Category: jewelry making

I almost forgot – It’s ACJ’s Anniversary!

And it’s my birthday too. So you know what that means … Celebration Sale!! How could I have forgotten? I’m one of those people who seriously considered a January do-over. Crossing into the new year did not automatically reset the weirdness that was 2017. To be honest, last year had just as many highs as […]

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What’s new at ACJ besides a new look? Rings!

The new ACJ website has been up and running for a few weeks now, and in between finishing custom orders, I’ve had a chance to create something that I’ve wanted to give you for a while now: Rings! This collection is made up of an assortment of faceted cubed gems suspended between the coiled ends […]

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Fort Hill Farms Lavender Garden

It’s June! What else needs to be said?

More Amy Cousin Jewelry i new places

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twin cities social justice arts festival 2016

ACJ in person

I’ve been busy in my studio creating some new pieces, but I wanted to peek my head out to let you know that Amy Cousin Jewelry is going to be a vendor at the Twin Cities Social Justice Arts Festival on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 10am to 4pm. I’m super excited to participate in […]

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Who’s Afraid of Quartz? Not me… anymore (facepalm)…

A friend asked me about Herkimer Diamonds – are they actually diamonds? What are they supposed to do? Are they expensive? All good questions. And you know how much I love to talk about gemstones! So I pulled out my strand of Herkimer Diamonds as we talked.   Herkimers are not actually diamonds. They are […]

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Amy's random and spontaneous earrings

Be random and spontaneous… or I’ll make you

I think like earrings so much now because I couldn’t wear them during my children’s baby years for fear of ripped earlobes.

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Amy ACJ custom designs

At first I was kind of embarrassed. I think I’ll celebrate.

Last week I got called out by Halstead Bead, a jewelry supply company that I adore, for being MIA on Instagram. Eek! At first reading, I was embarrassed because, you know, on the surface that’s not exactly the kind of attention I’m trying to generate for ACJ, and because I’d just told my business accountability […]

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Amy Cousin’s Journey to Jewelry

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