30 December 2012

Charm necklace, done!

Just a quick post to show you my finished charm necklace.

Each charm was made by a different member of the EtsyMetal team and I love it and can't wait to wear it soon. :D

21 December 2012

EtsyMetal charm swap update

The charm swap is complete! This one was a bit delayed in finishing but the end result looks amazing.  I am still waiting to receive my charms (any day now!) and I am so looking forward to getting them and opening them one by one.

As Su from Quercus silver said
                                 "I had a very lovely peaceful half hour with some fresh coffee, Christmas music on the radio and a mince pie while I opened each one in turn. EtsyMetal charm swaps are an occasion to celebrate."

Indeed they are and I can't wait!

As I haven't received mine yet, I borrowed this photo taken by Vic from Experimetal, how cool do all the finished charms look?

I have a chain ready, I am going to put them all on and wear them as a charm necklace!
We all made extra charms, one charm will go into the EtsyMetal shop and the other will will go on a bracelet with all of the other charms and be sold with some of the proceeds going to charity.

4 December 2012

Etsy Metal Blog Carnival

Welcome to our EtsyMetal monthly Blog Carnival!
Blog Carnival is about a group of our members sharing their experience on a common topic

When I was in my early 20's I used to be a bit addicted to lifestyle magazines.  Cosmo, OK, Grazia, pretty much anything really that gave me my daily dose of celeb gossip, silly stories that happened in the bedroom and endless relationship advice;  I spent a fortune!

Thankfully I outgrew my addiction and if I could read only one now it would have to be a jewellery magazine f course!  I have only read Lapidary Journal which I liked, just a pity it is not very thick.  If anyone has any recommendations on other jewellery/metalsmithing magazines I would love to hear about them. :)

Check out other members choice of magazine: