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Best Friends

Posted on Sep 24, 2014

She’s been there for everything. She was there with ice cream when you got dumped. She was there with champagne when you got that job you fought so hard for. She was even there with ginger ale and her van when you got the flu and just could not do the morning school run. She answers the phone in the middle of the day and night, ready to talk out anything.

You have a shorthand for everything and sometimes all you have to do is look at her and she can tell what you’re thinking. She knows who your celebrity crush is and she doesn’t judge you for it. She’s told you the truth about every dress you’ve ever tried on in her presence and she reminds you that when it doesn’t look great, the problem is the dress, not you. She encourages you to be your best every day. And you do all of this for her too, because you love her like family—family you picked. She’s your best friend, and your life would be lacking without her.

When we were kids, we used to declare someone our best friend by making a friendship bracelet from string or, if we were really lucky, with necklaces shaped like two halves of a heart that said “Best Friends” when you fit them together. Life has changed a bit since those days, but isn’t the sentiment still the same? Having a best friend like yours is something worth celebrating, worth declaring. Let her know that the friendship you share is important to you, just like when you were little. Pairing charm bracelets with the Best Friends charm will show her just how you feel. She remembers those necklaces too… and she feels the same about you.

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Wonderful Wanderlust

Posted on Sep 08, 2014

J.R.R. Tolkein wrote in The Lord of the Rings, “Not all those who wander are lost.” How right he was! Some of you who wander know just exactly what you’re doing—you’re coming back to yourselves.

The siren call of wanderlust is powerful. World adventures beckon and you must answer. You book a ticket, pack a bag and go. Glamorous cities, sacred temples, exotic beaches, untamed wilderness—every place is new and different, offering you a renewed sense of curiosity.

Every adventure has something amazing to inspire you. Travel brings you new opportunities to explore, wonder, and learn, not just about different places and cultures, but about yourself. Wandering teaches you who you are and that’s what makes it wonderful. Travel, like nothing else, helps you design your life in vivid color, breathtaking detail, and unmatched quality—and Chamilia has the charms to match.

To celebrate the undying wanderlust in each of us, Chamilia is thrilled to announce the kick-off of our #WhereDoesChamiliaTakeYou campaign! Simply click https://www.facebook.com/ChamiliaJewelry?sk=app_211058802266771 by October 14th and enter for a chance to win our traveling bracelet on Facebook! You can also tune in to our Facebook page to see where the traveling bracelet is now. We encourage all to share a photo of your Chamilia creations at the beach, camping, or on a cross country road trip. We look forward to hearing from you! 

 

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Celebrating Fall

Posted on Aug 13, 2014

It is never easy to say goodbye to summer, but there is definitely consolation to be found in the beauty of fall. The foliage, the crisp air… It all adds up to a winding down. The days are shortening, the nights are cooling and you finally get to snuggle again!

At Chamilia, we’re not mourning summer—we’re celebrating fall! Our new 2014 Fall Collection is finally available and we couldn’t be more excited about our new offerings.

For those of you stricken with wanderlust, we’re happy to present our new travel designs featuring sterling silver charms depicting accoutrement and modes of travel like the Drop Top Roadster. A spotlight piece in this collection is the teal Around the World charm. It’s the perfect centerpiece for an homage to your jetsetting tendencies.

The Royals Collection in beautiful Murano glass will add lush, vibrant jewel tones to any bracelet. We think they’re especially beautiful accents for our new Family Ties Collection. Each family disc charm features a design on the back specific to each family member, while a repeated heart motif connects them together, representing the love that families share.

So design your newest charm bracelet and join us this month by celebrating the coming of fall!

 

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Fall 2014 Online Catalog

Posted on Aug 04, 2014

The autumn collection is finally here! Wanderlust and Family Ties are inspiring us this season. Join us and browse our online catalog. Happy shopping, everyone!

You work so hard. Between work, family and friends, you’ve got a million commitments, and you handle them with grace. You deserve a break. Taking a full-stop rest and escaping to some faraway exotic locale can be just the ticket to rejuvenate you.

Other times however, such a vacation takes so much extra work—from time off to jet lag to the expense—that it’s almost not worth it. Sometimes the preparations necessary to step out of your day-to-day life can be so overwhelming that you end up feeling like you need a vacation to recover from your vacation.

Consider this: perhaps you do not need, or even want, a full-stop step outside your life. Perhaps there is no reason to escape. Your life is a lovely, sturdy thing you’ve worked hard to design. Maybe you simply need a pause.

Hop the cheapest flight to anywhere, or drive to the nearest city you already love. Bring your phone and laptop and continue with your regular life. But when you’re done for the day, enjoy the pause. Go out, and raise a glass to yourself and the fantastic life you’ve created. You’re amazing, and you should pause to remember that.

Do it all while wearing your favorite Chamilia charm bracelet. The bracelet that speaks to your everyday life, wonderful as it is. The one with charms that are most you: your birthstone, your favorite flower, gifts from loved ones. When you get home, add on the Cheers charm. Let the sparkle of the Swarovski crystals remind you of the time you raised a glass to yourself and the wonderful life you’ve built. Here’s to you!

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