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Learn the Lingo: Eternity Band

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Learn the Lingo: Eternity Band

What does the word eternity make you think of? Something eternal, never-ending, uninterrupted. Accordingly, an eternity band is a ring where the design or gemstones cover the entire surface, uninterrupted. This allows your ring to spin on your finger and always appear the same. While appearance is the strongest reason to choose an eternity band, there are other aspects to consider when choosing an eternity ring. Size If you expect your weight to fluctuate in the future, you may opt to have a small sizing bar in your ring. A sizing bar of a few millimeters ensures that sizing your...

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Capsule Jewelry Collection: Beach Vacation

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Capsule Jewelry Collection: Beach Vacation

If you've whittled the contents of your closet into a capsule wardrobe (check out a few of my favorite capsule wardrobe guides at Un-Fancy and Anushka Rees/formerly Into Mind), you know the benefits. More space, less mess, and fewer decisions to make every day. Why not apply this streamlining to your jewelry collection as well? When I'm heading out of town, I make a mental list of the places I'll be spending most of my time. Then, I can figure out how to pack just a few key pieces of jewelry that work in every situation. My style for the...

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Tropical, Botanical Jewelry for Summer

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Tropical, Botanical Jewelry for Summer

When the temperatures hit the 90's and all you can think about is being in a pool, it might be time to add some tropical flavor to your wardrobe. I usually stick to a black, white and burgundy based capsule wardrobe á la Un-Fancy, but I like to switch out my accessories for the season. This week, I'm designing a Monstera Leaf Pendant and a pair of Fan Palm Drop Earrings as summer additions to my wardrobe. Check out my shop next week if you want to grab these for yourself! xo,Christine

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New Magnolia Circle Drop Earrings

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New Magnolia Circle Drop Earrings

I oxidized and finished these Magnolia Circle Drop Earrings that I designed last week. They're the latest addition to the Magnolia Collection. I'm currently test wearing these before listing them online. xo, Christine

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Statement Earring Inspiration: Designing the Magnolia Circle Drops

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Statement Earring Inspiration: Designing the Magnolia Circle Drops

My favorite everyday earrings are the Magnolia Stud Earrings. Based on the center pistil of the magnolia flower, these studs are geometric and high-contrast, yet simple and small. I love them so much that I wanted to create a more dramatic version for going out at night. I envisioned large dangle earrings with a radial pattern and a simple French wire ear hook at the top. I milled the first prototype of the Magnolia Circle Drop Earrings, and decided that the simple spoke design wasn't cohesive enough with the center of the earrings. This test wax confirmed that the size...

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