Western Cowboy Chic

As alluded to in the previous post … a new collection of pieces have developed out of the incredible components from Elements of Antiquity.  With the addition of some turquoise chips, a little rustic leather and a few bits of brass … these 2 new necklaces and leather wrap bracelet are ready to be introduced!




Leather wrap bracelet with turquosie chips & aged pewter textured cuff …




Leather wrap bracelet and Distressed leather pendant necklace with turquoise chips, aged pewter winged heart connector and aged pewter shark tooth charm …


Leather wrap bracelet and Turquoise Hubei heart pendant necklace with natural brass, aged pewter native feather pendant and aged pewter bull skull charm …


There are so many ideas flowing on how to use these gorgeous charms & findings … can’t wait to create more & show them all here soon!

November 12, 2014 at 2:49 pm Leave a comment

Elements of Antiquity

I was recently steered towards a brand new site (Thank You Lorelei Eurto!) that opened up this summer … Elements of Antiquity by Suzette Bentley

They offer absolutely beautiful aged pewter, nickel & lead free jewellery components. I was given the opportunity to sample some of their gorgeous pieces, and they are lovely! So many ideas on how to use them … where does one even begin?!


As per their website;

“Each Elements of Antiquity piece is made in the USA, a fact the designer is very proud of, and the components have a three-dimensional aspect, the result of an elaborate antiquing process. Along with the pieces in the current collection, Suzette has a number of other designs for this line under development. She wants to share her love for jewelry making with other creative souls who will incorporate Elements of Antiquity into their own jewelry creations.”


So excited to create using these elements … stay tuned for what comes next!



November 8, 2014 at 8:47 am 1 comment

a pretty penny

” See a penny, pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck.”


image courtesy: Niky Sayers, Bits of NikNats

Yesterday was definitely a good luck day :)

A package of highly anticipated supplies arrived, and they are more beautiful than could have been imagined!

After first setting eyes on Niky Sayer‘s amazing coin clasp (shown here in the 2014 Bead Soup Blog Party mix) … I’ve had it in my head to convince her make some for me using the now-out-of-circulation Canadian Penny.  The Canadian Mint ceased distributing them in February of 2013, and I have been collecting the little copper currency, in hopes of having that vision turned into a reality.  And yesterday it did.


How gorgeous are the hand painted clasps and penny beads?!

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Thanks to the tremendous response to the wrap bracelet I made for the 2014 Bead Soup Blog Party, my idea is to turn these beauties into Canadian wrap bracelets!

Coming soon … :)



October 17, 2014 at 12:58 pm Leave a comment

cosmic galaxy series ~ variations

For the star gazers …

Last month we introduced Peacock & Lime’s new Cosmic Galaxy necklaces, and, as promised, have a few new pieces to share!

The Cosmic Galaxy collection now also includes 2 different styles of earrings and bracelets.  They will be making their debut at the Riverbend Art in Our Park sale this Saturday (September 20th, 2014), and will be found on the Peacock & Lime website and in the Etsy shop soon after!


dainty drop earrings …



ultra micro (faux) suede wrap bracelets …

cosmic-galaxy-wrap-bracelet-webcopyand – simple leather and copper bracelets




“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”
~ Vincent Van Gogh


September 15, 2014 at 10:14 am 2 comments

Cosmic Galaxy

A sparkly new series is now available!

The Cosmic Galaxy series from Peacock & Lime … necklaces are first in this series, but watch for bracelets & earrings coming soon, too!


cosmic-galaxy-necklace-3  cosmic-galaxy-necklace-4

cosmic-galaxy-necklace-2  cosmic-galaxy-necklace-1



See them all for the first time – live and in person, at Riverbend Art in Our Park

art in our park 2014

August 13, 2014 at 10:50 am 1 comment

Sunny Summer Fair comes to Rutherford House


Looking for something to do this Sunday in Edmonton? Family fun!

Originally posted on Alberta Culture & Tourism:


Fairs are the traditional way to bring people in a community together to mingle, browse for goods and eat different foods. On July 27, Rutherford House is hosting its fifth annual Sunny Summer Fair in the spirit of agricultural festivals of the past.

There will be classic carnival games, old-fashioned toys, crafts, musical entertainment and a market. . Lemonade and popcorn will be available for purchase.

Vendors participating in this year’s fair include:

The Lilac Tree Museum Shop will also be open and features unique merchandise including specialty tea, old-fashion candy and toys, kitchenware and unique gifts for all ages.

Rutherford House is a post-Edwardian mansion built in 1911 for Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Alberta’s first premier and his family. For many years, the home welcomed the political and social elite of Alberta. Today, Rutherford House is a designated historic…

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July 23, 2014 at 6:03 pm Leave a comment

Summer Features

This just in … we’ve been published again (twice)!

The current issue of Create Jewelry (a special edition publication also known as 101 Bracelets, Necklaces & Earrings) is out on newsstands/available online and it features a gorgeous array of tutorials for creating your own inspired jewelry projects, including a pair of Peacock & Lime earrings!



Also, now available, is the Summer 2014 edition of Jewelry Stringing Magazine – which features a few Peacock & Lime pieces … “stylish stackables” – a trio of bohemian chic wrap bracelets including the triangle wrap bracelets & the copper and leather “not all those who wander are lost” wrap bracelet. There are a lot of great design ideas in this issue, so if you’re looking for a bit of style inspiration … this is a great place to start!  Happy reading :)

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July 7, 2014 at 12:08 pm 1 comment

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