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Jan

Best of Nissa 2013

It’s been a busy and exciting year here at Nissa Jewelry! We decided to round up some of our favorite pieces from 2013, from rings to necklaces and everything in between! Happy New Year and cheers to 2014! 

Row 1 (from left to right): Skinny Chained Ring, Pierce Bib NecklaceCigar Band Ring Set of 3 and Georgina Ring

Row 2 (from left to right)Enya Single Cuff, Wavy Rings Set of 4, Georgina Jeweled Earring and Roxy Cuff

Row 3 (from left to right): Raya Cuff, Sydne Triple EarringBrynn Druzy Wrap Bracelet and Vega Necklace 

Row 4 (from left to right): Thora Mixed Metals Bracelet, Pinned Earring, Neha Single Cuff and Georgina Cuff 

13

Nov

Picture this…

The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear to that friend’s dinner party or a family get-together. We wanted to give you a few helpful options from our elegant holiday collection. Above we have our Carrington collection and below our Deveraux collection.  We paired them with a few basic holiday colored dresses.  Which collection inspires you? Check them out by clicking on the piece you like the most!

Top (left to right): Carrington Drop Earring, Carrington Long Necklace, Carrington Triple Earring

Botton (left to right): Deveraux Necklace, Deveraux Drop Earring, Neveraux Ring

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04

Oct

Friday Faves: Ring Week!

Here’s a list of our Friday Faves for Ring Week.  Hope everyone enjoyed their week as much as we did!  Have a good weekend!

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17

Jan

Dress up in Delano


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Here’s another peek into one of the latest collections Nissa Jewelry is debuting for the spring—take a look at our new Delano designs:

 

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While our new neon styles provide a bold pop of color, the Delano Collection uses pastels, with a touch of glitz, to get everyone in the mood for spring.  This new collection is a twist on our popular Art Deco styles, revealing a new set of hues for this season.

 

11

Jan

Introducing our bright new collection!

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The word ‘excited’ does not even begin to describe our emotions towards the newest Nissa designs! Featuring some of the most brilliant baubles in the history of our brand, we are incredibly pleased to present our versatile and eye-catching collections of neon jewels.  

There seems to be a common misconception on the fashion front- that it is a tedious task to add color to one’s ensemble during the cold weather months. Our new neon collections aim to prove this preconception wrong while encouraging style-conscious consumers to brighten their day, the Nissa Jewelry way;)

Our neon jewels are separated into two styles- Sydne and Roxy. We invite you to explore the new designs while learning the simple steps to incorporating color into your cold-weather ensembles… 

Spruce up an otherwise ordinary arm party by incorporating a bold new bracelet from our Sydne style….
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And ensure that all eyes are on you with one of our easily adaptable neon necklaces from in our Roxy style: 
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Both styles will give any outfit that unexpected pop of color that we’re sure everybody is looking for during these winter months.

21

Dec

Top 12 Treasures of 2012

With just 10 days until the new year, we thought it would be appropriate to give our favorite 2012 Nissa pieces the spotlight. It proved a difficult task to come up with just twelve trinkets but after much deliberation we present to you our most beloved Nissa baubles of this year…

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From left to right; top to bottom: 

Casablanca Multi Necklace - Neha Double Cuff - Seminole Earring - Kaya Bracelet
Talasi Jeweled Ring - Kiki Necklace - Jovina Necklace - Grace Earring
Ingrid Earring -  Empire Ring - Clara Bracelet - Sumi Collar Necklace

11

Dec

Wonderfully Winter-inspired styleboards

Raise your hand if you’re not hating dawning your fuzzy socks every day and having an excuse to have a hot chocolate after dinner… same response over here at the studio- no hands! The cold weather has finally greeted us and we’re loving our circle scarves more than anything at the moment. Our next favorite thing you ask? Easy- holiday parties! Come December, we’re ready to get decked out in our Winter best and toast to yet another amazing year saying so long. There’s no better way to celebrate than with fantastic friends, fun food and of course the latest and greatest fashion finds. We hope one of our styles encourages you to ‘get in the spirit’ and we wish each of you the happiest of holiday seasons! 

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06

Nov

Hey, its Election Day!


If it’s not apparent from the plethora of political ads you have probably seen this morning (I swear I saw six alone in my thirty-minute news watching endeavor) or the abundance of “I voted” stickers acting as accessories to commuters’ outerwear today- it’s finally Election Day! The day of patriotic toast for breakfast, shoes sporting elephants and donkeys and most importantly, the day we pick our next President! 

Unbiased sites like ‘Vote Smart' allow visitors to choose the issues most important to them and ultimately understand which politician's platform most closely aligns with their attitudes. Check it out by clicking the image below- we actually learned a thing or two by perusing the various 'points'. 



Also, as always, Google is paving the path for obtaining information conveniently while displaying one of their ever-creative banners:) Click the image below to find out where you are registered to vote today! 

What party are we voting for you ask? Well, our strategic answer to that question is.. the Arm Party;) That’s right, not only are we proudly dawning our “I voted” stickers but also are subtly promoting our American pride with arms full of red, white and blue! 

Don’t think we’ve forgotten about you if an arm full of bright bracelets and bangles isn’t your thing! Our “Liberty Collection" most definitely has a patriotic piece that will perfectly align with your personal style:)

Here at the studio, we’ve tried to keep the political talk to a minimum but all are in agreement that this is a monumental day in our country’s history. So get out there and make yourself heard today. After all, every vote counts!  

 

01

Nov

Digging into the “Day of the Dead”

If you’re anything like us, when you first heard about the “Day of the Dead”, a Mexican holiday celebrated every November 1st, you were a bit perplexed. Over here at the studio we are in agreement that the first images that came to our minds were all associated with darkness, death, and Halloween-like graphics- yet- after further investigation, we found that day is characterized by anything but.

Originating from the rich Mexican culture, “The Day of the Dead” is an occasion which is centered around celebration of individuals who have passed on. Participants gather with friends and family for a day full of festivities- all honoring their close companions whose spirits they still believe surround them. The holiday is characterized by intricately designed crafts, colorful skull imagery and most importantly, superfluous amounts of smiles and songs.

People attend a plethora of parades on this day with the majority choosing to dress up in costume in honor of their deceased comrades (how fun!):    




Spending just an hour at the studio would reveal that not one of our team members can say “no” to any holiday which provides us a platform for “stacking on” color. Thus, we are all decked out in Nissa’s popular skull jewelry in honor of today. You don’t have to tell us twice to hang on to some of our Halloween-inspired baubles for a bit longer;) Wonder what were wearing? Take a look…

 

We joked earlier that we thought Christmas was our favorite day of festivities yet after discovering the “Day of the Dead”, an occasion which combines two of our most beloved things (color and skulls!), we may have to re-evaluate it’s standing as #1:) If you can’t get enough of the fun and festive ‘feel’ of the the holiday head on over to our "Skull-ful Celebrations" Pinterest board! We’ve collected some of the most intriguing Day of the Dead- inspired images, recipes and crafts for you to dabble in if you find yourself with some free time! 

24

Oct

Goin’ Boho in Bisous


While we have been in the business of creating hand-crafted and contemporary jewelry for almost five years now, our heart still finds itself beating a little faster each time we spot one of our vintage-inspired gems in a magazine spread. Our eyes begin to smile as we reach for our iPhones to snap pictures of the beautifully adorned models. We are uncertain if the overwhelming feeling of pride- knowing that all of our ‘sweat and tears’ (for lack of a better fitting or more truthful phrase) have paved the way for us to pursue our passion in the fashion industry- will ever dissipate- yet one thing is for sure, our mother probably now has more pictures of our jewelry then of us as babies:)

I think the underlying understanding of knowing you have to work for what you want is what keeps the Nissa team always going back to peruse portions of Bisous during our lunch breaks. Bisous is a digital fashion magazine that is published online quarterly,  ”offering new and exciting trends for the cool kids in all of us”. It was created out of the realization that there was a medium missing in the summarizing of new styles and the season’s most superb fashion offerings. So, instead of letting the great idea of an inventive new platform simply simmer, the creative geniuses behind Bisous made the appropriate moves to allow their dream to become reality- just like Nissa did five years ago. 

We are truly honored to have a collection of our post popular pieces featured in the magazine’s Fall edition and could not be more pleased with the styling of our jewelry. But seriously.. it’s a great moment when the entire studio agrees that each picture in a spread spotlights our products perfectly. Bisous took our our baubles to a new level of lovely with their boho-inspired editorial and in all honestly, the term ‘happiness’ doesn’t even begin to describe half of what we feel towards the exceptional photos. We hope that images below ignite a similar sense of exhilaration in you- or if nothing else- give you some fabulous fall ensemble ideas!  

If you ever find yourself begging for brief moment of ‘peace’ from the hectic work week, we encourage you to browse Bisous’ blog! It’s bookmarked status on our toolbar sheds light into our love of the creative insight it provides and we promise it will bring an equal amount of ‘brilliance’ to your day:)

18

Oct

Brilliant Boo-Tique Baubles

There are just thirteen days until Halloween and even though the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, we are still dedicated to doin’ it right. What does this involve you ask? Well, for the employees of a jewelry company, somewhere in the description most definitely mentions dawning hauntingly awesome accessories…


Each and every bauble from our Boo-Tique was designed and created in order to compliment your holiday ensembles spookily well!  Let’s be honest, no woman can deny a little extra eye candy so why not treat yourself with to an equally boo-tiful and bewitching Nissa gem? 

Although we never need a reason to stack on our colorful skull bracelets, the newly arrived autumn-take on the accessory gives us extra incentive to pile them on! Featuring fresh materials and embellished skeleton heads, the Skull Chains Bracelet is already one of the collection’s best sellers. It’s scary to think how frighteningly fashion-forward you’ll appear with your Halloween-inspired arm party!


There is absolutely no way you can look anything but wicked good when wearing a handmade holiday piece from our Boo-Tique so why not take a much deserved break on this bright Thursday morning and browse our newest collection! 

10

Oct

DIY: Pumpkin Jewelry Holder

The pumpkin- it is most definitely a quintessential autumn home accessory but in our opinion it has long been due for a little ‘sprucing up’. Therefore, we took it upon ourselves to revamp the image and the use of the orange circular object. Upon first glance, there appears to be a limited amount of paths to pursue in mission: ‘make the pumpkin modern’ yet, we hope that this DIY proves to you that a little glitter, glue and paint can go an extremely long way- especially when storing your favorite baubles! Speaking of those crafty little items, here’s what you’ll need…

Glitter Pumpkins 

  • Pumpkin
  • Newspaper
  • Spray Adhesive Glue 
  • Assortment of Glitter Colors
  • Spoon (if glitter does not allow for shaking on)
  • Sheet of paper (to act as funnel)

…to take it up a notch

  • Assortment of Paint/Paint Pens
  • Paintbrushes

Here we go! 

First, gather your goodies..

Then it’s truly as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

  1. Cover your pumpkin with the spray adhesive and lay it on your ‘funnel’ paper.
  2. Shake on glitter- covering the entire pumpkin or use spoon to apply- use paper to collect excess glitter and re-cycle the sparkles. 
  3. Ensure pumpkin is ‘glittered’ to your liking. Respray and apply glitter to fix any spots where it does not appear enough used.
  4. Pat yourself on the back and admire your new creation! 

Mix it up a little…

Try experimenting with different shapes/sizes of pumpkins and get creative with your paint and paint pens! 

…then bring out the jewelry!


Who knew there were an endless amount of avenues to peruse in the pretty-fying of pumpkins? Probably a lot more than those who thought to use the autumn item to store their favorite jewelry:)

31

Aug

DIY: Wire Ribbon Ring

We’re back with another tutorial and- bold statement- but this may be our favorite yet! We love the spark of simplistic style that the ribbon ring adds to each and every ensemble we pair it with. No lie- it truly goes with everything! You know what we love even more? That’s it takes less than 5 minutes to craft up AND you only need two supplies- can’t get much better than that. Behold, the DIY for your newest (and most definitely noteworthy) everyday ring…

Once you’ve got the Ribbon Ring mastered, you can try doing letters!

What you need:

  •  7 inches of wire 
  • a pair of jewelry pliers

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Aug

01

Aug

Happy National ‘Girlfriend’s Day’! Make sure you reach out to your best gal pals on this Wednesday and let them know how thankful you are to have them:)

Happy National ‘Girlfriend’s Day’! Make sure you reach out to your best gal pals on this Wednesday and let them know how thankful you are to have them:)