the contra collection: statement necklaces

bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting

These stunning, one of a kind statement necklaces feature a large dendritic opal set in a custom made steel setting suspended from a bold steel chain.

Also known as dendritic agate, this striking stone features an opaque and translucent white base with subtle black inclusions that pop next to the distinctive steel setting. The setting is open on the back to expose the depth and beauty of the stone on both sides.

These necklaces are already sold out, so be sure to join the mailing list so you don’t miss out on the next launch!

bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting

bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting

bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting bold contra necklace: one of a kind dendritic agate set in a custom setting

These necklaces are already sold out, so be sure to join the mailing list so you don’t miss out on the next launch!

great gifts for grads

Looking for a graduation gift that’s both thoughtful and practical? Why not help your grad transition into work appropriate style with a new piece of jewelry?

Read on for some of my favorite pieces to help a recent grad make the leap from college casual to distinctive professional style:

jewelry gift ideas to help a college grad transition into a professional wardrobe

curved post earrings:
The small curved post earrings are perfect for every day wear, with a unique design that makes them a great alternative to traditional hoops. Perfect for wearing to the office, a party, or even to yoga class! Available in sterling silver, bronze, or oxidized silver.

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Audrey necklace:
This classic necklace is equally at home under a blazer for an extra boost of confidence at work as it is paired with jeans and a tank top for some weekend fun. Plus, the distinctive two-tone design means you can wear it several different ways – it’s like getting two (or three!) necklaces in one! Available in steel and bronze or steel and silver.

Audrey necklace in steel and bronze Audrey necklace in steel and silver

petal earrings:
These simple yet stunning earrings are perfect to toss on with any work wear for a dash of added style. And with four metal options to choose from, you’re sure to find one to please!

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With lots of choices under $100, you’re sure to find a gift your grad will love! And all jewelry comes in a gift box tied with a bow – making gift giving perfectly easy! (Short on time? We can even ship your order directly to the recipient!)

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the royal necklace

the royal necklace // dendritic opal in a custom setting on an adjustable length handmade chain // designing by megan auman

the royal necklace // dendritic opal in a custom setting on an adjustable length handmade chain // designing by megan auman

I created this one of a kind necklace using one of the stones I brought back from my trip to India last fall. I’m calling it the Royal Necklace, because that’s how I feel wearing it, even if it’s just with jeans and a cardigan.

the royal necklace // dendritic opal in a custom setting on an adjustable length handmade chain // designing by megan auman the royal necklace // dendritic opal in a custom setting on an adjustable length handmade chain // designing by megan auman

PS. The Royal Necklace isn’t available for sale, but I will be making more designs using similar stones. If you’d like to be the first to know when these new necklaces are available, be sure to sign up for the mailing list.

casual and classic weekend style

casual classic weekend style: white shirt, distressed jeans, stacking bracelets, and the apple watch // click for outfit details

I’m not sure if it’s the influence of the Apple Watch, the changing of the seasons, or just too much time on Pinterest, but lately I’ve been craving really classic, almost timeless style. I’m also a little obsessed with bracelets right now, both wearing them and designing them. (Again, blame the Apple Watch, since I’ve been thinking about companion jewelry, and the changing of the seasons, since wearing scarves means less focus on necklaces and more on other jewelry.) This outfit fits the bill on both counts and I love how this white button down is more blousy than structured. (Perfect for someone like me, who doesn’t always look that great in a traditional button down shirt.)

1/ washed silk shirt // 2/ ripped boyfriend jeans // 3/ droplet hoop earrings // 4/ droplet bracelets // 5/ apple watch // 6/ cecile pointed flat

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