Gallery

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An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the the talent that rubs against it” … Williams Bernbach

You’ll soon see that no two pieces are the same. Collaboration happened on most of these gallery pieces. Some started with just a simple question from the buyer to me like “could we make this or I have an idea for”. I’m happy to join together and create a piece of jewelry that is sentimental and thoughtful and totally unique. Once created we name each piece after who wears it or who we made it for. I love it when I can throw in a belt buckle or a bra strap slider or a solitary earring. I use a heavy gauge jump ring (hoop) to securely attach each item. It was so fun making all of these pieces. I love creating something new from items that were forgotten.

Original pieces are located in four Arizona shops:  Campus Flowers in Tempe,  CoCo Milano’s in East Mesa,  Everybody Loves Flowers in Gilbert and Modern Day Forager Mercantile in Prescott.

Please email me your questions or to say hello.  -Leah

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Michelle’s Australian Adventure

Michelle’s Australian Adventure

A gift between cousins

A gift between cousins

Katie loves a fireman and this bracelet is a birthday gift from girlfriends.

Katie loves a fireman and this bracelet is a birthday gift from girlfriends.

We have a beautiful new baby girl in our family and my sister Jennifer is her Mimi

We have a beautiful new baby girl in our family and my sister Jennifer is her Mimi

Caryn loves a fireman

Caryn loves a fireman

Picked for Debbie, a true football Mom

Picked for Debbie, a true football Mom

Picked for Melissa

Picked for Melissa

This bracelet is a gift among close friends with charms representing her life and she’s a veterinarian.

This bracelet is a gift among close friends with charms representing her life and she’s a veterinarian.

Esther fell in love with this 18th century perfume button bracelet.  Notice the velour flower petals that once held perfume in days gone past.

Esther fell in love with this 18th century perfume button bracelet. Notice the velour flower petals that once held perfume in days gone past.

Hollie Hobby button bracelet hand picked by Cheryl for her sister.

Hollie Hobby button bracelet hand picked by Cheryl for her sister.

Scooped up at the Art Detour event in Tempe

Scooped up at the Art Detour event in Tempe

Sweet little girls who made buttons bracelets at my neice Grace’s birthday party

Sweet little girls who made buttons bracelets at my neice Grace’s birthday party

Selected at the recent Vintage & Vino event in Queen Creek

Selected at the recent Vintage & Vino event in Queen Creek

This button bracelet shipped to a beauty on the East Coast.

This button bracelet shipped to a beauty on the East Coast.

Cheryl’s Victorian black glass beauty

Cheryl’s Victorian black glass beauty

For Diane, Love Dan

For Diane, Love Dan

One of a kind stacker bracelets

One of a kind stacker bracelets

She feels BLESSED bracelet

She feels BLESSED bracelet

Submitted to NBC’s Modern Family For Consideration

Submitted to NBC’s Modern Family For Consideration

Eric Loves Tori – this piece was created for Tori celebrating their upcoming anniversary

Eric Loves Tori – this piece was created for Tori celebrating their upcoming anniversary

Scott Loves Leah – this piece includes vintage Livery buttons as the centerpieces

Scott Loves Leah – this piece includes vintage Livery buttons as the centerpieces

Gifted to HBO’s Crashing for consideration courtesy of The Artian Group

Gifted to HBO’s Crashing for consideration courtesy of The Artian Group

For The Grand Opening

For The Grand Opening

He Loved To Gamble

He Loved To Gamble

She Dearly Misses Her Dad

She Dearly Misses Her Dad

This bridal bracelet was for a daughter in law Alicia. Her mom in law Belinda gathered treasures from family members and each item has significance.

This bridal bracelet was for a daughter in law Alicia. Her mom in law Belinda gathered treasures from family members and each item has significance.

For Bridgette from her bestie Cody

For Bridgette from her bestie Cody

For Heather, Love Bev.

For Heather, Love Bev.

Chosen at Everybody Loves Flowers. We personalized it with the scales of justice for the bride and a baseball charm for the groom.

Chosen at Everybody Loves Flowers. We personalized it with the scales of justice for the bride and a baseball charm for the groom.

To Hannah, Love Mom

To Hannah, Love Mom

Bride Andreja wanted personalized gifts for her wedding attendants, her mom and Brians’s moms.

Bride Andreja wanted personalized gifts for her wedding attendants, her mom and Brians’s moms.

Assorted Bridal Bouquet Charms

Assorted Bridal Bouquet Charms

For the happy bride

For the happy bride

A GIft Between Sisters

A GIft Between Sisters

Sheila Loves Tony

Sheila Loves Tony

Congrats Andreja – Bidal Bouquet charms honoring those she loves in her life

Congrats Andreja – Bidal Bouquet charms honoring those she loves in her life

Cindy’s Bridal Bouquet Charms

Cindy’s Bridal Bouquet Charms

Bridal Bouquet Charm

Bridal Bouquet Charm

He Loves Music, She Loves Coffee

He Loves Music, She Loves Coffee

Happy Bridal Shower Whitney

Happy Bridal Shower Whitney

Crystal Misses Her Dad

Crystal Misses Her Dad

For A Precious Mom & Aunt

For A Precious Mom & Aunt

For A Precious Mom

For A Precious Mom

For Aunt Lynn

For Aunt Lynn

A gift between sisters

A gift between sisters

Chick charm earring & necklace set for the Patriots #1 fan Dede

Chick charm earring & necklace set for the Patriots #1 fan Dede

This collaboration bracelet represents many things near & dear to Jenna’s heart.

This collaboration bracelet represents many things near & dear to Jenna’s heart.

A personal present for a gifted musician & dancer known throughout the lands.

A personal present for a gifted musician & dancer known throughout the lands.

Initial necklaces chosen by Jody for girls graduating high school.

Initial necklaces chosen by Jody for girls graduating high school.

Hand stamped by my dad Jake

Hand stamped by my dad Jake

Gifts from Amanda for her friends who are new nursing graduates.

Gifts from Amanda for her friends who are new nursing graduates.

Gifts For Her Fellow Nursing Graduates

Gifts For Her Fellow Nursing Graduates

Kim’s Proud Momma Charm – The hand stamped discs are by my dad Jake

Kim’s Proud Momma Charm – The hand stamped discs are by my dad Jake

Sister gifts to Aman, Neelam, Poonam & Pavan from Raquel

Sister gifts to Aman, Neelam, Poonam & Pavan from Raquel

Peggy Turned 50

Peggy Turned 50

Butterfly Charm Pull

Butterfly Charm Pull

ASU Charm Pull

ASU Charm Pull

Gifts For An ASU Student

Gifts For An ASU Student

Willie is a Weimaraner winning show dog and his owner Peggy adores him. Named after the iconic musician Willie Nelson.

Willie is a Weimaraner winning show dog and his owner Peggy adores him. Named after the iconic musician Willie Nelson.

Nancy’s life in charms & buttons

Nancy’s life in charms & buttons

Sheila loves a fireman who romantically ordered this bracelet in secret.

Sheila loves a fireman who romantically ordered this bracelet in secret.

This special order bracelet is for Jill’s bestie Dian.

This special order bracelet is for Jill’s bestie Dian.

Bill secretly placed an order for this one of a kind necklace for his lovely wife Laura.

Bill secretly placed an order for this one of a kind necklace for his lovely wife Laura.

For Jan’s birthday from her two sweet kids

For Jan’s birthday from her two sweet kids

A gift for a mom named Judy.  She likes to cook, has 3 kids and loves Arizona.

A gift for a mom named Judy. She likes to cook, has 3 kids and loves Arizona.

This “Something Old” bridal shower gift for Sydney has family heirlooms passed down from grandparents and great grandparents. A sentimental gift from her mom Beth.

This “Something Old” bridal shower gift for Sydney has family heirlooms passed down from grandparents and great grandparents. A sentimental gift from her mom Beth.

For Shelbi, Love Mike. Happy Birthday

For Shelbi, Love Mike. Happy Birthday

Revamped charm bracelet that holds a lot of fond memories for Dena

Revamped charm bracelet that holds a lot of fond memories for Dena

This piece honors Clara Marie by her daughter Tana.

This piece honors Clara Marie by her daughter Tana.

Chick Charms for Shelbi’s fiends.  What kind of Chick are you? Shelbi is SWIM & YOGA.

Chick Charms for Shelbi’s fiends. What kind of Chick are you? Shelbi is SWIM & YOGA.

Remebering Denise’s beloved great aunt who was a talented seamstress.

Remebering Denise’s beloved great aunt who was a talented seamstress.

A birthday gift for a mom named Donna using family buttons passed down thru the generations.

A birthday gift for a mom named Donna using family buttons passed down thru the generations.

This custom piece was created with a beautiful wife in mind for their 2nd wedding anniversary

This custom piece was created with a beautiful wife in mind for their 2nd wedding anniversary

A Christmas gift from her son Tanner. He collected buttons from his uncles Kerry & Chuck, his aunt Candi and his grandmother Florence.

A Christmas gift from her son Tanner. He collected buttons from his uncles Kerry & Chuck, his aunt Candi and his grandmother Florence.

Amy graduated from nursing school and she inspired  Kay to also be a nurse.

Amy graduated from nursing school and she inspired Kay to also be a nurse.

College graduation gift for Jessica from her Mom using two gold lockets with sentimental value.

College graduation gift for Jessica from her Mom using two gold lockets with sentimental value.

A birthday gift for a longtime friend & fellow America West flight attendant.

A birthday gift for a longtime friend & fellow America West flight attendant.

A gift from Kay to Carol

A gift from Kay to Carol

Kaylyn ❤️’s music & this bracelet was a Christmas gift from her step mom Amanda.

Kaylyn ❤️’s music & this bracelet was a Christmas gift from her step mom Amanda.

For Debbie’s Mom, they both miss her sister

For Debbie’s Mom, they both miss her sister

Celebrating Brody

Celebrating Brody

Revamped Broken Necklace

Revamped Broken Necklace

To Amber, Love Tommy

To Amber, Love Tommy

Happy Birthday Ford

Happy Birthday Ford

Daddy Called Her Peanut

Daddy Called Her Peanut

Remembering Tyler

Remembering Tyler

He Is Greater Then I

He Is Greater Then I

Tori Loves Eric

Tori Loves Eric

Love Frances

Love Frances

Celluloiud Button Earrings

Celluloiud Button Earrings

For a mom missing her son

For a mom missing her son

Sterling Silver Hole In My Heart Charm & Necklace

Sterling Silver Hole In My Heart Charm & Necklace

Two Losses

Two Losses

Cat Hole In My Heart Gift

Cat Hole In My Heart Gift

Hole In My Heart

Hole In My Heart

Hole In My Heart Charms

Hole In My Heart Charms

Zette’s Pink Beauty

Zette’s Pink Beauty

Trinkets From A Grandma’s Jewelry Box

Trinkets From A Grandma’s Jewelry Box

Something New Created From A Grandmas Jewelry Box

Something New Created From A Grandmas Jewelry Box

Remembering Grandma With Her Brooches

Remembering Grandma With Her Brooches

Christmas With Grandma

Christmas With Grandma

Mary Evelyn treated herself

Mary Evelyn treated herself

Donated to Style With A Cause Fashion Show & Fundraiser held in Las Vegas

Donated to Style With A Cause Fashion Show & Fundraiser held in Las Vegas

A “Just Because” gift for his beautiful, Texas loving wife.

A “Just Because” gift for his beautiful, Texas loving wife.

This is my personal necklace created from a triple strand pearl necklace my mom Patty Mae & I bought while out antique shopping one day.

This is my personal necklace created from a triple strand pearl necklace my mom Patty Mae & I bought while out antique shopping one day.

Lee picked this So Southwestern buckle necklace

Lee picked this So Southwestern buckle necklace

This Red Cross collection is in honor of Kay’s mom Hazel who was a proud mother of 9. Some of these items were her personal pins.

This Red Cross collection is in honor of Kay’s mom Hazel who was a proud mother of 9. Some of these items were her personal pins.

One of my favorites.

One of my favorites.

Jojo’s Stone Stunner

Jojo’s Stone Stunner

Trinket, buttons & buckles necklace selected at the May 2016 Junk In The Trunk Vitage Market

Trinket, buttons & buckles necklace selected at the May 2016 Junk In The Trunk Vitage Market

One-of-a-kind silver and blue sparkle body necklace was inspired by the Dallas Cowboys.

One-of-a-kind silver and blue sparkle body necklace was inspired by the Dallas Cowboys.

This fun one of a kind piece was posted & then selected via Facebook. The rhinestone danglers are actually vintage buttons.

This fun one of a kind piece was posted & then selected via Facebook. The rhinestone danglers are actually vintage buttons.

Chosen by a gorgeous gal

Chosen by a gorgeous gal

Gifted & selected by HBO’s VEEP stylist courtesy of The Artisan Group

Gifted & selected by HBO’s VEEP stylist courtesy of The Artisan Group

Can you spot the vintage rhinestone buttons?

Can you spot the vintage rhinestone buttons?

Woowzer vintage button necklace

Woowzer vintage button necklace

For Michelle, Love Jim

For Michelle, Love Jim

For Katie from Devin – The cadaceus pendant was created by Pat Burt from her mothers wedding ring.

For Katie from Devin – The cadaceus pendant was created by Pat Burt from her mothers wedding ring.

Celebrating Brody

Celebrating Brody

Arizona & Gilbert Love

Arizona & Gilbert Love

Greys Galore

Greys Galore

Gifted to an Okizu Fundraiser

Gifted to an Okizu Fundraiser

Buttons Quote Meme

Buttons Quote Meme

Buttons Quote Meme

Buttons Quote Meme

Buttons Quote Meme

Buttons Quote Meme

Small Business Quote Meme

Small Business Quote Meme

HE is greater than i

HE is greater than i

Grandothers Jewels

Grandothers Jewels

Pearls Quote by CoCo Chanel

Pearls Quote by CoCo Chanel

Coins Quote – Myron Scholes

Coins Quote – Myron Scholes

Pink is my signature color

Pink is my signature color

Under $10 Bracelets

Under $10 Bracelets

Gifts Under 10

Gifts Under 10

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