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Ring in the New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone! For us here at Marty Magic, the cycling of the seasons and the “ringing” in of the New Year brings rings to mind! We celebrate these beginnings and endings with our January ring sale. This time … Continue reading

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2015: The Year of the Sheep

It should come as no surprise that here at Marty Magic we’re interested in all things mystic and astrological! Back in September of 2014 we wrote about the Sign of the Scorpion and its history, symbolism, and meaning in Western … Continue reading

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Anglerfish Lurks Beneath Monterey Bay

The Black Sea Devil Anglerfish is a fearsome critter that lives deep in the undersea canyons in the Monterey Bay. Aptly named for its monstrous fangs, it becomes a little less scary when you realize it’s only a few inches long. Back … Continue reading

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Holiday Reflections from the Magic Crew

There are a few distinct signs that the Holiday season is approaching in California: the thermostat registers slightly below the 80s; people begin to wear jeans and flip-flops instead of shorts and flip-flops; and our local markets are stocking certified organic, … Continue reading

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Storybook Tales: The Owl & The P-Cat

This month we’re celebrating our Storybook Collection. In light of this, we’d like to share some interesting stories about the stories, including a comparison of famous story books vs. their movie counterparts, and  the account of how Marty once ran (innocently) afoul of … Continue reading

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The Graveyard Monster Mash!

      “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” ― Bram Stoker  Have you noticed the daylight dimming, and the shadows growing? How the warm air is cut by a sudden, chill breeze? Autumn is … Continue reading

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Scorpio Rising

In August we wrote about Marty’s childhood spent in the Mojave desert of Southern California, and how the critters she encountered there have inspired her jewelry. Scorpions were common in the desert by her family’s adobe cottage, and their strange, … Continue reading

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Maryland Renaissance Festival Photos

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Hail, fair lads and ladies! How now? Marty and Art have just returned from a weekend full of fun and frolic at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. There were oh-so-many corsets, knights in shining (and tarnished) armor and considerable pageantry and … Continue reading

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Ear Cuffs and Ear Wraps, Oh My!

Marty has been designing ear cuffs and ear wraps for 30+ years.  Her ear cuff and ear wrap line has come to represent the “signature style” of Marty Magic. Though there is much talk about this trend on jewelry blog … Continue reading

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New Jewelry Designs from Marty Magic

Between answering phone calls and emails, packing orders to ship, and making lunch for the Marty Magic crew (her most important job, they contend), it’s a wonder that Marty ever finds time to sleep. Somehow, though, she still manages to … Continue reading

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