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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.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Delightful Gemstone Rings

MaggieMays has been working hard at designing rings that both men and woman would enjoy. Their designed with all different type of semi-precious gemstone's in unique creation's. Holiday's are approaching fast and these would make great stocking stuffer surprise for your love one. Their will be more forthcoming so be sure to check out my studio at http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/MaggieMays. Also, their will be color changing gemstone necklace's coming soon along with new earring design's. Keep your eye's open as you know I love to work with gemstone's. If you have a gem that your interested in please contact me through my ArtFire Studio so we can work together on whatever idea you may have.

This particular has a beautiful green prasiolite with Masasi blue to green color changing garnet's as side stones:

Brazilian Prasiolite Ring with Color Shift Masasi blue to green garnet 

This London Blue Topaz Ring would make a great pinky ring for that special man in your life or just for yourself:
Guys Brazilian Faceted London Blue Topaz Ring Sterling Silver 
18K Gold Chocolate Quartz and White Topaz Gemstone Ring; Scroll Design
 More rings for the guy's will be forthcoming very soon!

Ladies let Santa know what you would like:

Genuine Red Garnet Cluster Ring - Great Holiday Cocktail Ring!
Genuine Red Garnet Cluster Pear Shape Jewelry Ring, Cocktail Design
How about a Past Present Future Ring in Golden Citrine:
Maybe your favorite is a Genuine Colombian Emerald:
Past Present Future Genuine Colombian Emerald Diamond Ring Yellow Gold

MaggieMays Gemstone Engagement Rings:

Round Solitaire Tanzanite Engagement Ring set in White Gold and 925 SS
Iolite and White Zircon Halo Ring:
YG White Zircon Halo Diamond Iolite Engagement Ring Water Sapphire
Genuine Cambodia Starlight Blue Zircon
WG Cambodia Genuine Starlight Blue Zircon Solitaire Engagement Ring
Beautiful Trillion Garnet Ring:

With the economy on a downfall, Synthetic's are just as beautiful:

Synthetic Canary Yellow Diamond Halo Ring:
Synthetic Yellow White Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring, Pave Setting
Russian Strontium Titanate with CZ's
Russia Strontium Titanate Solitaire Cubic Zirconia Engagement Ring, WG

More to come from MaggieMays and remember all Diamond Rings are ON SALE!

Countdown To Christmas

ShadowDogDesigns published a wonderful blog talking about the "Countdown To Christmas." She has shown some talented artisan's and their handmade design's that would make wonderful gifts or stocking stuffer's. Stop on by and have a look but you best have a pen and paper handy to write down some of these great idea's for the holiday's.

ShadowDogDesigns is part of the ArtFire family of talented artisan's who love to use their hands in designing handmade gifts for people of all ages. Here's a little quote that Catherine lets her customer's know: "Unique Handmade Jewelry for the Discriminating Woman! I love working with gemstones and creating one of a kind pieces of jewelry that will last a life-time and, hopefully, be passed on to the next generation." Believe me when you see her design's they are definitely of heirloom quality. Now wouldn't it be nice to pass down a necklace, bracelet or set of jewelry to one of your family member's.

Biwa Pearl Wedding Bride Necklace Handmade Sterling OOAK Elegant

  • --90000--81874_product_1504277601.jpgYou will not find a pearl necklace like this but at ShadowDogDesign's. Just imagine your daughter or granddaughter wearing these on her special day!

 Catherine also loves to work with all and any type of  rock and stones. She's been gathering unique rocks since she was just a wee little thing, so you can just imagine what her handmade design's would look like on you - Fabulous!

Sunflower Agate Pendant Mother of Pearl Shell Handmade Necklace Unique

  • Sunflower Agate Pendant Mother of Pearl Shell Handmade Necklace Unique 

How about Bold and Chunky:

Chunky Coral Necklace Handmade Sterling Statement OOAK Beaded Jewelry

  • Chunky Coral Necklace Handmade Sterling Statement OOAK Beaded Jewelry 

ShadowDogDesign's has so many wonderful handmade design's to choose from that will bring you pride and joy in wearing. 

Amethyst Handmade Earrings Purple Gemstone OOAK Beaded Jewelry Silver
Twisted Multi Strand Pearl Necklace Handmade Jewelry OOAK Summer

--90000--81874_product_991208358.jpgShadowDogDesigns is from El Paso, TX and her life long love affair with Nature has left her with a strong desire to create by designing one-of-a-kind jewelry mainly using semi-precious stones and sterling or fine silver, but also polymer clay, Czech glass, Swarovski crystals, and, more recently, copper and lampwork beads. My Muse is Nature, and to be inspired!

Catherine is a proud member of SRAJD (Self- Representing Artist Jewelry Designer) and the Las Cruces Bead Society and loves her ArtFire Studio which she began in October of 2010. You can also find her lovely design's of past and present, on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadowdogdesigns.

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Keep your eye's open for more exciting handmade design's for week 4 of Countdown To Christmas by Julie and Blu of BlueMorningExpressions where you'll find a long list of holiday idea's!

Thank you for supporting handmade!! 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Take a trip down October Road

Who knows what kind of weather everybody is going to have such as, rainy days, sunshine, color change and cool weather approaching. It keeps many of us inside which leads us to using our creativity in making handmade design's which fill your mind with wonderful gifts for the upcoming holiday season. Before the holiday's arrived, JudysDesigns of the It's Better Handmade Guild on ArtFire has put together a great collection that takes us down the "October Road."

The It's Better Handmade Guild on ArtFire.com is full of artisan's that have a desire of sharing not only their handmade design's but also their knowledge, sharing other members creative design's, and promoting our skills to the community. We are always looking for new members that want to be part of a guild that create handmade!

Peacock feather earrings, wood, trimmed, Tam 


JudysDesigns has always had a love of jewelry, art, crafts and handmade items since she receiver her B.A. in Arts which turner her into a lifetime of crafting.

She was spired by her young, artistic daughter, Lauren who loves jewelry and started designing jewelry once again because of her daughter's love of fashion. Their designing and creating the perfect custom piece turned into family fun for both of them.

Pink frosted glass necklace on black leather

She wears her own jewelry understanding  how important the feel of a necklace, bracelet or earrings are for different body types. Her styles vary depending whom she is designing for and great care goes into making a quality piece that she hopes you will love. Wedding White coin pearl pendant gold filled

JudysDesigns has a studio full of different types of handmade design's such as, metal-smith:

Metalsmith earrings in copper, brass and nickel, 2.5 inch

Her interests are full of creative designs:

Beaded Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry, Metal Fabrication 

You can find JudysDesigns online @:

http://www.zibbet.com/JudysDesig… http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ju… http://twitter.com/JudysDesigns 

JudysDesigns is willing to take special request, and if you need expedited shipping or gift wrapping, just send her a message when ordering.

Thank you for supporting handmade.


Remember, when you purchase handmade your getting quality design's that will last you a lifetime!