Friday, May 9, 2014

Bringing the Bling with Prom Jewelry

Most of what I design are detailed, legacy jewelry pieces.  However, when a friend reached out that she was looking for a special set of jewelry for a young lady going to prom that is like a daughter to her, I poured my love and energies into a set that she will cherish and hold as a great memory.

One of the reasons I love doing custom work is 1. No two pieces are the same.  2.  I can infuse my love into a special piece of jewelry that will resonate with the personality of the woman wearing it.
Shamballa Beads from Cousin

In this case, I knew the design had to be versatile as I didn't have the exact wrist size for the young lady. I also knew it needed to be sparkly and her dress was teal.  With those parameters, I set out to create something unique that would let this young woman feel like a princess even just for a night!

For this set, my inspiration was the Shamballa beads from Cousin.  They are a bright pop of color with lots of sparkle.  I incorporated crystals in a variety of shapes all designed to capture light differently.  Then added some seed beads to infuse that rich teal color throughout the bracelet.

Of course, one cannot have just a bracelet, but we needed matching earring to complete the beautiful ensemble.  I mirrored the crystals I used and included some adorable, flower earrings and channel set crystal also from Cousin.

The look turned out perfectly as a set of prom jewelry!  It would also have looked divine for bridesmaids in a wedding where the bride desires all her attending ladies to have matching jewelry.

If you have someone special in your life you'd like to give the gift of jewelry, I'd love to connect with you.  It warms my heart turning your desires into a beautiful piece of one-of-a-kind jewelry.  Apply for a complimentary design session so we can share your vision for the perfect piece of jewelry to showcase your beloved's personality. http://bit.ly/DesignWithDawn2014

Much love,
Dawn

P.S. I was sent this beautiful picture of Katie all dressed for Prom.  She looks just so beautiful.

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