Category Archives: Blog and Shop Announcements

Black Friday Sale!

Guess who forgot to announce on here that I started my Black Friday sale? Twas me. I am a fool. But in my defense, I do work at an online bead retail site that is ALSO having a huge Black … Continue reading

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Hey, y’all

Just a heads up that I am going to start donating to my local abortion fund every month using a portion of my Etsy profits, starting July 1st. Reproductive freedom is extremely important to me and I want to start … Continue reading

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A Sale and a Strike

So, how about the good news first? As of right now, everything in my Etsy shop is 20% off. This includes finished jewelry and patterns and you don’t need a coupon code for it at all – the discount will … Continue reading

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Birthday Sale!

Good morning, everyone! It’s my birthday! I am turning 29 today and wanted to celebrate with an impromptu Etsy sale. For today and tomorrow (July 4th and 5th, 2021) all of my patterns are 20% off and all my finished … Continue reading

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Spring Collection 2021

Hi, everybody! So, I wanted to try something different and do a big themed collection drop of the jewelry I’ve been making lately. I was inspired by these beads that we sell at BeadsDirectUSA.com. It’s a mix that we make … Continue reading

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Black Friday 2020

Hey, everybody! So, a lot has changed this year and the holidays are all weird and scrambled, but one thing is still the same – I’m having my Black Friday Sale! Discounts have been applied in my Wescott Jewelry Etsy … Continue reading

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Swarovski to Stop Selling Beads? What I Know So Far

So, first off – I am not a journalist. I haven’t been deeply investigating into this story and I don’t have direct info from Swarovski. The bead shop where I work doesn’t currently carry Swarovski crystal, so we don’t have … Continue reading

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A Few Farewells, in Which Sam Gets in Her Feelings

I’m a person who is very deeply sunk into the beading community. My day job is working for an online bead store that used to be brick and mortar. I’ve been working there for over 10 years now, since I … Continue reading

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Isolation Beading: An Update and a Challenge

Hey, friends. I sincerely hope you are all doing well and that those of you who can are staying safe and staying home as much as possible. Everything is weird and stressful and confusing right now, especially in our crafting … Continue reading

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Orchid and Opal YouTube Collab!

Hello, everybody! In case you missed it on my other social media platforms, I wanted to make sure to post about something really exciting that happened last month!   Gina from Orchid and Opal Jewelry and Beads reached out to … Continue reading

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