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Handmade Jewelry Fun: Boho adventures from the Levant

22 Nov

UPDATE: Dear all, I am sorry for all the broken links on this post. I will update the photos as soon as possible, thanks!

 

 

Boho Jewelry Fun: Bracelets, rings and earrings from the Levant. This is my new collection of handmade jewelry – by Karboojeh Jewelry. I had great fun working on these, and more, to be revealed soon inshAllah.

Karboojeh Wood & Blue Boho Rings

The first piece is called the Karboojeh Color Power Boho Bracelet. The three wooden rings above are nicknamed, Karboojeh Wood & Blue Boho Rings. The three earrings below are just a sneak peak into a boho earrings collection I might reveal soon.

 

I made a couple of key-accessories, I am showing one here below. I’m calling it, Karboojeh Blue Levant Key Charm.

I’m particularly in love with seed beads (little glass beads that if stacked together can make a big impact): In this piece, turquoise beads go lovingly well with bronze. This (below) is called, Karboojeh Mixed Brass Levant Pendant Necklace.

Karboojeh Mixed Brass Levant Pendant Necklace

And here is its sister, Karboojeh Mixed Levant Pendant Necklace.

Karboojeh Mixed Levant Pendant Necklace

That’s it for now. Take care… :)

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This post is is re-posted from my other blog: karboojeh.tumblr.com

Packaging 101: Handmade jewelry getting ready for a British school bazaar

1 Nov

These guys are going on a trip to a school bazaar in the region.

And I’m so excited for them…

These are all Karboojeh Handmade Jewelry creations, and tags.

After much research & brainstorming, and many many trials, I came up with these ideas to brand my handmade jewelry. Economical, personalized & relatively quick to whip up.

I didn’t want the look to sound too “finished,” I wanted something handmade-ish, and reflective of the fact all jewelry items are handcrafted.

I didn’t use my official logo for this bazaar on tags… to “un-complicate” things. I just used straightforward business-card-like tags with the URL of this blog and my email address on them.

And this is the outcome. I’m happy!

I will post more details about the bazaar, and the lovely lady (my aunt) who came up with the idea of selling there, as soon as it starts – inshAllah.

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Related Articles

Handmade rocker leather bracelets on a golden chain

31 Oct

Karboojeh Handmade Leather Bracelets with Chain & Charms

The rocker look often crosses paths with the bohemian. At least that’s how it is with some of the handmade bracelets I make.

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Chain & Charm Karboojeh Handmade Leather Bracelets are always a creation that captures a glimpse of a memory. In a previously-posted cowrie shell bracelet, I recall the beauty of the Mediterranean… and capture visions from the deep consciousness of the Levant.

'The Rocker' handmade leather & chain bracelet by Karboojeh Handmade Jewelry

In this bracelet the rocker meets the bohemian in a bracelet that a young woman can wear everyday… as her most personal piece of jewelery. Leather always likes to be special.

'Heart Charms on a Leather Bracelet' by Karboojeh Handmade Jewelry

Charms bundled against each other on a leather bracelet reiterate the rocker style, but in a feminized version.  A cute heart charm, and blue & gold-hue beads often make it easier to wear this more fondly than a plain rocker bracelet with no charms.

 

 

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