Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tag, You're It -- Jewelry Tags by Mamacita Beadworks

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I had the awesome pleasure of working with D'Arsie Manzella of Mamacita Beadworks to create customized jewelry tags for some of my more special pieces of jewelry.  I had always wanted to have jewelry tags, but I didn't like the kind you stamped.  I wanted something truly unique and original and custom designed, and D'Arsie made the wish come true.


First, I had to come up with a design.  Brick wall.  So I emailed D'Arsie my web site and asked her if she had any suggestions.  Lickety split (I'm not kidding) she sent me these drawings:




Perfection.

The next step was for D'Arcie to sculpt the tags so she 
could cast them in pewter.  Here are the sculpts:





Again, perfection.

Then she cast them in pewter and I got this 
cute little package in the mail:


And my actual tags!


Are they not the coolest?

She also did a number of amazing tags
for other people:


If you're looking for truly unique jewelry tags,
contact D'Arcie at the following sites:





And don't forget to take a look at her original pewter beads!


Thanks for looking!  
I hope you think of marking your unique creations
with equally unique jewelry tags soon!




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Lori Anderson creates jewelry and bead kits as well as collaborative mixed media art with her son, Zack.  Visit her shops by clicking here.  She is also the creator of the Bead Soup Blog Party®   and author of the book Bead Soup.

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27 comments:

  1. Oh! That owl bead!! I haven't seen that one yet - why don't I have any bead money at the moment?! I am still waiting on mine flying across the waves and I absolutely CANNOT WAIT. Yours look totally awesome!

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  2. I WANT MY OWN TAGS!!!! I didn't even know you could DO that O.O That is SO cool!

    I'm definitely going to check out what she has to offer; of course that owl bead caught my eye and I was hooked ;)

    Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL tags and thanks for sharing D'Arsia with us all!

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  3. Love your tags, they are the cutest!

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  4. Those ARE really cool. And memorable!

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  5. Those are awesome! She is indeed talented - love how your tags turned out! Her beads are awesome - I will have to start collecting some. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful resource.

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  6. Lori the gas are beautiful!!!! Such a great idea!

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  7. Lori the gas are beautiful!!!! Such a great idea!

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  8. Love these...they are awesome!!!

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  9. The design is perfection itself!

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  10. Very cool! I am envious. I would need to sell a lot more jewelry to justify. Maybe some day!

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  11. Such a cool idea and important for giving your designs their own unique label

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  12. Those are so cool and SO YOU! I may be talking to her very soon. I have the hand stamp type, but like this better.

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  13. It is always the little details that bring forward the best of the best. These tags are just perfect! Blissful Beading Dear...

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  14. Those are so cute and yours came out fabulous. You will have so much fun dolling up your jewels with those.

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  15. Wonderful! I want some too now :P

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  16. I love these. What a great idea and great execution of that idea! Cool!

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  17. Beautiful, I was just wondering how would they look! Lovely!

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  18. I just requested and got her bee toggle for my birthday! I love her work so much! You have wonderful taste and wow, such a fun thing to have your own tags!

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  19. I love her work! Your tags are wonderful, very fun.

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  20. I love these! Lucky you!

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  21. Wow - these are amazing! What a nice touch to add to your jewelry. It's the little things like this that can make a piece all the more special.

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  22. Love, they are adorable!

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  23. That is a really neat idea! Love your tags, and hope you'll show us something you've used them on.

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  24. Very special! I love the little row of beads. And I see she has done one for my friend Jill, too!

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  25. So cool!!! Well done, D'Arcie!!

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