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About kalanikaichat

My husband Bruce Gainer and I are owners of 209 and S106 at Kalanikai. We hope to chat with other owners and residents to learn more about our complex and our association. We hope Kalanikaichat enhances communication. Who knows we may make some new friends..

Rhinestone Jewelry – The Sparkles I Love

Hello Bling Lovers! I had a good memorial day weekend. We attended the Fleet of Flowers Ceremony in Depoe Bay. It was a good way to remember the people who have given there lives for our freedom. A friend and … Continue reading

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Facebook And Web Store – How To Get More Jewelry Lovers There?

Hello Bling Lovers! I am struggling as I try to upload more of my wonderful vintage jewelry to my web store. I also know I am not using Face book as I should. I need to research effective use of … Continue reading

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Vintage Jewelry – Bridal Hair Prettys and Tiaras – Beautiful.

Hello Bling Lovers! I am so excited about using some of my beautiful vintage jewelry to make special hair pieces for brides. I have some excellent high quality combs. I can add a lovely piece of jewelry with some beading … Continue reading

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YouTube Video – Rhinestone Butterflies

Hello Bling Lovers, I had such fun today. I was learning how to edit my vintage jewelry photos. I have the best teacher. She is awesome. Well she thought we should start making a few YouTube videos talking and showing … Continue reading

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Hello Bling Lovers!

I hope all of you jewelry lovers had wonderful holidays. I know I did. This is the year to make my vintage jewelry and… store head up the search engines. Thanks to my web-site expert, the store will now use … Continue reading

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Bridal Bouquets Made With Jewelry – Wow!

Hello Bling Lovers, And h-e-l-l-o brides. I just read a great article from another jewelry blog about brides using vintage costume jewelry to make their bouquets. The bouquets looked amazing. Of course you would a “throwing” bouquet. You would not … Continue reading

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Cleaning Silver JEWELRY – Cleaning Acording To Collectors

Hello Bling Lover!   I love vintage silver jewelry. I love the sterling art deco and marcasite pieces. Personally, I like them looking shiny and new.  But most vintage silver r collectors like what I call tarnish. They call this look, patina. Many … Continue reading

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