Designing A Beaded Necklace

Today it is a rainy Sunday and a perfect day to show you how you can use some of my creative suggestions to make yourself a hand made beaded necklace. I will take you through the process I use for creating a beautiful and artistic necklace by hand with only a few tools and lots of wonderful stones and beads. I am often asked where I find my inspiration for a new collection and how I go about designing jewelry. You can find inspiration everywhere just as I do... nature, the ocean, or perhaps finding some great beads at a...

Must Have Jewels To Be Summer Ready

  Must Have Jewels For Summer 2019 I realize Winter is still hanging on for most of us but we believe in thinking ahead to the brighter and warmer days of spring and summer and what better way to change our mood than with some interesting jewelry from LFK! We have selected a few of our latest fabulous designs that are right out of our studio. The new vibe we are crushing on is the matte black sterling with gold accents. We designed it in a variety of necklaces that are contemporary and uniquely beautiful and we have more coming...

February Birthstone Jewelry for those Winter Babes

Amethyst is the Birthstone for February

Happy Birthday to those born in February! Your birthstone is the amethyst, which is a variety of quartz that is a vibrant purple color that ranges in hues from deep purple violets and almost reddish tones to lighter blueish lilacs. This color is perfect to offset those long, dreary winters.  We love it here at LFK Jewelry! Why? Ancient Greeks believed the stone protected the wearer from drunkenness and enabled a calm, zenlike mind. The name is derived from the word “methustos,” which literally means “intoxicated.”  Cool, right? This beautiful gemstone is associated with warmth, strength, and peace. And couldn’t we all use a little more of that?  Continue reading

Amethyst Citrine Stone Bracelet

Facts About Gold Jewelry You Need To Know

Interesting Facts About Gold Jewelry Gold has been used to make jewelry since at least 4000 B.C.  and is still used today to make precious rings, bracelet, and necklaces, for both men and women.  Humans have been adorning themselves with gold and for good reason; its beautiful! The color glistens and is bright, shiny, and has been used by Kings and Queens to decorate not only themselves but utensils and furniture. When we think of a crown we always think of gold mixed with gemstones. Here at LFK Jewels we love using gold to add quality and beauty to some...

Valentines Day Gifts Under $50

Gifts For You Or A Loved One Under $50 One of the most romantic days of the year is the time to remind your loved one how much she means to you.  We know you can grab the traditional roses and a box of chocolates, but we know she would love something that truly lasts and reminds her of you every time she wears it. We urge you to consider the 3 Bead Gold Trinket Necklace for a bit of precious gold and a simple everyday necklace. We know she will love it even more if you also add the Mini Gold Drop Earring...

How To Wear Boho Style Jewelry

It's time to try the Boho look for yourself because its the trend for 2019! Take a peek at some examples below for inspiration, but it is important that all jewelry reflect your personality and lifestyle. Try a new style- like adding a hat but you always want to feel comfortable and your authentic self.  Choose pieces you love and layer away because this style is definitely a hot trend in jewelry for 2019! The Boho lifestyle is about being a free spirit and wearing natural earth tones while layering beaded jewelry that inspires you. Be sure to focus on...

How To Clean Your Jewelry

Cleaning Your Jewelry A frequently asked question when we are doing a trunk show is "How do I clean my jewelry?"  So we thought the beginning of a new year is a good time to reorganize and clean your favorite jewelry pieces. You will be surprised at the amount of tarnish that is currently on your sterling jewelry. And cleaning beaded jewelry requires a different approach so we are here to teach you how. Grab a favorite beaded necklace and let's begin! Cleaning Beaded Jewelry For beaded pieces, we suggest a warm moist cloth and some gentle rubbing.  Even a soft...

Heavenly Winter Nights Deserve A Sparkling Necklace

Winters Heavenly Nights Heavenly Winter nights create the perfect backdrop for you to shimmer in one of our sterling sparkling necklaces. Winter is upon us and the days are short with long Winter evenings.  As we watch the dark skies at night we see brilliant shimmering stars and the golden moon and with it brings happiness.  These wondrous evenings evoke thoughts of winter wonderment and joy of the season.  Here at LFK Jewels we believe these heavenly winter nights deserve a sparkling necklace. Not just any necklace, but one that can be worn from day into evening and adds that...

What Is Your Signature Jewelry Style

What is your signature style? The Minimalist Look Do you like clean lines and tiny stud earrings? Is your apartment decorated with only a few accents? What about your make up routine? Some eyeliner and lipstick and you are ready to go? Then trying the minimalist look just might bring you to your happy place. This look is all about "less is more"  with no over the top pieces. Clean and simple is your look. Subtle sparkle and soft tones are your signature style. Luckily, wearing delicate and simple jewelry is so on trend right now too. Add some beach-y waves...