It’s time for a fall transition, ready or not. Evenings will be getting cooler soon. Are you ready? Check out these two tops and two jackets to help you get there.
FALL TRANSITION – TOPS
The soft rayon jersey from Zen Knits feels great yet isn’t too heavy. This fun print in white, tan and black also features pockets in front. Loose in the torso, this top is perfect for hiding those pesky love handles that just won’t go away. Pair with black leggings. Add your favorite black boots when the weather cools down more.
Add some color to your fall wardrobe with this stunning teal top. A shorter length for a non-tunic look, with a subtle abstract print. 3/4 sleeves. 100% cotton. Machine washable. Great over black pants or jeans.
FALL TRANSITION – JACKETS
We Northwest women know how a great jacket can complete an outfit. This rich gray textured cotton fabric is not only interesting, but it looks great on. Paired here over a burgundy tank with a black onyx necklace to accent. Simple, elegant, stylish, and oh yes, easy. Machine washable, great for travel. It also has very nice pockets!
This fabric is actual tie dye, not a print. Funky black, white and cream tie dye jacket features a sassy peplum back. Light-weight rayon jersey looks great over white, cream or your favorite solid color. Pair it with black leggings or pants for a funky, put-together look. Machine washable, great for travel.
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Both are the epitome of Easy Elegance, the motto of MaJe Gallery.
Soft fabrics, feminine designs, distinctive looks you don’t see everywhere else. This clothing is for the confident woman who enjoys both looking and feeling great in her own body. Here are a couple examples from Zen Knits. In fact, these two are arriving at MaJe this week!
Top quality rayon knits that flatter your figure and are actually fun to wear. That’s what we promise from Zen Knits.
So what about Testimony Los Angeles?
Living in the Northwest, ladies with style have at least half their closet filled with sweaters and jackets of various weights, lengths, colors and styles. Why? Because we like to look great no matter what the weather gods put in our path. Testimony comes to the rescue with stylish, elegant, feminine jackets for all occasions.
There will be treats! Wine, cheese, crackers, fruit…all the things we love to enjoy will be on hand.
Here’s how it works:
Our sales rep shows samples from the winter and holiday collections from Testimony and Zen
You peruse the options and choose items you want
We take note of your choices
Pay a 25% deposit
Manya orders for you
Items arrive first week of November
That’s it! Meanwhile, all us girls have a blast while keeping ourselves looking awesome!
So come on down and join us next Wednesday, August 23, from 5 – 8 pm to select your favorite items and order them for yourself!
Peridot jewelry is what everyone is looking for these days. Not only is it the birthstone for all you August birthdays, but it is also a beautiful shade of green.
Background of Peridot
Called “the extreme gem” by the Gemological Institute of America, Peridot is born of fire and brought to light, one of only two gems (Diamond is the other) formed not in the Earth’s crust, but in molten rock of the upper mantle and brought to the surface by the tremendous forces of earthquakes and volcanoes. While these Peridots are born of Earth, other crystals of Peridot have extraterrestrial origins, found in rare pallasite meteorites (only 61 known to date) formed some 4.5 billion years ago, remnants of our solar system’s birth. Peridot in its basic form, Olivine, was also found in comet dust brought back from the Stardust robotic space probe in 2006, has been discovered on the moon, and detected by instrument on Mars by NASA’s Global Surveyor. Ancients believed, quite accurately, that Peridot was ejected to Earth by a sun’s explosion and carries its healing power.
Artists Make Beautiful Peridot Jewelry
Many of you are aware of Bill Booze, our master faceter. Bill takes the raw stones, as in the photo at the top. He carves off each and every ledge, or facet, to bring out the maximum beauty of the stones. And did I mention how much they sparkle? Bill carves extra facets underneath to get crazy amounts of sparkle. No two alike, and this necklace and earring set here, in its unusual setting, is a perfect example. $700 for pendant, chain and earrings. (It goes up to $900 in September.)
Peridot Jewelry – Rings!
Here are two views of the same ring. This is another incredible peridot featuring the masterful faceting of Bill Booze. It is a large stone weighing in at 5.3 carats. It’s very clear and a yummy shade of green. Currently sized at 7, we can make it your size within 2 weeks. $600.
Go for the gusto with this AAA grade peridot set in 14k yellow gold. This one is the most amazing peridot I’ve ever seen. The color, clarity, size and beauty are a “must see”. This ring is currently size 6 1/4, but we can make it any size you need within 2 weeks. $900.
More Artisan Peridot Jewelry
Long-time MaJe artist, and occasional shop girl Shari Both has been making powerful feminine jewelry for many years now. This peridot set is part of her current collection, which can be found on her very own page right here on this website. This necklace is currently in stock. $110. Shari will make the earrings when you order, to be ready in 10 days. Click here to purchase.
IT’S PARTY TIME!
Mark your calendars! Our End-of-Summer Trunk Show is coming!
Date: Wednesday, August 23
Time: 5 – 8 pm
Where: MaJe Gallery, 409 Main St, Edmonds
What: Our sales rep will be here with winter and holiday samples from both Testimony Los Angeles and Zen Knits.
How it works:
Look through the samples.
Find what you want.
Manya will order it in your size.
Pay at 25% deposit.
Most items will arrive the first week of November.
Until then, stay in the know by following us on Facebook!
We unpacked some great new items this week including a fun outfit, a pretty dress, and cool jewelry from our top-selling artists. Let’s see what we got…
This summer, Testimony offers their awesome jeans in this lovely color called “sky”. It’s a lovely light blue that’s very classy! We just got a few of these in the “Betty” style, which has a narrower leg that’s also short. It’s a capri on you tall gals, and for us short ones, it means we don’t have to hem them up. I’ve got it paired here with the boat-neck, 3/4 sleeve T-shirt in “pink lemonade.”
An elegant dress that doesn’t cling. Rather, it flows gloriously over the body making all who try it on feel like they immediately lost 20 pounds. You won’t believe how soft the fabric is. It falls just below the knee. This awesome print is called “Paris.”
Our top-selling jewelry is made by Christophe Poly. He studied architecture in college, then fell in love with the small scale of jewelry sculpture. Notice the architectural influence in his designs.
Made from aluminum and brass, they range in size from 5 – 10. Only $34 each, which explains why they sell out so darn fast. See one you like? Give me a buzz and I’ll set it aside for you!
This necklace/earring set features brushed bronze metals with aqua accents. The necklace is 17″ long with a magnetic clasp. Earrings are 2″ long.
This necklace set features shiny brass circles with one closed brushed aluminum circle, and aqua accents. The necklace is 17″ long with a magnetic clasp. Earrings are 1.25″ long.
This necklace set features brushed aluminum and brass with aqua accents. The necklace is 17″ long with a magnetic clasp. Earrings are 1.75″ long. (Sorry – earrings have sold)
This necklace set features brushed aluminum with dark gray accents. The necklace is 17″ long with a magnetic clasp. Earrings are 1.5″ long.
This necklace set features brushed aluminum and brass with olive accents. The necklace is 17″ long with a magnetic clasp. Earrings are 1.25″ long.
Another box arrived today with more beautiful clothing inside! Stay tuned to find out what comes out of the box! Be first to know by following us on Facebook!