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Artful and Personalized Silver Jewelry: Joseph Allen Designs

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

hand-stamped silver jewelry

Joseph Allen Designs makes wonderful personalized silver jewelry The hand-stamped silver jewelry you can get is either made with a hammered or satin finish. There are SEVERAL designs you can pick from, and each necklace can be hand-stamped (better than just an engraving, that isn’t as deep) AND lets you add a pearl or a Swarvorski crystal or birthstone (in any corresponding color.)

I received a piece customized for me. I went with a hammered look because I think that looks more arty. I picked a somewhat simple oval design (it took me a while to decide which shape I liked best) which I can wear long, and then even layer with another tiny/shorter silver necklace.

For the hand-stamping, I wanted a phrase that would be personal to me. That means, I wasn’t looking for just a simple word. I was even looking into some Latin and French phrases. But I settled on a phrase from a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It’s, “drink the wild air.”

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air ... Read More