Saturday, June 19, 2010

Gem Faire, I HEART you!

Today was a treat! We were supposed to go to Yellowstone this weekend, but with highs in the 50's and our trailer still in the shop, we decided to stay home. I can't say I was too sad, because I got to go to the Gem Faire!!! I LOVE that place, and found some great deals today. I got to go with my two favorite ladies, my mom, and my daughter. Here are my finds...

The average price per strand was about $3, and the majority of the strands are real stones.

I already made 5 bracelets. I am into monochromatic colors for now. The thing I love about making jewelry, is the same thing I love about flower gardening... if you get sick of the arrangement, you can change it up, and not feel bad.

Look at these darling birdies!!! I paid the most for this strand at $10, but thought I could make some cute earrings or charms out of them.

Love to layer my bracelets! I love all the different shapes and sizes of the beads!

This photo kind of freaks me out, as it is so close up on my finger, but I had to show my new chunky ring. I am crazy about it!!!

Check the website, and see if there is a Gem Faire near you. They come to Utah three times a year. If you sign up on the website, they will e-mail and mail you coupons for free admission. If you love beads, and have never been, it will blow your mind! I have not been to a bead store since my first trip to Gem Faire!

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Have a great rest of your weekend!!!


Kendra Goodrich said...

I LOVE the Gem Faire! I went for the first time this year and I was drooling the moment I walked in the door. I'm glad you found such fun stuff to play with!

Donnalynn said...


Amanda Dale said...

I love attending the Gemstone Show in Dallas!!! Just left you an award at my blog.

restlessrisa said...

Thank you Amanda! I am honored :) I couldn't get anything to pull up for that blog :( But, I would love to look at it!



KyAnn (like Cayenne Pepper, only HOTTER) said...

Great Blog! I'm your newest follower.


Jen @ said...

Beautiful!! I love making jewelry. Your bracelets are so pretty! I love that turquoise!


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