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Australian and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Ethiopian Desert Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Ethiopian Desert Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Australian Opal and Ethiopian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pe by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian Opal and Ethiopian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pe :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Australian Opal and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian Opal and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Amethyst n Opal Wire-Wrapped SS Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Amethyst n Opal Wire-Wrapped SS Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Blue Hemimorphite Druzy Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Blue Hemimorphite Druzy Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Two-Toned Steampunk Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Two-Toned Steampunk Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Rainbow Moonstone Steampunk Pendant w Labradorite by HeatherJordanJewelry Rainbow Moonstone Steampunk Pendant w Labradorite :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 1 Cavansite/Stillbite Druzy Pendant w Blue Apatite by HeatherJordanJewelry Cavansite/Stillbite Druzy Pendant w Blue Apatite :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 1 Opalized Ammonite Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS w Her by HeatherJordanJewelry Opalized Ammonite Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS w Her :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 3 0 Steampunk Mood Pendant with Uranium Glass by HeatherJordanJewelry Steampunk Mood Pendant with Uranium Glass :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 2 0 Steampunk Wire-Wrapped Spirit Level Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Steampunk Wire-Wrapped Spirit Level Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Watermelon and Rubellite Tourmaline Wire-Wrapped by HeatherJordanJewelry Watermelon and Rubellite Tourmaline Wire-Wrapped :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 1 Lab-Created Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant w Swarovski by HeatherJordanJewelry Lab-Created Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant w Swarovski :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 1 Bismuth Crystal and Titanium Quartz Druzy Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Bismuth Crystal and Titanium Quartz Druzy Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 1 Hemimorphite Druzy n Aqua Chalcedony Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Hemimorphite Druzy n Aqua Chalcedony Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0

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Australian and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with 2 kinds of opal; an ethereal Australian opal doublet cabochon, set in solid Sterling silver wire with three faceted Ethiopian opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The entire silver surface was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, polished, then sealed in a coat of clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. All opals emit pink, green, orange and yellow fire. The fire differs on each opal; pin-pricks of glitter on the Australian opal and patches on the Ethiopian opals. The pendant comes suspended on your choice of chain or cord and measures 37x22x16mm (1.5" x 0.9" x 0.6"). 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/648991…
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Ethiopian Desert Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in SS
This gorgeous, rich pendant was made with a solid, Ethiopian desert opal, still in it's natural matrix with a polished front face, woven in solid Sterling silver wire with three fiery Ethiopian opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The entire waxy surface of the opal has fire, but patches flash at different angles as the pendant turns in the light. All of the opals emit deep fire with pops of green, yellow, orange and red-- truly a delight! The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then sealed in clear lacquer to resist tarnish and protect the aged finish of the piece over time. The pendant comes suspended on your choice of chain or leather cord and measures 40x27x18mm (1.6" x 1.1" x 0.7"). This is a one-of-a-kind item and there won't ever be another like it. It is rare to find welo opals set in antiqued Sterling silver because polishing is such a delicate process.

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.

This is a one-of-a-kind piece and there won't ever be another. Don't let someone else snap it up 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/647576…
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Australian Opal and Ethiopian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pe
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with 2 kinds of opal; an ethereal Australian opal doublet cabochon, set in solid Sterling silver wire with three Ethiopian opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The entire silver surface was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, polished, then sealed in a coat of clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. All opals emit pink, green, orange and yellow fire. Wicked! The pendant comes suspended on your choice of chain or cord and measures 33x22x16mm (1.3" x 0.9" x 0.6"). 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/633668…
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Australian Opal and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant
This gorgeous, handcrafted pendant was made with an ethereal Australian opal doublet cabochon, set in solid Sterling silver wire with three faceted, rainbow moonstone beads, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The entire silver surface was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, polished, then sealed in a coat of clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. The opal has subtle patches of blue and green fire and the moonstones emit a haunting, blue glow. Wicked! The pendant comes suspended on your choice of chain or cord and measures 34x24x18mm (1.3" x 0.9" 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/647489…
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Amethyst n Opal Wire-Wrapped SS Pendant
This elaborate, wire-wrapped pendant features a faceted, gem-quality amethyst cabochon, enriched by fiery Ethiopian welo opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves. The opals have fire that is predominantly green and blue with a cobalt-blue/violet undertone. The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk and sealed with a clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. The pendant measures 31x20x16mm (1.2" x 0.8" x 0.6" ) and comes suspended on your choice of chain or cord.

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.

This is a one-of-a-kind piece and there won't ever be another. Hurry before it's gone!

*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/647476…
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Heather Jordan
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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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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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HeatherJordanJewelry Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Love your work! :)
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