Welcome to "A Mad Designer's Journey"

The comic, inspiring and always fashionable adventures of this "mad designer" as she navigates the reality of pursuing her dream...living the artisan lifestyle of a jewelry designer.

Phoenix Design, Artisan Jewelry is a one woman shop powered by zany energy, midnight inspirations and the support of my friends.

Stay tuned this is going to be interesting....

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Consider Another Point of View

I admit that was a rather dramatic Title but seriously...

there really may be a difference between a glass half full or a glass half empty...

 it all depends on your outlook. 

Purple Amethyst and Malachite Green Fluorite Gemstone Bib Necklace

 So take another look at my new photo's of past designs now on sale 

Apple Green Chalcedony Briolette 5 Strand Sterling Silver Necklace

and newly listed designs 

Iced Mint Green Fluorite Nugget Gunmetal Chain Tangle Necklace

and see what you think from this new prospective ;)

Thank you for viewing

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Drench yourself in a ... Cascade of Colors!

Purple Amethyst and Malachite Green Fluorite Gemstone Bib Necklace

Deep Purple Amethyst, Violet Swarovski Crystal Silver Dangle Earring

New Listing in my ETSY & ART FIRE Shops!

Thank you for viewing;)



Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Just Sold from my Etsy Shop during the 25% Summer Sale!

My Summer Sale is off to a good start.

I recently sold one of my favorites: Amber Willow Frond Tribal Necklace
w/ FREE GWP matching earring.

and Jillian just purchased the Stargazer trio!
which included FREE coordinating earring GWP.
Shop the ongoing summer sale on ETSY or ART FIRE!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Chalcedony: Facts, Lore & History

Chalcedony Facts, Information and Description


The gemstone Chrysoprase is an opalescent apple green colored variety of Chalcedony (quartz). It is found in Australia, Brazil, the Ural Mountains, and the U.S. and is the rarest of the chalcedony group. One of the most valuable chalcedony gem stones, chrysoprase is prized for its color and rarity..."

Folklore, Legend, and Healing Properties:
Gentle, soothing, friendly, spiritual protection, prevents depression, increases grace and equilibrium. 

Visit my Etsy or Art Fire Shop to see new listings pictured above!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

A MidSummers Night Dream

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