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Larimar and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Larimar and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Amber Pendant with Insect Inclusions in Sterling S by HeatherJordanJewelry Amber Pendant with Insect Inclusions in Sterling S :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Australian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in Sterling S by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in Sterling S :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Chrysoprase and Opal Pendant in Sterling Silver by HeatherJordanJewelry Chrysoprase and Opal Pendant in Sterling Silver :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Amber with Fruit Flies and Ethiopian Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Amber with Fruit Flies and Ethiopian Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Pink Sapphire and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Pink Sapphire and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Moonstone Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Moonstone Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Silver Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Labradorite by HeatherJordanJewelry Silver Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Labradorite :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Black Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Black Biwa Stick Freshwater Pearl and Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Australian and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in Sterling by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in Sterling :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Mexican Cantera and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Mexican Cantera and Ethiopian Opal Pendant in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Cobaltoan calcite druzy and rainbow moonstone pend by HeatherJordanJewelry Cobaltoan calcite druzy and rainbow moonstone pend :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Libyan Desert Glass and Ethiopian Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Libyan Desert Glass and Ethiopian Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 0 Ethiopian Desert Opal Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Ethiopian Desert Opal Pendant Wire-Wrapped in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Blue Botyroidal Hemimorphite Druzy n Opal Pendant by HeatherJordanJewelry Blue Botyroidal Hemimorphite Druzy n Opal Pendant :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 0 0 Australian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant w Opals in SS by HeatherJordanJewelry Australian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant w Opals in SS :iconheatherjordanjewelry:HeatherJordanJewelry 1 1

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Larimar and Rainbow Moonstone Pendant in SS
This gorgeous handcrafted pendant was made with a natural, polished larimar cabochon from the Dominican Republic, wrapped in antiqued Sterling silver wire with gem-quality, faceted rainbow moonstones that emit a deep, blue glow. It measures 49x33x20mm (1.9" x 1.3" x 0.8") and comes suspended on your choice of chain. The wire was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then coated in clear lacquer to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the pendant.

Your pendant will ship securely in a lovely gift box, secured inside a padded mailer with tracking and insurance direct from my studio to your chosen destination. Makes a great gift, or... spoil yourself & keep it. The choice is yours! I hope you enjoy wearing it as much as I did making it for you.

*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.
**Available for purchase here: heatherjordanj.com/products/la…
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Amber Pendant with Insect Inclusions in Sterling S
This beautiful wire-wrapped pendant was made with a gorgeous piece of Baltic amber with two insects (a mosquito and a smaller beetle-like bug) inside! Faceted gem-quality citrine beads, set in delicate herringbone weaves cascade down silver coils from the top. This one-of-a-kind pendant was woven by-hand with solid, Sterling silver wire, which was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then polished to a glossy lustre before it was sealed with clear lacquer, to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. This is a large pendant, measuring 51x33x21mm (2.0" x 1.3" x 0.8") and comes suspended on your choice of chain.

Rugged, organic and gorgeous, this pendant truly reflects the raw beauty of nature's finest treasures. Your pendant will arrive in a beautiful, black velvet jewelry box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap it without damaging the velvet. It ships fully-insured with international tracking for your convenience and peace of mind.

This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. There is ONLY ONE so buy it now to avoid disappointment. I cannot make another if someone else buys this one 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.
**If you like it, you can buy it here: heatherjordanj.com/products/am… 
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Australian Opal Wire-Wrapped Pendant in Sterling S
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 green and blue fire. The fire differs on each opal; neon blue and green streaks on the Australian opal and rolling patches of blue and green fire on the Ethiopian opals. The pendant comes suspended on your choice of chain and measures 35x22x16mm (1.4" 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.
*If you like it, you can buy it here: heatherjordanj.com/products/au…
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Chrysoprase and Opal Pendant in Sterling Silver
This elaborate, handcrafted pendant was made with a natural chrysoprase cabochon, set in solid Sterling silver wire, woven by-hand to cascade around the edges. Silver loops and weaves wash about the base of the pendant while three frosty Ethiopian welo opals (with green, pink and orange fire), set in delicate, herringbone weaves, add to the richness of the stone. 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 to resist tarnish. The piece is available with your choice of chain and measures 45x28x17mm (1.8" x 1.1" 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.
**If you like it, you can buy it here: heatherjordanj.com/products/ch…
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Amber with Fruit Flies and Ethiopian Opal Pendant
This beautiful wire-wrapped pendant was made with a gorgeous piece of Baltic amber with three tiny fruit flies inside! Ethiopian welo opals, set in delicate herringbone weaves cascade down silver coils from the top. This one-of-a-kind pendant was woven by-hand with solid, Sterling silver wire, which was oxidized naturally with egg yolk, then polished to a glossy lustre before it was sealed with clear lacquer, to resist tarnish and preserve the aged finish of the piece over time. The whole pendant measures 45x25x19mm (1.8" x 1.0" x 0.7") and comes suspended on your choice of chain.

Rugged, organic and gorgeous, this pendant truly reflects the raw beauty of nature's finest treasures. Your pendant will arrive in a beautiful, black velvet jewelry box, contained in a cardboard outer shell (so you can wrap it without damaging the velvet. It ships fully-insured with international tracking for your convenience and peace of mind.

This is an heirloom-quality piece you can treasure for many years to come. There is ONLY ONE so buy it now to avoid disappointment. I cannot make another if someone else buys this one 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/714859…
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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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