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[09 Sep 2026|02:04pm]
I was using this journal as an online store for my handmade jewelry, but I am not doing that anymore, so please do not purchase anything from this site (some of the items have "buy" buttons) unless you contact me first. At this time, it's just a blog for me to show off my latest stuff. If you happen to want to buy anything you see here, let me know and it can probably be arranged.



I was on HGTV's "Crafters Coast To Coast" (which has now been renamed "That's Clever")! Click here for details about this episode, which features me and two other crafters.
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Flickr site index [26 Sep 2007|03:59pm]
Necklaces

Bracelets

Earrings

Rings

Pins

Sets
(A note about the sets: the link shows them all mixed together. Click on the photo of 1 item in a set; at the right you will see a "tag" for that particular set (e.g. "Swarovski set 01") that you can click on, that will take you to all the items in that set.)

ALL items
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new jewelry blog [08 Jun 2007|03:56pm]
From now on, all new jewelry I make will be posted to smiling_turtle instead of to this LJ. Please add smiling_turtle to your friends list if you'd like to see my latest creations.

Thanks!
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more new earrings [07 Jun 2007|01:49am]
earrings - blue donut with teal swarovski crystalsearrings - green donut with green swarovski crystalsearrings - strawberry donut with padparadscha swarovski crystalsearrings - blue donut with leaf dangleearrings - blue donut with leaf dangle and blue swarovski crystals
earrings - green donut with peacock pearlsearrings - dalmation jasper chipearrings - mother of pearl nuggetearrings - turquoise dice and green amberearrings - yellow resin
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my big blue donuts [07 Jun 2007|01:39am]

earrings - large blue donut
Originally uploaded by saintlex.
These are my favorites of the earrings I've been making lately (and I've been making a lot of earrings!).
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NEW spiral rope necklaces! [31 Aug 2006|07:17pm]
[ mood | accomplished ]

Brown and pink spiral rope necklaceWhite spiral rope necklacePurple spiral rope necklaceRed spiral rope necklace
L-R: Brown and raspberry pink (hot colors for Fall!), white, purple, and red.

Click the thumbnails for a larger view.


What I plan to make next: seafoam green and deep teal (together, like the brown and pink one).

Want one of these, or a necklace or bracelet in a different color scheme? E-mail me at smilingturtle @ gmail.com and let me know what you'd like. :) PayPal only.

Necklaces are $25/each; bracelets are $10; necklace and bracelet sets are $30. Shipping is $2/first item, $.50 per additional item.

(also posted to amg_sale)

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SALE!! [30 Aug 2006|01:46am]
I am making spiral rope bracelets and necklaces like this one, to order. Because I am currently in desperate need of money, I am making them at a steep discount: $25/necklace or $10/bracelet. Set of both for $30. Whatever colors you'd like, as long as I have 'em (and I have a lot of colors).

Here's another one:

Black spiral rope necklace

E-mail me at smilingturtle @ gmail.com and let me know what you'd like. :) PayPal only!
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New pictures on Flickr! [30 Apr 2006|03:55pm]
Some of my latest creations are now up on the Flickr site. Click here to view (the new photos are toward the bottom of the page).
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Crafters Coast to Coast/That's Clever! [24 Apr 2006|07:36pm]
[ mood | excited ]

The episode of HGTV's "Crafters Coast to Coast" (now renamed "That's Clever!") on which I was one of the featured crafters will air again tomorrow, April 25, at 12 PM and 5 PM!

Please tune in if you haven't seen it yet! You'll get to see me making a happy turtle necklace and a polymer clay heart charm bracelet.

Enjoy. :)

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St. Timothy School Craft Fair! [18 Nov 2005|04:02pm]


Come visit me and tiel! :) I've been working on lots of new stuff. More earrings, more pearls, and loads of other goodies!

(And as always, the animal pendants will be making an appearance, as well as some Crafters Coast To Coast turtle necklace look-alikes!)

This is my last craft fair in the DC area. Hope to see you there!
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[02 Nov 2005|10:27am]
I will not be working at the Vale School House today as scheduled. :( I have a sore throat and have lost my voice. (It's kind of hard to help customers that way! I'd probably scare them away.)

But I will be there tomorrow instead, from 3:30-7:30; so if you're a local and want to come say hi, you can catch me then. :)
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Craft fair alert! [30 Oct 2005|09:00pm]

Holiday Boutique

at the Historic Vale School House

Mon 10/31 2pm-9pm
Tues 11/1 10am-9pm
Wed 11/2 10am-7pm
Thurs 11/3 10am-7pm
Fri 11/4 10am-9pm
Sat 11/5 10am-6pm

At the corner of Fox Mill and Vale Roads in Oakton, VA. For directions, please click here:
http://www.wild-iris.net/files/valedirections.doc


Yes, I'm participating. I'll be there tomorrow (Monday) from 4-8 PM, and Wednesday from 3:30-7:30 PM. (My jewelry will be there the whole time.) Tomorrow I'll be in costume for Halloween! ;)

(x-posted to saintlex)
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[17 Oct 2005|11:01pm]
New jewelry for sale in my ebay store! All items come in a range of colors for you to choose from.


FAIR TRADE Bali sterling silver and Swarovski crystal chandelier earrings







FAIR TRADE recycled glass bead bangle bracelets







FAIR TRADE powder glass bead bangle bracelets
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Jewelry party! [17 Oct 2005|03:30pm]

Table 1 - jewelry party 10-16-05
Originally uploaded by saintlex.
Well, the jewelry party was quite a success. I feel good about the beginning of my craft fair season for this year. My next one is coming up quickly--it's the 22nd annual Holiday Boutique at the Historic Vale School House in Oakton, VA. It goes from 10/31-11/5, but since it's boutique-style, I won't be there the entire time. Each artist works 8 hours (in 2 four-hour shifts), and assists in selling every artist's merchandise. As a friend said yesterday, it's a little like a co-op. Should be pretty interesting to see how it works--I'm looking forward to it!

The photo in this entry is of one of the 2 tables I had set up yesterday. You can click on it to see it in its full majesty. ;) Also, you can click this link to see more pictures of my display from the party, including my ever-popular animal pendants. Enjoy!!
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Ring of Turtles [26 Sep 2005|04:06pm]

Ring of Turtles
Originally uploaded by Foodgeek.
My sweetheart took this picture yesterday. These are some unfinished turtles I've been working on. They still need eyes and a coat of glaze... :)
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Onyx triangle bead necklace/multistrand bracelet [26 Sep 2005|03:16pm]
This is one of the coolest things I've made recently. I wish I had more of these beads so I could make one for myself! ;)

According to the trend reports, "black is the new black," so I've been working on some good black jewelry. This is my favorite as yet. It can be worn long around the neck, or as a multistrand bracelet.

Click on the photo to see it close up, or click here to see all 3 of my photos of this one.
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Necklaces [14 Sep 2005|08:13pm]
[ mood | busy ]

Click on the thumbnail images for descriptions and close-up pictures.

Fair trade Thai and Bali silver with gemstones:


Gemstone necklaces:


Vintage/vintage-style:


Chain and beads:



More to come really, really soon! For pricing information and to order, or if you have any questions, please e-mail me at Lex@LexsCreations.com.

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Beaded flower pins [14 Sep 2005|07:23pm]

4 flower pins
Originally uploaded by saintlex.
These little cuties are $28 each or 2 for $46. They are made from Japanese seed beads, and measure about 1.75" each. (The pink one has a light pink Czech fire polish bead in the center.)

Hopefully I will get the shopping cart button up soon. In the meantime, please e-mail me to order.

I will be making these in more colors, so...stay tuned! :) If you want one in a specific color combination, drop me an e-mail.

(Click the photo to see these close up!)

Click here for more beaded flower pins! Added 9/26/05.Collapse )
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[13 Sep 2005|01:12pm]
[ mood | productive ]

More photos have been uploaded to my Flickr account. :) Please click to see!

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Rings! [10 Sep 2005|06:45pm]
Sterling silver and gold-filled beaded ringsCollapse )


Stretchy beaded ringsCollapse )
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