My little jewelry trunk sale went well enough: it was the first one in my new digs, and brought friends I hadn’t seen in a while, which always makes for a good day. One of 3 displays:
Classic Faux pas: it was truly a ‘little sale’: I panicked setting up, realizing my selections may be too slight, despite the extras I made and added to shop inventory.
New dangles this season – longer, more colorful, more texture and bling. Three Muses
I always put out new pieces I’m not sure about, to get feedback and see them modeled on different clients. Like these trade bead chokers:
Sea from Space. Finally got some Roman glass to play with, which of course looks great with Basha’s beads.
I have collected some amazing fetishes, stones, and shell from Native sources over the years, like this onyx raven with lapis, turquoise, and shell heishi. Experimenting with leather designs, and will be adding a few to the shop soon.
Good things about this sale: sharing the weekend with seamstress friend Elma who makes awesome textiles- Dia de Los Muertos pillows & an amazing Frida quilt! The photos didn’t take- so I will snap some in better light & repost.
This sale was good in showing kinks to work out in this space for next time: like poor lighting at night. I should have done all the layout sooner. I also assumed that since earrings were a big sell last show, they would be again. Nope. This time, necklaces,
like these pieces that found new homes: Night Music. is a fire necklace of Lava, Raku, torched glass.
I fell in love with this piece when making it: bone ash Raku rounds (Wondrous Strange) with vintage deep red Basha bead nuggets- truly different from her current work in shape and color. This was my first knotted necklace using waxed cord.
And some Dia de los Muertos pieces found homes. Tis’ the season, time for more… ;)