Valerie Tyler Collection Blog

A Trip to Xcaret: The Experience of a Lifetime

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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. As an artist, travel can be truly inspiring and help artistic growth.  Awhile back I was lucky and actually won a trip to Mexico and have been meaning to share some pictures from the trip ever since.  I had run a 5k race for Cinco De Mayo and didn't even realize that automatically entered me to win, so I was rather surprised when friends came running to find me to say my name was called and dragged me up on...

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Must Have Jewelry and Metalworking Tools

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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links.   As a metalsmith and jewelry designer I'm frequently asked by both customers and aspiring artists what tools I use to create my work so I thought I'd compile a handy resource list of some of the tools I have found most useful.  A good set of pliers and cutters is essential. You'll use these for anything from forming and cutting wire, to creating jump rings and making attachments. There are tons of different pliers you can use but to...

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Jewelry Review and Giveaway

Right now there is a review and giveaway of my personalized initial ring and chevron solstice ring on Jessoshii. The blog author, Jessica, shares her thoughts on each ring and you have a chance to win your choice of either (with several ways to enter) Go ahead and check it out!   

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Personalized Jewelry Gift Guide

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  Personalized jewelry makes the best meaningful gifts.  The Valerie Tyler Collection has several jewelry options that can be customized especially for your gift recipient.  These are some of the top sellers in the collection that have received rave reviews from thousands of happy customers.     One of the most popular gift ideas, which was even featured in US Weekly, is the personalized two heart ring.  This solid brass ring can be adjusted to fit the wearer so you don't have to worry about picking the correct size.  It can be hand-stamped with any two initials you like, be it...

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Building Bridges

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