Category Archives: Design projects

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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Jewelry Design is a Family Affair

At Marty Magic, jewelry design is truly a family affair – especially now that school’s out! 2015 – An update on the creative energy going on this summer in the Marty Magic Studio.  John is home for the summer and not … Continue reading

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Horsing Around – Good Luck Horseshoes

The horse is a symbol of power and passion with an appetite for freedom. Each culture and era has it’s unique interpretation of the horse spirit, all of them powerful and magical. It has been many years  since I have … Continue reading

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Mandrake Root Charm

Why has it taken me so long to design a Mandrake Root Charm? I have seen all the Harry Potter movies and watched Pan’s Labyrinth and throughout history, the mandrake root has been steeped in magical lore. Pictured below is … Continue reading

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Introducing Alisha’s Nautilus Pendant

Alisha and I seem to be obsessed with tentacles. Alisha just completed the wax for a whimsical and wonderful Nautilus Pendant.  On our recent buying trip to Tucson, she purchased  a number of tiny fossilized ammonite shells with the intent … Continue reading

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Introducing the Balerion Dragon Ear Wrap – Born of Fire and Ice

My Balerion Dragon Ear Wrap will soon take flight; Guardian of both Fire and Ice and inspired by the Game of Thrones. Balerion is my newest and most elaborate dragon ear wrap creation to date.  I have spent countless hours designing … Continue reading

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Introducing the Celebrity Style Crescent Ear Wrap

Our new Celebrity Style Crescent Ear Wrap makes its debut! This is another collaborative design project between my husband Art and myself. In late fall of 2013, R&B musician Janelle Monae’s stylist contacted us to create a custom ear wrap design for … Continue reading

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The Maiden Voyage of the Nautilus Submarine

Art’s and my Squid Attacks the Nautilus Submarine Pendant is ready for it’s maiden voyage.  Lower the periscope,  batten down the hatches, fill the ballasts and submerge for 20,000 fathoms of adventure. The ticket price is quite reasonable. This collaborative design, … Continue reading

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Ouch!

For those of you who are following this blog or Marty Magic Jewelry on Facebook,  you know that Alisha recently completed the wax carving for her detailed, ocean themed ear cuff, “Poseidon’s Gift.”               … Continue reading

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Poseidon’s Gift – Octopus and Starfish Ear Cuff

Thank you all for your wonderful comments and delightful name suggestions! A month ago Alisha posted photos of her wax carving for a new ocean themed ear cuff and ran a Facebook competition asking our fans and followers to help her … Continue reading

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