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Bookish Summer Style for Book Lovers

Bookish Summer Style for Book Lovers

C. S. Literary Jewelry Memorial Day Sale

 

With the Memorial Day weekend just days away, I am looking forward to a three-day weekend of fun, sun, and lots of extra reading time. I am also celebrating the unofficial start of summer with a sale on my bookish pendants. These handmade pendants are a great way to combine your summer style with your summer reading list and to show off your love of books and literature while on vacation, heading to the beach, or enjoying the summer sunshine. Don’t believe me? Check out these fun summer outfits featuring handmade pendants inspired by The Great Gatsby and Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

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What do you think, book lovers? What books and poem says “summer fun” to you? Let me know in the comments.

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A Long Overdue Update

A Long Overdue Update

Hello again, book lovers. Sorry it’s been so quiet in here but I’ve spent the bulk of the past two months in the hospital and wasn’t able to post here very much. I am pleased to say that, failing any more complications or surprises, that I am on the mend and ready to get back to work making beautiful handmade literary jewelry for all of you obsessive book lovers, readers, and bibliophiles. I am in the process of getting the C. S. Literary Jewelry Etsy shop back up and running. I am not 100% there yet but I have some great Mother’s Day gifts, teacher appreciation gifts, and graduation gifts for book lovers posted and available for purchase in the shop and I expect to have more of your favorite book jewelry back in stock in the next few days.  I am planning a Grand Reopening Sale when my shop is fully stocked and officially back in business so be sure to check back here (or subscribe to my newsletter) to get more details about that when they are available. I am also in the process of writing up book reviews for all the books I read while I was recovering, so stay tuned for those.

In the meanwhile, I want to thank you all for your patience and for the good thoughts / messages of encouragement many of you sent via Facebook and Instagram while I was sick and stressed. I really appreciated it!

Happy reading!

Kerry

P.S. I WAS able to post to Instagram and spent last month celebration National Poetry Month by posting a different poem or quote from a poem each day. It was pretty great and definitely worth checking out. If you don’t follow me on Instagram yet, you can see my posts here.

 

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Winter Giveaway

Winter Giveaway

It’s time for the C. S. Literary Jewelry Winter Giveaway! One lucky winner will spend Christmas in Narnia with this gorgeous Narnia ornament from the Papuan Lass Etsy shop. Inspired by The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe from C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia books, this handmade Christmas ornament is a beautiful way to add a touch of bookish charm to your Christmas decor.

I have an entire collection of Papuan Lass ornaments, including this gorgeous scroll ornament inspired by Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and I cannot recommend them enough. Want to see more? Visit the Papuan Lass Etsy shop and Facebook page!

See below for more details about the giveaway and how to enter. Good luck, book lovers and happy reading!

 

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Save The Date for C. S. Literary Jewelry’s Thanksgiving Sale

Save The Date for C. S. Literary Jewelry’s Thanksgiving Sale

Thanksgiving is just a little over a week away and stores everywhere are getting ready for Black Friday weekend and the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. But here at C. S. Literary Jewelry, we have a special tradition. Every year, one week before Black Friday, I have my Annual Thanksgiving Sale. Available exclusively to my newsletter subscribers, the C. S. Literary Jewelry Thanksgiving Sale is my biggest sale of the year and my way of saying thank you to all my customers for supporting me throughout the year.

This year, my Thanksgiving Sale will be held on Friday, November 18th. For one day only, you can save 30% on orders under $100 and 40% on orders of $100 or more! You won’t want to miss your chance to get great Black Friday deals on my handmade literary jewelry, get a head-start on your Christmas shopping, and find perfect the holiday gifts for book lovers, bibliophiles, and bookworms.

I will be sending out the coupon codes for the sale in Friday’s newsletter so subscribe to my mailing list today!

 

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The latest edition of the C. S. Literary Jewelry newsletter is out! If you haven’t joined my mailing list yet, here’s what you missed:

NEW ARRIVALS:

Check out the latest additions to my collection of literary rings. Inspired by The Three Musketeers, The Great Gatsby, and Romeo and Juliet, these new mini rings pack a lot of bookish style in a small package, making them the perfect literary jewelry for book lovers who prefer a more subtle look. They are also small enough to wear comfortably while typing, reading, or working with your hands, which means you can wear them almost anywhere!

BACK TO SCHOOL SALE:

It’s hard to believe but the summer is almost over and it’s time to head back to school. I am celebrating the start of a new school year with my annual Back to School Sale! Save 10% on everything in the C. S. Literary Jewelry Etsy shop with the coupon code: APPLE16. (Offer ends 9/5/16). Click here to shop.

BACK TO SCHOOL FUNDRAISER:

First_Book_Twitter_logo.jpgI’m also teaming up with First Book to give books to kids in need. You can help by heading to the C. S. Literary Jewelry Etsy shop and making a purchase. For every piece of handmade literary jewelry that I sell from now until Sept. 16th, I will donate $2 to First Book.*

The more you shop, the more money we raise to buy books for kids from low-income families, which will help them succeed academically and develop a life-long love of books and reading! You can also help me meet my fundraising goal of $100 by making a donation here on Fundly.

* Does not include: gift cards, note cards, or custom orders.

 

SAVE THE DATE

It’s almost time for my favorite event of the year, the Long Island Women’s EXPO. Come join us at the Middle Country Public Library on Oct. 6th for great shopping and networking with talented women entrepreneurs. For more details, visit: http://www.womensexpoli.org/

 

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Celebrating Four Years of C. S. Literary Jewelry…

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Ready For Our Close Up…

Hello again poetry lovers! As many of you know, I am utterly obsessed with T. S. Eliot’s poem, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and so I was very excited when I heard that Cheekybats Productions was making a short, independent film based on the poem. From everything I’ve read and seen, (including this teaser for the film ), the production promises to be gorgeous and will feature original Prufrock – inspired music and artwork by a wide range of talented musicians and artists.

 

 

And if all this wasn’t exciting enough,  I am thrilled to announce that our Tea Lovers’ Charm Necklace will be featured in the film!!  (#ReadyForOurCloseUp #GonnaBeAStar #SoExcited)

If you would like to be a part of Prufrock: The Film. They are currently looking for extras and crew members and you can also help fund the film by supporting their Indiegogo campaign.

In addition to the satisfaction of helping Prufrock come to life, there are a wide range of incentives being offered for Prufrock supporters, including tickets to see the film, some of the artwork featured in the film, and Prufrock – inspired jewelry from C. S. Literary Jewelry, including this exclusive J. Alfred Prufrock Mermaid Brooch.
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Other incentives include a set of each of our J. Alfred Prufrock – Inspired Literary Note Cards:

 

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J. Alfred Prufrock Teacup Note Card – Among the Porcelain / Among some talk of you and me…

 

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J. Alfred Prufrock – Coffee Lover Note Card – I have measured out my life in coffee spoons…

 

And our new J. Alfred Prufrock Necklace and Ring, featuring literary quotes from the poem:

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J. Alfred Prufrock Adjustable Ring – Do I dare disturb the universe?

 

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J. Alfred Prufrock Literary Necklace – Let us go then, you and I

For more information, visit Prufrock: The Film on:
Facebook // Twitter // Indiegogo

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Feeling Poetic

It’s been a very exciting (and poetic) time here at C. S. Literary Jewelry so I thought it would be a good time to touch in and give you all the latest news.

Take Your Poet To Work Day

Last week, we celebrated Take Your Poet to Work day and by all accounts, everyone (and their poets) had a wonderful time. Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Rumi all got new threads for the occasion and, with the exception of Walt Whitman, (who was rather a bad influence), the poets were all extremely helpful. They did tech support, helped with the filing, brought peaches to snack on during the commute, and helped pick out some good books at the library.

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Thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to Kristina who won our Take Your Poet To Work Day Giveaway!

New Arrivals / Sale of the Week

This week, our obsession with poetry continues with a 20% discount on all our handmade literary jewelry inspired by poems and poetry and two new designs inspired by the famous poem, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot. As you may have heard, I am utterly obsessed with this poem and I am already planning on Pruf – rocking my new jewelry at the NYC Poetry Festival this weekend.

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(From Left to Right: J. Alfred Prufrock Literary Necklace and J. Alfred Prufrock Ring)

If you haven’t read the poem yet, I highly recommend it. (You can read it here). If you have read Prufrock and love it as much as I do, check out my collection of Prufrock – inspired jewelry and Prufrock Coffee Spoons and Teacup Note Cards.

New York Poetry Festival

Last but not least, we will be ending our very poetic week at the New York City Poetry Festival. The event promises to be an amazing two days of poetry reading, art installations, and really cool events for poetry lovers and I can’t wait to check it out! Hope to see you there!

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Visit the NYC Poetry Festival Website for more details

In other news…

Be sure to join us here tomorrow for the start of our book club discussion of The Color Purple by Alice Walker.

And please join me in wishing a happy birthday to Ernest Hemingway who was born on this day in 1899.

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Ernest Hemingway Note Cards

 

 

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