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Gift Guide: Noteworthy Necklaces

Harmonious, tribal, freeform, bold, serene, and scented (yes, scented) are just a few words that describe the noteworthy necklaces in the AJC HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE.   These expressive pieces speak volumes through their creative use of the basic design principals: color, texture, shape and form.

brandybrook designs - tribal necklaceedge jewelry designs - I Am Square pendantfaerwear - SCRAPZ Custom Braille pendantbaxters house - Purple Lace Agate Necklace

GIFT GUIDE: It’s a Ring Thing

Wrap your fingers in luxury. If you’ve got a thing for rings, then check out our HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE! We’ve got all shapes, sizes and styles. All handmade.

rob and lean cocobolo, holly, silver ringMcFarland Designs - limey rickey cocktail ringmarie carter - Music RingNinaGibson - Mens Band Ring

GIFT GUIDE: Adorn Thyself!

I am pleased to announce that the Earrings and Bracelets categories of the AJC HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE are now complete!  I am working diligently to get the rest of the categories posted.  Rings and Necklaces coming soon!  ~Kelliope

nina gibson - dress me up cuff         that’s headley Dewdrop Earrings in Sterling Silver and Aquamarine

Adornments for the Wrist     Adornments for the Ears

AJC Ornament Magazine Ad 2007-08

rob and lean- mixed metal & gemstone ringThe work of 24 jewelry artists of the Art Jewelry Collective will appear in print in October, December, and March issues of Ornament Magazine. Ornament is one of the leading magazines devoted to upscale wearable art. October’s issue will mugwumps earrimgsalso be distributed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, as well as SOFA Chicago. December’s issue will be circulating in the Tucson market during the annual show circuit; one of the biggest events of the year for the jewelry trade!

Coming Soon… the AJC HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE…

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The Art Jewelry Collective
Holiday Gift Guide

This season, give your loved ones the heart-felt gift of handcrafted jewelry. All of the pieces in our curated Gift Guide are artisan-made with meticulous attention to detail. We’ve taken the care to bring you the very best of the Art Jewelry Collective.

nina gibson - dress me up cuff

A Flavorful Recipe for Fall

2007-fall-color-forecast.jpgCurry, chili pepper, plum wine, coffee, pumpkin and kale.   These flavorful ingredients represent the tastes and complex color palette of fall.  If the 2007 forecast is correct, this will be a rich and deliciouly spicy season.  

Below are some perfect picks from the Art Jewelry Collective that will warm up your wardrobe as autumn ushers in cooler temperatres.  And be sure to check out Pantone, the color forecasting authority for more information on all the colors for this season

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left to right: McFarland Designs, Realisation Creations, Adornment by BJ

The Madness Continues…

The Art Jewelry Collective’s Earring Maddness continues through the month of September.  Our Etsy shop is stocked with an array of earrings.  If you like silver, copper, pearls, or colorful beads, you’re bound to find something that is sure to please! 

Shop now: http://ArtJewelryCollective.etsy.com

Mayan Priestess-Earrings by Giftbearer