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Saturday, November 25, 2006

What's Done is Done

After a whirlwind of shopping and preparing, I appeared on Good Day Sacramento yesterday. Let me just say that the shopping and make-over done by my friends was exhausting. I still have clothes to take back to the stores, when I don't know. Somehow I got talked into buying a sweater that I thought was lined with faux fur. Well, the night before the show (when I had to get up at 5am to leave by 6am to get there in time) I discovered that it was Rabbit Fur! I was, and still am, horrified. I would never knowingly purchase Rabbit Fur, never. I can barely bring myself to touch it to put it back in the bag to take it back to the store. The kicker is that I'm freakin' allergic to Rabbits!!! I had started sneezing and everything by the time I discovered the truth. did I mention it was horrifying?

The show was a wonderful experience though, and very enlightening as to what it is like behind the scenes of a TV news show. My friend's friend saw the show and said that I looked good, and my friend heard me on speakerphone and said I sounded good... but until I actually see the piece I'm still worried that I really messed it up.

I was told to look at the interviewer and not the camera, and I couldn't help but look at the camera while talking about my jewelry in front of me. Then, when asked to show how the necklace cord adjusted, it got a little bit stuck, and I struggled for a few seconds. sigh. I wish I could do it over, but alas, what's done is done.

Like I said though, it was a good experience, and luckily it was FUN! But the whole Rabbit Fur debacle... did I mention it was horrifying?!

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Little Gems' Giving Thanks Sale!

Hi Everyone,

Happy Thanksgiving! Little Gems has much to be thankful for this year, and we're celebrating with a huge Sale Friday November 24th- Saturday November 25th. Save up to 30% off selected Mothering Rocks, bracelets, earrings and necklaces.

I am very excited for my first Television appearance, promoting Little Gems Jewelry. I'll be on the air (Live!) on Good Day Sacramento CW31 Friday morning. I'll try to get a clip of the spot to post on my website (as long as I don't make a complete fool of myself!).

I hope everyone is enjoying this special time with their loved ones, I know I am.
Thank you to all of my loyal customers who make doing what I do so worthwhile!

Best Wishes,


Tuesday, November 14, 2006

The Absolute Last One...

This gorgeously delicate necklace is currently on sale now. I only have 1 Evening Rose Mothering Rocks necklace left, and cannot make more.

Sad, but true. The Tourmaline that was used in this design is out of stock, and currently unavailable. There is however, a little bit more Rose Quartz, so there is a bit of hope for a few more of this design someday. This last necklace is strung on a pink cotton cord, but can be restrung on a different color as well.

Buy it before I change my mind and decide that I must keep it. I have a sneaking suspicion that I will find myself keeping 1 of each design, and I may as well start with this one. :)

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