MagpieMadness offers beautiful hand-made jewelry that is fashionable and affordable. I specialize in turquoise, crystal, pearls and semi-precious gems. I really enjoy working with silver, vintage bronze, and antiqued copper. Each piece is carefully crafted in my studio with attention given to style, design, and quality. Magpie creates wedding party jewelry, offers home parties, and provides custom-design.

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Friday, November 5, 2010

Celtic Sea ~~ Cobalt Blue and Crystal Pendant Necklace

Looking over some of my recent names you'd think I'd been reading too many tales of the sea, of travels, and the open road! Close. My brother, John, is building an outrigger canoe. It's a life-long dream of his to both sail to Hawaii and build boats. As a self-employed contractor he has the freedom in his schedule, especially considering the recent San Diego rain which shuts down everything here, to finally indulge his dreams. We've been staying up late at night playing Scrabble and dreaming of the sea, water splashing the boat, the open sky, and the practical too, how to converse salt water to fresh with desalinization units. I was reminded of my brother when I named this necklace. Drawn to the Celtic pendant by my strong Scottish roots, the irresistible cobalt blue, one of my very favorite colors, and another passion of mine, faceted crystal. Celtic Sea is composed of cobalt blue cat's eye, faceted crystal, and silver wire which culminates in an antiqued silver Celtic pendant. 16" (plus 2) to the pendant. Necklace $30, Earrings, $7