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STYLE GUIDE | Mask Friendly Earring

STYLE GUIDE | Mask Friendly Earring

As you already know, wearing face masks on the daily has been an adjustment, who thought it would be one of the top selling accessories of 2020. We are all about adorning quality jewelry that makes us feel good and gives us joy while being safe. We don't want you to fuss around with your earrings while putting on your facemask. Here at CLJ, we have an assortment of earrings you can wear without them getting in the way of wearing your masks.   Micro Arcsis Studs, Mora Posts, Isi Mini Studs, Maya Studs and Mini Aya Hoops   Isi Petite Studs, Cara...

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STYLE GUIDE | 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

STYLE GUIDE | 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Are you looking for the perfect pair of earrings to spruce up your outfit or sizing the right statement ring to build up your ring stack? Maybe you're searching for a little simplicity to gift to your best girlfriend or co-worker. If that special someone hasn't dropped you a hint or sent you their wish list, we have a few gift ideas from our top 10 best sellers in 2020. Plus, some new designs we don't want you to miss. Aurora Hoops Maya Studs                                 ...

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PHOTOGRAPHER SPOTLIGHT | Interview with Nina Wilson

PHOTOGRAPHER SPOTLIGHT | Interview with Nina Wilson

Did you know October is Photographer Appreciation Month? What a great time to celebrate photographers who creatively document personal and professional imagery in a thought provoking manner. As with any trade or profession, learning photography is more than just shooting with a camera, there are technical aspects along with capturing the art of visual storytelling. The many years I've spent in high school and college learning photography (specifically film), it's something I hold dear to my heart. Having to run a small jewelry business, full time, there isn't enough time to capture the look of CLJ worn by real everyday...

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BEHIND THE DESIGN | Isla

BEHIND THE DESIGN | Isla

The Isla Collection was born out of an idea I had since last summer. I wanted to create a design with repetition inspired by patterns and line drawing, but at the time I wasn't sure how to translate the idea using metal. During the pandemic, life shifted, giving more time to sit down and design a collection to release in autumn 2020. The elements of the design is focused using a continuous flow of triangular patterns and lines using only precious metal wire. The collection was inspired by English artist, Josh Bryan, who creates unique, detailed triangulation portraits using a fine...

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