Feb 23, 2010

MiShel Designs Models

Just wanted to send a big "Thank You" to my MiShel Designs Models in this video! You ROCK!!



Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com.



Until next time,
Peace, Love and Pearls Baby!!
Cheers,
Shel

Feb 21, 2010

The Creative Process

It's fun creating things.  All types of things,...not just jewelry, either (don't tell anyone I said that!).

In trying to become my techno and web savvy, I'm playing around with some video clips of our jewelry.

Now,....to just get all the jewelry pics we lost over the winter holiday (yep, lost over 8,500 jewerly - and family - pics) back into their prospective folders and backed up and we'll be in business to create better jewelry videos and even our jewelry classes online for you to view.

Here's just the first littele practice run.  

Clickl the MiShel Designs Jewelry link below and Enjoy! (And give us your feedback too, please!)

Until Next Time,
Peace, Love and Videos of Great Jewelry, Baby!!
Cheers,
~Shel~
MiShel Designs Jewelry

Feb 19, 2010

Tucson Gem/Bead Show Finds!!



Wow! The 2010 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (and, Bead Shows, too!) were fantastic this year - as usual.
Each year we try to find some super "fun" things to bring back and play with like these super-cool multi-colored stones pictured above and the mod peace signs you see at the bottom of this post - how fun are these!?!
We had a great time walking around and drooling over all the beautiful gemstones, beads, carvings, fossils and everything in between!

We met some new people and swapped stories of "Who's got the best,......and what show are they at this year?" We chatted with some familiar faces and trusted vendors, watched cool demonstrations on Kumihimo Braiding, Stamping, Metal Etching, Pearl Knotting and much more!

We've returned from Tucson and have finally 'cataloged' all our our items and wanted to share some of our cool treasures and also some of our "Just for the fun of it" finds with you as well.


We visited so many vendors and places and here are just a few:
Majestic Pearl - Pearls, Pearls, and MORE Pearls!!
Pearl Concepts - Your guessed it - Pearls!
Anil Kumar - Beautiful gemstones, silver and vermeil findings. (510-498-855)
The Realm of the Goddess - 24k gold dipped leaves, chain galore, pendants, and more.
Cargo Hold - Wonderful selection of pendants, chain and findings.
Beaducation - Geat supplier for metal stamping tools, online classes and jewelry supplies.
Hip Chick Beads - Charms, clasps, stamping tools, connectors, etc.
Object and Elements - Cool findings, great designs.
The Fiber Goddess - Exotic, hand-dyed fibers, kits for weaving/braiding cords, etc.
Rio Grande - Catalog in Motion - way cool tools!
Swarovski Crystal - Crystals, Crystals and more Crystals!!
Bokamo Designs - Boro Glass Beads - Beauitufl!!
Kent's Tools - Tools, tools, and more cool tools!
1239 Corp - Semi-Precious Stones and Pearls (212-889-0555)
Evergreen Trading Co - Freshwater Pearls (626-279-2723)
Shivam Imports - Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones and Diamonds
Prominent Gems and Rough - Gemstone Beads and Loose Gem Stones (212-730-1562)
The Bead Palce - Beads, Beads, and more Beads!
Queenly Global Trading - Beads, Crystals, Pendants and More!




We've got some spring jewelry designs we'll be putting up on the website and our MiShel Designs Facebook Fan page in the next couple of weeks - so be on the look out!



Until Next Time,

Peace, Love and Pearls, Baby!!

(And all kinds of fun finds from the Tucson Gem/Mineral and Bead Shows!!)

Cheers!
~Shel~

Feb 3, 2010

My Fat Chance Give-A-Way Fun!


Woo Hoo! Our *Believe* pendant necklace is being given away to one lucky person who follows Jullee Petersen's 'My Fat Chance" UTube videos to help people with their weight loss!
Jullee's done a fantastic job of motivating people by giving recipes to help with a healthy lifestyle, sharing tips and just being a great source of encouragement and support!

She's announcing the winner of our pendant this Saturday, Februart 6th, so hurry on over and sign up and follow her instructions for your chance to win!


MY FAT CHANCE - Give-A-Way Fun!


Until Next Time,
Peace, Love and Pearls, Baby!!
Cheers,
~Shel~