The Collector Collection

  • Naming Jewelry

    Naming Jewelry

    I was chit-chatting with a good friend recently, telling her the story of how we name our Jewelry. By her reaction, it dawned on me that you may not know either and I wanted to share it with you also.

    Almost all of our designs are named after the first person who falls in love with them. We also design jewelry with someone in mind... for example, the L U C Y. Named after my daughter. A hand-formed soldered wire heart, hammered for texture and shine, floats between two pieces of dainty chain on the necklace and bracelet design and is also made into a ring. Each heart is unique and no two are alike...just like my beautiful daughter Lucy! 

    One of My 2020 Goals Is to Make Time to Reach Out More Often

    I think about it a lot and then the time just seems to slip away. I’m sure you know how that goes?!  With Valentines Day in my mind, I wanted to share my first email of the year with you on the story of the L U C Y design. 

    How is your 2020 going so far? Do you set goals, do you have any tips or tricks that you can share. I’d love to hear from you. It takes a village!

  • The Latest Scoop

    The Latest Scoop

    Hello there!

    Thank you for visiting my first blog! If you made it here, then you probably saw my email ;) 

    Here is a little bit more about my story. I have been in business and growing for over 5 years now, mostly specializing in personalized jewelry but what most people don’t know is that for over 25 years every chance I get, I search for beads. Whenever I travel I’m constantly looking for a unique vintage, bead or thrift store. I will drag anyone with me until they can’t take it anymore! I go to the Gem shows when they are in town and I hand select quality beads from all over the world. I meet the most amazing people and dream of traveling to all places that these beads come from. It just fascinates me that Mother nature create such lovely gems. I don’t know how to explain it but beads just make me happy, really really happy! 

    I fell in love with beads and making jewelry right out of high school while I was living in Northern California. On my days off from my waitressing job I would head to the local bead store in Humboldt to look, touch and play with all the beads. The ladies working there were so nice and would help me turn my ideas into designs. Lately things have been pretty busy and I haven't had the time to go bead shopping. So, I have been shopping from my own bead collection! I have storage bins (and bins and bins and bins...) It made me realize that I need to share these beautiful beads with all of you!

    I am excited to announce that the launch of The Collector Collection will be available to shop on October 1st. Only a certain amount will be released and each piece will be super special. Stay tuned!

    xo, Teressa