Making Jewelry Bigger using Jump Rings

October 28, 2017

This week I had the opportunity to perform with a group of my proteges who have been taking private belly dance lessons. Each year, the Haunted HaflAdira features local dancers dressing up in costume to take the stage and dance for our community.  As we planned our costumes, I found myself craving a light metallic […]

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Designing a Lavender Bedlah Ensemble – Part 1

March 10, 2017

Hello Gang!  During the month of March, I’m working on three costume projects.  The first project of the month, I’ve given the title Lavender Garden.  It’s a five-piece belly dance performance ensemble that includes a bedlah set composed of a bra and belt which are covered with lavender stretch velvet, purple and pink appliques, and sprinkled […]

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Cheap Statement Necklaces from Forever 21

April 14, 2013

Why not bling up this spring with an affordable rhinestone statement necklace from Forever 21. This spring, their necklace collection includes some fantastic offerings that will look great with daywear, for evening, or even for performance wear! Cheap Statement Necklaces by davinadevine featuring forever 21 jewelry

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The origins of a jewelry designer

August 30, 2011

The Origins of a Jewelry Designer The Byzantium Collection As many of you have realized, 2011 marks a year of intensive change for me and my company.  I moved into a new studio (just to find out that the building is slated for demolition and my time here is limited) and discovered all kinds of […]

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