I try to make the back of my jewelry pieces just as special as the front. Not everyone will see the back or bottom of your jewelry, but you know what's there. Thoughtful details are one of the perks of shopping from a small business. See the front of this pendant and shop for it here!
For this custom order, I added Arkansas turquoise to my Darkling Earrings and Darkling Diamond Necklace. Do you see something in my online shop that you'd love even more with a little customization? Let's make it happen!
This is one of my original Christine Alaniz Designs rings, and one of the funkiest! I used the marquise shapes from the ring design as prongs to hold this white cat's eye glass cabochon gemstone in place. Pretty cool, right? You can shop the Lily Dome Ring here.
I know it's not even Halloween yet, but I have to remind you that if you're planning on ordering a one-of-a-kind piece for the holidays, all custom orders must be placed by November 1st to ensure delivery by December 24th. Spread the word! If you've been hoping to get a new piece of jewelry made for the holidays (as a gift for someone special, or a gift for yourself!), now's the time to reach out. You can respond directly to this email, or send me a message through my Contact Page.
On October 1st, WJA Philly hosted a talk and live demonstration with engraver Tira Mitchell. This was one of our best WJA talks so far! Tira talked about her history as an engraver, working at trade shows, and running a business with her husband. She also gave us an in-depth look at her work bench set-up, and a magnificently zoomed in engraving demonstration. About Tira "Tira started engraving in 1994 working on motorcycles in Fairfield, California. Inspired by mater engravers through the Firearm Engravers Guild of America, Tira expanded her work to a host of unique projects. Engraver.com was founded...