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Lion of Judah: How the Bangle Came to Be

Lion of Judah: How the Bangle Came to Be

Oftentimes, people will ask how we make our jewelry or how we get ideas for our necklaces or bracelets. So we decided to devote some blog posts to precisely those topics — a kind of behind-the-scenes look into our workshop with a detailed explanation of how a product came into being.

For our first installment, we chose the Vikings Lion of Judah bangle.

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Gossip is not hot

According to dictionary.com, gossip is: idle talk or rumor, especially about the personal or private affairs of others. Gossip is one of the most destructive of all human sins. It can be enticing to want to share information that no one knows about, and make you look like a hot shot. Nevertheless, talking about someone else’s personal affairs to another person (whether true or not) is gossiping.  The keywords are “personal” and “private”.  Obviously, the person wanted that information confidential  for a reason, so going around talking about it is rude, dishonest, and hurtful. Spreading like wildfire, gossip grows and rumors are started.  Even if the information is true, it’s an invasion of privacy and generally...

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Fathers day fun

Fathers day fun and more, now that I am a dad.  I love being a dad.  How much more does our father in heaven enjoy us a children!  I have to say it wasn’t always like this.  I used to think 11 years ago that I would be a horrible dad like my own father.  But you know what.  I found out that its what in your heart that makes you a good dad.  You have to give up your self and pour your life into the children God has given you.  I get that.  My walk with the Lord started with...

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The Coffee Song

Ya, know I have heard that there is an awful lot of coffee in Brazil… I have never been to Brazil, or met anyone from Brazil to tell me otherwise.  But as I make my morning brew of that dark and delicious espresso.  I sometimes hum the old classic tune from Frank Sinatra known as the “The Coffee Song: Way down among Brazilians, Coffee beans grow by the billions, So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill  They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil…” The Coffee Song” (occasionally subtitled “They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil“) is a novelty song written...

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Being Good Stewards Of What God Has Given Us

Being good stewards of our money and material possessions is something that often slips our minds.  To really sit down and contemplate this idea comes as a conviction for most of us.  2 Corinthians 9:7 says, “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” Stewardship means that as believers we are each assigned different amounts of material things to manage for God. This is sort of a “test” from God. However, because material things have our name on it there is tension. Who really determines where our money...

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