Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
Rebecca will be starting maternity leave with a subsequent sabbatical at the end of October 2019. She will not be taking new orders after July to ensure that all work gets ample time for completion before then. Thanks!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — october

Eight Years at One Of A Kind and My Gift To You!

Eight Years at One Of A Kind and My Gift To You!

It has been such an exciting year! As this holiday season approaches, I'm overwhelmed by gratitude for your continuous support. This December 3rd - 6th will mark my eighth and final One of a Kind Show at the Merchandise Mart. Thanks to you, my company has evolved and grown to focus on collaborations to create wonderful custom fine jewelry designs and selling favorites from my jewelry collections all over the country.   To show my appreciation, we're doing a huge holiday sale online and at the show, with items up to 65% off!  Click here for two complimentary tickets to the...

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Elyssa's Mission Extraordinary You Event

Elyssa's Mission Extraordinary You Event

  I am proud to announce our partnership with Elyssa's Mission, a community-based organization founded to provide resources and education in teen suicide prevention.  The organization provides hands-on support to area public and private schools as well as community groups in order to educate students, staff and parents on how to recognize and assist those teens most at-risk.   Elyssa's Mission is hosting its annual event Extraordinary You on November 4th from 5-9pm at The Kennilworth Club.  I will be at this fundraising event with my handcrafted jewelry, proceeds from all sales benefit Elyssa's Mission in saving young lives..  Tickets...

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Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Special occasions call for personalized design.  Jewelry is often a gift given to commemorate significant times in our lives - engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, push presents, and other milestones.     Without needing to go fully bespoke in design, the Family Jewelry Collection is a selection of our most popular jewelry designs showcasing birthstones.  Featuring elegant pendants and modern stacking rings, this collection has something to represent all the meaningful people of your life. All of these designs are able to be tailored to the amount and variety of stones to suit you needs, and forged in the recycled metal of your choice.  Click here...

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Before & After - Four Generations of Opal

Before & After - Four Generations of Opal

Welcome to October, it's really feeling like autumn now!  Opal is the October birthstone and it is wonderful how birthstone jewelry can connect families through the generations.  We were lucky enough to work with a customer recently on a very special heirloom redesign.  Using a vintage opal cocktail ring gifted from her grandmother, our customer wanted to create a delicate necklace for her mother utilizing her baby daughter's birthstone.  Rebecca removed one of the opals from the original ring and reset the stone in a bezel setting on a recycled gold-filled chain, creating a delicate and asymmetrical necklace inspired by...

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Opal - Stone of the Month

Did you know that opals, which is the birthstone of October and the star of this blog post, were once considered to bring bad luck? In the mid-1800s people believed that witches used them for witchcraft and they were themes in several novels, each time ruining the main character's life. Today, we know that all these myths surrounding this beautiful gem are nothing but made up stories. To wear an opal doesn't bring bad luck, even if you weren't born in October. Another myth is that opals have the ability to change their colors depending on one's mood...that is just...

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