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@Epheriell on Instagram - a selection of sterling silver rings

Hello friends!

Just popping by today to ask – are you following us over on Instagram?

That’s where we hang out – sharing behind-the-scenes and work-in-progress shots during the week. It’s a little window in the Epheriell world, and we love sharing what we’re making with you. Below is a snippet of some of the photos we’ve shared recently.

We also share a little bit about us – our travels, our cats, and other pieces of the life you help us live every time you buy a piece of our jewellery.

You can follow us right here: we’re @Epheriell.

And hey – if you ever share one of our pieces on IG, please make sure to tag us so we can take a peek! Just tag #Epheriell and @Epheriell – we love to see our creations in their new homes.

See you there,

Jess + Nick

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Hello 2016!

Nick and Jess of Epheriell

Happy 2016 from Team Epheriell!

Nick and I had an excellent break, including our stint teaching metal crochet jewellery workshops at the Woodford Folk Festival, and an epic Star Wars Marathon (all 7 movies!) over a weekend. (How awesome is Rey?).

Metal Crochet Jewellery Workshop 2016

Now, we’re back in the studio, and are happy to already have orders going out the door!

So, what’s happening around here in 2016?

Well, we’re planning on building a house (!) so that’s pretty darn exciting. It means that once we have the house, we can turn the shed into a dedicated studio for both of us, instead of poor Nick having to do a lot of his work outside (still in the shade, but some days you just need that air conditioning!).

I plan on sharing snippets of our house-building journey with you all! If you have any advice, I’d love to hear it – it’s the first time Nick or I have built (well, we’re hiring builders, but you get the idea) so any words of wisdom are welcome.

I’m also starting a 6-month yoga teacher training course in February, to learn more about one of my passions, and get my qualification so I can start sharing my love of yoga with others.

Business-wise, this year we’re still committed to making beautiful recycled sterling silver wedding rings for people all over the world, as well as our range of modern, simple everyday jewellery.

We’ve decided to institute something fun for our Silver Service subscribers – every month, we’re going to have a subscriber-only special! This will be available exclusively in our store here on Epheriell.com.

It might be one piece on special, a whole range, or maybe even free shipping. Who knows? It’s out way of thanking you for supporting us.

This month – we’re offering 30% off all of our Urban Eco Earrings – a perfect excuse to stock up on new designs for yourself or as gifts for the stylish ladies in your life.

If you’re not already a member of the Silver Service, you can join us by clicking here. You’ll not only get access to our monthly specials, you’ll also get 10% off your next order with us here on Epheriell.com.

Here’s to an awesome year for us all!

Jess x

We’re Having a Making Break Dec 22/15 – Jan 5th/16

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Hello friends!

Well, here we are, at the end of another year.

I can’t quite believe it, but Epheriell turned 7 this year. I want to say a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of you for supporting our little business this year – and every year before.

Nick and I love crafting jewellery just for you – and we’ve had some wonderful feedback and stories from you this year about what your piece of Epheriell jewellery has meant to you and those you love.

We’re planning on taking a little making break over the Christmas/New Year period (including a week we’re spending at the Woodford Folk Festival (make sure to look me up in the Artisania schedule if you’re coming to the festival – we’re doing metal crochet jewellery workshops!).

The shop will remain open, but we won’t be working on any orders during this period – which is December 22nd, 2015 to January 5th, 2016.

What does that mean for you, if you decide to indulge in a little New Year’s shopping?

If you place an order prior to midnight December 21st : your order will be made and shipped by the 24th. (This is AEST – Brisbane time.)

If you place an order on December 22nd through to January 5th, your jewellery will be in the queue to get made come January 6th. It will be posted and in the mail to you within 5 working days of that date.

We’ve had a freaking awesome year – thank you so much for supporting our little business in 2015!

You really do help us to ‘live the dream’ each and every day, and we couldn’t be more thankful that you choose to spend your hard-earned money on one of our designs. It means the world to us.

See you in 2016!

Merry Christmas + An Ace New Years

Jess + Nick

December 2015 Giveaway – Custom Petite Initial Necklace

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A new month means a new giveaway, and this month, we’re giving away a custom Petite Initial Necklace – with the letter of your choice – to a lucky someone – anywhere in the world!

This giveaway is only open to our Silver Service subscribers… but if you’re not already subscribed, it’s easy-peasy (and you’ll get a code for 10% off your next order here on Epheriell.com, too) – just pop your email in the box below and click the green button. Done!

And that’s not even the best bit… Once you enter, you’ll get a special ‘lucky link’ – and buttons to share the giveaway on twitter, facebook, and pinterest.

“Why would I share the giveaway”, I hear you ask, “wouldn’t that reduce my chances of winning?”

Nope!

Because for every person you refer who enters the giveaway… you also get an additional entry! 

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The winner will be randomly chosen at the beginning of the next month, so good luck! And remember – the more friends you refer, the more entries YOU get. Pretty sweet, eh?

Jess x


 

{The winner of last month’s giveaway is Sophie G – I’ve sent you an email Sophie, congrats :)}


 

The winner of this month’s giveaway was Caitlin S – I’ve sent you an email, congrats!)

Epheriell Christmas Gift Guide 2015

2015 Christmas Gift Guide Black TextI don’t know about you, but Christmas has kinda snuck up on me this year. I can’t quite believe it’s just over 4 weeks away!

With that in mind, I’ve scheduled ‘Christmas Shopping ‘in my calendar this week – because I always try to buy from fellow makers, and I know they need time to make and ship the lovely things I buy from them.

So – this is me, reminding you, to start (or finish) that online shopping asap to ensure your handmade treats arrive in time for present-day!

Of course, we’d love it if you chose to give a little piece of Epheriell to someone you love this year – and I’ve put together a little gift guide to hopefully help you find the perfect thing.

I know that a shop with hundreds of items can be a little overwhelming to browse through – so this is a great place to find the perfect gift without having to click your way through our entire store.

Remember – all gifts are sent wrapped and with a complimentary gift note. If you’re buying a gift, just leave your message at the checkout and I’ll hand-write it on a gift note for you.


Your Best Friend

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Give to your bestie – and to girls in developing nations who really need help.

Choose a combo from my Etsy-exclusive #MakeForGood range, and your gift is twice as meaningful.

We will be donating 25% of the sale price from each piece sold to Plan Australia’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ campaign. Find out more about it here

 

Your Other Friends

Half-Spiral Oxidised Urban Eco Earrings (7)

These Half-Spiral Earrings are a modern twist on the classic hoop earrings. Perfect for work and casual wear!

 

Your Sister

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The Nested Hoops Necklace is a beautiful, simple, and classic design that will suit anyone who loves silver.

 

Your Wife/Partner

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Why not remind her why you love her with this delicate Secret Message Ring. Choose a personal message to have stamped on the inside – maybe a special date, endearment, or a phrase that means something special to the two of you.

We married folk (and long-term together folk) always have quirky little ‘in-jokes’ or words that have special meaning to us, don’t we?

(Just surreptitiously ‘borrow’ one of her other rings to get her ring size.)

 

Your Husband/Partner

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And for the guys – ditto! Why not re-affirm just why you think he’s the most awesome guy on the planet – and give him a Secret Message Ring so he can carry a reminder of your love with him always? There are high-shine, matte, and oxidised versions to suit any guy’s style.

(Just steal his wedding ring to get his size on the sly – and it should fit his ring finger on the other hand!).

Your Mum

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Classy and elegant – the Single Pearl Necklace will make a gorgeous gift for Mum.

 

Your Tween or Teenage Daughter

Sterling silver handforged delicate heart.

A simple Heart Necklace will show your daughter your love for her.

 

Your 20-Something Daughter

Bi-tone Geo Necklace and Earrings (12)

Two-Tone Geo Earrings – the perfect pair of earrings for a young woman.

 

Your 30-Something Daughter

 

Starburst Ring in Silver (7) Starburst Ring in Oxidised Finish (3)

This Starburst Ring is available in silver or oxidised silver finishes -it makes a gorgeous statement ring.

 

Finally… a Stocking Stuffer!

Grab an asymmetrical stud earring… or five! Order them in any quantity you like.


I hope this has helped you find the perfect gift for the special people in your life this Christmas!

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**Christmas Last Order Dates**

Australia – 10th December
Everywhere Else – 1st December

(any orders placed after these dates will NOT be guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas)

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2015 Christmas Order Cut-Off Dates

Christmas Order Cut-Off Dates

That time has crept up on us yet again. Yep, there are only a few weeks left to get your orders in with us for pre-Christmas delivery!

 

***CHRISTMAS ORDER CUT-OFF DATES***

Australian Orders: Dec 10 | Anywhere else: Dec 1st

 

Please place any orders you want to arrive in time for Christmas by the above dates at the *latest*.

Any orders placed after these dates will not be guaranteed to arrive in time.

Why so early? Well, it takes us a week or two to hand-craft your order – especially at this time of year! Then, we want to make sure there’s plenty of shipping time left over – the post gets pretty chock-a-block prior to Christmas.

The dates above are the absolute final cut-off – I’d actually recommend you order as soon as you can to be absolutely sure there aren’t any postage hold-upsespecially if you’re outside of Australia.

Thank you to those of you who choose to gift a piece of Epheriell jewellery this Christmas.

Remember – we’re happy to ship direct to your gift recipient and include a hand-written note (with a message of your choice) at no extra cost. Just leave your message in the ‘notes to seller’ on checkout!

Jess + Nick

Nov 2015 Subscriber Giveaway – #MakeForGood Hoops!

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A new month means a new giveaway, and this month, we’re giving away a pair of #MakeForGood Hoop Earrings to a lucky someone – anywhere in the world!

This giveaway is only open to our Silver Service subscribers… but if you’re not already subscribed, it’s easy-peasy (and you’ll get a code for 10% off your next order here on Epheriell.com, too) – just pop your email in the box below and click the green button. Done!

And that’s not even the best bit… Once you enter, you’ll get a special ‘lucky link’ – and buttons to share the giveaway on twitter, facebook, and pinterest.

“Why would I share the giveaway”, I hear you ask, “wouldn’t that reduce my chances of winning?”

Nope!

Because for every person you refer who enters the giveaway… you also get an additional entry! 

 

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The winner will be randomly chosen at the beginning of the next month, so good luck! And remember – the more friends you refer, the more entries YOU get. Pretty sweet, eh?

Jess x


You can also check out these earrings (and matching necklace) in our store right here: #MakeForGood Hoops


 

{The winner of last month’s giveaway is Erica A – I’ve sent you an email Erica, congrats :)}

Epheriell Wedding – Mareike and Sebastian

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I was looking through our folder of ‘happy customer’ photos today, and I realised that I never shared these gorgeous wedding shots with you before!

These photos are by Mareike, who – along with her husband Sebastian – chose to buy a set of our oxidised Secret Message sterling silver wedding bands.

I was blown away when Mareike sent me these amazing photos that she took of their rings – and the lovely shot of the two of them on their wedding day, as well!

Mareike and Sebastian

secret message wedding rings - oxidized sterling silver - handmade by Epheriell

secret message wedding rings - oxidised sterling silver - handmade by Epheriell

Thank you so much Mareike, (although rather belatedly!) for sharing these photos with us, and allowing us to share them with the world.

You can see all of Mareike’s photography on her Facebook page here.

You can purchase these Secret Message Rings in our shop here.

#MakeForGood Favourites

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G’day lovelies!

I wanted to pop by and share some of my favourite items from fellow makers who are also participating in the Etsy #makeforgood campaign today.

What is #makeforgood?

These products are part of the #makeforgood collection, a project powered by Australian Etsy sellers and in support of Plan International’s Because I Am A Girl campaign.

Participating Aussie Etsy sellers will be donating 20% or more to the charity campaign.

All funds raised will go towards supporting projects that help promote the equal rights of all children, helping lift girls around the world – and their entire communities – out of poverty. To learn more about this project go to etsy.me/makeforgood.

So, here my current faves out of the few of the hundreds (thousands?) of beautiful items that are available…

 

ScoutGathers

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My Bearded Pigeon

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BON LUX

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Kirralee & Co.

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Coco & Max Womenswear

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Fluid Ink Letterpress

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Fantails & Feet

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Crimson Circle Studio

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Zinnea Pea

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Each to Own

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Arctic Glass Studios

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Gorgeous, yes?

Of course, we’re participating, too – I’ve already got a stack of #makeforgood items in progress – with a few that have gone to their new homes already!

 

You can see our #makeforgood designs right here.

 

We’re donating 25% of the sale price of each of these items to the campaign.

Jess x

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NEW #makeforgood Designs: 25% of all sales donated to Plan Australia’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ Campaign

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Today, on the international Day of the Girl, I have a special announcement to make, friends!

I’d like to introduce you to the new #makeforgood collection of Epheriell jewellery.

These products are part of the #makeforgood collection, a project powered by Australian Etsy sellers and in support of Plan International’s Because I Am A Girl campaign.

We will be donating 25% of the sale price from all of our #makeforgood items to the charity campaign.

All funds raised will go towards supporting projects that help promote the equal rights of all children, helping lift girls around the world – and their entire communities – out of poverty. To learn more about this project go to etsy.me/makeforgood.

I wanted to participate in this campaign because I wake up every day thankful that – through sheer dumb luck – I was born in a country, and to a family, that has always allowed and encouraged me to be exactly who and what I wanted to be. And I know that *most* women in the world today are not that lucky.

Here are the currently available designs (I’m planning on adding a few more!). The theme for the campaign was ‘Silver Lining’ – which, honestly, couldn’t have been more perfect for a silversmith!

#makeforgood Hoop Earrings

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#makeforgood Hoop & Post Earrings

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#makeforgood Hoop Necklace

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#makeforgood Long Hoop Earrings

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If you love these designs – maybe for yourself, maybe as a gift for a woman you love – you can purchase them in exclusively in our Etsy shop.

 

Just search the shop using the tag ‘makeforgood’!

Help us help girls become all they can be, and be empowered to realise their dreams – like you have helped us realise ours.

Jess x

P.S. Search Etsy with the tag ‘makeforgood’ to find all the other Aussie sellers participating – a great way to do your Chrissy shopping and help disadvantaged girls at the same time!!

P.P.S. If you think this is a rad idea, please share this email with your friends and fam, too! x

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