Sunday, May 27, 2012

Erica Sunshine Lee, country singer from Nashville wears Trinkets' jewelry

Erica Sunshine Lee is shown her with Trinkets' jewelry designer, Rita Knight. Erica just moved from California to Nashville. She has several CD's and has traveled extensively in Australia as well as other countries. She is also a talented songwriter who has written many of the songs on her CD's.  Rita designed a custom necklace for Erica made of jasper with a sterling silver sun pendant. Erica has also worn many of the Trinkets' earrings in her photo shoots and press releases.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Trinkets' Jewelry-Making Camps at Gone with the Bead

Trinkets will be having jewelry-making summer camps as well as after-school classes at Gone with the Bead, the new bead shop located at 16 North Main Street, Suite D in downtown Watkinsville, Ga. The wonderful bead loft is located above the Karate Studio and is entered from the back stairs as you turn onto School Street.

The "Art of Jewelry Design"...
is a curriculum designed by Rita Knight...emphasizing color, texture, pattern-making, and symbolism in the context of charms used in jewelry-making. Activities will also be incorporated to improve hand-eye coordination as well as small muscle development. Rita is a former teacher of Language Arts, grades 2-8.
There will be three camps this summer...July 16-20, July 23-27, and July 30-August 3 from
9:00 am-12:00 pm  Monday-Friday. All materials and snacks will be included.   Fee: $125
Spaces are limited.
For more information or to receive an application, please contact Rita @ or go to the Trinkets' web site,

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Last Stop... Church Street Antiques

Hope you have enjoyed our shopping journey...just in time for some great ideas for Mother's Day! The
last stop on this shopping excursion is Church Street Antiques located on the square in downtown
Covington, GA...this shop is full of treasures! They are also a Fenton Glassware Dealer...beautiful pieces of all colors and shapes...they have wonderful costume jewelry...antique furniture...and they are the official home to "The Vampire Diaries"...people come from all over the world for the items! Let's stop in and
say "hello" to Ann, Joan, and Doug to see what's new at Church Street...

Friday, May 11, 2012

Greensboro Antique Mall...

Greensboro Antique Mall is the next stop on our shopping trip. It is owned by Kim Lathrup and located
in downtown Greensboro, GA. The shop is two floors packed full of jewelry, antiques, Georgia pottery,
old linens, old fishing lures...and much, much more. Let's stop in and visit Kim, George, Andy, and Nikki
and see what treasures we can find...

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Hodge Podge...Art, Antiques, & Interiors

This next stop on our journey is a wonderful shop in Monroe, Ga called Hodge Podge. It is located at 132-B East Church Street. It is owned by Deborah Boyd and has a wide variety of items...from folk art to antiques.
There are different vendors in the shop which makes for an eclectic mix. Let's stop by and see some of the items...An artist's rendering of Deborah, the owner of the shop...

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

First Stop on the Journey...The Athens Interiors Market

The Athens Interiors Market also has several "specialty shops"...Top Drawer owned by Linda Jerkins specializes in sterling silver, porcelain, linens, brass, wood and copper antiques...Linda and Betsy travel
to England once a year to look for one of a kind items...Linda also owns Plum Nelly Antiques and Treasures.
Sherri Eldridge has wonderful bed linens ready for monogramming... and be sure to check out the Stationary
Bar at the front of the store for personalized invitations as well as other paper goods.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Shopping Journey...

I have been asked by so many people where I I have decided to take you on a journey of the shops in the surrounding areas that have wonderful unique items for the home as well as for the individual. The first stop on the journey is one of the locations for my hand-crafted jewelry, the Athens Interiors Market...located at 250 Old Epps Bridge Rd., Athens, Ga. This wonderful shop is owned by Linda Cook. Let's go in and take a
peek at some of the new merchandise...

Friday, May 4, 2012

Trinkets' Summer Camps in St. Simon's

Trinkets is excited to be traveling to St. Simon's Island this summer to offer two jewelry-making camps through the Glynn Art Association. The camps are open to ages 7-13. The first camp will be offered June 18-22
from 1:00-4:00 each day. The second camp is June 25-29 with the same hours. Please contact the Glynn Art Association at 912-638-8770 or Rita Knight @ for more information. Projects will be posted on the Trinkets' web site soon.