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Mother’s Day Cuff Sale!

All of Loriece’s cuffs and nano-cuffs are 20% off now! Perfect Mother’s Day treats or a little something special for yourself. These cuffs sold like hotcakes at the 2016 AETA tradeshow because of their eye-catching colors and comfortable design.  Score one or more for yourself through May 31st! Loriece designed two types of cuffs: brass […]

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New Necklaces and Pendants from Designs by Loriece

Equestrian pendants and necklaces are Loriece’s favorite jewelry to design. This fall she drew much of her inspiration from the JCK Las Vegas show, which featured geometric shapes, lots of rose gold, and tiny charms. The resulting jewelry is truly eye-catching, timeless, and classic equestrian. We’ve included all of them right here for you! Browse […]

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Equestrian Cuffs

The first time Loriece saw Debbie Brooks’ nano-cuffs, she immediately knew she needed a line of equestrian cuffs for Designs by Loriece. Loriece collaborated with artist Debbie Goldring to create a horse head cuff (shown below). It received so much attention that Loriece and Debbie Brooks’ team came up with more designs. Each cuff is […]

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Collectible Equestrian Sport Pins

Designs by Loriece released four collectible Equestrian Sport Pins at the American Equestrian Trade Association’s August show. Each one has a different enamel color and each one securely pins to caps, bags, clothing. They can also secure competition numbers to jackets. Loriece came up with the idea after seeing ridersĀ using plain pins and clips to […]

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Rose Gold Equestrian Jewelry

Rose Gold Equestrian Jewelry from Designs by Loriece Loriece’s latest collection of rose gold equestrian jewelry is one close to her heart. Inspired by her own mother’s tale, the Rose Emily Barnes Collection is a reflection of joy and warmth in the heart. Rose Emily Barnes was an orphan who was raised in a Catholic […]

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Amber Marshall, Star of CBC’s Heartland, Releases Exclusive Jewelry Line

Amber Marshall, Heartland star, releases her own line of jewelry for fans

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Stock Tie Pins for Riders

Stock Tie Pins for Riders: for dressage riders, fox hunts, and other forms of competitive riding.

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CUSTOM WEDDING RINGS

I recently worked with my son and his fiance’ to create a set of wedding rings. Amber chose a 1 carat Tanzanite for her engagement ring which was surrounded by a halo of diamonds. The diamond wedding bands were positioned on each side of the

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HORSES UNDER THE APPLE TREE

I recently modified a pendant I made last fall. #475 The Apple Tree. I cut the background out of the wax and cast the piece. This lightened the pendant and also gave it more definition. Which one do you prefer?

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EQUESTRIAN CERAMIC ART TILES

Ceramic Art Tiles

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NEW EQUESTRIAN RING DESIGN

The design concept of this English stirrup ring is based on a similar ring I made years ago. #528 I have changed the stone to a square princess cut and set it in a bezel mount.The shank is much thicker overall. The appearance is contemporary, yet

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PERSONALIZE YOUR EQUESTRIAN JEWELRY WITH A MONOGRAM

This is one of my favourite pendants. Many of us think of monograms as something embroidered or engraved. By setting the initials within the framework of this large horseshoe, I have created a piece that is unique to the person who wears it. Classic

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EQUESTRIAN JEWELRY DESIGNER CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

This March, I am celebrating my 20th year as a designer and sculptor of Equestrian Jewelry and Gift Ware. Throughout the year I will reminisce and feature some of my favourite pieces. In August, I look forward to the launch of a new collection,

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ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD

Gold is back! Bright yellow gold is fashionable once again. This classic yellow gold Equestrian Horseshoe ring can be worn by any woman of any age. As a pinky ring, power ring or even a wedding ring. It is feminine and comfortable to wear. #539

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A VALENTINE FOR YOU

Held in the center of this heart shaped ribbon is a beautiful sculpted horse head. As an artist it is important to sign the back of each new piece I make. As a customer, you have so many options when you order directly from the artist. You can.

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Mannequin Marketing

Are you running out of time and not quite sure which design to buy for your equestrian friend? Send them a GIFT CERTIFICATE They can use it to purchase any gift for the denomination of your choice or put it towards a piece of custom made.

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CREATING A CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

I recently began working in clay rather than wax to create my Equestrian Christmas Ornaments. This medium allows me to capture so much more detail. A mold is made and the ornament is then cast in lead free pewter. I have created 8 new.

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HAND PAINTED CUSTOM EQUESTRIAN NECKLACES

I hand paint each glass bead with an Equestrian motif using a very fine brush. The beads are then placed in a kiln and baked at a high temperature. The heat transforms them into lovely high gloss pendants with pillowed edges. I then construct.

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4TH STEP IN MAKING AM EQUESTRIAN NECKLACE

With the outline of the design cut out, I begin to carve the curves and detail of the horse head pendant. The wax is very fragile and I have to control the pressure of the tool so as not to brake the wall of the wax

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3RD STEP IN MAKING THE EQUESTRIAN PENDANT

I have traced the image and peeled away the paper revealing the design. Using a vigor saw I will cut around the outline of the shape. I use a drill to make a whole in the center and then disconnect my saw blade, pushing it through the hole and…

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HOW I CREATE AN EQUESTRIAN NECKLACE

How I Create an Equestrian Necklace – Horse and Heart

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DESIGN AND IT’S RELATIONSHIP TO YOU

Do you ever wonder where the idea for a design comes from? People often ask me ” How do you come up with these ideas?” Sometimes it is as simple as the movement I see in a shape. In the image,a part of a seed pod has provided an idea…

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PHOTOGRAPHING EQUESTRIAN JEWELRY

My goal – to improve the photographed image of the equestrian jewelry I design and make. The image on our site is the first association my customers have with the product. It should be pleasing to the eye and accurately display the detail for.

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Puterbaugh Dressage Releases Exclusive Jewelry Line

Douglas Puterbaugh releases Piaffe pendant by Designs by Loriece

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HAPPY CANADA DAY

Happy 148th Birthday, Canada!

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