Ahimsa Designs – Artisan Vegan Jewelry Designs by Kristen Anderson

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 14

IT’s DAY 14!
Check out today’s design here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/165270954/recycled-sterling-silver-yoga-spiritual

One of the most primordial shapes, the Fibonacci spiral is a globally positive symbol that is often associated with our spiritual journey. These sterling silver earrings feature hand forged spirals that go in opposite directions…one inward and one outward..It reminds us that life does not happen in a […]

By |October 9th, 2013|17 Days 17 Designs, Earth Friendly Design, New Designs, New Work, Personal|Comments Off on 17 Day Design Challenge: Day 14

What I Learned From The Flu

What I Learned From The Flu

This has been a strange week, lived in a haze, yet lived in unusual clarity. Every member of our household has had the flu. It knocked everyone of us out for a full week. Many days at least one of us was unable to get out of bed. Our youngest […]

By |October 5th, 2013|Awakening, Design Challenge, Family, Kristen's Process, Musings, My Family, Parenting, Personal, Sacred Other|Comments Off on What I Learned From The Flu

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 8

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!

HOT OFF THE BENCH! – Please check out […]

By |September 26th, 2013|17 Days 17 Designs, Awakening, Design Challenge, Eco Consciousness, Kristen's Process, Miscellaneous, Musings, New Designs, New Work, Personal, Promotions|Comments Off on 17 Day Design Challenge: Day 8

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 7

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 […]

By |September 25th, 2013|17 Days 17 Designs, Hot Off The Bench, Kristen's Process, Miscellaneous, New Designs, New Work, Personal, Promotions|Comments Off on 17 Day Design Challenge: Day 7

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 5

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, […]

By |September 23rd, 2013|17 Days 17 Designs, Design Challenge, Hot Off The Bench, Kristen's Process, New Designs, New Work, Personal, Promotions|Comments Off on 17 Day Design Challenge: Day 5

17 Day Design Challenge: Day 4

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. […]

By |September 22nd, 2013|17 Days 17 Designs, Design Challenge, Eco Consciousness, Family, Hot Off The Bench, My Family, New Designs, New Work, Personal, Promotions|Comments Off on 17 Day Design Challenge: Day 4

When Hibernating Becomes Dangerous: A Year Of Awakening

“You live like this, sheltered, in a delicate world, and you believe you are living. Then you read a book… or you take a trip… and you discover that you are not living, that you are hibernating. The symptoms of hibernating are easily detectable: first, restlessness. The second symptom (when hibernating becomes dangerous and might […]

By |July 2nd, 2013|Awakening, Children, Community, Family, Miscellaneous, Musings, My Family, Parenting, Personal, Sacred Other|Comments Off on When Hibernating Becomes Dangerous: A Year Of Awakening

Celebrating Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!

I am extraordinarily grateful to be experiencing my first Earth Day in a community that actually celebrates this day. There were so many activities in our community this weekend that it was difficult to choose which ones to attend. Today we checked out the Decatur Earth Day Celebration in Oakhurst. It filled me […]

HAPPY SPRING from Ahimsa Designs!

Annual Spring Sale Announcement!
Spring is in the air! I am so ready for the warmer weather, spending more time outside and feeling the renewing energy of this time of year. I want you to help me celebrate, so I am offering a generous coupon to start this season off right.

Treat yourself to the customized piece […]

By |March 20th, 2013|Holidays, Miscellaneous, Personal, Promotions, Sales, Spring Sale|Comments Off on HAPPY SPRING from Ahimsa Designs!

Ahimsa Designs Featured at Chantlanta 2013

AHIMSA DESIGNS FEATURED AT THE CHANTLANTA SACRED MUSIC FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND! (http://Chantlanta.org/)

I am so honored to be a part of this amazing event this weekend! Sacred chant music has been a huge source of peace and inspiration for most of my life. Making jewelry that resonates with this music brings all of the strands of my […]

By |March 6th, 2013|Arts & Crafts Shows, Chantlanta, Miscellaneous, Personal, Promotions|Comments Off on Ahimsa Designs Featured at Chantlanta 2013
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