Jewelry designer Karen Boateng creates gorgeous one of a kind pieces from 100% FAIR TRADE, ECO-FRIENDLY gemstones. They make fantastic gifts -- including gifts to yourself! So come over and do a little no-stress shopping. Karen is the last word in green glam. Support small business artists, demand eco-conscious luxuries, and knock out your gift list in high style.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Shop Little Gems' Cyber Monday Sale!

Hi Everyone,

Hopefully you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your loved ones.  Perhaps you braved the crowds and scored some Black Friday deals, or supported your local Small Businesses yesterday during Small Business Saturday.  Now it's time for Cyber Monday's discounts while shopping from the comfort of your your own home.

Shop at my Etsy store and use the Coupon Code: 'CYBERMONDAY2012' today through the end November and you'll receive 25% off your entire order!  I've also set up a Free Shipping Coupon Code: use 'FREESHIPPING' through the end of December!

I've listed my new Autumn 2012 Collection along with some old favorite designs so you're sure to find something for all of the women and little girls on your list.  New Mothering Rocks Nursing Necklaces, Fashion Necklaces, Bracelets, and Earrings: all designed with eco-friendly and Fair Trade gemstones.  So you can feel good about your bling.  All jewelry arrives in a gift bag.

Thank you for supporting small sustainable businesses!



Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Little Gems Eco-Jewels in the Spotlight

Now that it's April, the sun has decided to brighten our days, as well as inspire our mood. That's good for eco-shopping, because the new Spring/Summer 2011 Collection is finally here!

Here's a sneak peak at the Little Gems Spring/ Summer 2011 Collection, with many more dazzling designs to be found.

Look for the new Summer 2011 Collection at my Etsy Shop this month.

Little Gems is also excited to announce several new shows over the next couple of months. All featuring innovative eco-friendly products and solutions.

The Green Festival - Saturday April 9 from 10-7 & Sunday April 10 from 11-6 - SF Concourse Exhibition Center

Live Green - UC Berkeley Campus, Lower Sproul Plaza - Thursday April 21 from 12-4 - stop by from 12-1 to Little Gems Jewelry modeled in the eco-fashion show!

SF Earth Day Festival
- Saturday April 23 from 10-6 - San Francisco Civic Center Plaza

Moraga Community Faire - Saturday May 14 from 11-5 - Rheem Shopping Center, Moraga

See you there!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Feast of the Senses @ Lily Pad Landing Today @3pm!

Third Course of Our Feast

November 18, 2010

Ok everyone, go ahead and loosen your belts because our Third Course of the Feast of the Senses will be served today @3pm!

Our Special Guests Tickety Bu and Love Abounds are still serving up their delicious goodies!

Zany Zebra Designs
is offering Dundies in irresistibly delicious colors and patterns!

Seaside Threads
is offering sandwich wraps, doll diapers & cloth wipes in a huge variety of prints!

Feast on this and let me surprise you with a napkin set or three! Alfabette Zoope is offering 3 slots for surprise napkins this week, plus reduced prices on a few other items.

Little Gems
is anticipating our fabulous Thanksgiving Feast and already thinking about dessert! Let's make a toast and pour some drinks and enjoy the after dinner mints!

As usual we have more to feast on today, so come on by and stock up on the perfect gifts for the whole family!

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Little Gems is Taking Requests!

Thanks to all of you who stopped by our booth at the Pear Festival and the Rockridge Out and About Festival! It was hot, but the cool deals on our sizzling products was well worth it.

Regardless of the heat, October is still lurking just around the corner. We are already thinking about the upcoming Holiday Season of gift giving. Starting October 1, Little Gems is taking custom order requests, but waiving the custom order fee! That's right, throughout the month of October, Little Gems is waiving our custom order fee and will work with you to design the perfect gifts for your loved ones (or yourself). There is no limit to the gift selection: Mothering Rocks, Necklaces, Bracelets, Baby Bracelets, Children's Jewelry, Earrings, Key Chains, Eyeglass Holders, Book Marks, GemEssence Aromatherapy, and whatever else you dream up for me to make. Birthstone, favorite colors, and special charms are all available upon request.

Also, it is an All Request theme at Lily Pad Landing throughout October, so let me know what you'd like to see me make and offer at Lily Pad Landing this month... what gems, colors, and product lines would you like to see offered? I'll be taking requests through our Facebook page or via email to:

Don't miss out on hosting a Little Gems Eco-Jewelry Party and earn free jewelry! Help your friends stock up on gorgeous eco-friendly gifts this season and earn your own eco-jewels for yourself! We can even host a cyber eco-jewelry party for those of you not living in the SF Bay Area! Whether a coffee party while the kids are at school or an evening soiree as a Girl's Night Out... dates are going fast, so call me to book your date now.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Join Little Gems for Some Fun In the Sun this Weekend!

Little Gems will be exhibiting at 2 fun filled Festivals this weekend! Come on out and receive 50% off if you mention this newsletter! This is the perfect time to get a jump start on your Holiday shopping.

Saturday September 25 we'll be at the Pear Festival in Moraga at the Moraga Commons Park, from 10-4. Sip some pear Mimosas, nibble some pear pie, the kids will love the jumpy houses, and of course you'll love the local artists.

Sunday September 26 we'll be at the Rockridge Out and About festival from 12-6. This amazing event will be located on College Avenue between Alcatraz and Manilla in Oakland. It will have over 100 artists, food, as well as a wellness tent.

See you there!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

A Trip Around The World

A Trip Around The World!

Thursday September 02, 2010

So what if school is starting and you never got to relax on a tropical beach! Who cares that this summer didn't include a romantic get away? Not us! Even as we say good-bye to summer, the artists at Lily Pad Landing bring you a taste of some of our favorite exotic destinations.

Little Gems has long been inspired by the sounds of West African High-life music, Reggae, and the revolutionary spirit of the African people. Join us on our journey to celebrate our One World and One Love with Red, Gold, and Green!

Travel to Morocco and Ireland with srgoddess and discover some unique and beautiful Jewelry..and don't forget to Take Your Camera! (necklace, that is...)

Special Guest Seaside Threads covers the globe with Antarctica through to Africa!

Join us on this amazing journey every Thursday @3pm eastern throughout September!

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Sunday, August 1, 2010

20% Off Little Gems Eco-Jewels

Hi Everyone,

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, and Little Gems is celebrating! This week only receive 20% off eco-friendly jewelry from all of our Collections when you use the coupon code ‘WBW2010’ at check-out.

In addition to giving back to our loyal customers, we are also giving back to our community, by donating 10% of our proceeds during World Breastfeeding Week to Help a Mother Out, which organizes diaper drives to help families with babies who need assistance.

This week, Little Gems is also launching 3 new Mothering Rocks nursing necklace designs from our Summer Collection 2010. Now there are 3 new ways to let your style shine while; naturally, for mother and child.

Thank you for continuing to support small sustainable businesses.