See Us at Merry Mart This Weekend!

We’re popping up at Merry Mart in Baltimore this Sunday

And, just in time, too!  With only three shopping weekends left until Christmas, there is no time to waste.  Come out and see us, support local makers AND crush that holiday gift list of yours!

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Merry Mart takes place at the Creative Alliance

It’s our first time showing here and we’re so excited to join the talented makers & artists from our home city of Baltimore.  And, since this a juried event, you’ll only be seeing the very best of what our area has to offer.

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Of course, we’ll have our new Harmony Collection with us!  Come and try on those pieces you’ve been eyeing up and see for yourself how INCREDIBLY lightweight and comfortable they are to wear.

You can find all of the event details HERE, but the most important things to know are:

  • DATE: Sunday, December 8
  • TIME: 11am-5pm
  • PLACE: The Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD 21224

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For a full list of on-site vendors and makers, check out the Merry Mart Event Page. They’re certainly going to have something for everyone on your list… and probably a few somethings for yourself, too!

Shop a diverse mix of handmade items by artisans from Baltimore and beyond this Holiday Season! Merry Mart is an annual juried holiday craft market that showcases high-quality handmade arts and crafts including; clothing, handbags, accessories, ceramics, soaps, kids’ toys, mixed media, jewelry and great art!

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And, we’ve got some big news for any of you long-time J’Adorn fans:

Our Tassel Collection is retiring

Goodbyes are hard, we know.  So come out for one last chance to shop our great-for-gifting tassel jewelry.  Those pieces are all under $100.  They make the perfect fun, colorful and smile-inducing stocking stuffer.  And once we step forward into 2020, they’ll be gone gone gone.

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New Jewelry Collection: Harmony

A Visual Symphony for Harmony

We are over-the-moon excited to introduce you to our NEW collection.  Harmony is here!  And we are ready to pull back the curtain and tell you a bit about our inspiration for this dynamic new collection.

 

Blue tourmaline drops necklace on a delicate gold chain by J'Adorn Designs for the Harmony Collection

HARMONY

Harmony refers to the contrast between competing elements like light & dark, rough & polished, colorful and neutral. You’ll see visual examples of harmony through qualities that may seem to be in conflict but become even more beautiful beside one another.

(in the photos that follow, look for elements of harmony in the details of the pieces)

Blue druzy jewelry set by J'Adorn Designs

So much love for Druzies

The people have spoken.  And the people want DRUZIES.  Lots of druzies!  In this collection, we are debuting Violet and Teal as our new druzy colors.  We like to give the people what they want!  We think you’re really going to love these bright new colors.  Shop them here.

The Baltimore Museum of Art was the first to specifically request a dark aqua color.  We sourced the perfect dark druzy for their exclusive collection earlier this year.  Well, we fell in love so hard that we just had to make that color available to everyone.

This rainbow of new druzy colors has been a big hit at the holiday shows we’ve debuted them in so far this year.  Side note: a perk of coming to our pop ups and shows is first looks at some of our newest pieces before they hit the online shop.

Harmony Collection: Jewelry by J'Adorn Designs. A selection of teal, green, and blue ocean colored gemstone jewelry that was handcrafted in Baltimore MD by jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies

 

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Onward and Upward

New Bloom, the collection we launched this spring, was a landmark moment for us here at J’Adorn.  That collection debuted new jewelry making skills, metal working techniques and finer elements than we had ever used before.  Harmony is a continuation on that trend.

This White Druzy & Rose Quartz Necklace makes a complete set with the White Druzy & Rose Quartz Earrings from New Bloom.  This is great news for all you collectors.  Or, for those of you who love a the ease of a matching set.  It also pairs beautifully with the new gold version of our white druzy drop earrings.

Rose gold and pearl handcrafted jewelry set by J'Adorn Designs

Modern Twist on a Classic

Pearls.  We just don’t think they’ll ever go out of style.  However, the pearls featured here in our Harmony collection are not quite your grandma’s pearls.  (Not that there’s anything wrong with your grandma’s pearls! We love those, too!)

Freshwater Coin Pearls are a staple element in this collection.  Find them in earrings, pendant necklaces (available in silver, gold and rose gold) and clustered with gemstones.  We’re especially loving the coin pearl drops on our gold hoops.  Right on trend and ready to be dressed up or down.  

Black bridal accessories for alternative wedding, crystal spike hair accessories and necklace set by J'Adorn Designs artisan jewelry

Crystals from the Dark Side

We’re keeping some of our favorite J’Adorn trademarks like our stunning hair combs and pins, but we’ve gone to the dark side and, honestly, we don’t hate it.  These Black Crystal and Silver Combs and Pins are, like all our hairpieces, heirloom quality and made with gemstones and Swarovski elements.

We also have black crystals debuting in familiar (and best selling) styles.  Our Black Crystal Spike Necklace with Labradorite Accent is sure to be a new fan-favorite.

Aquamarine silver bracelet in vine shape, wire wrapped aquamarine bracelet by J'Adorn Designs jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies

Wrap Queen

Designer Ali is a wrap queen.  (and maybe, at late-night karaoke after a drink or two, a rap queen)  Over the past few years, J’Adorn has built quite the reputation for our delicate-yet-durable wire wrapped pieces.  They are striking, deceptively lightweight and artistic.  It’s like a wearable masterpiece.

 In our Harmony collection, we are continuing with the trend of finer, more precious gemstones.  Our new wrapped pieces feature emeralds and tourmalines (seen in our New Leaf Gemstone Branch Necklace), and aquamarines (seen in our Aquamarine Silver Vine Bracelet).  Emeralds are also center stage on our gold hoop earrings.

Emerald and gold jewelry set; Gold hoops with emeralds; gold vine pendant with emeralds and tourmalines; by J'Adorn Designs for Harmony Collection

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New Gemstone Jewelry Designs Coming Soon!

Sneak a Little Peek

We’re giving you a glimpse inside the studio as Designer Ali puts the finishing touches on our new collection. The collection launches in just a few days!  It’s arriving in time to be among the season’s favorite gifts.

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

While we can’t unveil much just yet, here are a few clues to spark your imagination…

  • Light & Dark
  • A rainbow of gemstones
  • Even more druzies

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

Take a good look at these photos and you’ll see some of Designer Ali’s techniques at work.  And, you just might catch a glimpse at some elements of the new collection!

Our last big collection, New Bloom, was a milestone for us.  And this time, we’re pushing the envelope even further with new jewelry-making techniques and even more fine-jewelry elements.  Ali is growing as a designer.  Over the years, she has continued to invest in herself by learning new skills.  As her jeweler’s bench shows here in these photos, she’s got a lot of sophisticated techniques in her maker’s arsenal!

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

Ali has been busy…

Setting Stones // Wrapping Wire // Sawing Metal

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

(Also, can we just get a little extra credit for Ali looking so glamorous at a work bench, please?!)

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

The new collection drops this weekend in our Jewelry Shop.  Join our VIP group and be among the FIRST to know exactly when it’s available*.

(*and as a bonus, you’ll also be in on our top secret Black Friday surprise!)

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

Bet you wish that flat-lay photo wasn’t so intentionally blurry, huh??

Seriously, snag your spot as a VIP and get the real images, in all their sparkly glory, right in your inbox the INSTANT the collection goes live.

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

Like many of our pieces, this new collection features several limited edition items.  Because they are organic, created-by-the-earth elements, gemstones vary.  So, certain pieces are one-of (or, few-of) a-kind.

That means, if you see something you love… DON’T HESITATE!  There might only be a handful available.

Maryland jewelry artisan Alison Jefferies makes delicate gemstone jewelry and hair accessories for women and weddings at her jewelry studio in Catonsville

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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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