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FW16 Launch!

katie_barteld_zuha_orange_onbody Our fall winter 2016 collection is live! Inspired by adventures in Rajasthan and Marrakech, each piece is handcrafted using vibrant gemstones, laser cut woods and resins, and cotton tassels. Click here to shop the new designs.

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katie’s march musts

katies_march16_picksMarc Jacobs enamored hi-shine nail polish in lux // Katie Bartels Jewelry mounia necklace in turquoise & orange // “when breath becomes air” by paul kalanithi // Knockaround moonshine premiums // J.Crew mini bucket bag in painted petal leather // Tony Moly I’m Real aloe face mask sheet // Katie Bartels Jewelry satya earrings in tortoise with turquoise howlite studs

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winter weather survival

the weather outside is frightful, so all the more reason to keep your accessories delightful! here are my picks for accessories to help battle the winter weather:


1. Fresh sugar advanced therapy lip treatment // 2. Katie Bartels Jewelry isla necklace // 3. Koku fay appliqued neon canvas tote // 4. Katie Bartels Jewelry tropicana earrings in orange // 5. Happy Plugs earbuds // 6. Anthropologie tasseled tuxedo scarf in turquoise 

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treat yo self

have xmas money to burn? take a page from tom and donna’s book {parks & rec reference} and treat yo self to these best selling pieces:


1. Sejal cuff // 2. Lisette earrings in purple // 3. Ellie bracelet in gold // 4. Preeti earrings in saffron // 5. Ashton necklace


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black friday savings!


click here to shop and save!

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come see me!


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new product launch!

I’m excited to share several designs that just launched on my online store!

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click to check out the chloe earrings, lisette earrings, elizabeth studs, and elizabeth stacking rings

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