Crazy about Color with a Conscience

Here are some fabulous new designs! You can check out the whole collection so far at: http://www.zibbet.com/BestFeatherEarrings/section/color-with-a-conscience

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Updated Color with a Conscience Designs!

Here are some awesome feathers that support the Parrot and Macaw Rescue! They are all molted feathers, so the birds did not have to die to produce them!

These are Macaw Feathers on a beautiful nickel free knot work finding ($13):

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These are just one pair of my five remaining sets of naturally shed peacock feathers ($15 each) in copper or silver:

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Finally, I have an awesome pair of yellow Parrot flutters ($12):

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All of these designs are one of a kind! They are also all part of the “Color with a Conscience” promotion benefiting the Parrot and Macaw Rescue!

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Color with a Conscience

We have an awesome cause to support! It’s “Color with a Conscience”!

Love colorful feather earrings? Now, you can get parrot and macaw feather earrings while supporting the Parrot and Macaw rescue!

It works like this:

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These lovely feathers are naturally molted by the rescued residents of the Macaw Rescue of Northern California. The Rescue gathers the feathers and sells them to local artisans to create lasting pieces. The feathers are only sold to a select few and wait list is long.

The proceeds from feather sales provide food, shelter, and care to these gorgeous birds–all of whom have been rescued from either abuse or black market sale.

Now, you can help care for these birds. You can purchase from our Color with a Conscience Collection. You’ll receive one of a kind earrings and help save parrots and macaws!

Color your Conscience with bright baubles!

Want to know if your earrings are shed feathers from a living bird? Look for our special symbol:

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The Evergreen Collection

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas–even the weather is getting that White Christmas feel. My husband is a total Christmas aficionado and the carols are already being played loudly at our house. He’s ready to get the tree up, too–I have to admit that I’m not quite as in love with Christmas as he is.

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite and I generally experience a tiny sense of panic once the turkey leftovers are consumed. I mean, there are just so many people on my list and I want to get exactly the right gift for them. You know, a gift that shows them how I really see them and know who they are. So, it’s unusual for me to get really inspired by Christmas in that warm, relaxed sense.

This year is different somehow. Maybe I’m more secure in my various relationships, maybe I’ve given up on making myself stressed out. If you figure it out, let me know. In the meantime, I’d like to show you my Evergreen Collection, inspired by my husbands affinity for playing the Pandora Christmas station.

This first pair was inspired by Amy Grant’s Emmanuel, God With Us. The song starts like this: “We dim the lights / We stoke the fire / We breathe the evergreen / The young one wait / While the old ones make up / Tales of how it used to be…”

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I can imagine stoking the fire and breathing in the Christmas pine with my family gathered around, maybe enjoying a nice warm cider or glass of mulled wine and enjoying the play of the firelight on my sister’s hair.

This set was created while I was listening to Rockin Around the Christmas Tree…twice in a row by two different singers! Somehow, I could just imagine my youngest nephew (1year and a bit) doing his bouncy swaying dance for the whole family as we joked over sugar cookie decorations.

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This final pair came together in the silence after all the music. The wind had died down and it smelled like snow. The quiet stillness reminded me of slow dancing in the falling snow late at night. The face of my partner has long since been eroded from memory, but I remember clearly that dancing with him and that moment felt warm and safe and sacred. Just moments before, we had been laughing and joking with our friends while waiting for our parents to pick us up. We were in a parking lot and my partner didn’t have a coat. The snow was falling out of star filled sky and he caught me up in a spontaneous waltz. Sometime between “1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3” and “turn”, the dance became completely absorbing. Completely intoxicating. Completely simple. Utterly and singularly beautiful. Somehow just right.

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New Royalty Collection

My new collection celebrates the Faery Court in all its glory. Bedeck yourself as a Queen of the Fey:

Become Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness, with these iridescent black green dangles. Mab is the bringer of dreams, the power behind nightmares, the mistress of all things dark and dangerous.

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Each night colored feather is topped with a multifaceted gray black crystal, reminiscent of those glittering dangerous eyes of Mab. ($18)

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Next, you can clothe yourself as the Queen of Ice and Winter, she who holds the very lifeblood of the world in suspension–she who calls forth blizzards and forces Jack Frost to bow to her. ($13)

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Finally, you can become the Harvest Queen, the most celebrated of the Fey. The queen who pushes back against Ice and Darkness, sustaining the world with her bounty. ($13)

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