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Wearing Jewelry During Covid 19 SIP. Yes You Should!

Wearing Jewelry During Covid 19 SIP. Yes You Should!

Days go by, weeks and now months of having to stay home. I am going a little batty. Actually, I'm going Bat Sh$T crazy. You? What day is it anyway? Although I have always worked from home in my jewelry studio attached to the house, this SIP situation is a whole new beast. Before, I'd still get out, meet with friends, family and clients, go shopping, out to dinner, have people over at our home, etc. "Normal" stuff. Now? Except for the once weekly food stocking trip I am stuck! Day in and day out I need to motivate myself to get up and look on the bright side. But I still struggle. Should I get out of my pj's or lounge wear? Should I even get out of bed? Um, yes. Yes I should. 

 

 

Anette Wachter RudyBlu Jewelry designer wearing jewelry during Covid SIP

 

Now more than ever I NEED to make everyday like a "normal" pre-Covid kind of day. I need to keep to a schedule, I need to wake up everyday at the same time. I need to take myself and my dogs for a long walk. I need to have a plan and a schedule for my day. And most of all I need to shower and get dressed like I am going to work. This may sound crazy but what makes me feel better is to put on something dressy or colorful, brush my hair, (put on makeup if I am really feeling fancy) and most of all put on some jewelry! Yes, jewelry. 

 Jewelry to me is a feeling of luxury no matter what it is made out of. It is inspiration. It is sentimental. It is a connection to a person, a memory, a time and a feeling. The extra touch of something sparkly that is bold or delicate makes me feel awesome. 

 I feel it through out the day on my neck, wrist or ear lobes. I touch it and it reminds me of where I got it, the story behind it or who gave it to me. Something I inherited from my mom, my wedding band or something I made that was inspired by nature. You can't go wrong by putting on jewelry of any kind. Some days I put on way too much that some would consider obnoxious. Stacks of bracelets and necklaces and big earrings too! Who cares? No one sees me right now. Just me. Oh and my husband who just chuckles. But he gets it. 

 Trust me. It feels good. Just do it.

 Anette

 

 

 

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HELLO 2020!! New Jewelry Collections From RudyBlu!

HELLO 2020!! New Jewelry Collections From RudyBlu!

Wow! A new decade? Where did the last year go let alone the last decade? So many wonderful and difficult challenges that are a memory now. But I will carry those memories and lessons with me forever. In a good way. Even at the age of 53 I am still growing and learning mentally. I love this. It is never too late to start over or begin a new hobby, career, relocation, or lifestyle. I have had all of those activities happening the past year alone! Makes life interesting right? I personally am looking forward to the next year and beyond and seeing where life takes me and RudyBlu Jewelry in these adventures. 

widebandgoldringwithhugeemeraldcutbluetopazrudyblujewelryI am chomping at the bit to get two new jewelry lines out in the world. I have a High Jewelry Collection available later this month influenced by my mom's original wedding ring. I say original because about 15 years ago she did not know her ring fell down the sink in to the disposal. And yep, she ground it in to pieces. It was a wide band with a basket weave pattern and little diamond and sapphire stones around it. The gold was pretty thin and not strong enough to withstand the garbage disposal. She kept the pieces thinking some day she would have it remade but never did. Dad did get her a lovely new ring so not to worry! I have the original ring pieces now after she passed away this year. I just recently had the design and molds finished for the 2020 version of this ring. (Photo at left is the first new ring in the collection) As you know already, I love big statement jewelry. These rings and complimenting earrings will not disappoint. I also designed a gorgeous Initial Pendant in a sand blasted 14K gold and diamonds. 

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I have always loved letter or initial pendants but I have never found any that I would wear. I knew what I wanted so now I have designed it and made it. Of course I started with the letter A that I wear every day. It is a big letter pendant just like I like it!rudyblujewelryinitialpendant14kgoldanddiamondletterpendantThe Initial Pendants are made to order and will be listed on my website soon!

My second new collection is called The Screaming Pearl. A modern take on pearls that are classy yet tons of fun.  Carved, enameled, colored and paired with gemstones and gold and silver. Yum! 

Stay tuned for some fun luxury from RudyBly jewelry to add some "gorgeousness" to your next year and decade. You deserve it. We all deserve it. Go Crush It!

Anette Wachter - RudyBlu Designer

 

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June Birthdays Love Pearls!

June Birthdays Love Pearls!

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June Babies rejoice! This is the birthday month of pearls, pearls, pearls. From the classic Mrs. Bush pearl necklace to modern pearl jewelry designs just like RudyBlu creates. Pearls will never go out of style. In fact pearl jewelry has come back in fashion with a vengeance! 

Pearls range in size, color, and quality which of course affects the price. There are Fresh Water, Tahitian, Edison, Keshi, Flameball, Round, Potato, Rice, Button and many shapes to choose from. I have a great love for pearls and and try to incorporate them in my collections. Finding resources for beautiful pearls is half the excitement. Then comes the fun of placing them out in front of me and creating unique and modern jewelry. I love the simple delicate pearl pieces but I especially love to make the more statement layered and long pearl necklaces and bracelets.

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Layers of color in a wrap bracelet that double duties as a choker necklace or long 60" layering pieces.

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Anything goes with pearls and anyone at any age can wear them. They add elegance to your look and confidence to you. Who can say no to that?

Anette - RudyBlu Jewelry Creator 

         

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