The big, the bold and the colorful.

The big, the bold and the colorful upcycled vinyl record earrings; my focus has been on the Funky! collection in the past weeks. My bet is that you’ve probably noticed from my IG feed. I find these just so fun to make as each pair is truly one of a kind. Here’s a glimpse of a few pairs that have recently been listed.

Large black and red geometric recycled vinyl record dangle earrings by DANA Jewellery
The iconic Polydor colors

They are big yet super light. “Woah but they are so light!” is a comment I get all the time. On top of that, the hooks are surgical steel, which is a nickel free and hypoallergenic material. No need to worry you with sensitive ears out there!

Let these quirky dangle earrings become your new power accessory. If you like dressing in a monochromatic fashion -I do-, a pair of these is sure to add that quirky touch of color to your outfit. Quirky and powerful, what else can you possibly want. Well, apart from peace in this wild world.

Look at that black and mint green combination. Mmmint green! It isn’t a very common color when it comes to vinyl record labels hence my slight over excitement. I have to admit that the “INTERSOUND” ones nearly didn’t make it online. Yup, was very tempted to keep ’em to myself. There, I said it.

Find more ooak statement earrings from the Funky! collection:
On my website www.danajewellery.com
On Etsy www.etsy.com/shop/lescreationsdana

How about a 10% off your entire order? Just send me a DM on Instagram @creationsdanajewellery and mention you’ve visited my blog for the secret coupon code.

Hey, thanks for stopping by.
Anne-Louise xo

Vinyl record star pin brooches are here

The new vinyl record star pins are here. I’ve tried them on and, well, let me tell you that they certainly make my life and outfits a little more ‘starry’ and fabulous yes they do.

Vinyl record pin brooches by Dana Jewellery
Available in white, mint green or black with gold, silver or copper metallic accents.

Use them to add a little sparkle to you hat, jacket, bag or you can even secure your scarf with one of these beauties.

Mint green and coppery rose gold star pin on a darker green velvet or denim jacket? Yes please, I’m ready for spring! After all, the daffodils have been out for a good while here in Ireland. The gorgeous handmade triangle scarf I’m wearing in the photo above is from Leonie over at Maple and Oak Designs .

If you’ve read through and scrolled down to here, mm I’d say there’s a chance you could be interested in these pretty little things. You can find them at www.danajewellery.com along with a great selection of ear and neck jewelry handcrafted from vinyl records. Thanks for stopping by. x

 

It’s still #greenfriday here.

Yeah, I know; today is Saturday. Yesterday was #greenfriday, which is all about supporting small Irish makers. In my case, it is also green because most of my jewellery  is handcrafted with love and care using recycled vinyl records. In order to celebrate the greenness (is that even a word) of it all, I offer free shipping with coupon code “YAYFREESHIP” or 15% off with code “GET15OFF” until monday Nov. 27th. What’s not to like hey.

If you like your jewellery colorful and preeeetty funky, well check out the Funky! collection. Most pieces from that collection are made using the vinyl record labels and are therefore ONE.OF.A.KIND. Yep! So unique, just like yourself (I know, I’m full of cheese) 😀

If you’re more on the minimal/contemporary side when it come to your adornments, you might want to check out the Metallic collection. These fantastic stylish -yet bold- pieces combine mint green, white and black vinyl record to metallic tones such as copper, rose gold, silver and gold. You will just love how the light plays on the metallic details, for that perfect touch of  *bling* -yes I said it- at your next party. I say “party” here but they are also absolutely fab everyday pieces too!

 

Hey, I’ve added a sale section

Hey, I’ve added a sale section to my shop. The quiet winter months are for designing and sketching away and looking at Pinterest and feeling overwhelmingly inspired and for sipping hot drinks and making prototypes aren’t they?

Hum, well, for small creative businesses, January and February are also often made for the not-so-fun work of doing inventories and organizing and reorganizing. And wondering if you’re doing all that stuff right.

So here! Feel free to browse my discounted designs which are handcrafted by yours truly mostly from recycled vinyl records. I’ve posted a few photos of what’s available at the moment of writing. These items are either from past collections or have some very minor defects … which, really, makes them even more special. Huh?

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Copper dipped chevron upcycled vinyl record necklace

Happy shopping!
Any questions? Just get in touch at info@danajewellery.com

A bit of aqua, lime and Nana

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Vinyl record stud earrings in the making

Tender aqua and bright lime green; colors reminiscent of warm summer days.

Lime in your drink, by the pool.
Limes on your dress, by the sea.
Lime popsicles, in the park.

The warm days are nearly here and I have been looking for brightly colored vinyl record labels to bring a bit of sunshine to my Etsy shop. So I went to my record pile and started digging for the colorful labels. Well, I know, I am not your typical record digger as you probably figured out.

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“A POPS SERENADE”, handcrafted from the BOSTON POPS ORCHESTRA vinyl record. Truly one of a kind!

Handcrafted one by one from random and rather obscure vinyl records, these stud earrings are truly one of a kind. They feature bits of design and/or names of songs from the original labels.

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Oh and there’s no need to worry, record lovers out there, as no collectible records are used in the making of my jewelry. So no Beatles or Rolling Stones or Pink Floyd records are sacrificed for the sake of making jewelry. I rather use a lot of old Christmas records and a lot –a lot- of Nana Mouskouri ones. Oh Nana, how much fun we’ve had sticking your big framed eyes into our own glasses.

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I’m using a Nana Mouskouri record sleeve at the moment as a “working board” in the workshop. Oh things happen when your work table is full of old record sleeves. Eh Nana?