Christmas Traditions- What is Yours?

The 12 Days of Christmas Precious jewelry

Exactly what is your preferred holiday custom?
Using my unsightly Christmas sweatshirt. Also taking part in white elephant gift exchanges with pals because anything goes! The best white elephant present I got was a Best of Hall and Oates CD.
exactly what's your preferred gift to provide?


Food and/or alcohol. I like supporting other regional New Jersey organisations. Home made high end chocolates would be my go-to gift. Love their chocolates-- they're fair trade certified, natural, and yummy.

How do you keep your imaginative procedure through the hectic holiday?
Making to-do lists assists me prioritize tasks and get them outta the way. There is something inspiring about crossing a product off your list with a pen instead of inspecting it off in an app. Power naps assist me stay up late at night for my innovative window.


Any resolutions for the new year?
When I'm stuck in the funk, I do get those days. But my resolution is to do something imaginative EVERYDAY even when I'm not in the mood, jewelry-related or not.

I am actually not an early morning individual at all ... I discover that I'm most imaginative late at night when it's peaceful and everyone is asleep. One difficulty I provide myself is: How do I design a structurally sound/ wearable piece of fashion jewelry utilizing basic shapes and effective building. Using my ugly Christmas sweatshirt. Power naps assist me remain up late at night for my creative window.

Early morning Ritual's jewelry is chic and so wearable, it's certainly at the top of my dream list.

inform us a bit about exactly what you do-- your process, your products, what influences and drives you.
When it's peaceful and everyone is asleep, I am actually not an early morning person at all ... I discover that I'm most innovative late at night. When I can really focus, that's. I normally start explore the materials at hand to discover their limits, potential, and relationship with one another.
One obstacle I give myself is: How do I develop a structurally sound/ wearable piece of fashion jewelry using easy shapes and effective building. I'm influenced by contemporary architects like Mies Van der Rohe, who is understood for the term "Less is more". I think you could say that I'm owned by the imaginative force of the universe-- like riding a wave of energy.

I first fell in love with Shayna's aesthetically concise jewelry over the summer, and discussed it here. The clean-cut of her simple designs swept me off my feet. I likewise could not assist but enjoy that she names her pieces after the commercial designers she draws motivation from. Morning Ritual's jewelry is trendy and so wearable, it's certainly at the top of my desire list.

So, share with me some of your favorite Christmas traditions.

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