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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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Topaz Blues SOLD

Deep blue Topaz faceted Czech crystal glass sparkles all the way down the 27 inches (to pendant) of links. A really fun and casual necklace. The toggle clasp is worn in the front as a pendant.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Mighty Colorado SOLD

Beginning in the central Rocky Mountains and emptying into the Gulf of Mexico over 1,400 miles later, the Colorado River spans numerous territory and is a primary water source for much of the southwest. Segments of the river are swiftly moving and are a highly desired for whitewater rafting. Tumbling brown and green at times with the mighty current, the river reminded me of these Jasper stones.

Jasper, Biwa  Pearls, and antiqued copper hammered links and wire, 26 + 2 inches long.
Necklace is $34, Earrings on french hooks are $12

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Verde Arboles SOLD

Green as grass, as verdant as an orchard in full spring...Verde Arboles exudes life in full bloom with bright green magnesite, Swarovski crystals, and antiqued copper accents. 23-25 inches long.SOLD

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Shades of Blue Earrings

Shades of Blue earrings*

Topaz blue faceted Czech crystal glass and silver wire on 2" kidney wires $12
 Sparkly aqua blue faceted Czech crystal glass and antiqued silver wire on antiqued silver 2 inch kidney wires $13
Murano glass teardrops and silver wire on silver 2 inch kidney wires $13

*I can change out the earwires on any of these for a shorter style or french hooks

Snow White and Rose Red SOLD

Snow White and Rose Red

Named for the Grimm Brother's fairy tale, a story of two sisters who dare lend their assistance to a poor shaggy bear, even if it means facing a wicked dwarf. A tale of love, loyalty and bravery.

Rich red coral and clear rock quartz are juxtaposed against bright hammered silver (plated) links. 27 inches (I can add an extender chain if you desire) long. SOLD

Monday, June 25, 2012

Shades of Gray SOLD

Shades of Gray Ensemble
The Gunmetal wire, chain, and filigree, coupled with Czech crystal glass is a striking combination of sparkle offset by the muted gunmetal. Looks especially stunning against black, purple, and rich colors.

 Shades of Gray Necklace is 20+2 inches long. Necklace $31, Earrings on 1.5 inch kidney wires SOLD

 Shades of Gray Bracelet is expandable at 8.5 plus an extra two inches of dangle. Bracelet $23 SOLD

And Shades of Gray Solo Necklace (charm slides off an can be exchanged with a stunning purple!) 30 inches long Necklace $22

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Carole Ann

A custom-design project for my sister..the Carole Ann. Vintage Bronze filigree, and creamy pink pearls. Not a sparkle in sight, but reflecting sweetness and character. 18 inches long.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Fun Saturday Earrings

The sun is shining gloriously here in San Diego. Mark made a delicious pancake and egg breakfast. I've already had my morning coffee and attempted to play Blokus with Ian. Julianna is at a sleepover. I'm tempted to crawl back in bed for some more shut eye but I think I'll emerge and engage the sun.

And what a better choice of earrings than these bright dangles bearing the colors of summer!

Antiqued Copper, Bright Green Jade, Capri Blue Swarovski Crystals Earrings on French Hooks $12

Friday, June 22, 2012

More Wind in the Willows SOLD

I was compelled to make another one, but this version is distinctly different. Arizona turquoise, toasted sugar coin pearls, a carved rosewood flower a few dots of sparkly czech crystal glass and vintage bronze wire. You'll feel the wind calling you, an irresistible longing for adventure and fulfillment satisfied only by the open road, the wide expansive river, a spacious place.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sea Spray SOLD

Like a glorious crashing wave, Sea Spray brings ashore aqua blister pearls, sparkly czech crystal glass and a chunky german silver toggle clasp. Bracelet $25, Earring $10 SOLD

Additional/Optional Earring, Aquarius $12

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Golden Pearl STOLEN

Golden chain, soft white shell pearl, sparkly Swarovski crystal...29 inches of something different. Necklace $22, Earring $12 (on gold plated wire) also sold separately. Or, entire set for $30

Friday, June 15, 2012

Singing the Blues SOLD

It's Friday and you should be planning to go out where someone else is singing the blues. And while you're at it, you'll want to wear this stunning necklace! Adjustable from 17-19 inches long, gorgeous blue Amazonite wedges are finished with antiqued silver chain for a very in vogue statement. Necklace is $43, Earrings $13 SOLD

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Nostalgic Romance SOLD

Think vintage style silvertone Parisian photography with a spot of pink and you'll be swept up in the romance of this delicate little number. This antiqued silver chain, silver Eiffel tower, and lone pink pearl will capture your heart. Coordinating earrings feature fleur de lis followed by the same pink pearls. Necklace is 23 inches long and $20, Earrings $12

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Think Pink

Antiqued copper, creamy coin pearls, and vintage rose czech glass earrings $16

 Antiqued copper, vintage rose Swarovski crystals, and pale pink freshwater pearl earrings
 on kidney wires SOLD

Vintage bronze kidney wires dangle delightfully with bright candy jade pink cubes, and sparkly czech glass SOLD

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Her Majesty SOLD

I originally posted Her Majesty earlier in the year but decided to re-photograph and post. It's so sparkly and regal, the original photograph just didn't do her justice! Enjoy this royal blend of amethyst, crystal and german silver. Necklace is 22 inches to the antiqued silver pendnat. Necklace $38, Earrings $12

Coordinating Bracelet is $29 SOLD

Monday, June 11, 2012

Limon SOLD

Limon resonates with verdant youth! Lemon stone wedges and bright silver chain (21.5+2 inches) will set off any summer dress! Necklace, $42; Earrings $12

*If these earrings are too heavy for your personal style, I can create a much lighter version with more delicate stones!

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Gold plated kidney wires highlight luminous coin pearls and sparkly Swarovski crystals. $18

 White Turquoise drops dangle from vintage bronze kidney wires. $14

Black Agate Rectangles, black crystals and heavier silver french wires $14

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Extend the Olive Branch

Make peace with all you encounter. Extend the olive branch and let bygones be bygones. 18+2 inches of  Olive Jade, Antiqued Bronze Bird Pendant and Bronze Swarovski crystals. Necklace is $33, Earrings $10

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Everclear Bronze and Silver options SOLD

Gorgeous faceted crystal quartz (this IS a beautiful stone) is suspended from antiqued bronze chain with filigree accents. Chain is 25.5 inches long. Charm slides off. Necklace is a steal at $25, Earrings with German crystal are $13 Set SOLD (but I could make more)

Silver: You won't want to overlook this wire wrapped faceted crystal quartz drop suspended from 32 inches  of silver chain. Necklace is $25, Earrings in the german crystal are $13 SOLD

Monday, June 4, 2012

More Vintage Chic Choices at high demand

Vintage Chic Four is 18.5 inches long and finished with freshwater pearls adjacent to the lobster clasp. Pineapple Quartz and bronze filigree. Necklace $ $24, Earrings $16

Friday, June 1, 2012

Buttercup SOLD

We named our new kitten Princess Buttercup. Although she's more on the orange side, the name seemed to apply here.

What's up Buttercup? Creamy yellow jade, pearly white freshwater pearls, sparkly irridescent faceted chinese crystal rounds, hammered silver links. Adjustable from 32-34 inches long. You'll feel soft and sweet. Necklace $42, Earrings $12 SOLD (but I'm making one more)