InstaSpirations

Our InstaSpirations for this week are shared here! Each week we choose our favorites posted by all of you (our beloved fans and family) to our instagram feed! To get in on the sharing action, just post your images to instagram and use #waxingpoetic. Your image could make it to the blog!

 

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InstaSpiration #1 posted by @gatorgirl4325 and she shared that it “was the perfect ending to a perfect day” We love the simplicity of her Round Insignia and two foundation stones, its the perfect everyday necklace.

 

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InstaSpiration #2 posted by @miklyn12 who said it was her “early anniversary present. We loved this picture for many reasons, the rose is so eye catching and one of our favorite love symbols AND her beloved has amazing taste and picked out some of our most popular pieces and curated such a sweet story on her necklace.

 

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InstaSpiration #3 posted by @megankenly who said these were her #MothersDayGifts, the best gifts are the most personal and thoughtful, we think that her Custom Articulated Oval pendant is the sweetest ever with her family monogram and baby’s name and birthday on the reverse side. The Michael Kors watch is pretty amazing too!

 

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InstaSpiration #4 posted by one of retailers @outsideandin giving us some love on our new products for summer. All newly released in June, we love the way they styled this look and used all new pieces! So chic and gorgeous.

 

 

Life’s Inspirations Help Us Create our Transformative Dragonfly Pendant

Transformational and rooted themes like flowers and trees, blooming fruits and winged insects, bring a natural and nostalgic contrast to a story that personalizes a feeling. They can evoke memories and mark a symbol or a souvenir to an experience. The Dragonfly represents change in almost every part of the world. A symbol in the perspective of self-realization, maturity and defeat of self-created illusions as well as a focus on living IN the present moment and opening ones eyes to the world around them.

 

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Find your Transformative Dragonfly here.

A NEW BEGINNING – Gifts for Grads

This is the time of year that we think of our graduates. And then, we think of words. Milestone comes to mind. Milestone is a funny term. By definition, a milestone is a marker for a distance traveled; a juncture point; a small object made to recall a big spectacle – not a stand-in as much as a stand-on-its-own-even-if-it-is-very-tiny; arguably a whole world in a little word – or in our case, a charm; a letter; a seal; a lavaliere.

We know that everything you do in life is just as much part of the big pieces as it is part of the in-betweens. We care as much for the momentary as we do for the monumental, and believe that sometimes (more often than not), they’re actually part of the same thing, if not the thing itself.

College. Learning How to Be an Adult. Adventure… It is a monumental time full of momentary memories, and a new beginning. Here are our favorite gift ideas for the beloved college graduates that are dear to our hearts.

 

Leather Bracelet Stack

Gifts for the wrist serve as constant reminders. One is great, two or three give even more options. All are special!

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Harmonius Cuff
Deeply carved iconography and messaging of faith and love reflects paths and connections. An infinity sign reads “Believe”, “Make a Wish” marks a quill, and a cross with a centered heart reads “Love is Faith”. Sterling silver rivets bring each icon together on a band of metallic bronze leather.

Axiom Leather Band
Transformative messaging is etched into brass plaques with sterling silver iconography and rivet details, mounted to narrow saddle tone leather lacing with a lobster clasp closure. Gift and wear as a reminder of faith, truth, and self; inspiring change from within.

Proclaimable Cuff
Detailed with dovetails and delicate ripples, etched brass banners appear to be held into the metallic leather bands by sterling silver pins. This stackable style is filled with messages of affirmation and inspiration.

 

Collector Charm Catcher Combo

Our Collector Charm Catcher is the framework for a tale that will unfold in the years to come. Start it off with some personal pieces, like an insignia, a pastime and a guiding word.

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Sweet Missive
Delicate flat brass plates etched with messaging and capped with carved raised sterling frames and icons feel like miniature scrolls or plaques. Iconography includes laurel (Adored), decorative frames (Blessed and Cherished), a bow (Grateful) or squirrel (Live True).

Square Insignia
This traditional style stamped seal with bold uppercase lettering and an ornate background is both historically classic, and special to the Waxing Poetic line, as a Signature charm first introduced in 2002.

Delighted States of America
Simple brass wax seals feature a carved silver icon symbolic of each state and the backside etched with messaging that strikes a cultural chord for that state. Each shares a bale with an accompanying tiny sterling silver star dangle etched with the state abbreviation.

Vital Spark
The body of these ovals is a carved dimensional rayburst backing a guiding icon; each featuring a Silver Shade Swarovski crystal focal.  They evoke a centered grounded talisman that lights the way and marks faith, journey, love, family, honor, and friendship.

 

Poetry on a Chain – Blessing on a Chain

A great choice for the understated graduate, this is a lovely gift of potential.

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Destiny
Swift and brilliant. Heroines at heart know this implicitly (and you do too), but this wish is here to remind you: glorious adventures are never where you plan them to be but always at the right time and ready to evolve and enjoy.

 

Circle of Love Combo

It’s so much more than just four years. This gift marks this threshold year, and the beginning of a new cycle of Life, one that is filled with love, learning and new adventures.

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2014 Roman Seal
Mark time or a milestone with a classic stacked roman numeral impressed seal of this year, MMXIV.

Circle of Love Pendant
Concentric carved messaging carries across a mixed metal brass with sterling silver body, reading “Keep Give Be Learn Change Grow Share Love” in an angled medallion form. The swivel bale twists to show a brass back side patterned with sterling silver hearts, each individually soldered in place.

 

Scribblers

Sometimes, a word can mean so, so much more. Our popular Scribbler necklaces leave room for interpretation, daily.
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Believe, Love & Wish
Brass twisted wire script sentiments hang from handmade twisted wire sterling silver chain.

 

 

The Author of My Life

 

Author of My Life Axiom Bracelet
Author of My Life Axiom Bracelet

A friend recently shared this photo his daughter sent him.  She was out of the country, and having a homesick moment. She shared this photo with her dad saying that the  bracelet he gave her before she left on her trip provided encouragement, a reminder that she is loved, and a reminder that she has the autonomy to live (and write) her life as she sees fit…  That she is the Author of her Life (as we all are the authors of our own).

Wishing you the experience of this same freedom and, as always, much love.

Xo,

Patti

View The Author of My Life bracelet. And entire Axiom bracelet collection here.