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To celebrate an awesome weekend of sales, I am including 3 different items in today’s “10 Days of Jewelry” Sale! All three of these bracelets are best sellers for me! Just click on the photo, it will redirect you to that item on my website. No Coupon Code needed – items have already been changed to Sale Price!  Thanks so much for checking out all my daily sales for “10 Days of Jewelry”!

Sixlets, Set of 6 Hammered Sterling Silver Bracelets – Today Only- $92.00

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Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Cuff – Today Only – $36.00

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Hammered Sterling Silver Cuff – Today Only – $29.00

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I am a member of a great team on Etsy called “The Aspiring Metalsmith’s”.  I have no idea how many members there are now, but I do know that they are all extremely inspiring, caring, generous and talented. I have learned so much being a part of this team. We chat on the Etsy forums, and learn from each other every day. The Aspiring Metalsmith’s  have a blog at http://aspiringmetalsmiths.blogspot.com/   . One of members decided it would be fun to start a monthly blog challenge. I was all in for the challenge, as I am a wannabe frequent blogger and am trying to kick-start this new blog.

November’s blog challenge was to blog and show pics of our workbench. OUCH! Obviously, they didn’t know I create in utter chaos. Really I do. I like it that way. I feel more creative in clutter. I see things on the bench all mingled together and they talk to me, they show me how they want to be combined in new and interesting ways.  I cringed just thinking about letting photos of my bench out into universe.  I just knew that all my teammates would have magazine worthy organized benches and workspaces. So over the last week I have taken photo’s of my workbench (really just a big table) in various states of chaos.  Directly behind me is my corner desk with computer/printers/paperwork and my polishing table. I can’t show you that now, as it is covered in many of the 427 drawings my 5-year-old has made for me in the past week. 🙂

THE REALLY UGLY:

This is the left hand side last Thursday 11/4/10

This is the center of by bench last Thursday….

and the right hand side last Thursday…..

THE BAD:

Left side Sunday 11/7/10

Right side on Sunday 11/7/10…..

NOW, for the GOOD – a nice picked up, swept up, and moderately organized bench as seen around noon today (11/9/10)

left hand side……

right hand side……

The bench only stayed this way for about an hour until I started  5 or 6 new pieces. I am happy that I did get it picked up, if only for a little while 🙂

Iwill be listing new items in my Etsy shop http://sstargell.etsy.com   by the weekend. Listed below are other team member’s blog posts about the challenge of showing off our benches!

Thanks so much for checking out our workspaces!

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