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Summer Inspiration

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Summer Inspiration

Greetings, friends of Elaina Designs! Inspiration is not complicated, yet allowing time for it to come to fruition is the challenge. Here’s to a relaxing summer when the mind softens by listening to one’s inner voice. Recently David and I took a trip to Sapelo Island, GA where lazy beach-combing offered intriguing, fresh shapes into my jewelry designs. While gazing upward yesterday at the Venus/Jupiter conjunction the muse called again. Blessedly I have lots of time this summer to let my imagination wander while...

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Changes Afoot at Elaina Designs & Ithaca Show this Weekend

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider, Newsletter | 0 comments

Changes Afoot at Elaina Designs & Ithaca Show this Weekend

   A peak at the new Lovejoy Comet Series inspired by Lovejoy Comet sightings earlier this year. Diamonds, Paraiba, Blue Flash Moonstone, Goshenite, Aquamarine, 14KT White Gold, size 7.  Life is all about change and Elaina Designs is in a happy transition. I’m honored to have been invited to become an in-house custom jewelry designer for Mednikow: A high-end, family owned, retail jewelry store across from Lenox Square on Peachtree Road. Elaina Designs has outgrown its capacity to provide you with the service you deserve....

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Mother’s Day Show, May 8 & 9

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Mother’s Day Show, May 8 & 9

 May 8 & 9, Friday & Saturday, 10AM-5PM Elaina Designs Mother’s Day Show 675 Drewry St. NE #8, Atlanta, GA 30306     From top to bottom: “Strong Woman II” Ring by Lainey Papageorge (LP). Sterling, Rutilated Quartz, Diamonds, $730 “Jellyfish Earrings” by Aalia Mujtaba. Sterling, Montana Agates, Citrine. $345 “Pele III” by LP. 14KT Pink Gold, Cinnamon Zircons, Chocolate Pearls, $1400 “Sapelo Seaweed Earrings” by LP, 14KT Yellow Gold, Pearls, $350. Also available in sterling for...

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Women Celebrating Themselves

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider, Newsletter | 0 comments

Women Celebrating Themselves

Elaina Designs celebrates Spring and our loyal female clients. Mark your calendars for a Mother’s Day show coming up the weekend of May 9.  Please call or email Lainey for an appointment to drop by the studio to shop.(678) 662-6156 or lp@elainadesigns.com     Peggy purchased this necklace to go with other pieces she already owned while coping with her beloved husband’s declining health. Wearing the jewelry makes both of them happy. Thank you Peggy, for your shinning grace and beauty in...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Elaina Designs Make your heart throb with delectable gems made in the earth and from our precious waters, touched gently with fine craftsmanship. Open studio hours February 9-14: Monday & Wednesday, 9AM-3:30PM Friday, 9AM-4PM & Saturday, Noon-3:30PM Or please call Lainey (678) 662-6156 to make an appointment for an alternate time. Square Ruby & 14KT pink gold size 6, $310. Champagne Diamonds in 14KT black rhodium bands size 6.75, $675.    Lustrous pink, peaches & cream Petal Pearls with...

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GEM ALCHEMY: Jewelry RE-design with Intention

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider, Shows | 0 comments

GEM ALCHEMY: Jewelry RE-design with Intention

This is just a reminder of the “GEM ALCHEMY, Jewelry RE-design with Intention” event at my home, 167-1 Calkins Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850, tomorrow. There is no charge for consultation. Saturday, January 17 Noon-4PM: Make an appointment to meet and discuss your ideas. My design books and a delicious collection of gems will be available for brainstorming. 4PM-6PM*: New Year’s Open House Party (*Please note time correction)Sunday – Tuesday, January 18-20 Available for appointments at your convenience Call, text or...

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Holiday Open Studio Dec. 5 & 6

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Holiday Open Studio Dec. 5 & 6

this weekend… Holiday Open Studio Show & Sale December 5 & 6, Friday, 9:30AM – 5PM Saturday, 11AM – 5PM Elaina Designs Studio #8 675 Drewry St. NE Atlanta, GA 30306  14KT Yellow Gold, Orange Garnets & Sapphire Pendant $1800. Hand Engraved Sterling, Mexican Opal, Oregon Sunstone Ring, size 6.5, $420. Rust & White Baroque Pearls, Faceted Chunky Tourmaline Necklace, 57″,...

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Reinventing Client’s Old Diamonds

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Reinventing Client’s Old Diamonds

Shop early for the Holidaysthis Friday & Saturday at Elaina Designs Open Studio Show November 21 & 22, 11AM-5PM both days675 Drewry St. NE #8, Atlanta, GA 30306Leisurely select your gift items or meet with Lainey to design your own custom jewelry using old or new materials. Here’s a peek at what others have recently done… Please forward to friends you think might be interested.  Clients’ Family Diamonds, REINVENTED The Lucky Blue Diamond   This blue diamond was originally in the center of a horseshoe-shaped...

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Ginkgo Trees, Maple Leaves, Elaina Designs Jewelry!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

Ginkgo Trees, Maple Leaves, Elaina Designs Jewelry!

It’s “Leaf Peak Week” in Atlanta! And here are some hot-off-the-bench pieces blazing with the colors we’re enjoying in our city’s trees. Elaina Designs Atlanta Studio 8 is ready to provide you with another stress free shopping experience this holiday season. We have dazzling jewelry to suit all budgets and styles and it’s our mission to help you find the perfect gift for your dear one!   Please mark your calendars with upcoming Open Studio dates:  Saturday, November 22, 11AM-5PM Friday to Sunday,...

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My Artist Talk this Saturday at MOCA GA

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Blog, Homepage Middle Slider | 0 comments

You’re invited to my ARTIST TALK in conjunction with the 40 Year Retrospective of Jewelry Design at MOCA GA Saturday, October 18, Reception 2PM, Talk 2:30PM Visiting hours to MOCA GA are Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM-5PM. I will also be at the museum the following three Saturdays and on weekdays, by appointment, to meet you for a private tour. The show closes Saturday, November 8. Please call or email me at (678) 662-6156  or lp@elainadesigns.com if you’re interested. The museum presentation is impressive and gives a fine...

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