On the Cover of PEOPLE Magazine

Can you believe this? AWL Jewelry on the cover of People Magazine!!!! Don Diamont is wearing my Spencer Sword Pendant and let’s be honest… he makes it look good! I am so honored to be a small part of 30 years of The Bold and the Beautiful. Here’s to 30 more! Someone pinch me.

AWL Jewelry Spencer Sword Necklace

AWL Jewelry on the cover of People magazine

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Shop Updates

Hi everyone!

Did you know that Etsy has a new amazing feature called Shop Updates? I just started using it and I’m hooked. I am able to add a picture update and link it to a product in my shop. The picture tells a story about the product or a behind the scenes look at the making of a piece. As most of you know,  I love social media and interacting with all of my current and future customers. You can find me on Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Flickr…. I think I have an addiction! LOL!

To find the shop updates link (on any Etsy shop) just go to your favorite Etsy shop: www.awljewelry.com and scroll down until you find the link on the left column of the screen.

 

After clicking on the link you will be directed to the updates page where you can find more info on new products, specials, and what I’m currently working on.

 

Feel free to stop by every week for new updates on my work.

Etsy Shop Updates

Etsy Shop Updates

 

Love Always,

Adriana

 

[SOLD!] Jewelry Booth For Sale

UPDATE 3/21/2016 – The booth is no longer available. 

Hi everyone! First and foremost: Happy New Year! I wish you all a very exciting, adventurous, and prosperous 2016. My year has started with amazing news in both my business and personal life. With these news, come new business decisions for Always With Love to take.

After an amazing and successful holiday season, I have decided to dedicate all my energy to online sales. I will no longer sell in person and won’t be attending art/craft shows anymore. Although selling in person was a very fulfilling experience, I came to the conclusion that it wasn’t the best path for AWL.  For this reason I will be selling my jewelry solely on my Etsy Shop starting this year. I am, however, ready to part with my amazing booth with hopes it gets an amazing home and makes someone very happy.

Both my husband and I (mostly my husband) built this modern and stylish booth by hand. The booth is easy to transport and set up as legs come apart and the tables fold.  The L shaped table has a hidden drawer in the back for easy storage and access when selling. I used to keep my jewelry boxes and bags there. One of my favorite features is the lighting my husband installed on each glass case. It looks very professional and lit up my jewelry beautifully during night shows. It comes with everything in the pictures except for the white jewelry displays (and my jewelry!). It is in great condition and we got tons of compliments on it every time we set it up.  We spent over $1,300 to build it by hand and are selling it for only $725 or best offer.

Booth includes:

  • Commercial Grade 10X10 E-Z Up White Tent with walls (Water and Fire resistant top)
  • 5 Glass display cases with LED lighting.
  • Portable display tables with hidden drawer.
  • Black display wraps.
  • 4 Tent weights.
  • Black Necklace Display (Front Top Right of tent)
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    side view with back wall open

    AWL BOOTH OVERVIEW

    always with love jewelry booth

 

If you are interested or know of anyone in the jewelry community who might be, please share or pin this blog post with them. If you have any questions about the booth, please leave me a comment below.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Adri

AWL on Daytime Television!

AWL Jewelry made it to daytime television! My Toothpick Sword Necklace© will be worn from now on by the characters in the Spencer Family on the daytime soap: The Bold and the Beautiful. The sword is of special meaning to the family, and the characters never take it off. It is a mayor accomplishment and I am very proud my jewelry caught the eye of the show’s producers.

Needless to say, I am beyond myself and couldn’t be happier!

You can watch the official Spencer Family Sword Necklace being worn by very handsome actors every weekday at 1:30pm on CBS.  Yay!

Actor Don Diamont wearing Always With Love

Actor Don Diamont wearing AWL Jewelry

Bold & the Beautiful Official Spencer Family Sword Necklace

Bold & the Beautiful Official Spencer Family Sword Necklace

Equinox Necklace – Main Piece for South Miami Art Fest

 

YOU ARE INVITED!

Tomorrow I will be displaying my latest creation at the South Miami Rotary Art Fest. I call it the Equinox and its colors are what inspired the name of this statement piece. It is made out of Sterling Silver set with 4 teardrop Labradorites with stunning labradorescence, 9 round red carnelians, 8 green Jades, and 5 denim blue Lapis Lazuli cabochons. It hangs perfectly centered and dangles with your every move. Its simply spectacular and I am very happy to show you this beautiful piece this weekend.

Festival Info:

It takes place in the vibrant downtown area of South Miami on Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street) from US 1 to Red Road (SW 57th Avenue) adjacent to The Shops at Sunset Place. T

For online or GPS directions search for 5750 SW 72 St., South Miami, FL 33143.

February 21-22, 2015, Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. On Saturday night there is live jazz onstage until 8:00 PM in the beer garden at 58th Avenue and Sunset.

Equinox Necklace by Adriana Lyden

You’re Invited to South Miami Art Fest!

 

If you are in South Florida you can’t miss out on  South Miami’s 32nd Annual Rotary Art Fest! Visit me at booth #135 to find your Always With Love favorites and for the unveiling of my new designs! This is a juried show  and I’m very excited I was picked to participate.

The festival is located in the heart of downtown South Miami, adjacent to the Shops at Sunset Place. It is held on Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street) between Red Road (SW 57th Avenue) and US 1.

Festival Schedule:

February 21-22, 2015, Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. On Saturday night there is live jazz onstage until 8:00 PM in the beer garden at 58th Avenue and Sunset.

south miami 2015 invite

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Remember to take some time to give thanks to the Lord for all He has done, is doing and will do in our lives. Hope you all have a wonderful day.

Don’t forget, the whole etsy store will be on SALE tomorrow… and Saturday… and Sunday… and Monday!! Get your Christmas shopping done in one place!

Happy Thanksgiving FB

Love Always,

Adriana

Craft Show Booth Display

If you are like me, you are a perfectionist on a budget. A limited, tight budget.  You want the best, because lets face it -you have great taste- but you are starting out and money is tight.  My competitors (I hate that word), or should I say, my colleges have been at this thing called selling at craft shows for a long time. Their booths are spectacular! They look like mini jewelry stores! Most of those beautiful booths are custom designed and very expensive, trust me, I googled it.

I wanted a fighting chance at getting in these awesome craft shows so I needed to step up my game whether my wallet liked it or not. I ended up spending a huge chunk of a months earnings at my husband’s second home: The Home Depot. My husband has a ton of hobbies which require building and constructing amazing stuff and didn’t hesitate when I asked him for help. Since he basically didn’t have a choice, he built me an amazing set up out of very inexpensive materials like pvc, wood, linoleum, and fish tank cases. Seriously.

I don’t know exactly how he did it but I took pictures.

First he created my weights. These he made for my very first show in 2013 at a church parking lot. These are pvc tubes painted pink with white flowers and butterflies, and filled 3/4 of the way with cement. He left some space so that I could decorate it with flowers. They screw in to the tent legs very easily.

PVC DIY Tent Weights

PVC DIY Tent Weights

 

I purchased 5, 15-gallon fish tank cases at our local aquarium store, which saved me $835 (happy dance) and designed the tables around them.

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15 gallon fish tank used as jewelry case

 

My husband built tall display tables using pvc, wood, and linoleum flooring. The long table is “L” shaped and comes apart for easy loading.

hubby building my tables

hubby building my tables

 

We added the black table cloth with heavy duty velcro and done! A new, taller, professional looking display for 1/16th the price.

always with love jewelry booth

always with love jewelry booth with glass cases

 

side view with back wall open

side view with open back wall

 

Let me know what you think!

Love always,

Adriana

 

 

Carnaval on the Mile 2014

Join me next weekend at Carnaval on the Mile! Visit me at booth #108 to find your Always With Love favorites and for the unveiling of my new designs! This is a juried show (my first) and I’m very excited I was picked to participate.

Carnaval on the Mile is located on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Florida and the mile is closed (for cars) on March 1 and 2 and made into a mile long art festival.

Festival Schedule:

Saturday March 1st from 11am to Midnight

Sunday March 2 from 10am to 9pm

artist postcard for clients booth 108

See you there!

Adriana