said...

Gorgeous! From the description of the dress it will go perfectly!

Sherry said...

The jewelry is simply stunning, hope her day si wonderful!

xoSherry

Haupi said...

Back again, I love this place and got an award for you to prove it so come get it! Smiles.

Dawn -Designs by Dawn Marie said...

Awww, you ladies are making me blush! I e-mailed my girl the pictures and she loved them. I wish I were a better photographer as the pictures don't even do these pieces justice!

Thank you all so very much for stopping by! I sincerely appreciate all the jewelry love!

Have a terrific afternoon all!
{Hugs!}
Dawn

Azure Islands Designs said...

Wow...the set is stunning...I know your friend will be thrilled to wear it to the wedding!!!
Hope all is well with you...
Cheers

Dawn -Designs by Dawn Marie said...

Hi Heather! All is well here, busy, but busy in a good way. I'm really enjoying working with sparkly crystals... It's a summer sunshine thing! LOL

Hope you are doing well and that your life isn't totally chaotic right now. How are your garden's doing?

Miss ya!
Dawn

Lisa Crone said...

Wow, these are fabulous!! She is so lucky to have you for a friend too! :)

Dawn -Designs by Dawn Marie said...

Thanks Lisa! This beautiful set is officially on it's way to Paris! :) The trend is long chandeliers and I was really excited how the earrings in this set turned out!

I love hearing from you dear! Hope all is going well with your family!

{Hugs!}
Dawn

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