Sunday, April 26, 2009

Custom Hammered Key Chain & Purse Charms

I am pleased to introduce "Custom Hammered Key Chains & Purse Charms" to my collection. Now available at

The Custom Sterling Hammered Key Chains and Purse Charms are SASSY and FUN, surely an ideal jewel piece to commemorate a family’s love, a birthday, an anniversary, a wedding date, a new birth or any special event.

This design features a thick (20 gauge) 7/8” sterling silver charm. The circular charm is gently hammered and hand stamped with your custom request.

If requested, I can gently hand stamp on the back side of the hammered design...but only where it has not been hand stamped on the front side.

The backside has a brushed "matte" finish and is gently hand stamped with 925 (sterling silver). Please contact me via 'Etsy Convo' with your special request, and let’s see if it will work.

Yours in Design,

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Fundraiser in support of St.Joachim Children's Centre*until Thursday, April 23rd*

Giving Back...When you place an order on or before Thursday, April 23rd (in my ETSY shop, 10% of every sale will be donated to the St.Joachim Children's Centre. Please mention "St.Joachim Children's Centre" when placing your order.

SAVE on shipping fees! Your item will be delivered to the St.Joachim Children's Centre on May 8th. Ready for you to pick up.

Of Note: After selecting your item into your shopping cart, wait for a revised invoice from PAYPAL before paying. I will adjust the Shipping fee to Canada to $0.00 (If you plan to pick up your item at St.Joachim Children's Centre).

Go a head...scoop up some 'custom' designer pieces at an affordable'll be glad you did.

*Mother's Day is May 10, 2009*

*Purchase by Thursday, April 23rd and receive your jewelry on May 8th.

*Some designs are limited. To avoid disappointment, please order early.

Yours in Design,

Monday, April 13, 2009

Sterling Silver {petite heart} MOM Crystal Necklace

Celebrate every mood, every event and every special person in your life with a unique handcrafted jewelry with pure expression.

The ‘Sterling Silver Mom Crystal’ necklace is the ideal jewel piece to commemorate your love for mom.

This design features a 5/8 inch sterling silver charm, hand stamped with a {petite heart} and the word “MOM” with my “KISMET” lower case alphabet stamps...and is adorned with a Swarovski crystal bicone of your choice. This beautiful charm hangs elegantly against an 18”sterling silver “made in Italy” double ball chain.

The backside is gently hand stamped with 925 (sterling silver).

Surely, you will impress mom with this pendant.

Yours in Design,

Monday, April 6, 2009

I am hosting a contest giveaway...enter for your chance to win!

Hello dear friends and followers,

Hope everyone is doing well. Just a quick note to let you know, I am hosting my first "contest giveaway”. It’s simple, go to, check out the prize and enter to win!

“The contest will be open to participants from 9:00 am EST Monday April 06, 2009, to Sunday April 12 at Midnight EST The drawing will take place by random number generator by 8:00 am EST April 13th, 2009, and the results will be posted immediately.”-Posted by Beth

Share the love...Feel free to share this contest with your friends or family.

Good Luck!

And the winner said "Carmen...I got the necklace today and it is beautiful. I"m already wearing it. Thank you so much."~Cory, Florida

Yours in Design,

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Custom Sterling Dog Tags

After numerous requests for 'Dog Tag' Charms...I am pleased to announce that they are now available at my Etsy Shop.

The Custom Sterling Silver Dog Tag Charm is the ideal jewel piece to commemorate a family’s love, a birthday, an anniversary, or any special event.

This design features a thick(20 gauge) sterling silver dog tag, measuring 16mm wide x 29 mm tall (approx. 1 inch tall).

The sample shown is hand stamped with the words “DAD OUR HERO” with my standard font, and hangs effortlessly against a synthetic velvet tan ideal gift for dad.

The backside is gently hand stamped with 925(sterling silver). Please contact me via convo with your special request, and let’s see if it will work.

Yours in Design,

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Etsy Ontario Street Team

I am pleased to be a member of the Etsy Ontario Street Team...Many thanks to Sandi from for leading this group {almost 180 members strong}, check out all the fun and informative stuff about local artisans in the Ontario area at

***I am listed on their blog roll as {CB Design Studio} aka Carmen Bowe

Yours in Design,

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Contest at IndieNorth: Featuring VerreDesign

Check out the awesome contest at
posted by Beth at IndieNorth.

Contest: VerreDesign (

"This week, Patricia from VerreDesign will be offering a gorgeous handmade neck piece called ”Spring”, from her new collection entitled “Muse”! A one of a kind piece of wearable art whose colour pattern will never be duplicated. The artistry of Patricia’s lampwork is absolutely unbelievable. I am so in love with everything that comes out of VerreDesign’s studios that it’s difficult to choose a favourite, but if pressed, I’d have to say I absolutely love the colours in this “Happy” Bracelet, and this “Zen” set is absolutely stunning!"~Posted on March 30th, 2009 by Beth.

If you are interested in entering this contest, please visit and check out the detail. Hurry, contest ends on Sunday April 5th at Midnight EST.

Yours in Design,