Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Old Beads Made Into New Creations ~ One Bead At A Time !

As you know, I enjoy a good project, and some friends have been bringing me heirloom items for re ~ creation into something new.   I really love this sort of thing, and
hope to get better at it with time. 

Thank you for entrusting me with your treasured beads, and I promise to return them to you made into something fun and new !  Happy Holidays! 

Find Something Handmade for Christmas !

Perfectly Pink Pearls

Swarovski Party Leaves

Christkindl Angels

Crazy Lace Blue Agate Art Nouveau Drops

Merry Christmas

SpringTime in the Cherry Orchard

Holiday Disco Crystals

Simple Style

Wedding Cakes

Rainbows in the Grand Canyon

Wood Drops with Black

Mother of Pearl Plumeria Leaves

Christmas Lampwork Roses

Got Christmas?  
It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!  
Silver Bells, Silver Bells, It's Christmas Time, In the City!
It's not too early to plan ahead!

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Philbrook Museum Festival of Trees Or, Won't You Buy, My Beautiful Yak Tree & Support Your Local Museum ?

Recenetly Our Local Renowned  Philbrook Museum Tulsa Oklahoma  opened it's annual Festival of Trees  fundraising event for the holidays.   I enjoy participating as a craftsperson with a donation of a creation ~ This year it is a white fluffy furry fabric tree (looks like yak fur !) and is decorated with fifty pairs of sterling silver new 2010 Christmas Holiday Kirsten Tannenbaum Earrings by Mom creations ~ of Czech Rose Lampwork, Murano Art Glass, Stone, Christmas Holiday Reds and Greens, Peppermints, Puppy Dogs, all sorts of fun earrings !  The tree is priced at a low $250.00 which works out to just $5 per pair of earrings.   Your purchases support our local museum and local art. 
Update!  Update!  SOLD !  Thank you !

Sunday, November 14, 2010

There's Turkey, and then There's Turkey ~ Kirsten Tannenbaum Earrings by Mom Beads come from Every Where !

Not long ago, a very generous nephew
brought me some beads from a far away land !
Yes, from Turkey!  I was immediately fascinated with the petite
offerings, like a peddler opening his pack !  The little collection of beads
rolled out, and I examined them closely ...
Since they arrived, they have been in a bowl waiting for me to make something special from them, and now here they are, making
their petite debut on this blog ~ in the form of, what else, earrings !! ~ and one dangle!
                                                   The Aurora Borealis Swarovski Crystals compliment the gold beads & Turquoise

                                                              GoldStone, appropriately accented with gold beads !

                                                              A fun dangle pull, accented with Art Nouveau Leaf Flowers

                                                                These look big here, but they are so sweet and petite !

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

Turkey Cranberries PineCones & All the Stuffing ! Kirsten Tannenbaum Earrings Recycling Green Holiday Creations!

Oh What a Beautiful Rainy Morning !
This shower is exactly what Oklahoma needed !  The oaks have been
so thirsty ...
Without a good rain before frost time, so many vital trees here in Green Country
(Shhhhh, don't tell anybody how beautiful we have it here in North Eastern Oklahoma !)
would be stressing the winter.   This fall has been So Lovely !   Picture Perfect as they say ! 
So,  Cranberries are still on my mind... And Sweet Potatoes.  Back to Cranberries... 
My daughter made some fragrant fresh zesty Cranberry Orange
last night for a company lunch...  I cannot wait to have our own in a few days!

Here is a Turkey and Cranberry Necklace Brooch Bracelet & Earrings Set I put together which is up starting at .99 cents ! on eBay ! 
Check it out !  

                                                  Gobble Gobble !

Lasso Another Lagniappe When You Can !

Bronze Gold ThanksGiving Pearls

Some Trifari Elegant Gold Creations

~ Peace On Earth ~ ! 

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Tulsa Holiday Cheer Is in the Air ! The Philbrook Festival of Trees is Coming Near !

Soon the halls of our city's fabulous Philbrook Museum will be decked
with holiday cheer ~ !
Everyone's abuzz with excitement and creativity as this even draws near!
I have ideas and machinations evolving towards the perfect arbor
as I write ! 

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Have You Been Looking for American Made Handcrafted Creations? Welcome !

Finding beautiful beads
and matching them
with beautiful people is my mission!
To create unique artisan designs with my
customers interests in mind is my passion!

Let me sleuth the stones, the lampwork beads
the colors ~ I'll stack them and balance them
and give you a palette of earrings
can mix with your sweaters
and jeans ...

Dangling together we all have more momentum and can get the job done!
Enjoy the fall colors while they last ! 

Here are some new classics I thought
you might enjoy ....

Golds, browns, black, and olivine greens!

Colors of fall, perhaps your school ?

Depend on Kirsten Tannenbaum
Earrings by Mom for all your
professional needs !

Plan ahead for your holiday gift giving
as well, as there is nothing more perfect than
a small simple gift for
sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, daughter, secretary, neighbor, secret someone on your list who might just enjoy a little something extra at
Christmas time.   

More Available!  Visit Me On eBay  ! 
Shop Securely from the Comfort of Home or Office:
Earrings and Handmade Gifts by Mail right to your doorstep!
Plan ahead for all your holiday birthday and small gift needs !
Earrings swing on through the entire year ! Mom's designs are classic and casual, all on sterling silver .925 french hooks  ~ guaranteed quality to last !

All earrings ar available on either Sterling French Hooks, Gold Hooks,
Sterling or Gold LeverBacks or Silver Clip Ons ~ Just let me know !

I just love the striations in the stones ... the colors of the earth... and endeavor
to show off these qualities in nature when I can via my handcrafted creations.

In the heat of this past summer, I was inspired by the cool colors of
the SouthWest to create some "Buffalo Turquoise" puff dime earrings ~
they have been well received !    Adieu, for now!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Row, Row, Row Your Pearls ~ And Little Laekerli !

Isn't this the cutest darn little pill tin? 
I found it at an estate sale, and, amazingly, I've BEEN to the cookie factory from whence it came!
The Basler Laekerli Huus, in Basel Switzerland !  It probably had mints in it, as I am certain there aren't any Lackerli this Little ! 

Over the weekend I went a wee bit batty  ~ T'wasn't just because of the Hollow'd Eve  ~ It was to keep Busy ~ this recycling of Old Jewels into New is in my veins now !  

Row Row Row Your Boat, Gently Down the Seine ... Merrily Merrily Merrily Merrily, Life is But a Chocolate Creme !  Here are the Bodacious Bronze Natural Pearls on my work board, already for their little sterling Silver french ear hooks..  I love their plump rich color and shape!  So Naturally Lovely !

                              The Blues ~ I've heard they range from Azure to Indigo ~ what about Periwinkle and Turquoise ? 

Blue Earrings SOLD !

More Available!  Visit Me On eBay  ! 

Shop Securely from the Comfort of Home or Office:

Earrings and Handmade Gifts by Mail right to your doorstep!

Plan ahead for all your holiday birthday and small gift needs !

 Our Kitty was safe this Halloween.   Thankfully.                             These circle pearls are all the rage !   I call 'em my Pudding Pearls !

             Foxy Foxy !                 Aurora Borealis Faceted Jablonex Acorns !

                                    Olivine and Gold for Fall   !                                               A Recycled Tulsa Treasure !

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