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Travel Jewelry

Our best tips to traveling with jewelry. As a handmade jewelry designer who loves to travel, Saskia has built up many tips for taking your jewelry with you on your travels.
As you may know, Saskia and I love to travel and Saskia LOVES jewelry. We sat down last week and came up with some helpful tips and a very special collection designed with the traveller in mind.

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Organizing Your Jewelry

As a jewelry designer, Saskia has collected many necklaces bracelets and pairs of earrings. This weekend she reorganized her entire jewelry collection, and compiled her best tips for organizing your jewelry.
As a jewelry designer, Saskia owns her fair share of pieces, ranging in size from super delicate to big and bold. Over time her dresser top grew a mound of necklaces that became unsortable and hugely aggravating. Last weekend, we decided to take action and thought our process would help all of you.

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Penny's Pearls

Saskia sat down this week with her friend and mentor Penny Diamanti to discuss her business tips, wholesaling advice, and overall strategy for running her own company.
Penny had begun her career as a journalist with a wanderlust to see the world and interact with everyone she met (sound familiar?). Saskia regards Penny as a mentor, and recently sat down for a conversation, which yielded some very helpful tips that any small business owner should consider.

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Birthday Traditions

Along with looking at craftsmanship from countries around the world and how people in other countries handmade beautiful items, at SASKIA we also love to learn about culture and traditions and how they vary around the world.
Our birthday routines encompass an eclectic mix of Dutch and American traditions that have meshed in a perfect way for our family and our life. We often think about this blend in the greater context of our lives.

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Finding Your Voice

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez embodies all of the things a strong woman should be; courageous, bold, intelligent. She speaks her mind and won't back down. Agree with her or not, her ability to stick to her beliefs makes her an incredible role model for young w
Every once in a while someone new appears on the national stage and gets noticed. Maybe it’s a courageous act that brings them attention, or an incredible achievement, or maybe it’s just the way they speak. 

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It's Not Just For Women

SASKIA jewelry, like most jewelry designers, see nearly all women as our customers. However, our boho beaded jewelry can be enjoyed by men as well. Plenty of men also love our unique bold jewelry and wear our styles, and they wear them well!
Common wisdom says women get to have all the fun with accessories. By and large men's fashion includes a nice watch and maybe a hat. I suppose you might count ties as accessories, but honestly how much fun is a tie? 

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