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MaggieMays offers a beautiful blend of traditional, unique, top quality, one-of-a-kind original stunning and mesmerizing fine jewelry using precious, semi-precious gemstones, pearls, diamonds, crystals and handcrafted artisan bead design's. Modern, elegant, sophisticated, classic and heirloom quality jewelry to pass on generation to generation; using the highest quality gemstone's possible. Give the quality he/she deserves! Welcome to your one stop shop for OOAK fine jewelry design's and handcrafted artisan creations in all shapes and sizes to meet your individual needs and special occasions.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Perfect in Purple

Did you know that wearing the color of purple has become the latest trend during this hot weather season. A very talent artisan, shangrilacraft, has created a collection of handmade/handcrafted artistic design's that is full of gift giving, pleasure, and jewelry creation's that will accentuate any attire.

shangrilacraft is a Canadian that moved to China with her husband about 7 years ago and has always had a passion for jewelry. When she lived in Canada she really didn't know much about Mala bracelets or necklaces.Myanmar Bodhi Mala Gamma-Eighth Luohan BeadsMyanmar Bodhi Mala Gamma-Eighth Luohan Beads Necklace

After living and traveling in Asia for such a long; she was influenced by Chinese colors, beads, tassels and styles.Natural Turquoise and Red Turquoise Rondelle Stone Bead Mala Necklace Natural Turquoise and Red Turquoise Rondelle Bead Mala Necklace

Malas are made with semi-precious gemstones, rosewood beads, sandalwood beads, rudraksha beads, bodhi wood and yak bone. All malas are made in the 108 or 216 bead necklace or a traditional bracelet design. Their is a story behind her Mala design's:  Wearing malas everyday brings good luck, focus and a quiet mind. And don't you think we could all use a little more of that!

Blue Agate 15mm Rondelle Bead Mala with 16mm Shell Swirl Bracelet

Blue Agate 15mm Rondelle Bead Mala with 16mm Shell Swirl Bracelet
Now, she doesn't leave the house without putting one of her design's on. Her days are filled with designing and creating her own Malas. Her Malas are traditional and modern, in every style and design.Shangrila Craft focuses on making Mala bracelets and necklaces that are influenced by Tibetan and Nepalese traditional prayer beads.

Handmade Tibetan Silver & Turquoise Bangle

Handmade Tibetan Silver & Turquoise Bangle
 All dzi beads come from Tibet and Shang-ri la and always carry favorites- all number of the eyes, tigers tooth, lotus, longevity, medicine beads and the colorful goats eye. Each time she looks at a strand of beads her mind starts whirling and thinking "that would create a wonderful design."

Tibetan Silver and Large SquareTurquoise Stone Ring tibetan green Any Age Unisex

Tibetan Silver and Large SquareTurquoise Stone Ring tibetan green Any Age Unisex
Tibetan Silver Flower Bangle

Shangrila Craft always tries to keep as green and ecofriendly as possible. Recycled packages or re-use packing that is acquired or already have is used; and envelopes are made from 100% recycled materials. The part that is really enjoyable and most importantly, They walk to the post office, leaving no carbon footprint at all!

Visiting shangrilacraft, you will find a assortment of beads, jewelry design's, Mother of Pearl, strings and supplies for all your craft ideas.

5 Genuine Natural Tibetan Medicine Dzi Beads 30mm

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Don't forget to check out the wonderful handcrafted creation's done in purple!

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