Friday, December 22, 2017


Wishing you and yours the very best this Christmas.
May your days be filled with light, love, and family.
Double pearl lariat
Gray pearl hand-knotted on silk, with black onyx ends.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Classic Gift

Do you want to make her Christmas?
Give her this Audrey necklace, and she'll have something to wear everywhere.
Ladies;  is it a gift to yourself?
Wrap it up and put it under the tree!!
Audrey Necklace
Three strands of hand-knotted Swarovski pearls with vintage brooch.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Silent Night

It may be Christmas, but you won't have a silent night when you wear this necklace!
It's certain to create a few sparks.
You can wear it so many different ways, too.
Two tone Swarovski pearl lariat with tassel ends.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Art Deco

Everyone loves a story.
This lovely vintage art deco piece started out as part of a pair of sparkly shoe clips.
Women would dress up plain pumps with jewelry known as shoe clips.
Although it's mate has been lost, this little clip has been turned into a beautiful necklace for someone to enjoy all on it's own.
Petite Diana Necklace
Vintage with Swarovski pearls.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Holiday Bling

Need a little holiday bling?
The Katie necklace in red!!
It's a stunner.
Katie necklace
2 vintage elements, 4 strands of ruby, AB garnet, baroque pearl, coin pearl, and vintage  crystal.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Perfect Gift

Are you looking for a gift for your jewelry lover?
A tassel lariat can be worn long and knotted; 
in half, similar to a scarf; 
or worn around the neck and knotted in front. 
(Shown below) 
Lastly, wear it layered with multiple necklaces.
What an amazing gift!
Black and copper pearl and chain lariat.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


It's that time of year again.
Time to slow down, reflect, and give thanks.
Thank you one and all, loyal clients.  
May you forever enjoy your L'donna Jewelry in good health and fortune.
You are the best!
Tibetan Lariat
Handmade Tibetan bead ends, with turquoise, lapis, and red jade.
Wear it 3 different ways!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Looking For L'donna Jewelry?

I'll be at the Holiday Boutique!
November 15, and 16, 2017
10 am - 1:30 pm.
8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard
Bloomington, MN
Ella Necklace
Vintage brooch with crystal and pearl

Friday, November 10, 2017

Show Time

Stop by the Holiday Bazaar!
Today and Saturday
 November 10, 4pm. - 8 pm.
  November 11, 11 am. - 5 pm.
1432 Farmdale Road
Mendota Heights, MN

So many gifts to choose from!
Animal print Emily necklace
Four strands of crystal, shell, and pearl, with vintage element.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Holiday Bazaar

Please join us for a Holiday Bazaar!
Enjoy coffee or tea as you browse through rooms filled with unique items.

Friday, November 10  4-8 pm.  
(Enjoy wine and appetizers.)
Saturday, November 11  11 am. - 5 pm. 

1432 Farmdale Road
Mendota Heights, MN  55118 

Allison necklace
Stunning vintage brooch with AB florite, moss agate, AB vesuvianite, Swarovski crystal, and baroque pearl.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Minneapolis Gift & Art Expo

November 3 -5, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Friday 12 pm - 8 pm
Saturday 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

Stop by my booth (523) and see all my new creations.
I hope to see you there!
Margot Necklace
Vintage bee with two strands of Swarovski pearls, hand-knotted on silk. Choker length.

Friday, October 27, 2017


Life should sparkle.
If yours isn't sparkly enough, maybe you should try this Audrey necklace.
How's that for some sparkle?
Audrey necklace
Stunning vintage brooch with three strands of Swarovski pearls, hand-knotted.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Ever Green

Every so often I come across a vintage piece that I can't resist.
The colors of rhinestones and the workmanship are amazing.  
I found this vintage brooch in Red Wing, MN, and knew that it could be brought back to life in a new piece.  
It's mixed with lots of semi-precious stones and pearls.
What do you think?
Melissa necklace
AB vesuvianite, vesuvianite, pearl, and crystal.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Fall Colors

You have to love the beauty of fall.
All those red, gold, and orange colors against the bright blue sky.
I'm crazy about fall days.
Allison necklace
Red jade, crystal, AB garnet, and pearl with vintage element.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Add Some Sparkle

Add some sparkle to your life and wardrobe!
This pearl choker will change your life; or at least your attitude.
Pearl choker
Baroque pearl with pave beads.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

You Can Feel It in the Air

Fall is here!
It reminds me of football, cozy nights, and bright fall colors.
It's a great time to change up your wardrobe.
How about adding this lariat necklace?
Black and gray lariat.
Black spinal, AB gray moonstone, AB dendrite opal, with pearl and chain.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Pure Elegance

Need a statement piece?
This Audrey necklace is a keeper.
It will set you apart from the crowd.
Audrey necklace
Three strands of Swarovski pearls hand-knotted, with magnificent sapphire vintage brooch.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Soft and Vibrant

Are you looking for a piece of jewelry that is soft and strong?
This Allison features soft grays and blues, yet has strong blue sapphire colors, too.
Allison necklace
Vintage brooch with AB muscovite, lapis, London blue topaz, and baroque pearl.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A Change of Seasons

It's that time of year again.
Summer is over, and cool weather will follow.
Does your wardrobe need a reboot?
Maybe all you need is a new necklace; one that changes your look with every outfit.
The Anita necklace is the answer.
Anita necklace
Four strands of pearl with circles and cross.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Da Blues

Are you looking for something different?
This calming "blues" Ella is for you.
Ella necklace
Aquamarine, matte amazonite, enamel, and pearl.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Audrey

Always a classic.
This time with a bow.
Wear it anytime and anywhere.
Audrey necklace.
Three strands of Swarovski pearls with vintage pave bow.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Back to School

It's that time of year.
Back to school after the long, hot summer.
Take time to enjoy the quiet.
The Paris necklace
Pearl, vintage elements, and pave cross.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Labor Day Weekend

Yay!  A long weekend!
I hope you are able to relax and enjoy it all.
Why not include the Ella in your plans?
It's the perfect all-around addition.
Ella necklace
Amethyst, quartz, pearl, and chain.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Black and White

With lots of sparkle!
Where will you wear it?
Diana necklace
Vintage brooch with Swarovski pearls.

Friday, August 25, 2017


A lariat.
I can't stop wearing mine!!
Double pearl lariat.
Two strands of hand-knotted cultured pearls with Swarovski crystal.
Vintage elements and shaped pearl ends.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Blue and green are two of my favorite color combinations.
Putting them together in one necklace along with a vintage brooch;
Allison necklace
Vintage brooch with aquamarine, AB prehinite, AB florite, blue quartz, opal, green amethyst, and pearl.

Friday, August 18, 2017


What is better than Friday?
After a full week, it's time to relax.
Whatever your weekend holds, I hope that it's memorable;
like this Lily necklace.
Lily necklace
Vintage brooch with matte amazonite.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Art Deco

The design inspiration  for this necklace started out as a shoe clip.
I found it when antiquing in Cumberland, Wisconsin.
Where will you wear it?
Petite Diana necklace
Vintage shoe clip with hand-knotted Swarovski pearls.

Friday, August 11, 2017


Is it time to dress up?
You'll feel you are looking your best wearing this Vivian necklace.
Vivian necklace.
Vintage elements with Swarovski pearls.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Lariat

How about this lariat?
Very earthy and balanced, yet on trend.
Plus you can wear it so many different ways.
Tassel lariat
Swarovski pearl with vintage beads.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Who wouldn't want a necklace that you can wear in different ways?
This double pearl lariat is so versatile!
Black and gray pearl, and AB aquamarine lariat with coin pearl and vintage element ends.

Wear it short, long, or as two lariats.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Happy Birthday

It's time to celebrate.
Wishing this friend the happiest of birthdays!
Candice wearing her "Donna" necklace;
designed with her own family heirlooms.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Classic; Redefined

Don't you love a classic?
I do.  
It's fun to mix it up a bit.  This lariat has a mix of classic and vintage.
Double pearl lariat
Cultured pearl, pearl chalcedony, coin pearls, and vintage elements.

Friday, July 21, 2017

The Weekend

Is there anything better than a lazy summer weekend?
I can't think of a thing I enjoy more.
Going to a farmers market, working in the yard, sitting in a cozy spot and reading a book.
What's your summer simple pleasure?
Isabella necklace with cross
Cultured pearl and vintage beads.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Vivian

A new style!
Are you looking for a piece that is both modern and vintage?
This Vivian with vintage cameos is perfect.
Vivian necklace
Vintage cameos with strands of Swarovski pearls, hand-knotted on silk.

Friday, July 14, 2017


Is it time to dress up?
The beauty of this necklace is that you can dress it up,
 wear it with jeans, or a sundress.
It's a beauty no matter what!
Isabella necklace
Shell and cultured pearl, pave beads, and Swarovski crystal.
Wire looped pearls; tassel hand-knotted on silk.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Serious Fun

Can there be?
Why not try out this Diana Bow necklace and see what fun you come up with?
Or, you can just be serious.
Diana Bow necklace
Vintage brooch with Swarovski pearls

Friday, June 30, 2017

Red, White, and Blue

Happy 4th of July!!
Have a safe and happy 4th.
Here's a necklace to celebrate.
Ella necklace
Turquoise with hand-made Tibetan beads.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Such a soft mix of color;
the blue-green of the vintage brooch, and the softness of gemstones.
Surely you need it in your wardrobe!
Allison necklace
Vintage brooch with AB prehinite, AB florite, Peruvian opal, AB gray moonstone, drusy, and pearl.

Friday, June 23, 2017


All those lazy days.
Maybe not!  
There are so many events, graduations, reunions, weddings.
Do you need an all purpose necklace?
How about an Audrey?
Audrey necklace
Vintage brooch with three strands of Swarovski pearls.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017


In pink.
One of my favorite styles, this Katie necklace is almost as pretty as her namesake.
Perfect for work, or your summer event.
Katie necklace
AB muscovite, rose quartz, pearl, and vintage elements.

Friday, June 16, 2017


I love a dragonfly.
So why not put a vintage one in the most popular necklace that I design?
A perfect match!
Anita Necklace
In silver, with Swarovski pearls and vintage dragonfly.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pure Delight

I was inspired by the sea when I designed this necklace.
It's full of sea shades; blue green Peruvian opal, AB amazonite, and Peruvian chalcedony.
It will remind you of summer.
Melissa necklace

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


It must be summer with a necklace like this!
Where will you wear it?
To a reunion, wedding, party?  The list is endless!
Melissa necklace
Peruvian opal, crystacola, AB moonstone, Bio chalcedony, and drusy,

Friday, June 2, 2017

It's Friday!

Let the weekend begin!!
May this weekend be filled with whatever brings you joy.
Why not look good while you're doing it?
Turquoise Ella

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Spring Fling

Are you in the mood for a warm, budding spring?
I know I am.  
Every day there is more green, and everything has come alive.
Why not include a pearl lariat necklace in your spring wardrobe?
You can wear it in several ways; this is the choker length.
Pearl lariat
Cultured pearl and pearl chalcedony; coin pearl ends.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Memorial Day

This weekend we remember our brave soldiers; those who have made the supreme sacrifice, and those who serve and protect our country. 
We thank you for your service.
You make our country great.
Red, white, and blue.
Turquoise and Tibetan bead necklace.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Endings and a New Beginning

I am back from two graduations.
One daughter received her masters, and the other her BBA.  
What a proud moment times two!
Whatever this spring brings you, I wish you all of life's best.
Erin necklace
African opal with hand-made Tibetan beads, turquoise, and vintage elephant


Friday, May 12, 2017


This Natalie is perfect for Spring and Summer.
The soft sea colors are soothing, and the pearl chalcedony gives a pop of color.
Natalie necklace
Coin pearl, pearl chalcedony, cultured pearl, and pave balls.