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How to Get Inspired

Posted by Yvonne Raley on

How to Get Inspired

With spring just around the corner and winter being ridiculously mild this year, it's time to think about some inspiration for jewelry and wedding season. Here are some tricks and tips of how I come up with new ideas. To me, there are two main inspirations for jewelry: shapes and colors. That's all there is to it, really. I occasionally look at other jewelry, but it's less often than you might think. The only kind of jewelry I really look at is antique stuff, mainly art deco, but again it's about how they work with shapes. So for instance, the...

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Blog Migration

Posted by Cecile Raley on

Cecile Raley Designs
We have moved our blog to our website. For the latest blog posts, please visit Cecile Raley Designs.

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What if You Could Design it Yourself? Well, You Can!

Posted by Yvonne Raley on

Bear with me for this introductory anecdote. At my first Vegas show, in May 2015, I bumped into a Frenchmen at the "meet and greet" event, both of us trying to trade the JCK coupon for a glass of free wine at the overcrowded bar (lesson learned about "free" stuff). Anyway, Jean Jacques, that's his name, and I got talking and he told me he was at the event to find if there was interest in a "design...

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What Does "Recycled" Metal Really Mean?

Posted by Cecile Raley on

I advertise in my shop that my castings are made from recycled metals.  Recently I got a question about what this really means, which made me realize that there is quite a need for me to clarify.

First off, here's what it doesn't mean: it doesn't mean that I re-purpose old clasps or chains or any other jewelry parts. All the items I use, unless they are antique (that is rare) are newly purchased...

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New Price List Available for Rings

Posted by Cecile Raley on

Here is another price list for you.  This one is for all my rings.  Or most of them anyway... not all of these rings are my own designs, so when they are not, they are not included here.   Remember, these prices do not include gemstones because the prices vary too much.  

Here are some additional notes, pretty much the same notes as last time.


1. I can cast in 10 K gold also but you do not save that...

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