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What Necklace Looks Best with That Outfit?

Jewellery can truly add that special something that makes an everyday outfit go from average to WOW!  But some necklaces work better with certain outfits than others. And we want to make sure you get the most out of your Peacock and Lime pieces, to truly amp up your style!  So what necklace works best with your look? Sure, colour can play a factor in … Continue reading What Necklace Looks Best with That Outfit?

bead soup – reveal, sort of

This year’s Bead Soup Blog Party challenge is all about love & heart! Lori Anderson – the mastermind behind Bead Soup – designated the theme of this swap to send something treasured to another, to spread the kindness and love, “… to feel like a true giving of the heart. Paying love forward to a person you may not even know.” What a sweet sentiment. Our partner packages were to … Continue reading bead soup – reveal, sort of

Peacock & Lime pieces in print magazine

now available on newsstands

The Winter 2017 edition of Jewelry Stringing magazine is now available on newsstands and includes their annual Holiday Gift Guide, lots of creative ideas, tutorials and resources, and also features a guest contributor article and necklaces from Peacock & Lime – with one showcasing the sweet little owl pendant by Anastasia of Dreams & Elements from our design challenge submission that was posted earlier this year. It’s always exciting to see … Continue reading now available on newsstands

design challenge piece by peacock and lime

november 2016 design challenge

Happy day-after American Thanksgiving! In keeping with the theme … the colour palette Dry Gulch Beads has chosen for their creative design challenge this month, is inspired by the vintage Thanksgiving greeting card above. Subtle shades of tassel yellow, artichoke green, whole wheat, chinese red and powder blue make up the palette.   I love the southwest feel to these colours, and have created a lariat/choker necklace … Continue reading november 2016 design challenge

Water “wish” necklaces

The limited edition Water “Wish” necklaces have arrived! For the 4th consecutive year … Peacock & Lime and Aveda Edmonton have partnered together to create & release limited edition Water “Wish” jewellery to help raise funds for Aveda’s Earth Month Canada campaign in assisting WaterAid and their vision “Everyone, Everywhere 2030 – a world where everyone, everywhere has safe water, sanitation and hygiene.” . This year’s Water necklaces were officially released today … Continue reading Water “wish” necklaces

design challenge REVEAL day

Yippee! It’s here at last! Today is the Big Reveal Day for the 1st annual  #BeadPeepsSwap N Hop 2015 ! I’ve been dying to share what became of all of the gorgeous components Debra (of Debra’s Divine Designs) sent to me as part of this challenge … and finally! … I can! (*warning* this is going to be a long post, so feel free to just peruse the photos, if … Continue reading design challenge REVEAL day

Earth Month Water “Wish” necklaces – for WaterAid

Peacock & Lime’s limited edition Water “Wish” necklaces for Aveda Edmonton & WaterAid are now available ~ in support of Aveda Edmonton‘s initiative “Walk for Water” campaign to help raise funds for WaterAid and their vision “Clean Water for All”. This year’s Water necklaces were officially released today in Aveda Edmonton‘s store & made available online in the Etsy shop!   press release April 2015 Edmonton, … Continue reading Earth Month Water “Wish” necklaces – for WaterAid

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 … Continue reading Western Cowboy Chic

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 … Continue reading Elements of Antiquity