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Be an Opera Ambassador
10 20 2017

Be an Opera Ambassador

It’s National Opera Week (October 27-Novemebr 5, 2017) and I’m asking you to step up and be an opera ambassador!Now this could take any number of creative forms which I hope you will share with me but here are some ideas off the top of my head. Wor…

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New Bracelets for 2017
10 20 2017

New Bracelets for 2017

What’s new at Opera bracelets in 2017? Scroll down to see a collection of the newest “Inspired By…” bracelet designs.Click the photo or name of the bracelet to visit the bracelets page on the website.Inspired by… The Elixir of Love- The Una Furtiva…

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Someday I'll have a Bead Factory!
10 13 2017

Someday I'll have a Bead Factory!

A couple of weeks ago someone asked: Why do you use Chinese Beads? Let’s start with the wider question: Why don’t I use beads that are “Made in USA”. Around 90% of the beads I use are Czech and Austrian; these countries have been leaders in the gla…

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Make Opera Your Valentine 2017
02 10 2017

Make Opera Your Valentine 2017

It’s our fifth annual challenge to “Make Opera Your Valentine!”At Opera Bracelets we say our product is for fun loving, passionate opera fans. As such, I encourage you this Valentine’s Day to share a favorite opera aria, moment or duet on your own…

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Finding the value
12 02 2016

Finding the value

I’ve been thinking a lot about what things are worth, their value.Example: For the longest time I resisted using Stamps.com. I didn’t like how you have to pay a fee every month. We don’t have very many shipments in summer and it seemed silly to m…

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09 24 2016

My Tristan und Isolde Window

So, once upon a time, we were house hunting (once upon a time like 20 years ago). I fell in love with a stained glass window in an older house. It was on a medieval theme and I was and still am big into knightly literature. We did not get that hou…

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