Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Put It Under the Tree

Wouldn't you love this wrapped up under your tree?
Just a little something to dress up your life.
Go ahead, do it for yourself.  I won't tell.
Audrey Necklace
Vintage brooch with Swarovski pearls, hand-knotted on silk.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tis the Season

You may be enjoying the holiday season by attending lots of parties and gatherings.
You may also be enjoying the season in it's quiet, and it's beauty. 
Or is it a little of both?  
Either way, don't forget to enjoy a little eye candy around your neck.
Allison Necklace
4 strands of fluorite, AB fluorite, AB vesuvianite, jade, and baroque pearl.
Stunning vintage brooch.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018


Lets bring it forward!
Serendipity is taking from the past and making it current.
Wouldn't you love wearing this today?
Dallas Necklace
Vintage brooch with cultured pearls, hand-knotted on silk. Black onyx and chain.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018


I am thankful for family, friends, and you; my clients.  
L'donna Jewelry is a success all due to you.
Thank you. 
Dallas Necklace
5 strands of chain, large cultured pearls, coin pearls, and aquamarine.
Rhinestone cross.

Monday, November 12, 2018

In the Pink

Pink is always a favorite of mine.
And you?
Allison Necklace
4 strands of pink quartz, enamel, AB pink opal, AB muscovite, pearl, and chain.
Vintage brooch

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


Are you looking for edgy glamour?
If you are, try this Rhonda necklace.
Lots of chain, pearl, and bling!
Rhonda necklace
Chain, cultured pearl, and vintage brooch.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Hand-made Beads from Tibet

I am so fortunate to have met my friend, Karma.
He emigrated to the US from Tibet, where most of his family live today.
He (and his family) designs beautiful hand-made beads in Tibet. 
Karma imports and sells them across the US.  
Several years ago, I discovered his beads and have been using them in my designs.  
These beads are amazing and beautiful.  I think that you'll agree.
Vivian Necklace
3 strands of pearls, labradorite, and Swarovski crystals; hand-knotted on silk.
Hand-made Tibetan drop; labradorite and sterling silver.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


The key to life is being true to yourself.
Your style reflects who you are.
Pearls are a part of my life and style.
This necklace is a classic, and I've added the fun and sparkle.
Pearl double choker
Baroque pearl with Swarovski crystal, hand-knotted on silk.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Tried and True

The Isabella is a classic through and through.
This one is truly vintage-looking.
Add one necklace, many, or wear alone.
Love the rhinestone encircled coin pearls!
Isabella necklace
Cultured pearl, coin pearls, and Swarovski crystals.
34 inches with 3 inch extender

Friday, September 28, 2018


Are you looking for an elegant bracelet?
Why not consider the Eva?
Eva bracelet in soft grey.
Swarovski pearls and crystals.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wild Side

Is it time to bring out your wild side?
This ladylike necklace is soft and sparkling at the same time.
Is it for you?
Dawn necklace
Shaped pearl and Swarovski crystal, hand-knotted on silk.
16 inches long with 3 inch extender.

Friday, September 21, 2018


Everyone needs a piece of jewelry thats flexible.
Wear this lariat alone, tied in front, or looped. 
Layer with other necklaces.
Wear it with jeans, or for dress up.
There's no end to the possibilities!
Cultured black pearl lariat with tassel ends.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Golden Autumn

Are you feeling the winds of change?
Is it time to change up your wardrobe for fall?
This necklace can transform your look.  
Make it golden!
Golden quartz and drusy necklace.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Fall in Love

With this gorgeous necklace!
Everyone needs a necklace that can be worn in so many ways.
Wear this 36 inch necklace doubled, with other necklaces, 
or move the magnetic clasp around as the focal point. 
Prepare to be amazed.
Shaped pearl necklace
Black pearls and Swarovski crystal hand-knotted on silk. Pave magnetic clasp. 36 inched long

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Earth and Water

This Lily necklace is a bit of both.
Soft matte amazonite has all the colors of the earth.
It looks amazing with all neutrals, especially black.
Lily necklace
Matte amazonite, hand-knotted on silk; with vintage brooch.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Champagne Dreams

Where will you wear this necklace?
What will you be doing?
What will you accomplish?
Start wearing and get doing!
Allison necklace
Champagne drusy, AB pink opal, AB muscovite, and cultured pearl.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Tied With A ..............

I love anything with a bow.
This lovely necklace features a vintage bow with rhinestones.
All tied up with Swarovski pearls that are hand-knotted on silk.
Don't be surprised to see it with a white tee shirt and jeans, or all dressed up.
Diana Necklace
Swarovski pearls with a vintage rhinestone bow.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Summer Heat

Do you feel the heat?
Weddings, reunions, lazy dinners.
It's all about summer heat; be sure to wear something stunning.
Susan necklace
4 strands of shaped pearls, hand-knotted on silk with Swarovski crystals.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Need a Little Sparkle?

One of the easiest ways to bring sparkle to your face is to add an earring.
I always love a dangle earring.
How about you?
AB rainbow moonstone dangle earring.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Lazy Summer Days

Are you loving your summer?
There is something about the long summer days.
Why not add this lariat to your summer wardrobe?
It's playful and light, and will go with both casual and dressy. 
Go ahead, give it a try.
Black pearl and chain lariat with tassel ends.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Let the Sun Shine

Are you ready for all those summer events?
Maybe you need one special necklace that can liven up your look.
This Isabella necklace is perfect!
Isabella necklace
Shell pearl with hand-made Tibetan beads
Hand-knotted pearl tassel with red corral ends.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Summer Ready

This lariat with hand-made Tibetan beads just screams "Summer"!
A lariat is so versatile;  you can wear it so many different ways with so many different outfits.
Wear it doubled, long, half and half, or backwards and tied.
How will you wear it?
Tibetan lariat
Hand-made Tibetan beads; with lapis, red jade, turquoise, and chain.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Looking to add a golden hue to your jewelry wardrobe?
This keshi pearl double lariat will bring you a golden aura.
The beauty is the you can wear it in so many different ways!
Keshi pearl necklace
Two strands of keshi pearls with Swarovski crystals, hand-knotted on silk.
Coin pearl ends.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Happy Mother's Day

Thank you to all Mothers.
For your unconditional love and acceptance.
You make all the difference.
The Monte Carlo necklace.
Vintage circle pin with cultured pearls and Swarovski crystal.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Thank You

The Spring Boutique at 8500 Normandale Boulevard is now history!
What a pleasure meeting customers; new and old.
  It helps me in the design process; 
you tell me what you like and it helps me with the decision of what to design next.
Thank you for all your input.  I do listen.
Double strand matte African opal necklace with drop.

Friday, April 27, 2018

A Classic with a Twist

Everyone needs one.
A classic necklace that simply goes with every outfit and brings your look all together.
This is it!
Come and take a look at the 
Spring Boutique
May 2 & 3
8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard
Bloomington, MN
10 am - 1:30 pm each day
Baroque pearl and smokey quartz necklace.
Wear it with pave magnetic clasp anywhere; sides, front, or back.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Spring is in the Air

You'll feel the spring sunshine when you wear this necklace.
It's a fun mix of soft blues, blacks, and yellows.
The vintage brooch adds a touch of sparkle!
If you're interested in this necklace, come to the Spring Boutique.
 8500 Atrium, 
8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard.
May 2 and 3 from 10 am- 1:30 pm each day.
Lily Necklace
Matte amazonite with vintage brooch

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Got The Blues?

This necklace will cheer you up!
It may seem like spring will never arrive, but you'll feel it when you wear this sunny necklace.
Lucy necklace
2 strands of hand-knotted matte amazonite, with amazonite drop.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Another View

Another way to wear the lariat.
How will you wear yours?
Taupe double pearl lariat
Cultured pearl with Swarovski crystal, all hand-knotted.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Try a Little Sparkle

A little sparkle can go a long way.
When you wear this lariat, you can sparkle in many different ways.
The possibilities are endless.
Double pearl lariat
Cultured pearls with Swarovski crystal (hand-knotted on silk).
Wear it doubled, single, long, short, tied, or open.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Rose Gold

Are you looking for a piece with that rose hue?
This necklace features baroque pearls with quartz.
It's totally current, with a twist.
Elsie Necklace
Baroque pearl and quartz, with pave magnetic clasp

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

So Ready For Spring

You will be ready for Spring with this earring.
Put them on and start doing your Spring happy dance.
It will so change your mood!
Ahhh....certainly Spring is in the air!
Blue stone earrings
Hand-knotted on silk.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Think Spring

As in earrings!
Nothing says Spring like a pair of great earrings.
These are hand-knotted on silk, and will look perfect on you!
Blue stone earring

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Classically Beautiful

Are you in the mood for a classic and soft necklace?
This Margot necklace will brighten your day and outfit.
Wear it to work and to the cocktail party.  It goes everywhere!
Margot necklace
Two strands of white flat pearls with vintage pin.

Friday, March 23, 2018

In Black and White

Black and white is such a staple in today's wardrobe.
When I am in a hurry, I reach for it.
When I travel, I can mix and match and create many different looks.
Why not have a stunning necklace that can add to the look?
This one is made with so many different, amazingly beautiful gemstones.  
Try it on with your look.
Allison  Necklace
AB herkimer quartz, AB gray moonstone, AB dendrite opal, drusy, diamond laborite, with chain and hammered circles.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Think Spring!

And a bright blue sky.......
This Melissa necklace features four strands of AB muscovite, lapis, London blue topaz, coin pearl, baroque pearls, and Swarovski crystals with a gorgeous vintage brooch designed with sapphire and aquamarine rhinestones.
Melissa necklace

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Think Spring!

Are you ready for Spring?
I know I am!
This Allison necklace has me thinking of warmer breezes and flowers budding.
Allison necklace
Vintage flower brooch with aquamarine, AB prehinite, AB florite, Peruvian opal, green amethyst, and pearl.

Friday, February 23, 2018

A Classic

One of the most popular necklaces I design.
The Ella "MK"; named after the one and only Mary Kay.
Take a look, it's also featured in the picture from Wednesday's post:)
Ella MK necklace
Pearl, crystal, and chain.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Left to right; Mary Kay in the Ella MK. Susan in the double keshi pearl lariat.
I love to give my designs a bit of "sparkle".
Why not brighten up your day and outfit with this subtle bit of sparkle?
You'll be glad you did:)
Double keshi pearl lariat.
Keshi pearls and Swarovski crystal hand-knotted on black silk, with coin pearl ends.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Do you wonder where the names of my designs come from?
I name them after people that I love and that are important in my life.
Last week I featured the "Erin D" necklace, named for my oldest daughter.
This week, the Katie (my youngest daughter) is featured.
Happy Valentine's Day to you and your loved ones!!
The Katie necklace
AB muscovite, rose quartz, AB rose quartz, pearl, and crystal; with 2 vintage elements.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Won't You Bee Mine?

Perfect for Valentine's Day!
 The Bee Margot; a perfect gift.
Margot Necklace
Swarovski pearls hand-knotted on silk with vintage bee.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Be My Valentine

Are you looking for that perfect Valentine's Day necklace?
The Erin D necklace is perfect for Valentines, and many more occasions!
It's a classic.
Erin D necklace
Glass pearls hand-knotted on silk with vintage rhinestones.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018


Do you love a tassel?
Dress up any outfit, and look & feel great!
Tassel earring

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Wearing this lariat necklace is an easy choice.
There are so many decisions to make every day.  
If you have this lariat, you can wear it days in a row and still have people think you are wearing a different one every day!
How will you wear it today?
Black drusy lariat.
Black drusy beads, with copper chain and beads.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

New Year, New ????

What will you make new this year?
What dreams will you make come true?
Get to work and see what happens!
Double pearl lariat
Hand -knotted on silk, with black onyx ends.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

A Brand New Year

A time to regroup; 
look at where you are, and where you'd like to go.
I love to go through my closet and jewelry wardrobe.
What's working?  
What needs to be donated, or given to a friend?
What do I need for this new year?
If you'd like some help, contact me.  I'd love to help!
Tassel Lariat
Swarovski pearls with chain