Pattern and Texture Love.

I, like many of the smiths I know, am a nut for patterns and textures.

This is mainly ever seen in the rocks I collect (hoard).

My entire home and world is filled with an overload of different prints, patterns, paintings, plants and flowers, shelves upon shelves of books and rocks, anything that captures me.

Below is a little peak into my life of this for your enjoyment…

A bit of my world of pattern love~

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^print close up by a Beehive print from Kris Johnsen, click on photo

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^Swamp print by Tory Novikova (click photo)

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xx Stray Arrow

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New Stones…

Throughout my years of collecting and research, I’ve established some really wonderful contacts for the materials and supplies I use in my work. This goes especially for my cabochon and gemstone collecting. I feel extremely fortunate with how wonderful the folks in the mining and lapidary business I’ve met are. Them enabling me to provide the best choice stones for my customers and my work just makes this full time gig of mine that much more delightful!

Below are new recent turquoise and variscite scores with their respective origins listed. All are currently up for grabs for custom orders, but please know I have a cap on how many commissions I can take at this time. 

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A few new items also hit the shop this morning

xx The Stray Arrow

Throw Back Thursday & NEW STOCKIST!

For this week’s Throwback Thursday…

One of my first pieces. Ever. A necklace made from copper, cheap jasper stones, patina, and deer hide I still collect at the local powwow. I still love wearing this piece.

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In other news, I’m now stocking items at another shop! Arcana is the first and sole boutique I stock with in my new home town of Portland, ME. Since I’ve changed locations I’ve gotten multiple messages of folks passing through Portland enquiring if my jewels are in any local shops. I’m so happy to have found a great place for my work after residing here for my first year, and just in time for Holiday shoppers. Rune pieces and one of a kind items with turquoise and tiger’s eye are currently stocked. New items will slowly roll in as well…

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xx Stray Arrow

Sale, New Items-

In honor of the melt worthy heat outside, take 13% off in the main Stray Arrow shop with all orders over $25 (does not apply to custom orders).

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NEW ITEMS

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One of my very first rings from years and years ago with a rugged Pilot Mountain turquoise is now coming to the shop~

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This wondrous statement piece that has been creeping in the corners of my Victorian curio cabinet will also FINALLY make a shop appearance~

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More news coming soon!

xxStray Arrow

New Items

A few new items will be hitting the shop throughout Sunday, made again in between filling orders. Long term custom orders are almost all complete so more pieces will be filtering in soon!

AND FOR THIS WEEKEND ONLY:

In the main shop enter in coupon code: FIREWORKS, for 10% off of your order.

(not applicable to custom orders)

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Check back to the shop tomorrow for these sweet and simple new pieces!

xx Stray Arrow

SALE & New Items

I’d like to announce it’s now the annual MAY SALE! All throughout the month of May in the main Etsy shop enjoy 10% off of your entire order by applying the coupon code: MAYBABY at checkout. The sale will end May 31st at Midnight, and does not apply to custom orders.

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A few new items made in between working on custom orders will be added to the shop tonight. Here’s a quick preview:

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^Chained rings now made to order with your stone of choice.

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Now, a little highlight on rutile & tourmalinated quartz, plus some photo candy:

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I also just want to thank everyone for having patience with me while I was sick for several weeks, due to a reaction from some medication. All pending custom orders are still in the works and getting little extras! The Plugs shop will reopen shortly once I’m more caught up with orders.

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NEW STOCKIST ALERT-

Small Home Studio in Brooklyn, NY now carries Arrow Ware by The Stray Arrow!

more news soon

xx

Stray Arrow

New Item Preview

These new pieces will be hitting the shop throughout the day and this evening!

Things have been a bit slow in the studio for various reasons. Now that the icy shores I’ve recently planted myself on are starting to show signs of life again, so will the shops! I’ll be finishing up commissions (don’t I always say that?), and creating more items for BOTH shops. YES, that means plugs too!

For now, here are new offerings:

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^Old Grounds earrings, a made to order offering of dark silver, pyrite fool’s gold, and deer hide straight from my annual powwow.

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^WEAVER rings, all featuring a ring band with a textile/weaved patterning.

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^new Cave Stack set with Fox mine turquoise. Size 7.5.

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^Bangle bracelet with copper, bronze, molten silver, and natural Kingman mine turquoise.

These old lovelies will be hitting the shop again as a made to order item:

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That’s it for now folks!

xx Stray Arrow

New Items!

These new items will be hitting the shop throughout the day and night

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^size 9 Royston ribbon turquoise stacker in blackened silver.

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^size 6.75 Blue Gem turquoise in gold fill and blackened silver.

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^size 7.5 iolite gemstone Arrowvane ring with band detailing.

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* Spheres and Tides ring, featuring Castle Dome and Manassa turquoise, will fit sizes 6.5-7.

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^size 8 rustic ruby in zoisite stacker.

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^size 6.5 Royston Ribbon turquoise with cut out bezel detailing and extra stacker.

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^size 7.5 Kingman blue turquoise and dark silver stacker.

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^size 7.5 CAVE STACK, featuring old stock Number 8 mine turquoise in gold fill, and dark silver.

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^necklace with Blue Boy variscite, gold fill, and dark silver. 20″ chain.

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^White Buffalo Arrowvane earrings, 1.5″ tall in total.

 

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That’s it folks! Check back in the shop and be sure to use the COUPON CODE for 15% off of your orders over $25!

 

xxStrayArrow