theheartdepartment Holy bluey tattooy. Those thangs are blue! I never *really* see what they look like on me because, well, they're on my ears. So what better way to ReCoGnize what's up, than with a #stopdropselfieforms Being thankful for health and sharing the ability to see the things around us and be grateful for their beauty. Tonight, I'm thankful for my man (& Skype bc he's traveling for work), my dog (bc she's an endless supply of joy), the outdoors (bc it's refreshing, grounding, and always a sight for sore overworked eyes), and advances in medicine in conjunction with the awareness of plant based diets (bc ms, cancer, and auto immune diseases will not defeat my loved ones!) I'm also so very thankful to my clients. The work is not easy, but just like the rewards of working out & eating right (most of the time), it is worth it. Turning off the computer and letting my accounting mind for the jewelry businesses rest. If you're still up and haven't unwound yet, what are you thankful for? Lift it up below & recognize the beauty in being thoughtfully gracious. I'm also, I must admit, #thankful for blue sapphire and diamond earrings. 9h
  •   theheartdepartment Anything to make me feel put together without having to put makeup on is a plus! Maybe that's why I like jewelry so much- instant luminosity enhancer. :)) 9h
  •   xooyi 9h
  •   andmuijd looks like queen elizabeth's earrings ! xD good to see your late at night thankful thoughts 5h
  •   theheartdepartment Hey Luyi!! @xooyi 1h
  •   theheartdepartment @andmuijd they are very fancy; she would approve. ;) 1h

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theheartdepartment #bts cohesiveness - those that know of the heart department can identify my wave designs by sight, but I've started to venture off into new territory with some collections this year and decided to pay attention to my brand identification. Here are my metal stamp and gift boxes at work; what do you think? #iputmylogoeverywhere #theheartdepartment 2d

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theheartdepartment Over the river and through the woods... to HalloWeeeweeeweeen we go.
I find this Cheekwood installation very whimsical and woodland fairy, but at the same time, v e r y Blair Witch. Who is cooking frog heads up in that hut?
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theheartdepartment Love the jewelry insiders of Nashville! Such an amazing array of talent and experience coming together to enhance the industry in Nashville and ourselves! Thanks for a great night @remyrotenier @cass517 @gemgossip @rinjuel @jeweljunkykk @vbugqueen #saffire 4d

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theheartdepartment Fresh eggs from the jewel farm! 5d

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theheartdepartment Welcome to the weekend! Do you have your party earrings ready? Graceful lines in wave designs are my specialty. How do you like these? 5d

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theheartdepartment Life. #smirkface

On another note: Happy Friday ya'll!
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theheartdepartment Monster mash. Mad crazy white plastic sculpture stuff is doing it's job! Holding the biggest cuff I've made in a still and secure position while I set the stones. #plasticene #hotmess #literally #staypuff 1w

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theheartdepartment Who wants to have a picnic on the grassy knoll at the top of the stairs? #secretgarden #therewasabunny #nashvilletn #cheekwood #romantic #whereismydudewhenineedhim 1w
  •   andmuijd i love that last tag !!! why are there not more pictures in there !! 6d
  •   theheartdepartment Haha! I don't know! It is a good one ;) @andmuijd 5d
  •   andmuijd y'know you should call yourself queen of tags cos you obviously rock the tag game 4d
  •   theheartdepartment I rock bc I use tags to say what I'm thinking, but that's not the proper way to use them. They're supposed to bring me likes... I fail ...I'm the queen of obscure tags @andmuijd 4d
  •   andmuijd i love it when people do that and i always hope other people will pick it up and make someone else's tags big. i will definitely use #whereismydudewhenineedhim when i get the chance to ;) 3d
  •   theheartdepartment Haha, I look forward to that pic! @andmuijd 3d

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theheartdepartment Kind of better pictures of this coolness for @patricia_marie_fine_jewelry so much fun to make! Pretty asymmetry. Great little pendant with detachable Tahitian pearl. 18karat yellow gold #fromstarttofinish #sketchtofinal #handfabrication #metalsmith <<that's me! #lovemyjob both of them. Happy Jeweler. Happy accountant for jewelers. 1w

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theheartdepartment This Saturday Night, it's a Night with Remy! My favorite rendering artist will be in town filming and WJA has a night with him. I didn't even have to twist his arm. He's excited to meet the Nashville Jewelry Community. Getting to see his work opens up a whole other dimension to understanding design and working with clients. Come see! This is the last WJA event of the year that is Free to attend. Learn more about Remy at remydesign.net and join the Women's Jewelry Association - Nashville Chapter group on Facebook to RSVP to this event and get announcements for jewelry industry events in the region. 1w

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theheartdepartment I'll tell you what. The process is cooler than the pictures. That's all I know. Some pretty gems and lots of 18k yellow gold for @patricia_marie_fine_jewelry #nashvillehandmade #asymmetry #tahitianpearl #tourmaline #moonstone #goldjewelry 2w
  •   patricia_marie_fine_jewelry Rad is like drat... Feeling so retro! 2w
  •   theheartdepartment Ha! We're good like that. @patricia_marie_fine_jewelry 2w
  •   andmuijd i love that green gem ! would be perfect for my sister, she has green eyes 6d
  •   theheartdepartment Yes, it would be! It's Green Tourmaline. Tourmaline is my favorite gemstone; you'll have to keep an eye out for it @andmuijd 5d
  •   andmuijd i didnt know tourmaline was a gem !!! there's a school in the town i live called 'the tourmaline' 4d
  •   theheartdepartment Cool! I wonder what they do there... Study stones? You'll have to go see! Tourmaline comes in almost every color. With Paraiba (a windex blue color with high gold content in the stones chemical makeup) from Paraiba Brazil being the most valuable. (There are now "Paraiba's" that are mined in Africa bc of Pangea, beautiful fluorescent teal and other colors, but not like the ones from Brazil.) @andmuijd 4d
  •   andmuijd hahah no it's just a primary school. primary schools have some groovy names here, i for example attended a school called 'the ski-jump'. i like the paraiba's a lot, it's about as blue as the sea at the place you got engaged ! 3d
  •   theheartdepartment Haha rofl lol and all that jazz! @andmuijd I wish my school had been called the dolphin flip or the quartz or something like you cool Belgians. The coolest I got was CLC, which stood for Creative Learning Center.. If only they had not been so obvious. 3d

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theheartdepartment It doesn't matter how extraordinary (in the disappointing, stressful, blissful or successful ways) life can be, I can bury my head in her and everything feels calm and grounding and loving.
Happy 3rd Birthday to my bucket of joy #waylintheboerboel
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theheartdepartment Who is this sexy man with my little bro and our nephew circa 10 years ago? I get to be with him forever?!?!? Someone slap me; i must be dreaming. #tbt #lifetimelove 2w

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theheartdepartment Eeeeheeeheeheehee this girl is so cute just looking at her is like a warm cozy sweater on a cold and rainy day. #thatface #waylintheboerboel #givesmewarmandfuzzies 2w

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theheartdepartment Always acknowledge the special moments. My light sees your light. 2w

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