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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

My New Shop on Zibbet

I haven’t blogged for a while but I haven’t been idle.  I have a new shop on Zibbet and I’ve been busy moving some of my items over from Artfire.  I was hoping to close the Artfire shop but I already have … Continue reading

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New and Redone Jewelry Pieces

While I’ve been crocheting like crazy lately (don’t know what triggered this renewed interest from my past)  I still found time to create some new jewelry pieces. These onyx, heart shape earrings were a custom order.  They were originally designed … Continue reading

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When I’m not making jewelry

I love making jewelry and always thinking of new designs but sometimes I need to take a break and do something else. Maybe because it’s Autumn and getting quite chilly here in the northeast (especially upstate in the country, on top … Continue reading

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Still Inspired and Making More Jewelry

Still enjoying my recent burst of creativity, I felt like wrapping more pendants, making earrings and even a bracelet. The broken pendant I wrapped recently left me with a hankering to do more. I had a Calcite cab already so I … Continue reading

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New Inspiration from Broken Pendant

It’s been a while since I wrote a post here.  Personal  health issues have kept me busy with hospital visits and drained much of my enthusiasm and energies.    While it is  ongoing, I’m feeling better and back with new inspiration.  I … Continue reading

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Win a Custom Pet Sculpture

Originally posted on Shinrin Art Blog:
Would you like to win a custom pet sculpture like this of your pet? To enter, share this post and leave a comment with the best photo of your pet at Winner will be chosen…

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Snowed in but optimistic

The weather here has been absolutely brutal.  The snow’s been on the ground since November and temperatures are often way below zero, not to mention the gusting winds. On some days though, it is beautiful. Even on horribly freezing, cloudy days – … Continue reading

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