Vintage Vibe

here is an example of the old becoming new – I used a vintage clip earring (the gold leaf) – gifted to me by an 84-year old gentleman – it had belonged to his late wife – and I surrounded it with Swarovski crystallized green and gold pearls. Volia – a necklace that blends something old and something new!

by Kerry Ellen 2012

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Wild Things!

many thanks to Bretz http://wildlifelodgeandwinery.com/ where I had an excellent jewelry show this weekend…

Purple Butterfly, Oh My!

 

Again using the Color Purple Swarovski assortment of pearls, I surrounded a silver butterfly pin with the pearls & purple and silver crystals.  The silver collar can be adjusted to fit one’s neck.  The earrings and necklace set is $40.  It will be available at the Carlyle Wine and Art Festival this weekend, August 18 & 19, in Carlyle Illinois.

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Kerry Ellen 2012

The Colors of Purple

One of the Crystal Cluster necklace, earrings, and bracelet sets I made recently-

I placed Swarovski crystal elements silver and purple crystals and pearls on a silver-plated adjustable collar to create this Colors of Purple ensemble.  Necklace, bracelet, & earrings $50 for the set.

This will be one of my crystal clusters available this weekend at the Wine and Art Festival at the Bretz Winery near Carlyle Lake, Illinois:

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Kerry Ellen

Under the Tuscan Sun Crystal Clusters

One of the Crystal Cluster necklace, earrings, and bracelet sets I made this weekend –

I placed Swarovski crystal element pearls around an antique marquisite pin (bought at the Elsah, Illinois, historical society sale) with a crystal dragonfly and butterfly – the color assortment was named “Under the Tuscan Sun” and includes beautiful autumn shades of warm golds, greens, coppers, and ivory.  Necklace, bracelet, & earrings $50 for the set.

This will be one of my crystal clusters available this weekend at the Wine and Art Festival at the Bretz Winery near Carlyle Lake, Illinois:

http://clintoncountynightlife.com/2012/carlyle-wine-art-festival/

Kerry Ellen 2012

My Pretties

My niece Lindsey and I and the Reflections of Style Fashion Show (put on by the Community Hope Center of Cottage Hills, Illinois) with a display of my crystal cluster necklaces, which will be on sale at the Carlyle Art and Wine Festival in Carlyle, Illinois, August 18 & 19, at the Grafton’s Art in the Park September 8 & 9 at The Grove Memorial Park in Grafton, Illinois,  at ARTEast in Alton, Illinois, October 20 & 21 at the Jacoby Arts Center, and at the Christmas Market at Hawken House, Webster Groves, Missouri, November 4.  These are each one of a kind – when they are gone, they are GONE!