Category: jewelry
sunshine twirl necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
day 19 – sunshine twirl necklace

Today I am craving sunshine, bright orange noon day sun, early morning pale sun and late afternoon sunsets. Sunshine makes me happy. So today I made a fun, playful necklace of bright colours and whimsical silver twirls so that the…

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pink sapphire bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
day 18 – the pink sapphire bracelet

Day 18 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days brings a very different look for me, just one single colour! It’s hard for me to use a single colour however this pink sapphire was just too delicious…

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jewel earrings by sailorgirl jewelry
day 17 – jewel earrings

Arrr matey, twas a jewel of a day today, put me in the mood for some jewels to wear. Actually, the jewels are because I watched a pirate movie last night and when they opened that treasure chest, oh it…

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coco mini bead bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
day 16 – the coco mini bead bracelet

Some days you just need simple, bright colour. That was today. It was a sunny day but cold cold cold and my Coco colourway was just the antidote to the chill. Tropical and happy. Now I feel better. Coco sat…

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day 15 – the snow queen crystal necklace
day 15 – the snow queen crystal necklace

Today marks the middle of my 30 day challenge! I gather a lot of my inspiration from my walk to the studio, checking out the gardens and parks and staring at the sky, this usually gives me the colours I…

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jewel sparkle slinky bracelet
day 14 – jewel sparkle slinky bracelet

Day 14 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days. Continuing today with thoughts of treasures chests. Peridot, amethyst, emeralds, sapphires… gorgeous lovely sparkly jewels. I adore bright shiny gemstones, the bigger the better. If I were a…

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ocean at night earrings
day 13 – ocean at night earrings

Day 13 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days. Above you is a bright moon and blinking stars, under your boat the water swirls and sparkles with the light of the moon . The air is salty,…

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water opal pendant by sailorgirl jewelry
day 12 – water opal pendant

Day 12 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days. Yes, I admit it. I am obsessed with my new water opals. They are so much fun to make! The glass begins as clear and by playing with…

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sunshine twirl bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
day 11 – the sunshine twirl bracelet

Day 11 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days. The Sunshine Twirl bracelet. Yes! It’s sunny! Those were my first thoughts when I opened my eyes to a bright bedroom this morning. Sunshine makes life SO much…

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glacier earrings by sailorgirl jewelry
day 10 – the glacier earrings

Day 10 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days! the glacier earrings! More playing with shapes! More thoughts of glaciers and icebergs and how they shimmer and sparkle and catch the light just so. What could be…

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water opals by sailorgirl jewelry
day 9 – the water opal necklace

day 9 of my 30 new pieces of jewelry in 30 days. the water opal necklace! Oh I am loving these water opals! Opals are my birthstone (October) and I love them because of the depth and shimmer. They have…

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glacier necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
day 8 – the glacier necklace

Recently I came across old photos of my visit to the Fox Glacier in New Zealand and I was remembering the spectacular colour and depth of the ice. They aren’t white. There’s a core of blue and a shimmer and…

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coco strand necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
day 7 – the coco strand necklace

You met Coco the other day. She’s the parrot who’s favourite word is “pretty! pretty! pretty!”. Her colouring was so fantastic, it’s candy and summer and happiness all rolled into one. Today I stayed within the Coco colourway and played…

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sea spray pendant
day 6 – the sea spray pendant

Day 6 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – The sea spray pendant! Where the water meets the sand in the crash of a wave, and the spray flies in my face, that’s where my sea…

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coco necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
day 5 – the coco necklace

Day 5 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – The Coco necklace! Coco sat there happily screaming “pretty! pretty! pretty!”. And yes, Coco was very pretty. Coco was a Seychelles Eclectus parrot and she was more…

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sea spray earrings by sailorgirl jewelry
day 4 – sea spray earrings

  Day 4 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – The sea spray earrings! Where the water meets the sand in the crash of a wave, and the spray flies in my face, that’s where these…

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jewel sparkle mini strand necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
day 3 – jewel sparkle mini strand necklace

Peridot, amethyst, emeralds… gorgeous lovely sparkly jewels. I adore bright shiny gemstones, the bigger the better. If I were a pirate I would ignore the gold doubloons, I just want a treasure chest filled with sparkly stones. In the meantime,…

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spring fling bracelet by sailorgirl jewelry
day 2 – spring fling bracelet

The sun is out today, a nice pale yellow, the same yellow as the tulips in the park. And the daffodils. They perfectly match the lovely light green leaves, don’t you love fresh spring green? I added in some blue…

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water opal earrings by sailorgirl jewelry
day 1 – water opal earrings

Day 1 of my 30 New Pieces of Jewelry in 30 Days – The Water Opal Earrings! Of course I am beginning my 30 Day challenge with something water based! Opals are my birthstone (October) and I love them because…

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may 16 giveaway
may 2016 giveaway

My brain is about to explode!!! There is so much colour swirling in my head! Everywhere I go I see colour combinations, purple pansies with black centres, green leaves against blue sky, red peppers with white cauliflower. It’s everywhere and…

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apr 16 winner
April winner!

Effervescent. Ecstatic. Sunshine. Serendipitious. Joy. BINGO! Wahoo. Launch. Sparkle. Bouquet. Waves. PUPPIES! Happy words, all of them. Words that make your mouth laugh just saying them. Everyone has happy words. I wanted to know yours so I asked. Lots of…

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30 30 2016
the 30 in 30 Challenge is back! May 1!

Oh boy oh boy oh boy! After a creative hiatus (vacation) I am ALMOST back in the studio! And my brain is SO stuffed with ideas I think my head is going to explode! This is the fourth year I’m…

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dreams stars_done
and we have a winner!

Every month I give away one piece of fabulous Sailorgirl Jewelry! Why? Because I can. SInce this was the first giveaway of the new year, I was thinking of possibilities and that lead me to ask you, what is a…

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anchor yourself to your dreams and the stars by sailorgirl jewelry
first giveaway of 2016!

It’s the first giveaway of the year. New years always make me think of possibilities. So much can be accomplished in a whole year can’t it? Me, there’s all sorts of things I want to get done this year. Like…

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dec 2015 winner
december 2015 winner

My giveaway for the month of December goes to Tobyn! Tobyn (smart lady) increased her chances of winning by tweeting the contest AND posting it on Facebook. Tobyn is the lucky recipient of a World is Your Oyster necklace, one…

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nov 15
and the november 2015 winner is…

Oh that was a bad idea. We talked candy, Halloween candy. The past month with my 3 huge holiday shows was a tough one and a sugar fuelled one. Perhaps we should have talked about veggies because with all that…

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the world is your oyster necklace by sailorgirl jewelry
December 2015 giveaway!

DECEMBER GIVEAWAY As always at this time of year, I’m beginning my annual review. I look at what happened this year and I dream of what I want to happen in the upcoming year. It’s a time of reflection and…

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november giveaway at sailorgirl jewelry
november 2015 giveaway!

It was a tough choice deciding what to give away this month. Right now there’s a HUGE amount of beads and jewelry on my bench, so much I can’t even see the table top anymore. So I shall let you…

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october giveaway! by sailorgirl jewelry
october 2015 giveaway

With my upcoming birthday and with several requests, I’ve been thinking of birthstones. I admit, I’ve never really paid much attention to this. However they seem to be throwing themselves at me recently and when the universe throws a stone…

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desert at night by sailorgirl jewelry
and the September winner is…

Solid pops of colour. Yes. I am in the mood for these. I’d be hard pressed to choose between blue and green as my favourite, depends on my mood. And I’m picky about what shade of green but blues can…

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