In Cape May County, NJ in the summer, the various seashore communities with boardwallks have craft shows featuring handmade items. I find this is a fantastic way to find one-of-a kind jewelry fit for the frugal fashionista! I bought the heart-shaped pendant several years ago and the necklace, bracelet and earrings just this week.

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This fun, colorful necklace and bracelet were found at a church flea market.

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I like earrings that reflect things that I love (for instance, I have many pairs of cat earrings) so these were right up my alley. They were handmade by a vendor called Bohemian Heart Beads showing at a craft show on the Wildwood, NJ boardwalk. The shoes reflect my love for all things Victorian, and I wear the G-Clef earrings to rehearsals and events with my Sweet Adelines International chorus. The designer of these earrings told me she has a store on Etsy but I wasn’t able to find it when doing a search there.

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This weekend, I found this gorgeous pendant necklace made by Sea Glass Design of Cape May, NJ.
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The pendant is made from sea glass found on New Jersey beaches. Other items from the designer, Kate Aguilar, can be found on Instagram.

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Today I am linking up with Tania on Wednesday’s Wardrobe.

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