Ahimsa Designs – Artisan Vegan Jewelry Designs by Kristen Anderson

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 10

By |September 28th, 2013|

It’s DAY 10 OF MY 17 DAY DESIGN CHALLENGE!

HOT OFF THE BENCH! – Please check out today’s design here.

The copper yin yang bracelet…one end moving outward, the other moving inward…in the middle balance. The sterling silver coil in the back has 7 loops, grounding the bracelet in the symbolism of spiritual awakening and consciousness. The […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 9

By |September 27th, 2013|

It’s DAY 9 OF MY 17 DAY DESIGN CHALLENGE!

HOT OFF THE BENCH! – Please check out today’s design here.

DETAILS: The circular flow of energy found within the blue lace agate is stimulating as well as grounding. Agate is a stone associated with balance and harmony. This eco-friendly pendant reminds me of the earth as well […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 8

By |September 26th, 2013|

Whew! Finally finished… Now I can enjoy the Decatur Jazz Concert tonight with my family and amazing village. Of course now I have to stay up all night coming up with a design for tomorrow. Self discipline is hard! 😀

It’s DAY 8 OF MY 17 DAY DESIGN CHALLENGE!

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 7

By |September 25th, 2013|

DAY 7 OF MY 17 DAY DESIGN CHALLENGE!
HOT OFF THE BENCH! – Please check out today’s design here.

Chainmaille can be a teacher of culture, history, math, art and technical skill. And yet, what continues to draw me to this art form is the idea of connectedness. Placing each ring in one at a time becomes […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 6

By |September 24th, 2013|

IT’S DAY 6 of my 17 Day DESIGN CHALLENGE!
Please check out my newest design: YIN YANG RHOMBUS UNISEX NECKLACE – https://www.etsy.com/listing/163672336/eco-friendly-recycled-oxidized-sterling

The rhombus, commonly referred to as a diamond shape, contains two triangles that are joined together…one pointing upward, the other pointing downward. This expression of Yin Yang reminds us of our ultimate task, to find balance […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 5

By |September 23rd, 2013|

IT’S DAY 5 of my 17 Day DESIGN CHALLENGE!

One of the most primordial shapes, the spiral is a globally positive symbol that is often associated with our spiritual journey. This ring features two hand forged spirals that converge into one in the center. It reminds us that life does not happen in a straight line, […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 4

By |September 22nd, 2013|

DAY 4: I am a child again, sitting in the audience as the lights go down and the stage lights up. Rows of music stands form wide U-shapes as the orchestra’s tuning quiets down and then dissolves. Tense seconds, waiting for him to appear. Then, to the left of the stage, he enters…tall, confident, commanding. […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 3

By |September 21st, 2013|

IT’S DAY 3 of my 17 DESIGNS in 17 DAYS event & GIVEAWAY!
https://www.facebook.com/events/167893720081230

I’m still a little obsessed with the concept of the Ensō Circle and the idea of the denial of perfection. Check out my Day 3 design here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/163389122/sterling-silver-14kt-gold-fill-copper

I’d love to hear your comments about my new designs. Also, be sure to click on JOIN […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 2

By |September 20th, 2013|

IT’S DAY 2 of my 17 DESIGNS in 17 DAYS event & GIVEAWAY!  https://www.facebook.com/events/167893720081230

ENSO CIRCLES EARRINGS – Recycled Sterling Silver, Wire Wrapped, Faceted Black Onyx Briolettes, Pure Fine Silver, Fused Hammered, Long Drop.

SEE THEM NOW:  https://www.etsy.com/listing/163272686/recycled-sterling-silver-wire-wrapped

Be sure to click on JOIN on our event page so that you will be in the running to receive our […]

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17 Day Design Challenge: Day 1

By |September 19th, 2013|

DESIGN CHALLENGE: DAY 1 – MANDALA NECKLACE

My first design for my 17 Day Design Challenge is finished!

Recycled Copper and Sterling Silver Handwoven Mandala Eco-Friendly Chainmaille Pendant on 16” Sterling Baby Rolo Chain.https://www.etsy.com/listing/163185434/recycled-copper-and-sterling-silver

JOIN this event and you will be entered into the $100 Gift Certificate GIVEAWAY. Just follow the link and click on the JOIN link. […]

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