J’Adorn will Shine in Rehoboth this Weekend

We’re Heading Back to the Beach

Join us in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware this weekend for the Rehoboth Art League’s 35th Annual Holiday Fine Craft Show.  We LOVE participating in the RAL’s events and are thrilled to keep being invited back.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry comes to Rehoboth Art League for Outdoor Fine Craft Show by Rehoboth Delaware beaches

The beach is one of our favorite places to be.  You can see the influence of the ocean in so many of our most treasured pieces.  So, we are honored to be participating in our 4th RAL event in the past 12 months.

It’s official!  The holiday season is upon us.

(we’re even hoping for a little gingerbread flavor in our red-cup lattes this weekend)Ali and Betsy red cup Starbucks cheers at RAL
And whether you’re a Christmas Music NOW person or an After Thanksgiving Purist, we’ll be kicking off this festive time of year at the Rehoboth Art League Outdoor Fine Art & Craft Show THIS WEEKEND!

This will be our FOURTH craft show in 12 months at RAL and we are so honored that they keep inviting us back.  The Holiday Show is where this beautiful relationship started one year ago and we are excited to get back to it!

Ali styling a hair comb at RAL J'Adorn Designs custom jewelry

So join us, along with over two dozen artisans, this weekend! Here’s a quick look at the most important details:

  • Saturday & Sunday from 10am-4pm
  • 12 Dodds Lane Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Indoor event with Silent Auction
  • Rain or shine!
  • Cafe Style refreshments by The Point
  • Craft Beer by Dogfish Head
  • $5 per ticket to enter (proceeds support the Art League) – children under 12 are free

J'Adorn Designs custom jewelry being made at Rehoboth Art League's Holiday Fine Craft Show

We’ll be bringing all of our newest jewelry with us as well as some of our most LOVED pieces.  And of course, in true RAL style, we’ll have out hair adornments in tow.  If you haven’t heard, our hair combs have been a big hit in Rehoboth!

Ali will also have her tools on hand to make on-the-spot customizations and adjustments to ensure you get the perfect fit and the exact look you want!
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Meet the Maryland Makers at Cotton & Co. Vintage Boutique

Spend Saturday with Us!

We’re kicking off our Fall/Holiday Market season with a day at Cotton & Co Vintage Boutique in Keymar. Maryland.  Come bring the whole family to this event.  There will be something for everyone!

A few months ago, we announced our Stockist Partnership with Cotton & Co.  The shop is home to 6,000 square feet of vintage and artisan treasures as well as the state’s only Maryland General Store.  The General Store features over 20 Maryland makers who practice primitive and artisan trades.  And Saturday is all about celebrating us Makers!

meet the maryland maker event image

Here’s what Shop Owner Jess has to say about this event:

Join us as we introduce you to the faces and businesses behind the Maryland General Store. Many of the owners, creatives and representatives behind our local, MD owned and operated small businesses will be joining us. They’ll be bringing new merchandise or introducing new lines of inventory. Bring the kids and paint a pumpkin while you’re here! A fun day out for the whole family. Light refreshments and treats too!

We’ll be popping up with our new table-scape!  Aren’t our displays amazing?  We commissioned a custom set of modular platforms to elevate (get it!?) our show display setup.  We’ve used them a few times already and LOVE them so far.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry: A mini-collection now available at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Artisan jewelry made with freshwater pearls and gemstones including rose quartz, aquamarine, amazonite, tourmaline, druzy quartz, and watermelon tourmaline.

We’ll also have some of our newest pieces with us.  Come and get your holiday shopping started early!

Or, better yet, trick-or-treat-yourself to something you’ve had your eye on!

druzy and crystal jewelry flat lay custom jewelry jadorn designs

Pumpkin painting, fresh jewelry, treats and two historic floors of vintage shopping!  What more could you dream of for an easy Saturday in Maryland?

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Gemstone Jewelry You Can Find at the Baltimore Museum of Art

A mini-collection of our handcrafted jewelry just landed at the BMA, including some exclusive pieces you can’t find anywhere else.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry: A mini-collection now available at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Artisan jewelry made with freshwater pearls and gemstones including rose quartz, aquamarine, amazonite, tourmaline, druzy quartz, and watermelon tourmaline.

(If you can tear your eyes away from all the pretties in that photo to read this, WELL DONE!)

A selection of our pieces have been available in the gift shop at the Baltimore Museum of Art for a little over a year now.  You may remember reading about that in this post.  However, with the holidays around the corner and a couple new collections under our belt, the BMA wanted to update their offerings.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry: A mini-collection now available at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Artisan jewelry made with freshwater pearls and gemstones including rose quartz, aquamarine, amazonite, tourmaline, druzy quartz, and watermelon tourmaline.

Over the past year, we’ve fallen in love with colorful gemstones.

Druzies remain a consistent favorite (though, we’re finding new ways to work with them… more on that later).  But recently, we’re finding ourselves drawn to color, texture and shape.  At the BMA, and in our newest collections, you’ll find lots of high quality gemstones…

  • Watermelon tourmaline
  • Aquamarine
  • Rose quartz
  • Druzy
  • Amazonite
  • Rough tourmaline

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry set: watermelon tourmaline and rose quartz vine earrings and rose gold vine bracelet. As seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Baltimore Museum of Art fell in love with our Watermelon Tourmaline Branch Earrings and had to have them.

But, they also wanted a bracelet to coordinate.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry set: watermelon tourmaline and rose quartz vine earrings and rose gold vine bracelet. As seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The Watermelon Tourmaline Bracelet (above) is ONLY available at the BMA.  It’s one of the custom pieces they commissioned from us for their J’Adorn Collection.

So, if you’re local you can snag it there!

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry set: watermelon tourmaline and rose quartz vine earrings and rose gold vine bracelet. As seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

As always, our hand wrapped wire jewelry features one continuous piece of lightweight, precious metal wire. This means the piece is delicate, flexible and that you’ll never lose a gemstone or get scratched due to a rogue wire end.

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry set: watermelon tourmaline and rose quartz vine earrings and rose gold vine bracelet. As seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

The BMA also requested a custom Sterling Silver and Amazonite set.  They customized this look based on our Crystal Spike Necklace with Pearl Accent and our White Druzy Earrings & Rose Quartz Drops.

These BMA exclusive pieces feature our signature classic style with a twist for more color.  We’re loving the Amazonite Spike and Gray Pearl Accent necklace.  And of course the Amazonite + Druzy Drop Earrings are to die for!  

But if you want either of them, you’ll need to pay a visit to the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Sterling silver gemstone jewelry set by J'Adorn Designs featuring necklace and earrings. Necklace is an amazonite spike on a silver chain with grey freshwater pearl accent. Earrings are white druzy quartz with aqua amazonite drop stones with lever back earrings for comfort.

Detail shot of custom earrings made for the Baltimore Museum of Art by J'Adorn Designs. Earrings are white druzy quartz with aqua amazonite drop stones with lever back earrings for comfort.

We know you’re probably still swooning over these photos.

It’s okay.  We are too.

But we’ve got an exciting little teaser for you…

White druzy drop earrings with sterling silver lever-back earrings for comfort. J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry, as seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

We’ve got a colorful new collection coming your way SOON!

Aqua blue druzy drop earrings with sterling silver lever-back earrings for comfort. J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry, as seen at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Just in time for your holiday shopping (or, more accurately, your holiday wish list)!  Keep your eyes on our Instagram account for more teasers.  And maybe even a sneak peek or two!

J'Adorn Designs handcrafted gemstone jewelry: A mini-collection now available at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Artisan jewelry made with freshwater pearls and gemstones including rose quartz, aquamarine, amazonite, tourmaline, druzy quartz, and watermelon tourmaline.

Items you can find in the Jewelry Shop:

Photos by Britney Clause Photography

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How to Wear Our Rose Gold Bridal Vine

A Very Versatile Vine

Why choose when you don’t have to?  We are obsessed with OPTIONS.
And our Rose Gold Bridal Vine gives you plenty of options!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

Today we’re sharing two gorgeous ways to style it in your locks. 

(Plus, a third bonus look if you read through to the end!)

We made this delicate show-stopper with freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals and genuine rose gold plated wire. It’s sure to become a treasured heirloom and special occasion go-to. 

High quality materials make our hair pieces stand out in a sea of rhinestones and nickel!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

Style #1: Cascade on a Braid

We designed this vine with loops on each end.  When wearing the vine in your hair, use the loops to anchor bobby pins through and fasten it securely in your updo.  Place a few more pins along the length of the braid, and you’ll be set to dance the night away!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

We love how the crystals and pearls add a touch of sparkle and (even more) interest to the side braid in this style.  It’s perfect for elevating a more relaxed dress style, like the one pictured here!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

 

Style #2: The Halo (or, Party in the Back)

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

Did we mention we love options?  Because, we really really love options.

Styled as a halo, the vine can be worn with a veil or as a stand-alone piece.  Photographers especially love the versatility of this piece.  Give yourself the gift of variety!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

If we haven’t given you enough reasons to get all tangled up in this vine, here’s one of the BEST ones:

Even though it’s ultra delicate and flexible, it’s made with one continuous piece of rose gold plated wire.  

That means it won’t come unwrapped.  You’ll never get poked or scratched by a rogue wire end.  And, you’ll never lose a crystal or a pearl!

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

How would YOU wear this piece?  

We’d love to hear your ideas in the comments.  Maybe you’ll think of something we haven’t yet!  Or, take it to your hairdresser and let them play!  You’ll have a look that’s uniquely yours.

How to Wear a Hair Vine: Two wedding hairstyles featuring our Rose Gold Bridal Vine as a wedding hair accessory. J'Adorn Designs heirloom bridal hair accessories and jewelry

Bonus look: The Choker

To wear the vine as a choker, loop the included ribbons through the ends and tie the ribbons together.  That way, you’ll always have a comfortable fit! 

Handcrafted rose gold vine of freshwater pearls, swarovski crystals, and delicate rose gold wire. Wear it as a choker necklace or a hair vine! Hand crafted in Baltimore by J'Adorn Designs artist Alison Jefferies


Photo credits:

“Cascade on a Braid”

  • Photographer: Jasmine Kerbel
  • Flowers: Rogue Petal Co.
  • Hair: @lucja.bridalstylist

“The Halo”

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Sparkly Gold Bridal Earrings for a Classic Annapolis Wedding

Timeless Double Teardrop Earrings

We love our styled collaborations with other wedding professionals, but we REALLY love when our colleagues turn into clients.  Read on for all the fun details on this classic Annapolis wedding!

Classic wedding details featuring gold jewelry and artisan stationery in navy blue and white. Preppy nautical Annapolis wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club featuring jewelry by J'Adorn Designs Maryland jewelry designer

Our Double Teardrop Bridal Earrings are stunners.  And they are especially classic in gold.  

A while ago, we met wedding photographer Mattie Riley at a photo collaboration that featured shelter pups paired with bridal models.  Umm, could there even BE anything better?!  The collaboration was featured by Washingtonian and Mattie fell in love with our bridal jewelry while she was shooting.

Smiling blonde bride in sparkly gold bridal teardrop earrings by J'Adorn Designs bridal jeweler for a classic Annapolis wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

Mattie had to have a pair of our Double Teardrop Earrings for her upcoming Big Day.  And, here at J’Adorn, we take it as a HUGE compliment when a wedding photographer wears our pieces in their own wedding.

They see SO MANY brides in SO MANY styles of gowns and jewelry and headpieces.  They get a chance to curate the very best for their own weddings.  Plus, they know what works from a photography standpoint.

Are we gushing too much?  We’re gushing.  We’re just so flattered, can you tell?

Classic sparkly gold bridal drop earrings on a navy blue background for an Annapolis wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, featuring jewelry by J'Adorn Designs bridal jeweler

We love the way Mattie is just glowing in all of these shots.  It must have been a surreal experience for her to be in front of the camera instead of behind it.  But, we’re so honored we got to play a small role in her beautiful day at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club.

Smiling bridal party in robes, Preppy blue and white wedding details, blonde bride getting ready with sparkly gold bridal teardrop earrings by J'Adorn Designs bridal jeweler for a classic Annapolis wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

We know you’re dying over the earrings, of course.  But, aren’t you also swooning over those Badgley Mischka shoes, too??

This little pops of sparkle from her jewelry, headpiece and shoes are the perfect balance to the simple-but-stunning gown she chose.  As any good photographer will tell you, it’s all in the details!

And we’re loving the way Jen Harvey (Mattie’s wedding photographer) used natural light for these shots.  They are gorgeous.

Smiling blonde bride putting on sparkly gold bridal teardrop earrings by J'Adorn Designs bridal jeweler for a classic Annapolis wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

Mattie and her husband celebrated their first anniversary at the end of August!  Happy First Year, lovebirds.

 

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