Introducing J’Adorn Gives

I’m officially naming a facet of J’Adorn that has been a priority from the beginning.Modern jeweler J'Adorn Designs, Maryland custom jewelry

Meet J’Adorn Gives – an initiative straight from my heart!

When I founded J’Adorn Designs to sell my handcrafted jewelry back in 2012, I knew that I’d have to reinvest every penny I made back into the business to keep growing. But I also knew that I wanted my company to be a force for good in the world.

I wanted to make philanthropy part of my business model as soon as it was financially feasible. 

J'Adorn Gives: creative philanthropy at a Maryland custom jeweler, J'Adorn Designs

I had my first chance to give back through J’Adorn Designs in 2014. 

My hair stylist invited me to donate jewelry to her salon’s annual fundraiser for suicide awareness and prevention. This was especially close to my heart, as I had recently lost a childhood friend to suicide. So, I knew I needed to jump at this chance to make a difference.

Art Fundraiser for Suicide Prevention, Maryland jeweler gives to suicide prevention benefit

I made this custom jewelry set especially for the fundraiser. Then I designed the display and brought it to the salon for the silent auction.

It made me so happy to finally be able to give with J’Adorn Designs! 

J'Adorn Gives: How one Baltimore custom jeweler gives back through creative philanthropy

Since that first silent auction, J’Adorn Designs has donated jewelry or gift certificates to lots of other local, national, and international causes.

Some of the causes J’Adorn Designs has given to include:

Philanthropy has always been a foundational value of my custom jewelry business. J’Adorn Gives is simply naming this priority.

I hope you will join me in future endeavors to make the world a more beautiful place through J’Adorn Gives!

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Handcrafted Earrings for a Benefit Auction

Bid on a pair of my handcrafted earrings and other works of art to support a great cause this weekend!

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelry

I’m so excited to share about my contribution to the Art and Handmade Auction for Myasthenia Gravis. The benefit auction is live now and it runs through the weekend!

I’m part of a group of artists and makers from across the country who have contributed original works to an annual benefit auction to raise funds and awareness for the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. The auction’s organizer, Kait Masters, is one of the amazing friends I’ve made through my role as a Tuesdays Together leader in The Rising Tide Society. She is a fellow artist who lives with MG, a chronic neuromuscular disease that requires constant treatment and management. You may recognize the disease as the one that Lucious Lyon has on Empire. I’m proud to have an opportunity to use my handcrafted jewelry to help people like Kait work toward a more full and healthy life.

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelry

I contributed a pair of gold & turquoise handcrafted earrings to the MG fundraiser. In addition, there are many other works of original art & craft up for bid at this benefit auction.

To help peak your interest, here’s a look at some of my favorite items you can bid on at this weekend’s auction:

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelry4×4 acrylic on canvas – Art by Megan

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelryDecorative Earthenware Pitcher – Judy Stockwell

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelryPainted Pendant – Larkspur + Laurel

Artists & Makers Fundraiser Auction, Handcrafted goods for a cause, J'Adorn Designs handcrafted jewelryPainted coasters – Elysian Market

  • Check out the benefit auction on Facebook HERE! 
  • Learn more about Myesthenia Gravis and Kait’s story HERE.
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J’Adorn Designs Is Now a Wedding Chicks Preferred Vendor!

I’m pleased to share that J’Adorn Designs is a new member of the Wedding Chicks preferred vendors’ network!

Wedding jewelry style inspiration by J'Adorn Designs featured by Wedding Chicks

Check out the J’Adorn Designs portfolio on the Wedding Chicks site. And if you’re planning a wedding, be sure to follow along with their Inspiration page! I’ll be contributing content regularly along with other members of their elite network of wedding vendors!


J'Adorn Designs: Featured Bridal Jewelry Vendor on Wedding Chicks Vendor List
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New Collection of Jewelry & Bridal Accessories Is Here!

Last week was a pretty big deal at the J’Adorn Designs studio!

I finally unveiled my new collection of jewelry and bridal accessories on Friday – which also happened to be my 30th birthday! I celebrated the big day by sending out a special gift to my email BFFs in the morning and throwing a virtual party on my Instagram page all day long. It was a great day of celebration that included three of my favorite things: cake, champagne, and beautiful jewelry! 

New collection launch, jewelry and bridal accessories by J'Adorn Designs

 In case you missed the announcement, here are some highlights of the new collection you’ll want to check out! 

2017 bridal accessory trends, new jewelry and wedding accessory collection by J'Adorn Designs

I’ll be sharing a bit about each piece from the new collection here on the blog in the coming weeks. Today I invite you to check out the full collection over in my online shop (and let me know if you have a favorite!)

Upscale Fashion Jewelry and Bridal Accessories by J'Adorn Designs custom jeweler design studio

All photos by Madison Short 

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New Jewelry Collection Launch Day Tomorrow!

New jewelry collection and bridal accessories coming soon to J'Adorn Designs!

Hi, friends!  The J’Adorn Designs shop is offline today to make room for all the new pieces coming tomorrow with the new jewelry collection launch! Tomorrow is also my 30th birthday, so it’s going to be a day-long virtual party that you won’t want to miss!
Here are a few things you can do to get ready for the fun:
  • Become a J’Adorn email BFF if you’re not already on the list! I’ll be sending out a special gift to everyone on my email list tomorrow to celebrate the new jewelry collection Launch Day and my 30th birthday. It won’t be going out anywhere else, so you’ll need to sign up to get in on the action!
  • Check out my Instagram page for sneak peeks at some of the new pieces coming to the shop tomorrow!
  • Share with your friends! This party is a “more the merrier” type of affair, so feel free to invite your friends on social media. All lovers of stylish jewelry & bridal accessories are welcome!
See you tomorrow, loves! 
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