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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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Time to Shine SOLD

It's raining cats and dogs here in San Diego today. That makes two days with no sunshine:( My internal clock is ticking.

Tick Tock, Tick Tock, 33 inches of Czech crystal glass wrapped with vintage bronze wire are telling you it's Time to Shine:) This necklace is really fun, from the vintage bronze clock pendant/clasp, to the lariat style front dangle. Wear doubled, long, or with clasp in back for variety. It's timeless.
Necklace $40, Earrings $10

Monday, February 27, 2012

Caribbean Sunset SOLD

In the "Sunset" family of necklaces, our large vintage copper pendant is wreathed in colorful turquoise magnesite with a touch of Swarovski glimmer. Blue as a Caribbean sky over the ocean, it evokes memories of romantic beach-side evenings. Oh la la. Necklace is 17.5+2 inches long. Necklace $34, Earrings $11

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Mimosa SOLD

Soft and gentle as a feathery Mimosa tree in bloom, Mimosa caresses your neck with a double layer of faceted rose quartz ovals, baby soft freshwater pearls, fire polished czech glass, and antiqued copper spacers then finished with an antiqued copper toggle clasp. Inner diameter 16" and falls to 17".

Necklace $34, Earrings $9 (two options)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Out of the Ashes ~~ Black Lava Stone Beaded Necklace with an Antiqued Silver Cross Pendant

Out of ashes prayers are lifted
From the weary mourners call
Broken hearts are being mended
Jesus' stripes can heal them all...
by artist Steve Green

Lava stone emerges from the fiery inferno of molten volcanic rock. Upon cooling it is pocket with air and fairy light. As we enter Lenten season today with Ash Wednesday, Let us be reminded that only by the cross of Christ can we rise from the ashes and live again.

Entirely matte, not a sparkle in sight with Black Lava stone, antiqued oxidized silver and a pewter Celtic cross. 17+2 inches long. Buy on Etsy here. There's only one necklace.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Fandango SOLD

Kick up your heels with Fandango and let the rhythm take you places fun and saucy! Pastel dyed candy jade, Swarovski crystal with an antiqued silver funky flower. 18 inches to the pendant.
Necklace $33, Earrings (long) $12, Earrings (stud) $6

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Into the Wild II SOLD

Take a "wilder" step out with this longer 36 inch version of our previously released edition! Gloriously  Zebra with the Zebra Calcilica, and off-center black glass nugget, Black Czech glass, and Hammered Silver links. It screams WILD! Seriously, I had NO idea how popular Zebra print was! Now that I've noticed it (my daughter fell in love with Zebra), I see it on handbags, clothing, couches, footstools, everywhere.

Necklace $42, Earrings $12

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Blueberry Bouquet SOLD

Like blueberries bursting on the vine, Blueberry Bouquet will make your mouth water! Featuring a darling off-center flower silhouette and floral bead caps, Tanzanite Swarovski crystals, and a matte purplish stone. 18.5+2 inches long.  SOLD

*Earrings, of course, are optional, or could be exchanged

Monday, February 13, 2012

Tender Victories SOLD

My heart was captured by Peruvian opal some time ago, its tender baby blue, so sweet and soft. Julianna and I strung this together in three layers of soft Peruvian opal and a few small clear czech glass rondelles for subtle shine. 16-19 inches in diameter, Tender Victories is finished with sterling silver. Necklace $55, Earrings $11

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Friday, February 10, 2012

Al Fresco Reverie SOLD

Stretched out on your back under a spreading oak tree and dreaming of tomorrow. Let your mind carry you away in a reverie.

Turquoise magnesite teardrops are bunched around coconut wooden coins and Swarovski rondelles for wee bit of shine. Total of 17.5 inches (plus a two inch extender chain) in length. Necklace is $33, antiqued copper long kidney wired Earrings $12

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Eye of the Tiger I SOLD

Well known for its mythical ability to help you focus the mind. Tiger's eye is also the gemstone given on your 9th year of marriage. Married here to faceted czech glass and bronze wire, we added Swarovski crystals and a bronze filigree pendant for a victorian touch. 18+2 inches long. SOLD

Monday, February 6, 2012

Del Sol SOLD

Days and days of rain and overcast skies....some days, don't you just ache for the sun? Del Sol brings  a note of sunshine into your room. These happy yellow turquoise stones mingle with ebony wood and include a touch of crystal bling! 18.5+2 inches long to the sun pendant.

Necklace $34. I made three different pairs of earrings, so let me know which ones your like. Priced at $12.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Cha Cha Chipotle SOLD

Today is my mom's 66th birthday! And I wanted to give her a special Magpie. I sent her Cha Cha Chipotle this week and sure hope she enjoys it.

20 + inches of double layered blister pearls, clear czech glass and silver.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Tebow SOLD

Coordinating with yesterday's necklace, is our Tebow bracelet. Blue agate, a coin pearl, Swarovski crystals, and natural copper. $24 Bracelet, $9 Earrings

And if you wanted a much daintier necklace...the Tebow necklace in natural copper is 16 inches long to the coin pearl and Swarovski crystal pendant. $18

Thursday, February 2, 2012

On Bended Knee SOLD

A modest tribute to Tim Tebow and his leadership of the infamous Broncos! On Bended Knee is 33.5 inches long. Natural copper, carnelian, blue agate, and coin's a steal at $44. Earrings $12.

*The natural copper will gradually oxidize to a darker tone with time.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Jim Jim Falls Bracelet SOLD

Complementary to our Jim Jim Falls necklace, the bracelet features faceted rock quartz crystal, turquoise magnesite and antiqued copper findings. Bracelet $26, long kidney drop Earrings, $12