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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Monday, November 30, 2015

Sonata ~~ Amazonite Quartz Wedge Necklace SOLD

Sonatas were composed to the be original Muzak, a peaceful unobtrusive melody to fill the environment around us, but not take over and overpower conversations.




Amazonite Antiqued Silver Statement Necklace, Amazonite Bib Necklace, Boho Amazonite Necklace, Amazonite Earrings, by MagpieMadness for Etsy

Sonata ~~ So simple yet so stated.

My Sonata is a calm, peaceful harmony of light blue Amazonite quartz and antiqued silver (base metal) chain. Wears well and harmoniously with a number of popular styles. Measures up to 19 inches, but with the lobster clasp it may be adjusted for a shorter look. Coordinating Earrings in matching faceted Amazonite, and shown here on antiqued silver 1.5 inch kidney wires and wire wrapped with titanium colored copper core wire. If you'd rather have a different style earwire, make a note at checkout--french hook, leverback or longer 2" kidney wire.

See on my Etsy site here.

Cyber Monday ~~ Free Domestic Shipping

Cyber Monday!! Today Only FREE domestic shipping on any purchase $15 or greater on my Etsy site (or if you see something listed just here, msg me and I'll post it to Etsy).

Use CYBERMONDAYFREESHIP coupon code at checkout.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Lady Cora ~~ Crystal Y Drop Victorian Pendant Necklace




Elegant and feminine, this Y drop necklace will bring you back to the oh so proper days of Downton Abbey tea parties, sassy commentary and the urge to be just a bit improper.

Composed from Preciosa Czech glass, a staple element in Neo Victorian jewelry, antiqued brass and style. Necklace is finished adjacent to the brass trigger clasp with more Czech glass. Inner diameter measures 18 inches (I CAN add an extender chain if you like); Y drop falls 2.5 inches.

The pendant catches the light beautifully and this neutral tone ensemble will complement any outfit.

Check out coordinating earrings here.

I began this necklace a few days ago and just finished this morning. So dainty and Downton Abbeyish. You'll definitely feel feminine.


See on Etsy here.

Friday, November 27, 2015

I Can See Clearly Now ~~ Long Boho Rock Quartz Crystal Antiqued Silver Long Statement Necklace

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
I can see all obstacles in my way
Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind
It’s gonna be a bright (bright), bright (bright)
Sun-Shiny day




I love quartz crystal! These are gorgeous clear rock quartz nuggets which I wired with artistic silver wire to an antiqued silver plated copper chain. Gorgeous. Necklace measures 35 inches. 

Would make a fabulous necklace for layering or to wear on its own! Make a statement! 

Coordinating earrings are shown on 2" antiqued silver kidney wires are fall 3 inches. Feel free to choose a shorter wire. 

See on Etsy here

Miss Catherine--Delicate Cornflower Blue Statement Necklace, Short Cornflower Blue Necklace SOLD





Cornflowers in Her Hair

...this is one of my favorite lines from my favorite movie--A Room with as View. Aficionados will recognize this line which Mr. Beeb, the vicar, utters in astonishment to one of the ladies, "Miss Catherine, you have cornflowers in your hair." You'd have to know the scene to appreciate the line!

I was inspired with this name when I saw these cornflower blue teardrop glass beads. I strung them on delicate yet sturdy beading wire then added a length of silver plated chain. So pretty. Total length of necklace measures 17 inches but you can certainly shorten.

I created charming little earrings to match from the same teardrops and wire wrapped them to french hooks. Choose the necklace alone or with earrings at checkout.

See on Etsy here.



Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Moroccan Romance ~~ Black and Antiqued Gold Long Statement Necklace




With just enough of the antiqued gold and black to give this necklace an elegant Downton Abbey feel, I felt justified in naming for a woman of power and mystery.

Black resin, antiqued gold (plated) connector filigree links and spacers, black faceted Czech glass, and bronze wire.

I would be happy to adjust the necklace length per your request!

~~DETAILS/DIMENSIONS:
Necklace measures 27.6 inches in length as shown. Earrings fall right under 2 inches from antiqued gold plated brass leverback earwires. Necklace is finished with 8 inches of rosary style wired black czech crystals and lobster clasp, so you can actually shorten to your preferred length (based on the necklace of your dress).

See on Etsy here.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Pompeii ~~ Antiqued Copper Coin and Crystal Necklace

You don't need to take a costly Italian vacation to revisit the archaeological digs of bygone years. Simply bedeck yourself in antiqued copper ancient copper coins and brilliant czech glass and be immersed in antiquity.

Pompeii Necklace is 17 inches long and falls an additional 1.75 inches with the Y drop. See on Etsy here.


Matching Earrings, $14. See on Etsy here.



Pompeii Bracelet is 8 (adjustable) inches long $21

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Resin Flower Stud Earrings ~~ Adorable stocking stuffers

Fun stocking stuffers at fantastic prices~~ resin flower stud earrings. See on my Etsy site here or shop in person. Open Studio December 12th.





Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Natural Pink Coin Pearl Pendant, Pink Coin Pearl Wire Wrap Antique Copper Pendant, Bridemaid Pink Coin Pearls





This is my new favorite everyday jewelry set--I love the natural pink pink coin pearls with baroque markings, the glitter of the copper chain in the sun, and the simplicity with which they adorn my winter attire.

Beautiful glossy natural pink --this coin pearl has a thick nacre and natural markings. Feminine and so boho. I wire wrapped with antiqued copper wire in the popular "messy" style and hung from antiqued copper "mother and son" chain. I wired in tiny pink Czech glass crystals adjacent to the lobster style clasp.

***GIFT WRAPPING/PACKAGING
All Magpies are handmade by me and will arrive charmingly gift wrapped! I typically ship within 24 hours.

***QUALITY CONTROL:
All Magpies are made by me in my home studio. All metals used are nickel and lead free. Pearls are natural pale pinkish peach nude tone and measure about 14mm across. Wire is antiqued copper. Earwires are antiqued copper.


See/buy on Etsy here.

Monday, November 16, 2015

She's got the Blues ~~ Long Bohemian Antiqued Silver Cluster Earrings SOLD




Relatively light weight, these long dangle cluster earrings bring so much sass and pizzazz to your ears. I wired in glossy royal blue petite coin pearls, Swarovski crystals, gray pearls, white pearls, brushed silver discs, and antiqued silver corrugated beads for a classy style evocative of the streets of Paris.

These earrings fall 3 inches from silver leverback wires.

I've listed just one but certainly can make a few more at your request. See on Etsy here


Saturday, November 14, 2015

In Memoriam ~~ There will always be Paris

Parisian Eiffel Tower Necklace, Paris Cluster PendantNecklace,  Love Letter Necklace, Eiffel Tower Charm Necklace



Embark on a Parisian romance with vintage bronze charms--Eiffel tower and love letter, and a smooth high quality freshwater pearl topped with a deep red Swarovski crystal drop. I suspended the charm collage from a delicate vintage bronze chain. All my necklaces are finished adjacent to the lobster clasp with a delicate touch, this case, tiny white Swarovski pearls.

Don't want a red crystal? Use the drop down box below to choose a different color. I have LOTS of crystals so if what you want is not shown, please msg me.

~~GIFT WRAPPING/PACKAGING
All Magpies come gift wrapped and ready for giving ... or your personal unwrapping pleasure:)

~~QUALITY CONTROL:
All Magpies are made by me in my home studio. All metals used are nickel and lead free. The chain used in this necklace is soldered link antiqued brass chain which will wear well.

~~DETAILS/DIMENSIONS:
We all prefer to wear our jewelry at alternate lengths so use the drop down menu to choose your preferred length. The necklace shown measures 24 inches and is made from Italian vintage brass chain.

See on Etsy here.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Au Naturale ~~ Pale Pink Pearl Antiqued Copper Messy Wire Wrap Dangle Earrings





Beautiful glossy coin pearls with a thick nacre and natural markings. Feminine and so boho. I wire wrapped with antiqued copper wire in the popular "messy" style. Earrings hang from your choice of earwire--leverback, 1.5 kidney, 2" kidney or french hooks.

All Magpies are made by me in my home studio. All metals used are nickel and lead free. Pearls are natural pale pinkish peach nude tone and measure about 14mm across. Wire is antiqued copper. Earwires are antiqued copper.  See on Etsy here.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Long Boho Turquoise Cluster Necklace, Long Boho Orange Turquoise Lime Cluster Necklace, Wings, Sparrow Pendant, MagpieMadnessJewelry on Etsy




Loving the pop of color with these lime, orange and turquoise magnesite stones to which I adjoined a large Swarovski crystal. I added a silver wing for an accent and to remind myself that I dwell in the shadow of the wings of the Almighty. I'm using a base metal connecting ring from which to hang the ensemble. I hung the cluster from 30 inches of antique silver plated brass soldered link chunky chain.  There is no clasp (let me know if you'd like me to add one. Necklace is designed to slide right over your head. This is a cluster necklace which will serve you well.

Super fun and colorful.

All Magpies come charmingly gift wrapped and ready for giving.

~~QUALITY CONTROL:
All Magpies are made by me in my home studio. All metals used are nickel and lead free.

~~DETAILS/DIMENSIONS:
Necklace measures 30 inches to the pendant cluster. Cluster is composed of a turquoise magnesite flat coin shaped bead, a lime green turquoise magnesite oval, a orange magnesite oval, a clear Swarovski 6mm bicone bead and one silver wing. Chain is antiqued silver plated soldered link brass.

See on Etsy here.

Melody in my Heart




Make a joyful melody in your heart. Wear this sweet and simple treble clef musical charm bracelet as a reminder to let joy rule in your heart.

This bracelet measures a full 8 " in length and is designed to clasp at your preferred size--the addition length becomes a delightful dangle. I am most willing to adjust the size/length at your request. Earrings shown are on brass kidney ear wires. Do let me know if you need another style. Buy on Etsy here.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Zebra Stripe Earrings, Zebra Long Dangle Earrings, Zebra Awareness Earrings, Black and White Leverback Earrings






Like black and white? Want to embrace your inner wild child? Have a friend with rare Endocrine Cancer whom you wish to support? These are just for you. We have a dear friend who struggle with this particular type of cancer. Everyone on our homeschool campus brought out their zebra in support!

With the kidney wires, they measure a full two inches. Feel free to choose french hooks or leverback wires. Teardrop measures about one inch.

I have beads left to make 3 pair of earrings and just one necklace pendant. So, the early bird gets the worm. Add on the necklace or a complete set. Created from soldered link antiqued silver plated copper chain finished with Swarovski pearls adjacent to a surgical steel clasp. Measures 28 inches.

See on Etsy here.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Baroque Chunky White Pearl Dangle Earrings



A fellow Magpie, a lover of pearls and all things shiny, suggested I create earrings from large chunky baroque pearls. I love to expand my creativity. I wired these pearls with antiqued silver copper core wire, which lends itself quite nicely to the distressed feel.
They are not a pure snow white, but almost a very pale white/pinkishing/off-white in tone. I wired with the smooth side forward. The "back" reveals more natural baroque blemishes.

Choose your earwire style of preference at checkout. Shown here, earrings are either long dangles on kidney wires or a bit shorter on leverbacks.

~~DETAILS/DIMENSIONS:
Soft and feminine wrapped with titanium colored copper core wire with antiqued silver wires, highlighting a wire wrapped 14mm long natural baroque pearl.  Each pair of earrings is wired in a slightly different arrangement, but will look pretty close to this pair.  With the 1.5 inch kidney wires, this set measures  2.3 inches.

See on Etsy here.

Friday, November 6, 2015

White Keishi Pearl Earrings ~~ Not your mamma's pearls


White Keishi Pearl Earrings, Keishi Pearl Antique Brass Earrings, Kidney Earrings, Long Rustic Pearl Earrings





Want long dangle pearl earrings you won't see just anyone wearing? These have a lovely rustic flare with antiqued brass wire and a wee sparkle of Swarovski crystal.

Although you see them hung here on 1.5" brass kidney wires, choose your favorite ear wire style at checkout from a range of styles.

 Earrings hang about 2 inches from the top of the kidney wires. And a little over 1 inches from the lever back style. See on Etsy here.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Purity ~~ White Coin Pearl Sterling Silver Wire Wrapped Dangle Earrings




I wire wrapped glossy white 14mm natural white coin pearls in sterling silver filled wire and suspended them from 1.5" antiqued silver kidney wires, french hook, or leverback wires (your choice). Each piece is handmade to order, and due to the free form nature of wire wrapping, no two pairs will ever be the same.

A lovely minimal pair of earrings that will provide years of wear ~~ dress up or down and look fantastic.

See on Etsy here.

Champagne Coin Pearl Earrings, Rustic Wire Wrap Coin Pearl Earrings, Champagne Coin Pearl Leverback Earrings





Simple. Rustic. Timeless. Classy.

 First of all, I hand antiqued solid brass wire until it achieved a lovely patina. Then I polished to bring out natural colors. I choose matching glossy champagne coin pearls (about 15mm in diameter) then wire wrapped them with this wire in the fashionable "messy" style. Each piece is handmade to order, and due to the free form nature of wire wrapping, no two pairs will ever be the same.

Choose your favorite ear wire style at checkout from a range of styles. I've shown the lever backs here.

 Earrings hang about 1.5 inches from the lever back style.

See on Etsy here

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Long Boho His Eye is on the Sparrow Wire Wrapped Brass Dangle Earrings, Rustic, Artisan




You can't help but love these light weight long dangle earrings. I hand antiqued solid brass wire and messy wire wrapped turquoise magnesite wedges to a brass rectangle and hung tiny little brass sparrows for a fun and sassy artistic swing.

Love the little dangling birdie. His Eye is on the Sparrow.

All metals used are nickel and lead free. Earrings hang 3.25 inches from brass lever back hooks.

See on Etsy here. I have one listed for sale but have materials to make a few more.