My Giveaway Goodies Arrived!!!

Several weeks ago I entered a contest on a wonderful blog, The Jewelry Artists Network .

It was a giveaway titled “Some of My Favorite Things”.  The prize would include some jewelry supplies which, of course I would love to have.

I never expected to win, but I did!!!!  I was deliriously happy with expectation when I received that email telling me I was the winner.

I thought I would receive some used tools, maybe an old book, maybe some beads.  Wow, was I surprised when my box from Janice Fowler of Doxallo Designs Studio came in.  Janice also has a shop on Etsy.


I was truly overwhelmed.  This incredibly talented jewelry artist was extremely generous.  She sent me several sheets of copper (which I really needed and was about to order),  an awesome pair of Xuron hand shears, a scribe, lovely glass and stone beads and cabs, a fantastic (new) book – “Making Metal Jewelry”, a wax stick, a retractable sharpie and even included a note saying that a bordering hammer was to come.

It feels like Christmas!  I am so very grateful –  Thank you so much Janice Fowler and Jewelry Artists Network!!


By a strange coincidence, I had just ordered a disk cutter and a set of alphabet stamps which had arrived on the same day.  Just in time for use on my sheet metal.  How great is that!


About zoraidabros

I'm Zoraida and I design and create handmade, one of a kind jewelry. My work is inspired by the art of ancient world cultures that have endured the shifting trends of fashion. I prefer to work in copper and semi precious gemstones but also appreciate fine lamp work beads, wood and other artistically crafted materials. Please visit my studio at and my website at
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13 Responses to My Giveaway Goodies Arrived!!!

  1. Diane says:

    Congrats on your win!

  2. Wow. You hit the jackpot! What a lovely combo is freebies.

  3. Linda C Taylor says:

    Wow, sounds like the universe is going your way…can’t wait to see the awesome things I know you’ll create…

  4. Janice says:

    yay! i KNOW you will do great things with the supplies!! Can’t wait to see! 🙂

  5. Carla says:

    Congratulations, Zoraida! I can’t wait to see what you do with them!

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