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Welcome to my shop!

Please take some time to look around:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/totheninesfinery

I love all things creative - but especially jewelry making. It is like a wearable piece of art! I strive to make jewelry that is great for everyday wear, but also that is special enough for an evening out.

I hope you enjoy my creations!


I also love history - so I included the background on my shop's name:

Where did “to the nines” originate?

There are many theories, here are a few:

Women of the Middle…

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  • Joined March 21, 2011

Favorite materials

Precious gemstones, Pearls, crystals, and metalwork

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About

Welcome to my shop!

Please take some time to look around:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/totheninesfinery

I love all things creative - but especially jewelry making. It is like a wearable piece of art! I strive to make jewelry that is great for everyday wear, but also that is special enough for an evening out.

I hope you enjoy my creations!


I also love history - so I included the background on my shop's name:

Where did “to the nines” originate?

There are many theories, here are a few:

Women of the Middle Ages wore fashionable gloves as part of their formal wear. These gloves were said to contain nine buttons from wrist to elbow, so if a woman was said to be "dressed to the nines", she would be wearing her most formal evening wear.

A version of the old english phrase "dressed to thine eyes" -- meaning dressed in a way desirable to the other person's, or "thine", eyes.

When men were dressed up for the evening in the Victorian Era it took nine articles of clothing to be "properly dressed."

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