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Not Your Grandma's Cameos

A project in Denver, CO by Sandra Wheeler

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Jewelry by Black Becomes Her. Will these cameos go on the adventure of their lifetime this October? Only you can decide...
Backers: 207
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $9,072 of $2,500
Dates: Aug 23rd -> Sep 21st (29 days)
Project By: Sandra Wheeler
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Latest News

About those Rose Cameo Pendant Freebies

September 20th - via:
Holy moly - what a response! I'm going to have to put a hold on requests for White on Blue and White on Black! I'm pretty sure that all the pieces I have on hand have been taken! You can still request these colors if they are your first choice, but... (Read More)

Color Availability for Rose Cameo Pendants

September 19th - via:
This continues the series of updates highlighting the available colors for stretch goal items. Next up: the Rose Cameo Pendants! These are available in 24 colors, 12 multi-tone colors and 12 solid colors (pictured below): Multi-tone Colors 1. Light... (Read More)

Brooch Converters Now Available!

September 19th - via:
Hi folks! As the campaign dwindles to a close (or charges toward it!), I wanted to offer one more Add-On that I just found... The Brooch-Converter! I just discovered that one of my favorite vendors carries these bad boys, and I am so excited. When I... (Read More)

$7500 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 18th - via:
The $7500 stretch goal has been unlocked! That means we're 300% funded! Wow. Seriously. WOW. You guys rock my socks off! All backers ($10+) will receive a 25x18mm Rose Cameo Pendant with chain. This will be set in a Fancy Setting, unless you specify... (Read More)

$6500 Stretch Goal Unlocked! Also, flooding...

September 15th - via:
Sorry for the delayed update, folks. Have you heard that most of Colorado has flooded? It's been kind of damp in my state lately... Not to worry, dear backers, I, my home, and everyone I know are ok, it's just been a little crazy here lately.  Now... (Read More)

$6000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 11th - via:
So, I realize that this is a bit late, but I didn't have a photo yet! Even this one isn't perfect, the yellow got rather washed out.  Now unlocked is the Rose Charm Hairpin! These hairpins use the same resin roses as the $4000 stretch goal pendants... (Read More)

More Slots for Limited Bundles Now Open

September 11th - via:
Due to popular demand, I have recounted my supplies (and ordered some extras) so that I can offer more slots for the sold-out Victorian Romance, Flights of Fantasy, and Steampunk Special bundles, as well as a few extra slots for Pick 2, 3, or 4. (If... (Read More)

Spotlight: Gothic Beauty

September 11th - via:
The long-awaited fifth and final reward spotlight: Gothic Beauty!  This bundle features a pair of matched brooches - the Skeleton Couple Brooches. These cameos measure 40x30mm and are framed in an antique-silver tones setting measuring about 2" wide... (Read More)

Colors: Octopus Charms

September 9th - via:
This continues the series of updates highlighting the available colors for stretch goal items.   Next up: the Octopus Charm Pendants and Earrings!  These are available in 14 colors (pictured below):  1: Black  2: Burgundy 3: Dark Teal/Olive 4:... (Read More)

Colors: Rose Charm Pendant

September 9th - via:
This continues the series of updates highlighting the available colors for stretch goal items. Next up: the Rose Charm Pendants! These are available in 16 colors (pictured below): 1: Burgundy 2: Red 3: Dark Purple 4: Purple 5: Coral 6: Pale Pink 7:... (Read More)

Colors: Cherry Blossom Earrings

September 9th - via:
This is the first in the series of updates highlighting the available colors for stretch goal items. First up: the Cherry Blossom Post Earrings! These are available in 13 colors (pictured below): 1: Teal 2: Dark Teal 3: Purple 4: Dark Purple 5:... (Read More)

$5500 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 8th - via:
That's right folks, the Octopus Earrings shall not be left out! These earrings are made using the same resin Octopus charms as the pendants, and measure about 30mm. These fellas are hung on surgical steel French hooks. Every backer with a pledge of... (Read More)

$5000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 5th - via:
We are 200% funded! Yay! This means Cherry Blossom Post Earrings for all!  These resin flowers measure about 10mm across and are mounted on surgical steel earring posts.  Every backer with a pledge of $10 or more will receive one pair of these... (Read More)

Spotlight: Pirate Booty

September 4th - via:
Fourth reward spotlight: Pirate Booty!  This bundle features the most unique brooch in the campaign - the Octopus Framed Mermaid Brooch. The mermaid cameo measures 40x30mm framed in a silver-brushed octopus setting measuring about 2" wide by 3.5"... (Read More)

$4500 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 2nd - via:
Ok. So I realize that I just posted an update. But we passed the next stretch goal while I was writing that update! Say "Hello!" to the Octopus Charm Pendant! These resin octopi measure about 30mm across and are ready to hang on a chain or a cord... (Read More)

$4000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

September 2nd - via:
That's right, folks! We've unlocked the first freebie! Freebies will be included with every pledge of $10 or more, and will also be available as Add-Ons! Now unlocked is the Rose Charm Pendant! These resin roses measure 25mm across and are ready to... (Read More)

$3500 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!

August 30th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Spotlight: Victorian Romance

August 28th - via:
I know I already posted an update tonight, but I really wanted to get out another spotlight!  Third reward spotlight: the Victorian Romance bundle!  Fighting the Steampunk Special for favorite, this bundle is going fast! Only 2 left!   This... (Read More)

$3250 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

August 28th - via:
This is amazing. Like really, really, absurdly amazing! Three stretch goals reached and there's still more than 3 weeks left - I can't even begin to wrap my brain around it! Anyhow, here's the important part: new settings!! The Vines Setting is now... (Read More)

$3000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!!

August 28th - via:
I feel like it was just this morning that I was announcing the last stretch goal achievement (it  totally was this morning!) and now I'm back because we've already unlocked the next stretch goal!  The Green Lady and Red Rose are unlocked for all... (Read More)

$2750 Stretch Goal Unlocked!

August 27th - via:
That's right, folks, we've already unlocked the first stretch goal! This means that anyone ordering a brooch, pendant, headband, or earrings can now choose from two additional cameos! The Pink Rose is available for all four items.  The Octopus is... (Read More)

Spotlight: Steampunk Special

August 26th - via:
Second reward spotlight: the Steampunk Special bundle! This bundle is the clear crowd favorite! If you've got your eye on this one, you'd better grab it quick - there are only 3 left! This bundle features the only non-jewelry item in the entire... (Read More)

We Are Funded!!! Also, Stretch Goals!!!

August 26th - via:
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Amazing Backers: I am so excited to announce that funding for this campaign has reached 100%! And that means........Stretch Goals! At $2750: Two new cameos will be unlocked for each of the Brooch, Pendant, Headband, and... (Read More)

Now Available: Limited 2

August 25th - via:
Due to the popularity of the Limited 2 bundle, I've opened up two more slots! Yay!  If you were just dying to grab one of these, now is the time! These are bound to go quickly.  And... Did I mention that we're almost 80% funded?!?! I'm super... (Read More)

Spotlight: Flights of Fantasy

August 24th - via:
Here’s the first reward spotlight: the Flights of Fantasy bundle. This bundle has one of my absolute favorite pieces in it, the Egyptian Queen Necklace. This piece highlights a 30mm cameo with an Egyptian motif. The setting measures about 2" wide... (Read More)

Holy Halfway There, Batman!

August 24th - via:
Ok, ok, we're way past halfway there... I just really wanted to include Batman. We're actually more than 60% of the way to the goal!! Squeeee! Less than $1000 to go until this project is successfully funded! And we're only one day in...  Just... (Read More)

30% and counting....

August 23rd - via:
We're barely six hours in and we've already passed 30%! How? With the most awesome, amazing backers that Kickstarter has ever seen! That's how! As the days (not just hours!) tick by, expect to see some updates that include better, closer photos of... (Read More)

And we're off!

August 23rd - via:
We're less than an hour in and already have our very first backer! If this trend continues, we'll hit the goal in no time! Super big thanks to the awesome lady who got the ball rolling!  (Read More)

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