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Amethyst and Copper Woven Bezel Wire Ear Cuff by HeatherJordanJewelry Amethyst and Copper Woven Bezel Wire Ear Cuff :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Ivory Cream Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Ivory Cream Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Pink Champagne Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl w Opals by HeatherJordanJewelry Pink Champagne Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl w Opals :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Koroit Boulder Opal and Ethiopian Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Koroit Boulder Opal and Ethiopian Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Wire-Wrapped Sunshine Titanium Quartz Crystal Pend by HeatherJordanJewelry Wire-Wrapped Sunshine Titanium Quartz Crystal Pend :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Australian Opal and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant in S by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian Opal and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant in S :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Pink Amethyst Wire-Wrapped Pendant with Opals in S by HeatherJordanJewelry Pink Amethyst Wire-Wrapped Pendant with Opals in S :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Natural Blue Sapphire and Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Natural Blue Sapphire and Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Chrysocolla Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS w Opals by HeatherJordanJewelry Chrysocolla Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS w Opals :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Wire-Wrapped Mexican Fire Opal Pendant in Sterling by HeatherJordanJewelry Wire-Wrapped Mexican Fire Opal Pendant in Sterling :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Honduran Black Opal n Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Honduran Black Opal n Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Chrome Diopside and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Chrome Diopside and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Biwa Freshwater Pearl and Rubellite Tourmaline P by HeatherJordanJewelry Biwa Freshwater Pearl and Rubellite Tourmaline P :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Mexican Fire Agate n Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Mexican Fire Agate n Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Mexican Tizate n Ethiopian Opal Wire-Wrap Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Mexican Tizate n Ethiopian Opal Wire-Wrap Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Baltic Amber and Opal Pendant with Spider and Fly by HeatherJordanJewelry Baltic Amber and Opal Pendant with Spider and Fly :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0

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Amethyst and Copper Woven Bezel Wire Ear Cuff
Each handcrafted ear cuff is made with a natural, polished amethyst sphere and solid, copper wire. The wire was oxidized, hand-polished, then sealed with clear lacquer to resist tarnish for ease of care and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. This model is available individually or in pairs (modest discount/cuff for the pair) and dimensions of each cuff are 21x13x12mm (0.8" x 0.5" x 0.5").

No piercings are required to wear the cuff. Simply place over the top edge of your ear and slide it down into place. Your ear cuff will arrive in a lovely gift box and ship securely in a padded envelope direct from my studio to your chosen destination.

*Buy it here: www.etsy.com/ca/listing/691940…
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Ivory Cream Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl Pendant
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with an ivory cream cultured Biwa stick pearl, set in solid Sterling silver wire with three glowing, faceted rainbow moonstone beads, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then sealed in clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the pendant over time. This piece comes suspended on your choice of chain and measures 47x20x17mm (1.9" x 0.8" x 0.7"). This is a one-of-a-kind item and there won't ever be another like it!

This piece comes in a luxurious, black velvet jeweler's box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap the box without damaging the velvet); perfect for gift-giving. This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. This ships fully-insured and with international tracking, for your convenience and peace of mind.

*Comes with a signed certificate of authenticity, filled in & signed by the artist; photo of the piece & materials are listed on the reverse side of the card.
**Buy it here: www.etsy.com/ca/listing/673410…
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Pink Champagne Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl w Opals
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with a champagne-pink cultured Biwa stick pearl, set in solid Sterling silver wire with three fiery, faceted Ethiopian welo opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then sealed in clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the pendant over time. This piece comes suspended on your choice of chain and measures 40x18x17mm (1.6" x 0.7" x 0.7"). This is a one-of-a-kind item and there won't ever be another like it!

This piece comes in a luxurious, black velvet jeweler's box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap the box without damaging the velvet); perfect for gift-giving. This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. This ships fully-insured and with international tracking, for your convenience and peace of mind.

*Comes with a signed certificate of authenticity, filled in & signed by the artist; photo of the piece & materials are listed on the reverse side of the card.\
**Buy it here: www.etsy.com/ca/listing/687253…
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Koroit Boulder Opal and Ethiopian Opal Pendant
This pendant was handcrafted with two varieties of opal; a polished Koroit boulder opal cabochon and fiery Ethiopian welo opal beads cascading down the sides. Still photos do not do this piece justice since opals are best-appreciated when they move and the fire is allowed to "roll". The boulder opal has tiny pinpricks of blue and green fire, while the Ethiopian opals have mostly blue, green and pink fire. Solid Sterling silver wire was gracefully woven to cascade around the stones in this stunning, one-of-a-kind piece. The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then sealed with clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece. The whole pendant measures 33x28x15mm (1.3" x 1.1" x 0.6") and comes suspended on your choice of chain.

This piece comes in a luxurious, black velvet jeweler's box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap the box without damaging the velvet); perfect for gift-giving. This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. This ships fully-insured and with international tracking, for your convenience and peace of mind. Hurry before someone else buys it first!

*Comes with a signed certificate of authenticity, filled in & signed by the artist; photo of the piece & materials are listed on the reverse side of the card.
**Buy it here: www.etsy.com/ca/listing/673097…
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Wire-Wrapped Sunshine Titanium Quartz Crystal Pend
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with a colorful titanium quartz crystal, set in solid Sterling silver wire, woven by-hand to cascade around the edges. Silver loops and Sterling silver beads wash about the base of the pendant while three faceted rainbow moonstone beads set in delicate herringbone weaves add to the richness of the stone. The moonstones emit a haunting powder-blue glow and the wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk to bring out the texture and intricacy of the wire-work. Finally, the entire silver surface was coated with a layer of clear lacquer to preserve the aged finish of the piece and resist tarnish. The piece is available with your choice of chain and measures 40x21x16mm (1.6" x 0.8" x 0.6"). This is a one-of-a-kind item and there won't ever be another like it!

Quartz crystals may be enhanced by a process called chemical vapor disposition (CVD), in which the crystals are exposed, in a vacuum chamber, to a titanium-containing gas which bonds to the surface of the mineral and yields vivid, prismatic colors, as shown in this pendant.

This piece comes in a luxurious, black velvet jeweler's box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap the box without damaging the velvet); perfect for gift-giving. This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. This ships fully-insured and with international tracking, for your convenience and peace of mind.

*Comes with a signed certificate of authenticity, filled in & signed by the artist; photo of the piece & materials are listed on the reverse side of the card.
**Buy it here: www.etsy.com/ca/listing/687021…
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Heather Jordan
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
Canada
Heather Jordan Jewelry has very humble roots. I started making jewelry as a way to cope with what was going on in my personal life. After years of persistent illness, I was granted a second chance to have a career; something so most others, in my situation, don't receive. I never purposefully set out to start a jewelry business; it just seemed to unfold naturally as time went on.

My first pieces were bracelets made with packets of stone chip beads from the local dollar store. I was able to sell them and use the proceeds to buy simple tools and materials from local craft stores. Again, pieces sold and I used those profits to buy even more supplies. The cycle continued. A friend offered display space in her store so I would have a place to sell full-time and I started doing local craft shows. Soon, I was outselling competitors and being approached by owners of local boutiques, who were interested in carrying my work on consignment. I started to establish a stable revenue stream and paid myself a modest salary. Next, I ventured out into online venues. By then, I had acquired a taste for being my own boss and wanted to see if I could build a real business.

I started working with wire just before I got my business license. This was a conscious and calcuated decision, on my part, for several reasons. First, no other local artists were wire-wrapping so it helped me stand out. Second, I would rather invest more time (making a piece of jewelry) than spend more to incorporate manufactured components that often lacked character. I found that if I made my own findings and elements with wire, I didn't spend as much on commercially-produced beads. Third, using wire gave me more design options. Using manufactured components limits creative freedom and I wanted my pieces to be different from anything else on the market. Wire-wrapping also gave me the ability to use materials that would otherwise be off-limits, such as un-drilled stones, fossils and meteorites.

Entrepreneurship is far more challenging than most people think, especially if you don't have a start-up fund to launch your business, and you're accustomed to traditional employment, with a regular salary. Not only did I have to develop my skills as an artist, but a businesswoman as well. In essence, I've spent the past few years engaged in an unofficial, yet rigorous program of independent study, simultaneously in those realms. I recently moved my business to Toronto so I could continue to grow and evolve. Starting a business isn't for everyone but it was definitely the right move for me.
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Lilmizflashythang Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday 
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Hawkkit12 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday!
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Scaredycat33 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016
Wow you are such an inspiration. You should really consider getting your story out there. Your work is awesome I hope to be able to afford a piece or two soon.
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random-drawer-person Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the steampunk bismuth crystal ones! Wow!
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Soulsilk Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Beautiful jewelry! Very nice work!
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melichen Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
Your jewelry is amazing!
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Lilmissbirdy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
Happy Birthday!
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ForestDwellerHouses Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope you have a beautiful day!!
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Zorias Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much for the watch add!!! :icongrin--plz:

:butterfly: Krista
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blackcurrantjewelry Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Thank you for the watch : )
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