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New Handmade Division Etsy Shop!

I’ve officially taken over the Handmade Division team and am pleased to announce as my first act as president I’ve opened an Etsy Team Shop on behalf of our talented members.

We’ve already had two sales! Visit

Check out these Valentine’s Day Gifts:


Rickson and the Handmade Division Team


November 6th, 2010

1st row: Istanbul Designs, Alisa Miller,  Andes Cruz, Andes Cruz Colours, Ann Jenkins/Tuizui

2nd row: Barbara DonovanB. Cyr JeweleryPurified Art, Moxie And OliverSandfibers

3rd row: Pink Crow Studio Howlin DoggieCynthia Del GiudiceDanielle MillerDelias Thompson

4th row: Metal EmilyBella Bijou JewelleryArtJewel DesignsRosy RevolverAbhaya Fibers

5th row:  PhootLisa HopkinsNEDbeadsJewelry By Natsuko, Lunasa Designs

6th row: Rickson JewellerySarah HoodSusan Moloney, Tamra Gentry Oddities, Nova of Sweden

7th row: Metal RiotNanopod StudioWatto


Andes Cruz Is the Current “Featured Artist” interview in the crafthaus “Proudly Canadian” Forum , run by Rickson Jewellery, yay!

NEDbeads is scheduled to have another class to teach in NH on January 2nd, which will be a bracelet this time.

Danielle Miller is away This Friday and Saturday  at the Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show: “Twenty-five of the country’s finest contemporary jewelry artists presenting exciting handcrafted work at one incredible show!”

Lunasa Designs wants to share with you~ for the month of November she will be having a photo contest – Take a creative, beautiful picture of you (or a friend) wearing her jewelry and email it to her! Winning pictures will be used and credited in item listings (you’ll be famous), and given a spectacular prize of jewelry!!  rebekahmeddles ( @ )

Cynthia Del Giudice is having a sale that will last the whole month of November. There is a section in her shop with items already marked down 20%. She’s also offering free shipping worldwide on all items. Cynthia been featured on The Jewelry Observer, with a great interview.  And lastly: she is going to be listing some new classic pieces in her shop as well as some sculptural and conceptual ones, so stay tuned!

Watto will be doing a local art festival in AZ benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters. 15% of the proceeds of all the artists go to the charity.

Carol Dean of Sandfibers is thrilled to announce that as of November 1st, several of her cuffs are now exclusive to Alere Modern. To make the week even better, her Mirrored Swirls cuff was featured in the November 2 Bead & Button newsletter. Carol Dean also launched her The Sharpe Pecan Farm store, your new source for pecans for all your baking, cooking, and snacking needs. YUM!!!

Rickson Jewellery now offers Custom, handmade Hair Wedding Bands. Get your hair entwined with your lovers and sealed in sapphire crystal and gold! Available on Etsy, and blogged about here.

Oct 2, 2010

1st row: Istanbul Designs, Alisa Miller,  Andes Cruz, Andes Cruz ColoursBeth Cyr Weddings

2nd row: Purified Art, Moxie And OliverSandfibers, Pink Crow Studio , Howlin Doggie

3rd row: Cynthia Del GiudiceDanielle MillerDelias ThompsonMetal Emily, Bella Bijou Jewellery

4th row: Bella Bijou  Too Jewellery,  ArtJewel DesignsRosy RevolverAbhaya Fibers, Phoot

5th row:  Lisa HopkinsNEDbeadsJewelry By Natsuko, Lunasa Designs, Rickson Jewellery

6th row: Sarah HoodSusan Moloney, Tamra Gentry Oddities, Nova of Sweden, Metal Riot

7th row, Nanopod StudioWatto


Happy October everyone 🙂

Danielle Miller Was featured in an interview by Love To Know . Have a read to find out more about Danielle’s work.

Watto is thrilled for having an excellent September 🙂

Susan Moloney is thrilled to announce a new painting (and it IS fabulous!)

Alisa Miller‘s brass and silver eggshell ring has been featured in American Style magazine. (sweet!!!)

B. Cyr Jewelery‘s etsy shop is on vacation mode for the next two weeks. It will reopen on the 15th of October and she is planning a sale!

NEDbeads is now found at Sharon Arts Center, check out her write up 🙂 She also taught her second class in Keene, NH on 29th of September.

Sandfibers is proud to announce the kick-off of The Best Little Bead Box Project to benefit Beads of Courage.

Sandfibers newest design – Corrugated Mixed Metals Color Ribbon – has been such a hit that she had three orders for it within 24 hours of its reveal.

Metal Emily is excited to announce her participation at the Fine Craft Show, November 5 – 7th, in Rochester, NY. At the Memorial Art Gallery.

Mid September Round up (Sept18th)

1st row: Istanbul Designs, Alisa Miller,  Andes Cruz, Andes Cruz Colours, B. Cyr Jewelery

2nd row: Purified Art, Moxie And OliverSandfibers, Pink Crow Studio , Howlin Doggie

3rd row: Cynthia Del GiudiceDanielle MillerDelias ThompsonMetal Emily, Y Lime Designs

4th row: Bella Bijou Jewellery, Bella Bijou  Too Jewellery,  ArtJewel DesignsRosy RevolverAbhaya Fibers

5th row:  PhootLisa HopkinsNEDbeadsJewelry By Natsuko, Lunasa Designs

6th row: Rickson JewellerySarah HoodSusan Moloney, Tamra Gentry Oddities, Nova of Sweden

7th row: Metal RiotNanopod StudioWatto


Be sure to stop by and read our September Talk About Blog Feature – great topic this month – “Where do you draw your inspiration from?”

Tamara Gentry is coming back to the Handmade Division team, YAY! Check out her fabulous Fordite collection on her personal website , and be sure to stop in to see her new Etsy shop, Tamra Gentry Oddities,  and all the wonderful items she has listed in it!

Abhaya Fibers has added new exciting items to her shop this week, as well as adding a few lovely items in her new Clearance section. Winter is coming, you know you need lovely warm knit goodies to keep you toasty.

Phoot has listed new items in her shop this week. Check out her amazing photographic prints – spectacular images. I want one of each 🙂

Rosy Revolver is celebrating a wonderful landmark of 500 sales in her etsy shop, and is having a give away to celebrate! See the details on her BLOG.

NEDbeads is excited to share – The Sharon Arts Center is accepting some of her pieces for consignment, but even better, they are going to have her as the feature artist in their gallery for October! As well, she also taught a wonderful first time class in Keene, NH, and is scheduled to teach again on the 29th of September.

Bella Bijou Jewellery is offering 15% off purchases of $50 or more on her new website with coupon code SEPT10 until Sept 30th! She also just filled up the Last Chance section of my one of a kind shop with 30% off discounted items.

Lisa Hopkins can be found September 19th at Art on the Wabash Art Fair.

Andes Cruz has opened a *new* Etsy shop!! (yay!) It’s a surplus shop for Cabochons and other tasty stones. Check it out here: Andes Cruz Surplus Hurry, before all the best stones are gone! (Note, most stones are not cut by Andes, but are amazing stones she has acquired over time and is looking to have placed into new homes that will love them even more. Amazing stones in  need of TLC.)

B. Cyr Jewelery is excited to announce he now has a ring engraver and will now be offering ring engraving! She’s really excited about it. She says “It is so fun to do and now I want to engrave the inside of all my rings!” Read all about it HERE.

Jewelry By Natsuko wants to share – “all things aimee” is hosting a giveaway with Natsuko’s “long stem poppy brooch” until monday september 20th. Read all about it HERE.

Watto has been invited by the manager of the band Shinedown, and are going to the Arizona Fall Frenzy to meet with the band backstage. They’re hoping to meet Sevendust as well. The other bands playing that night are Stone Temple Pilots and The Cult. On Saturday they are going to show at  Cochilse County Chopper’s Poker Run.

Sandfibers has released the first items in two new product lines:  Ribbon Necklaces and Blooming Pendants. Carol Dean is also proud to announce that a new original Sand Fibers design will be published in the December issue of Perlen Poesie, a European beading magazine. WOW, that’s exciting Carol! And here is a couple photos :

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and of course follow the new blog!

New Members

New bio pages are up for Jaime, and Nancy.

Have a look:

Bella Bijou Jewellery


Coming soon…… Pink Crow Studio’s Page….

AND!! Please Welcome Nova of Sweden

New members~

Just a quick note to let you know we have three new members…..

Thier bio pages will be up and running very soon 🙂

Pink Crow Studio


Bella Bijou Jewellery

We’ve got a new Name!

Hi everyone,

A quick note

this is the page of the team “formerly known as the Snow Leopard Network”.

We’ve decided to change our name, more on keeping with our team’s personal identity…. and, there is a Snow Leopard Network dedicated to the Real deal The awesome cats.

So please bear with us thru the transition…

I’m still working on getting the blog and everything up to speed!


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