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Yet another

New blog.

I don’t know why but I keep making new blogs.Perhaps it is because I love the ability to document things and share them with others. Anyways, the new blog is called Bijouterie Du Jour which in english means jewelry of the day. You guessed it; the blog is entirely about jewelry, mainly the pieces I made with picture tutorials.

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Hope you enjoy it,

-Maddie Mudpie


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lately i”vebeen slightly obsessive with my quest for an antique skeleton key. it all started with watching an unremarkable movie on the TV with my mom. the movie was average but what really got my attention was the old house as the main setting. it was beautiful and all the rooms were locked up. each room had a key and a master skeleton key that opened all of them. the master key was an intricate old key that unlocked all of the secrets of the generations who lived there before.

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I love the idea of a key, how it can symbolize opportunities and reveal your darkest secrets. after seeing the movie i decided that i MUST obtain one for myself and so my quest for a skeleton key started. i went to six antique and thrift stores and none sold keys. some had lots of keys but they wouldn’t sell them. finally after fruitless efforts i came across the most darling antique store and found what i sought for!

these three key necklaces are the results.

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at the rate i’ve been making jewelry i think i might start selling it again; i work at a bead store in the summer so making jewelry is sort of unavoidable. sorry i’ve been such a bad blogger but lately my life has been extremely uneventful.



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