Sunday, June 27, 2010

A Ring a Day - Twenty-seven

Indigo Starfish Ring by The Sage's Cupboard
Ring # 27 - Indigo

I am so very pleased to announce that Rings # 17 and 22 have both found new homes through the Help the Gulf Coast Etsy shop. So far, the shop has raised $5500 for relief efforts in the Gulf. It’s a great feeling, being able to assist in even the smallest way, especially when we’re too far away to put on some overalls and rescue animals in person.

Today’s ring was supposed to be a donation, but I made a small miscalculation and ended up with a size 7 band instead of size 9. Although it’s not terribly tiny, I think an average size would be more likely to sell, and that’s what it’s all about. I can put an Oops in my own shop and wait to see if it sells. Apart from size, the ring turned out great.

I hope to have a replacement for this ring very soon, and I will continue to do whatever I can for such an important cause! If you haven’t stopped by Help the Gulf Coast in awhile, there are many wonderful new donations from talented Etsy artists. Every little bit counts!

Copyright 2010 Inspirational Beading and The Sage's Cupboard


2 comments:

  1. Hey
    I appreciate the way you have used your creativity, passion for pearls and color choices for humanitarian causes. Kudos to you!. Its amazing to realize that we have so much inside us that we can use to contribute or give back in so many different and creative ways.
    Barkha Dhar
    dharbarkha.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you! It is amazing that there are people willing to create an avenue for everyone to make a difference. These little fundraiser shops allow anyone to contribute time when money isn't an option. The total donations are now up to $6000, and counting!

    ReplyDelete

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Inspiration Topics

accessories amulet Ancient Worlds Modern Beads animals April's Army art ArtFire astrology astronomy autumn awards awareness bangle beach Bead Inspired Bead Shops bead soup bead spotlight bead stash Bead Trays beaded beads beading theory beads belt bezel birthstones black blog spotlight blue boho bone book spotlight bracelet Bracelet A Week branch fringe brick stitch brown bugles buttons cabochon ceramic chain maille challenge charity chevron chain christmas collar Collections color Color Ideas color triads conservation craft shows crafts crochet crystals cuff Culled Beads current events Current Faves daggers Daily Sets daisy chain Delicas Destash drops Dutch spiral earrings Egypt Egyptian Gods embellishing embroidery environment etsy exotic fair trade fantasy fashion Favorite Beads Favorite Techniques feminine fibers film findings fire polish fixtures Flashback Test flickr inspiration flowers food found object free form fringe Geek Jewels geekery gemstones geography giveaway glass gold gray Greece green herringbone hex cuts history holiday home decor insects inspiration tip inspired beader Inspired by... Inspiring Links ivory Jewelry Stash knitting ladder stitch lampwork lariat leaf fringe leather lights literature loomwork macrame magatamas Master Class Medallions metal free metalwork Mini Collar a Week mixed media mixture Mood Board MOP multi-color multi-strand music natural beads nature necklace Necklace a Day Nepal chain netting New Beads ocean ombre orange paint paper patterns pearls pendant peyote photography Picasso finish pink Pinspiration PMC polymer clay poster sketch purple quick inspiration rainbow RAW red resin ring Ring a Day rivoli Rome Russian spiral scarf science seed beads shell silver soutache spiral rope spring square stitch St. Petersburg steampunk stringing stripes summer tagua TBT The Elements thread Tilas Time Capsule tools trade beads triangle weave tribal tropical turquoise tutorial two-hole beads Ugly vintage Wear it Twice weather white winter WIP wire wishlist wood World Beaders yellow
Blog Home * About * Beading Tutorials * Advertise

Learn About Sponsoring Inspirational Beading with Project Wonderful
Affiliated With ShareASale.com and Amazon.com