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Paisley Pearl & Labradorite Earrings "Paisley Pearl & Labradorite Earrings" by Lagaz Designs (Melissa Muir). July 2008. A beautiful pair of earrings that can totally dress up a casual outfit or take you out on a night on the town. All sterling silver wire, with peacock grey freshwater pearls, and faceted labradorite rondelles that have a flash of blue fire.

I'm participating in the
Bloggy Giveaways Carnival, and I'm hosting my first giveaway! YAY!
This week I am giving away this pair of gorgeous earrings made by me!

You don't have to be a blogger to participate, although you must leave your name and e-mail in your comment so that I can contact you. Leave it like this if you don't want to be spammed (eg. lagazdesigns AT mts DOT net ). I will ship anywhere, as I want everyone to participate. The draw will be made Aug 1, 2008 @ 6pm CDT. I will give 2 days for the winner to acknowledge, otherwise I will draw again.


  1. One entry per person (make sure to have valid e-mail address and name in your comment)
  2. Take a look around my blog, and leave a comment here on which piece of artwork or jewelry you like the most.
It's that easy! Please check out the other Bloggy Giveaways that are happening this week, by clicking the link or the button at the top of the page.



Just Me July 28, 2008 at 6:54 PM  

Awesome work! It's soo hard to choose a favorite! I love the turquoise cuff bracelet! I've a thing for turquoise!

And I absolutely adore the earrings you are so generously giveing away!!

Reeva July 28, 2008 at 7:14 PM  

I'm having so much fun blog hopping! :) great blog :)and Great giveaway! I hope I'm the lucky winner :)

I love the nautillis pendant :)

Katie July 28, 2008 at 7:44 PM  

I really like the Silver Weave Pearl Ring, pearls are so much fun to wear. And your band is great -- so delicate looking!

ArtPfunk July 28, 2008 at 7:44 PM  

LOL, I like it all? I really Like your Cherry Circles and this here: http://picasaweb.google.com/LagazM/JewelryLagazDesigns/photo#5164057286225014130

Having seen your jewelry in person, I must say I am really impressed with the quality! You're creative ability is fantastic too :)

This is Eraserqueen By the way!
andrea2000 at gmail dot com

princessgene July 28, 2008 at 7:49 PM  

I thought I left a post but it doesn't show up. Anyway, I love your jewelry and your art. I especially love the pendants, the spiral one and the nautillus one. This is princessgene from illustratedatcs.

Liza July 28, 2008 at 8:19 PM  

Love it all, but the rings are my favourite as I'm a sucker for rings, but haven't got enough fingers!! Very favourite of all is the Amethyst ring.

ddziewa July 28, 2008 at 8:32 PM  

Love all your designs! The Amethyst Weave Ring is my favorite! The setting is very cool and I love its boldness!


Cheryl July 28, 2008 at 8:41 PM  

I love the paisley pendant. Awesome!

Renee G July 28, 2008 at 8:44 PM  

I loved the Paisley Brooch Swag that you made for your friend. It's beautiful.


TotolyOzSome July 28, 2008 at 8:46 PM  

beautiful work! you're very talented!

Cris July 28, 2008 at 8:59 PM  

Those are beautiful! Thanks for offering them!

Stormarela July 28, 2008 at 9:03 PM  

I really love the silver weave rings. All of them! I have never seen anything like that before, and have bookmarked your blog so I can come back and dream!

Joy July 28, 2008 at 9:17 PM  

Your work is just awesome,how are we supposed to just pick one favourite??? ;)
I am a real sucker for paisley so if I have to choose a favourite, my favourite (of all the other favourites!) would be your Paisley Pendant - beautiful, sigh... (as is all your work)
Joy ~ Bluebelle235

layla July 28, 2008 at 9:17 PM  

What beautiful earrings. I also love the Silver Weave Pearl Ring. Thanks for the great giveaway.


LisaB July 28, 2008 at 9:26 PM  

Your turquoise rings are to die for! But your pin is stunning also... hm... nope, I think the turquoise rings win my vote for most gorgeous!
@ATCsForALL and IllustratedATCs

Bunny B July 28, 2008 at 9:39 PM  

I love your Light Turquoise Silver Weave Ring!! Gorgeous stuff!
bunnybx at gmail . com

Pippin aka Sharon! July 28, 2008 at 9:43 PM  

love these earings!

Julie July 28, 2008 at 10:06 PM  

I love that Nautilus Pendant, but everything is really pretty :) Of course, I've already told you I like those earrings!

Thanks for the giveaway!

WW July 28, 2008 at 10:44 PM  

Beautiful jewelry. Looks like you've created quite a stir! Hope it all works out for you!!
WME133 aka...WonderWanda :)

Anonymous July 28, 2008 at 11:50 PM  

I like all your work! My favorite is the amethyst ring, pretttyy!! :)

sandyuu July 29, 2008 at 12:38 AM  

silver weave pearl ring is pretty

Mechelle July 29, 2008 at 12:40 AM  

Wow~ Everything you've made is just beautiful! I love the Paisley pendant you made for your niece~ It's gorgeous and the Silver Weave Pearl Ring is so exquisite! Really lovely work you do!
So glad I found your blog!
((hugs)) Mechelle

Mary July 29, 2008 at 8:48 AM  

Wow! That Turquoise Cuff Bracelet is amazing!!!

rkolig at yahoo dot com

Dee July 29, 2008 at 8:56 AM  

oh wow you are VERY talented! Great job! I LOVE a LOT of your things..but i really like the cherry circle earrings!

tweety0166 (at) aol (dot) com

Marilyn July 29, 2008 at 9:31 AM  

I just Love the Paisley Swag!! Very beautiful, and creative pieces of jewelry! Keep up the good work.

Marilyn dixiecrat44@sbcglobal.net

Anonymous July 29, 2008 at 9:54 AM  

Wow those designs are just so delicate and fascinating!
This is Loralou by the way!
loralou84 AT hotmail DOT com

christene July 29, 2008 at 11:28 AM  

The knotted pearl ring is gorgeouse
cjinhb at msn dot com

Amerasu July 29, 2008 at 11:43 AM  

The earrings are absolutely gorgeous!

elaine July 29, 2008 at 1:32 PM  

Your jewelry is gorgeous- love the split heart ring!
Elaine R

hazel July 29, 2008 at 1:45 PM  

I like the Paisley Brooch Swag, it looks so delicate and beautiful!

Anonymous July 29, 2008 at 1:53 PM  

Hey! I love all your work especially the darker turquoise ring, it's fun and beautiful! Your artwork is amzing as I can totally identify with the close connection you have with your Native American ancestory. My favourite piece of artwork would be your mural of the seven teachings - it's speaks to me :) Wonderful blog by the way! I'll visit lots!

jdbercier AT hotmail dOt com

Boat Bird July 29, 2008 at 2:01 PM  

I love ALL the stuff you have on here- even the design of your blog :).

Boatbird from atcsforall.com

PS July 29, 2008 at 2:01 PM  

I think the Paisley Pendant is adorable!! Thanks!

jepnet July 29, 2008 at 3:55 PM  

Blue Satin Carnivale Mask is a lovely piece. Thank you for sharing your talent.

Brittany July 29, 2008 at 4:00 PM  

Melissa, you are so talented! Everything is amazing, but my favorite is the freshwater pearl herringbone set :)


bjonatanson at hotmail dot com

That Crazy Mom July 29, 2008 at 4:51 PM  

I LOVE your art!! I'm part Cherokee & part Creek so the Native-inspired works are my favorite.

As far as your jewelry, I love the arrowhead necklace and the turquoise rings. Gorgeous!

ArteDar July 29, 2008 at 5:18 PM  

Magnificent art darlin'....the Pasiley is my fav.

I sure hope you have good fortune and sell lots.....who wouldn't want one of your beautiful gems!

atticbabe@yahoo.com ArteDar

Cristina July 29, 2008 at 5:24 PM  

Silver Weave Pearl Ring - So so pretty!

Andrea July 29, 2008 at 6:47 PM  

I'm really liking the Amethyst Weave Ring. Beautiful stuff. Please enter me to win. THanks so much.

Megan July 29, 2008 at 7:07 PM  

I love the Light Turquoise Silver Weave Ring!

Jenny July 29, 2008 at 7:17 PM  

I like the Raven Stealing the Sun. I don't know the background of it but the colors are beautiful and it's interesting.

the_other_alice_ (at) yahoo.com

Whimsical Creations July 29, 2008 at 7:18 PM  

i love your spiral pendant. Your jewelry is beautiful!
=) melanie
melanieadey at hotmail dot com

torinem July 29, 2008 at 7:19 PM  

Love the Paisley Pendant! Thanks for the giveaway!

bishiesruleme July 29, 2008 at 7:31 PM  

Lovely work!

I really like this: http://picasaweb.google.com/LagazM/JewelryLagazDesigns/photo#5164057286225014130


kagey10 July 29, 2008 at 7:47 PM  

wow, I am in love with a set of Citrine earrings and necklace you made, (i think it is citrine) looks it, it is gorgeous!!! some beautiful things you have here!

JennTRC July 29, 2008 at 8:40 PM  

Wow Lagaz,
I love your jewelry.
The Nautilus pendant is probably my favorite but really all of it is so beautiful! Such an attention to detail :)


jrerwin6 AT gmail DOT com

Qtpies7 July 29, 2008 at 10:29 PM  

Ruby & Aquamarine Circles are really pretty

Katrina July 29, 2008 at 10:55 PM  

Those earrings are gorgeous! I would love to win!

Geri July 29, 2008 at 10:56 PM  

Thanks for the great giveaway!!! Please include me!


the nautalis necklace

BrineS July 29, 2008 at 11:04 PM  

The Turquoise Silver Cuff is beautiful!

Is your giveaway open to anyone? Or just Canada and the US?


Mrs Weyremaster July 30, 2008 at 12:52 AM  

Wow all such beautiful work, i love your style, such strength of line and colour in your drawings. I think my fav is 'On the Road again' but i have a thing for elephants, so that's what tipped the scales. Your jewellry is beautiful too. Wonderful giveaway

mommiof4 July 30, 2008 at 3:52 AM  

You have such beautiful jewelry! I love the turquoise cuff bracelet!

Anonymous July 30, 2008 at 3:53 AM  

I love the turquoise rings and cuff bracelet.



Anonymous July 30, 2008 at 3:57 AM  

All of your work and creations are visual delights. You have much to be proud of! i love the paisley peice you made for your neice and the two rings displayed[silver weave and turquoise]. way to go and great to see a fellow Canadian's artistry in action.
maxie23 I'd love to be a giveaway winner!!!

purplecat July 30, 2008 at 4:16 AM  

wonderful jewelry! I love the paisely one-fab!!
I am purplecat on atcsforall.com

momo3 July 30, 2008 at 9:01 AM  

i heart your jewelry . . . i really heart the amethyst weave ring! thanks!


kamewh July 30, 2008 at 10:09 AM  

The Paisley Pendant is my favorite! Thank you for the giveaway!

Angie(quillysilly) July 30, 2008 at 10:17 AM  

Your work is so beautiful...very organic! I really liked everything, but I was particularly drawn to the ruby/garnet marquis. I just love the colors~

Please do enter me...

Bonnie July 30, 2008 at 10:33 AM  

Opps forgot my e-mail address

Joi July 30, 2008 at 11:43 AM  

I really like your paisly broach swag, but I absolutly love your turquoise ring. It's so beautiful. Please enter me into the giveaway!
joi.weeks [AT] gmail [DOT] com.

Wehaf July 30, 2008 at 12:03 PM  

I like your turquoise rings. You are very talented.

urchiken at gmail dot com

Parker Family July 30, 2008 at 12:51 PM  

I really liked your freshwater pearl herringbone set. So pretty! Thanks for the giveaway! trishblack(at)juno(dot)com

Kimberly July 30, 2008 at 12:59 PM  

Too many beautiful choices!!!! I love your earrings but if I had to pick one item I'd say the Amethyst Weave Ring.

Thanks for a great giveaway.

HunnyV "at" Optonline "dot" net

Jennifer July 30, 2008 at 1:36 PM  

I absolutely love the split heart ring. You are very talented. I'd love to win, so please count me in. Thanks for the chance.


cstironkat July 30, 2008 at 2:53 PM  

Turquoise Silver Cuff bracelet is truely beautiful and Turquoise is my birthday. Thank you for the chance to win one of your fantastic creations.

Someone Being Me July 30, 2008 at 3:27 PM  

I love the Geometric Weave earrings. So pretty.

Ginny July 30, 2008 at 3:35 PM  

I love the Cherry Circles earrings!

scrappydesigns at gmail dot com

purehrt555 July 30, 2008 at 4:12 PM  

I love the silver weave pearl, I love pearls.


Anonymous July 30, 2008 at 4:40 PM  

I love all your work.The pearls are my favorite. Someday!!Please enter me into your giveaway.

Anonymous July 30, 2008 at 4:58 PM  

Pretty earrings! I like the turquoise cuff bracelet.

Anonymous July 30, 2008 at 6:07 PM  

I love your Silver Weave Pearl Ring. monk5@charter.net

RobinBirdsNest July 30, 2008 at 6:49 PM  

Oh, those earrings are beautiful! and I love the turquoise cuff bracelet!!

Alaina July 30, 2008 at 7:38 PM  

I really like the ruby danglies! And the ones you are giving away are beautiful!!

Bender House July 30, 2008 at 8:06 PM  

I love the silver pearl weave ring, it is beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win!

Kathy July 30, 2008 at 8:12 PM  

There isn't a name on the picture but I like the silver ring with the pearl. I love silver. You have lovely designs.
bigfamily8 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Ebie July 30, 2008 at 9:34 PM  

the ruby dangle earrings are very pretty

Charlotte July 30, 2008 at 10:04 PM  

I think the Paisley Pendant was my favorite, but all of your jewelry is beautiful!

tricia July 30, 2008 at 10:10 PM  

Ruby and Silver Danglies are my favorite (and my July birthstone!)All of your pieces are pretty.


CanCan July 30, 2008 at 10:10 PM  

I like the silver weave pearl ring!
I love silver, and pearls!

onlycancan at hotmail dot com

Sarah Z July 30, 2008 at 11:00 PM  

Beautiful earrings!!

Thank you!

believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

Cherie J July 30, 2008 at 11:03 PM  

I love the turqoise silver cuff bracelet. Thanks for the contest!


Tes283 July 30, 2008 at 11:32 PM  

My address is available at my blog.

But since I do really hope to win your earrings:

TESL 283 at yahoo dot com

Gil's Wifey July 30, 2008 at 11:48 PM  

first off you do Amazing work!! some of your pieces literally took my breath away!! you are sooo talented! My grandfather is Native American and he also enjoyed your work! but I have to say the one thing that stood at the most to me was the ring that you made for AnG... such a tragic story but the ring you made for her was sooo beautiful.. I'm sure she's proud to wear and the fact that theres a meaning to it makes that ring even more special... well I'll stop rambling lol but thank you for having this giveaway :o)


silverhartgirl July 30, 2008 at 11:48 PM  

I love the Spiral Pendant. It is beautiful.

Jaime C. July 31, 2008 at 12:20 AM  

I love the Amethyst Weave Ring!

cmartin0055 July 31, 2008 at 12:27 AM  

Amethyst Weave Ring is pretty!

Desiree July 31, 2008 at 2:53 AM  

Your ring designs are beautiful and I absolutely ADORE your "Killer Whale & Wolverine" painting. WOW!

As for these earrings - gorgeous. They're very unique and eye-catching.

Thanks so much for the giveaway!

Peggie July 31, 2008 at 5:49 AM  

great giveaway. You do nice work and I liked much of it. The turquoise and the spiral pendent caught my eye.

Thanks for the chance!

peggie dot loden at gmail dot com

LadyVampire2u July 31, 2008 at 6:31 AM  

I love the Turqouise Silver Weave Ring. Thanks for entering me in your giveaway!

cadewill July 31, 2008 at 7:35 AM  

Wow your talent is amazing! Thanks for the chance win such a great prize! My favd is the Turqouise Silver Weave ring.

Lynnhome July 31, 2008 at 8:38 AM  

Wow! I love the ammethist weave ring, it is unbelievable!

I can be reached at buttercuplynn@yahoo.com.

Katie July 31, 2008 at 9:27 AM  

SplitHeartRing is so pretty. Thanks katie_mmartin at yahoo dot com.

Kos July 31, 2008 at 9:28 AM  

I like anything with pearls. Unique style!

ShaunJoy July 31, 2008 at 9:44 AM  

Lots of great items, but I really like the Fancy Turquoise ring (and the pearl ring and the light turquoise ring). Great earrings that you're offering us too -- thanks!


Mama Zen July 31, 2008 at 9:56 AM  

"The Wolf is the Teacher." That is stunning.

Anonymous July 31, 2008 at 10:34 AM  

It it so hard to choose a favorite.
I love paisleys, turquoise, and anything green!!

They are all simply gorgeous!
I would be proud to wear any of them.


Beth July 31, 2008 at 10:51 AM  

Love anything paisley! Beautiful jewelry. Please enter me! bethplease at gmail dot com

LilyBiscuit July 31, 2008 at 11:20 AM  

I love several of your pieces! The pearl ring with silver weave design is stunning!! I wish I owned many designs of yours :o)

Neen July 31, 2008 at 11:33 AM  

I love the Amethyst Weave ring, it is stunning! You do such beautiful work

Peculiar July 31, 2008 at 11:36 AM  

Definitely the turquoise silver weave ring. That's my favorite, but it was hard to pick because honestly, you have very nice jewelry and great creativity.

I'd love to wear your jewelry. Good job.

Paige July 31, 2008 at 12:03 PM  

Oooh, pretty sparkly things.

robin_titan July 31, 2008 at 12:17 PM  

you are so talented! your jewelry is so pretty! it's hard to pick just one but i suppose i'll have to go with the amethyst ring, but i really all of those rings!!

lc_intocable at yahoo.com

imincognita July 31, 2008 at 1:05 PM  

Wow! Such talent! If I have to choose a favorite, I'd have to say the green serenity set is pos-O-tively gorgeous.

Jenn July 31, 2008 at 1:16 PM  

I love the turquoise cuff bracelet too!! Count me in!!

Mommie Daze July 31, 2008 at 1:58 PM  

I like the Cherry Circles.


swinger of birches July 31, 2008 at 3:55 PM  

I love the Spiral Pendant,it's beautiful!

Molly C. July 31, 2008 at 4:32 PM  

The Ruby Netted Pearl Pendant is really pretty!

taysmommy July 31, 2008 at 5:24 PM  

I looove the Paisley Pendant!! Absolutely beautiful



jskell911 July 31, 2008 at 6:04 PM  

Those paisley earrings are wonderful! I absolutely love them

sarah July 31, 2008 at 6:37 PM  

i really like this bracelet: http://picasaweb.google.com/LagazM/JewelryLagazDesigns/photo#5164057290519981442

you have great talent!

fertawert AT yahoo DOT com

jauna July 31, 2008 at 7:05 PM  

those are soo pretty i hope i'm nto too late.


shellydelight.etsy.com July 31, 2008 at 7:31 PM  

turquoise cuff bracelet!


Teri July 31, 2008 at 9:50 PM  

Your Silver Weave Pearl Ring is beautiful! Thanks


Tara July 31, 2008 at 11:02 PM  

The silver weave pearl ring is lovely.
I don't live too far from you- I'm next door in SK.

donna444444 July 31, 2008 at 11:24 PM  

I like the Cherry Circles.

Storm July 31, 2008 at 11:48 PM  

oh the Raven Stealing the Sun is stunning! The Raven is my totem animal.


misty July 31, 2008 at 11:50 PM  

Silver Weave Pearl Ring is my fave. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

planetmisty at gmail dot com

Jennifer July 31, 2008 at 11:54 PM  

Great stuff, I really like the Ruby Danglies! Thanks so much for the great giveaway!


Jinxy and Me August 1, 2008 at 12:50 AM  

I love the Paisley Pendant. Thanks for the giveaway!

Sam August 1, 2008 at 6:28 AM  

wow, you are indeed talented! I like the silver weave pearl ring. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Mary_Freebies August 1, 2008 at 8:36 AM  

I like the "Split Heart Ring".

InternationalFreebies.net == internationalfreebies AT gmail DOT com

L-Mac August 1, 2008 at 11:16 AM  

I would have to go with the freeform pendant as my fav - it is so unique and beautiful - your lucky friend must just absolutely love it :)


lisalmg August 1, 2008 at 4:11 PM  

I really love the pearl ring. Beautiful!
lisalmg (at) ktis (dot) net

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