Stories


Pearl bridal jewelry

Pearl bridal jewelry
I received the sweetest thank you from a lovely bride whose wedding jewelry I made.

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The most unique jewelry stores in America

The most unique jewelry stores in America
There are thousands of places to shop for jewelry, but only a few stores feel like magic when you walk in. They're owned and staffed by friendly, highly experienced people who know how to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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Do You Have A Whistle Pig?

Do You Have A Whistle Pig?

The past month has been full of travel and time spent with dear friends. Now I'm back in the studio gearing up for the busy holiday season which will be here before we know it.

Estyn Hulbert messy jewelry workbench

First things first — I should start with tidying up because the work table looks like it's been hit by a bomb and it's hard to find things.

Monarch butterfly on butterfly weed flower

Outside the garden is full of flowers and the insects are showing up in crazed hungry...

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What Are You Thinking About This Summer?

What Are You Thinking About This Summer?
Last month I wrote about my artist grandmother's childhood in Germany. This month I'm exploring the way her family was on both sides of the second world war, and her escape with my infant mother to a new life in Canada.

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My grandmother, artist and writer Gunda Lambton - part 2

My grandmother, artist and writer Gunda Lambton - part 2
By the end of 1940, aged only 26, my maternal grandmother Gunda was on a boat to Canada and a whole new life. She had my 1 1/2 year-old mother with her and was pregnant with my aunt Bettina. They were on the last government-sponsored ship taking evacuees from England.

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"Many of Estyn's pieces feel like wearable sculpture and ALL are works of art. Anytime I wear something she has designed I am bound to receive compliments on my jewelry — it’s just that worthy of praise and admiration (and I feel rewarded for my fine taste!)."

- Kate Wechsler, Psychotherapist