*redbalifrog* Life is a Song Collection Release

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Today is the release of the newest *redbalifrog* collection titled Life is a Song. The theme is music of course, and there are 6 new pieces. They are called Love the Music, Music Scroll, Peace Guitar, Skull King of Music, Songbird pendant, and Stardust.  The designs in this set are very inspirational and beautifully crafted, something we’ve come to expect from Amanda! It is obvious what the inspiration is behind these

Pandora Essence UK Promotion

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Pandora UK has been awfully quiet on the promotions front this year, but today kicks off their first free bracelet promotion of the year!  With any purchase of £95 or more receive your choice of the regular Essence bracelet or the beaded Essence bracelet.  The event runs from April 28th through May 2nd, so it’s a great time to indulge in Pandora.  Unfortunately, retailers are not allowed to ship overseas, so if

Ohm Beads Luna (May BOTM) Debut

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The highly anticipated release of the Ohm Beads Luna is finally here!  Just ahead of the new month, we see the May Bead of the Month which is a little different than before.  For those who preordered, you’ll be receiving a surprise in the mail as this is a “blind bag”.  There are two versions of the charm, one completely oxidized and one that is silver with oxidation detailing. Both are gorgeous

Rue La La Pandora Boutique Sale

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Rue La La is hosting another Pandora sale today! It started this morning and will be open for 9 days, closing on May 6th.  The items on sale include charms, rings, earrings, and pendants, and includes some of the newly retired pieces from earlier this year.  If you’re not familiar with this website, they offer designer sample sales including some of the best luxury brands around. This site is by invitation only, so

Trollbeads Mother’s Day GWP Begins

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Reposting from earlier in the week, the Trollbeads Mother’s Day gift with purchase begins today!  For any purchase of $150 or more, you will receive a beautiful grey tassel key ring (which can hold beads) and a surprise Universal Unique glass bead.  This promotion is running from April 27th to May 8th for the US and Canada (but most retailers will ship overseas).  It can be found on my recommended retailer, the official

X Jewellery Retirement

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Today brings news of X Jewellery’s first retirement and a price reduction! This is an official list and the designs have already been discontinued.  Retailers will sell through their remaining stocks and then they will be gone for good.  Presumably, the retiring links are the ones that do not sell well, so for some it’s not a surprise. All the pendants and Asian cords are getting the axe; I did

Ohm Beads Mama Terra (April BOTM) Review

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Today is Earth Day and to celebrate I’m taking a look at the new Ohm Beads April BOTM, Mama Terra! It’s a gorgeous bead representing Mother Earth and she’s beautifully detailed. Only 555 were made and stocks are already low, if not sold out, at headquarters.  I’m so lucky to get one and I’ve been enjoying her immensely since I received it. It comes in amazing packaging with a burlap

Alex Cramariuc – Tupilak

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Alex Cramariuc is debuting his newest creation today and it’s a doozy!  The design is called Tupilak and is made for a fantasy necklace.  The Tupilak is an Greenlandic Troll and represents “one of the most iconic symbols of the Greenlandic Inuits, the Tupilak originates with the practice of witchcraft and used to be made exclusively by the shaman who then used it in different rituals.” These are traditionally made from “whale, walrus

Ohm Beads Community Design Project #10 Announced

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Ohm Beads just decided on a theme for their next Community Design Project!  The theme is Magic and the survey for the possible designs are now available.  Click here to pick the winning charm!  It will be a silver bead and for those pre-ordering, there may be a special version available.  Are you excited by this theme?

X Jewellery Spring 2016 Collection Debut

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Today is the debut of the newest X Jewellery Collection for spring! As has been the trend for this brand, the release is a smaller set with two new rubber link colors, two bronze pieces, and 2 silver links. The names are Pastel Violet, Graphite Grey, Risk It, Be Real, bronze Flow single, and bronze Flow lock. The designs are more unisex and edgy which echoes the original aesthetic of

Trollbeads Summer 2016 Collection Sneak Peek

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Trollbeads is previewing exciting new designs for their upcoming Summer 2016 Collection!  This is a small set but the showpiece is definitely the limited edition Deep Ocean glass bead.  It is a very complex design by artist Nozomi Kaji (maker of the Mother’s Rose bead) and there will only be limited quantities available.  The photos are courtesy of Trollbeads, please do not reproduce without crediting. The other charms in this release

*redbalifrog* Life is a Song Teaser

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Amanda just announced the launch date of her newest collection, titled Life is a Song!  The debut is scheduled for April 29th, and will include 6 amazing designs.  No previews until the release date, so definitely check back here for a full look on that Friday.  Are you excited for this news?  What do you hope to see for this theme?