10 Summery Style Accessory Must-Haves

This summer has so many trends that you can get dizzy trying to wear them all. Rather then revamping your entire wardrobe and keeping things fresh for September, opt for accessories that reflect the trend you’re fancying at the moment....more

The History of Royal Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry

When I first moved to Hawaii, I was quite impressed with the amount and quality of jewelry that many of the older Hawaiian women wore. It was not uncommon to see four or five solid gold bracelets and three or more golden necklaces adorning their arms and necks. I was curious as to why these pretty women had to wear so many at the same time, and learned later that it was more of a tradition. So, here I will tell you about the beginnings of Royal Hawaiian Jewelry....more

Challenge Kickoff

Make Yourself a Gold Sunglasses Chain

Sun season is fast approaching, and so grows my paranoia about losing or damaging my favorite pair of sunglasses. I’m very active in the summer months, so putting a safe and fashionable hold on my new Supers was definitely the inspiration for this project....more

Adjustable Charm Bracelet

With every trend there comes an expensive price tag, and then you get individuals who will try to make those things for less. I don't think I need to spell out precisely where this knock off idea came from, but then again maybe I do… I love my Alex and Ani bangles, and to be honest I'd love to be able to buy them - all of them. Yet my bank account isn't limitless, and I know I'd get a few choice comments if I treated it as such. After all when your significant other is also your employer the back account is pretty much the same account as his....more

Historical Healing Properties of Amethyst

Healing Properties of AmethystThe word Amethyst comes from the Greek word amethestos, meaning “remedy against drunkenness.”  Amethyst is crystallized quartz that can be found in colors ranging from pale lavender to a deep purple. The manganese contained in clear quartz produces amethyst and it is believed that the concentration of iron impurities adds to the depth of the purple hues....more

Shake collection by Athena Jewelry!


5 Ways to Stylishly Organize Your Jewelry

One day, I looked at my hodgepodge of jewelry and decided to do something about it -- it was getting out of hand and getting on my nerves. I started thinking, "How can I organize my jewelry in a cool and stylish way? How can I get it to look like a page out of those decor magazines?"...more
This reminds me that I really need to go through my jewelry and weed out what I do not wear ...more

Its all coming back to me...if I want it to or not!

For a few weeks now I've had an itch. An itch to make jewelry again. I stopped earlier this year to put all my focus on my crochet business. I don't regret that, I love to crochet....more
My first post to BlogHer. :)more

Sharing Your Faith

Little anxious about sharing your faith? Have a Faith Sharing Party! Invite friends over to share their faith with guests of the group. Share your testimony - Mission accomplished!Sharing your faith in the days we live in can be a touchy task.  So you have been to parties for just about everything,  why not have a Faith Sharing Party that allows each guest to bring a guest for a special prize drawing!  It makes it so easy to share your faith and testimony with others in a fun encouraging environment.  ...more