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Christmas in July Party & Sale! – And other news…

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Christmas in July Party & Sale!

Wednesday, July 12
10 am – 7 pm

Christmas is a long way off but the elves are still working away!  Our New York designer will be in town and our fabulous bench jeweler, Rick will be in to make sure your new piece fits just right.  Nibbles and libations and open till 7!

Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette
1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310

***Tina will be in-store most Wednesdays until 2:30 and Thursdays until 3:30, please text or email for an appointment***

That’s the promo… for more of the doings of Team Bright, read on…

TEAM ZIZZOU – SEATTLE OFFICE

They say change is the only constant in this life, and some big changes are truly on deck!  The kiddos are grown and off conquering the world so Don and I, looking to downsize, made an offer on a condo in Bremerton in January.  Long story short, after making plans to move, the deal fell through until later in the summer.

Our 36 foot trawler has been moored on Lake Union in Seattle for a year and a half.  It took literally months of work, but we put our life in storage and moved onto the boat for the summer!  Going from 2400 sq. ft. to about 250 is an adjustment by anyone’s measure, but that’s what we’re doing.

This little hiatus in Seattle is also easing the transition for Don as he leaves private practice in Bremerton after 17 years to serve our veterans at the VA Hospital in Seattle and American Lake.  My studio, for the first time in my career, is not where I live but located at the store.  I have some early mornings ahead to reserve creative time before the store opens, but I’m enjoying the new rhythm of life and know these changes will spark some fresh ideas!

I continue my studies with GIA on board our vessel as I feel the gentle waves of Lake Union and listen to the seaplanes take off and land.  We will be part time residents of Bremerton again soon, hopefully before Christmas!

Cheers,

Tina

Mother’s Day!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Give mom what she really, really wants this year – an original Kristina Marie Design!

Treasure in stock NOW at
Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette
1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310

Also, shop online for some of the cool new pieces and pick up in store or select shipping!

Find a great selection of one-of-a-kind original works that make bold statements and and also simple for easy everyday  wear.  Fun new looks in sterling silver, Swarovski Crystal and gemstone materials.  Beautiful new pieces featuring delicate work in 18k gold, black diamonds, oxidized sterling silver and a special find of lovely neutral toned Australian Moonstone.

Spring Line Launch 2017!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Spring Line Launch 2017!

It’s that time again…
the Kristina Marie Designs Spring Line Launch!

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10 am – 5 pm
Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette
1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310

Just a teaser pictured above are the new designs and textures in my Spring Line!  Bold statements and simple easy wear pleasures for Spring and Summer in my traditional sterling silver, Swarovski Crystal and gemstone materials.  Debuting also is my special collection, Buried Treasure, featuring delicate work in 18k gold, black diamonds, oxidized sterling silver and a special find of Australian Moonstone.

The entire line will reveal this day so join us early for the best selection of my one-of-a-kind designs!

The Holidays are HERE!

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

The Holidays are HERE!

Ho Ho Ho – Jewelry always fits!
Temptations will abound at our Christmas Party and Sale this year!  Join us to celebrate the and imbibe in the bubbly of the season.  Our New York City supplier will be in with many special pieces to make your holiday extra special!

Saturday, December 10
10 am – 5/6 pm

Enjoy 25% off selected fine jewelry stock on this day!  Kristina Marie Designs is offering a gift with $75 or more purchase of a beautiful classic pair of Swarovski Crystal and sterling silver earrings ($25 value, one per customer).

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Thank you all my wonderful friends and customers for your love and support all year round and for allowing me the opportunity to take part in your special life events! I am looking forward to imagining new and exciting designs as I continue my studies through the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and I hope you will remember my small business as your children and grandchildren are investing in jewelry for their life events.

As you celebrate the season I wish for you to give time and treasure to the charity of your choice, eat at locally owned restaurants, support small grocers, artists and retailers in your community.  Shopping small does not necessarily mean you pay more, it just helps keep local dollars local, and that helps us all!

Merry Christmas!

Tina

The Kristina Marie Designs Online Store has Arrived!

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

At long last, what you have been waiting for, the Kristina Marie Designs Custom Jewelry Online Store!  Jewelry for your everyday, anytime.

IMG_1146My full inventory will remain in-store at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette, including the pieces that are online.  New work from the bench will come to the online store first so you get first look from wherever you are!  Many of the pieces, as usual, are one-of-a-kind, so if you love it you better get on it!

 

 

 

Fall Roadshows:

Friday, October 7, 5-8 pm

The Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio

9536 Silverdale Way NW

Silverdale, WA 98383

Saturday, October 8, 2-4 pm

Intimate Private Showing on Queen Anne in Seattle

Email here for directions and RSVP

Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m – the Annual Two Sisters Fine Jewelry Christmas Party and Sale!

Fall Line Launch and Reveal Event September 17!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Fall Line Launch and Reveal Event September 17!

The chill has hit the air and it’s finally under 85 degrees in my studio!  Giving you just a small peek as I work feverishly to complete my Fall collection.  Join me on Sept. 17 as I debut my Fall Line, including a generous collection of one-of-a-kind new pieces, allowing some of our favorite flavors of summer to invade fall.  Bold metals, stunning pearls and warm gold fill accents take center stage as we take this next season by storm!  Here are the details!

Saturday, September 17
10 am – 5 pm

Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette
1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310

Join us for mimosas, my new fall line, friends and some other exciting debuts on this special day!

RSVP here or text or call 360.710.5646.

Also, bring those cherished broken pieces of jewelry languishing in your jewelry box as our fabulous bench jeweler, Rick will be on hand for any jewelry repairs and cleanings while you wait!  Rick available Noon – 4.

Upcoming Events for Kristina Marie Designs:
Friday, October 7, 5-8 pm – special collection at The Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio
Saturday, October 8, time TBA – special collection Trunk show in Seattle
Saturday, December 10, 10 am – TBA – the annual Two Sisters Fine Jewelry Christmas Party and sale!

Christmas in July!

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Christmas in July!

Why wait till Christmas to have what you want?  The days are long and the sunshine is warm, so come join us for a one-day-only event.  Find new Limited Edition Summer pieces from Kristina Marie Designs.  Two Sisters Fine Jewelry has invited some of our quality suppliers with special pieces in from New York.  Loose stones will also be available to see so we can help custom design your own special piece!

Monday, July 11, 2016

10 am – 5 pm

Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette

1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E

Bremerton, WA 98310

 

Spring Line Launch Event – Sat. March 26

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Spring Line Launch Event – Sat. March 26

Come join me at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette on Saturday, March 26, noon – 3 as I reveal new work to inspire sunshine into the darkest of Days!

Inspiration

I think Winter of 2015-2016 has done most of us in for the rain category, is it over yet?  The sunshine re-energizes both my soul and my creativity, and sometimes I have to look to the beautiful objects of my jewelry world to spark that sunshine when our sun is obscured by layer upon layer of rainclouds. 

This spring line was just the sunshine I needed this year, turquoise in blue seldom seen is the center point of many of my new designs.  Long necklaces, not unlike prayer beads to pray for the actual sun, but also shorten for when open collars are again the norm.  Labradorite remains popular in fashion jewelry and continues as a favorite design element of mine.  Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “A (human) is like a bit of labrador spar, which has no luster as you turn it in your hand until you come to a particular angle; then it shows deep and beautiful colors.”  This special effect is called Labradorescence, and is caused by light interacting with thin layers within the stone. 

I hope you will find a special piece of sunshine amongst these original pieces that will help your own deep and beautiful colors shine more brightly.

Tina

 

Holiday Events for Kristina Marie Designs!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Here’s what’s happening!

I’m at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette with my entire collection most Wednesday afternoons.

TONIGHT!  Nov. 5,  5-8  Mad Marie Art Studios and a VERY small selection of my work will be at The Lisa Stirrett Art Studio (look for my girl to see the few pieces that are there).  Bring non-perishable food items and/or toys to support the food bank at The Salvation Army!

Kristina Marie at The Collective Visions Gallery
For the month of November the CVG is doing a retrospective of all current and previous members for it’s 21st Anniversary.  Find my piece “Fish r’ Bitin’” there during November!  Artist reception, Friday, November 6, 5-8 pm.

Friday, Nov. 13, 10-5 – New work at Two Sisters
Find me, my new work for the holiday season and my full collection in residence all day at the store!

Black Friday – CLOSED – Enjoy your family and come see us on Small Business Saturday!

Saturday, Nov. 28 – Small Business Saturday at Two Sisters!
Shop small this year and join us for a special day with some amazing deals on the perfect piece of jewelry!  We’ll have mimosas and nibbles and lots of Holiday Cheer!

Friday, Dec. 4, 5-8 – Art Walk at The Boat Shed
A fun and festive evening at The Boat Shed with Tina and Mad Marie Art Studios (my girl)!  I will have my full collection on display and Madi will bring her eclectic mix of handmade jewelry, painted mugs and fine art pieces.  Perfect for the stocking!

Saturday, Dec. 5, 12-8 – Holiday Party at Two Sisters!
It’s our annual Holiday Party with libations, nibbles and beautiful jewelry! Join our mailing list in the store and you will be entered into a raffle to win one of two prizes featuring a custom piece of jewelry by KMD or a beautiful piece of fine jewelry from Two Sisters!  Come join the festivities and find the perfect gift!

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 12-7 THE DIAMOND EVENT at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry!
Join us for this very unique special event!  One of our diamond vendors is coming in from New York with pieces we don’t regularly stock in the store! We’ll have elegant pendant drop diamond earrings, eternity rings, whimsical designs in white and canary diamonds and of course, studs and line (tennis) bracelets. This unique event is not to be missed!! Come join the fun!

Friday, Dec. 11, 4-7 – Special Event at Cavalon Aesthetics
It’s a party and a show all at once, if you’ve missed me so far, it’s yet another opportunity!  More details to come.

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2:00 pm – Home Show in Mill Creek, WA email for directions!

As always, I’m happy to create a custom design for you this holiday and meet you by appointment!  I will be in and out of the store regularly through the holidays so get your custom orders in early!  Email or call or text 360.710.5646.

Two Sisters Fine Jewelry
1100 Wheaton Way, Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310

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360.479.3877

The entire collection of my jewelry is in residence at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry full time other than the aforementioned off-site events.

Two Sisters Fine Jewelry is a full-service locally woman owned business run by a Graduate Gemologist with 35 years of experience.  All repairs and custom work are done in-house by our master jeweler with a 4 year degree and 35 years of experience.  Shop with experience you can trust.  We have a unique collection of conflict free diamonds and fair trade gemstones with prices that compete with any other retailer.  We know fine jewelry.  We also buy or trade gold.  Shop local!

 

Jewelry on Vacation!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Jewelry on Vacation!

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Two Sisters Fine Jewelry in Manette

Kristina Marie Designs entire collection in residence, 1:00 pm Aug. 12 – Aug. 24!

1100 Wheaton Way Suite E
Bremerton, WA 98310
(just over the Manette Bridge in Manette next door to Subway)

Store hours:
M-W 9-5
Fri-Sat 9-5
Closed Thursdays and Sundays

Actually, I’M the one on vacation, so you can find the ENTIRE collection of my work at Two Sisters Fine Jewelry while I’m away!  There is still lots of new work to see!