• Walking Through the Custom Process

    One of the truly unique services offered at llyn strong fine art jewelry is the opportunity to work one on one with llyn or any member of her team in order to create a piece of custom jewelry exactly how you want. Every year we complete over 100 pieces of custom jewelry, each one specially […]

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  • A Short History of the Gemological Institute of America

      Our manager, Sydney Strong, is currently finishing her graduate Gemologist degree at the Gemological Institute of America, a program that focuses on how to identify and grade precious stones. For our blog this week, we’re going to take a look at the history of the GIA and their role in the gemstone industry. The […]

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  • New Line by Kate Worthen Hits Shelves

    Today on the blog we have an artist spotlight on Kate Worthen, our CAD (computer assisted design) tech, who recently finished her first full line of jewelry. Kate has been working with llyn since she was 21. She studied metals at the Governor’s School for the Arts and continued her education at Furman University. She […]

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  • Discover the Lotus Garnet

    llyn strong is excited to announce the arrival of a rare new gemstone that will be available soon for custom jewelry. The gemstone is the Lotus Garnet, a beautiful, rare form of orange-pink garnet similar in color to Morganite or Imperial Topaz. Lotus Garnet is a member of three garnet families, Pyrope, Spessartine, and Alamndine […]

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  • Father’s Day Jewelry Made from Meteorite

    This year at llyn strong, we’ve designed some truly unique pieces with men in mind. And now that Father’s Day is coming up, it seems like the perfect time to give some attention to our meteorite line. These pieces are all made from the same meteorite and include shirt studs, cufflinks, and brooches with a […]

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  • Strong Personalities: Erin Stuart

    Our goldsmith, Erin Stuart, has released a line of jewelry for sale in our shop. Erin is a Greenville native who graduated with a BFA in sculpture and jewelry from Winthrop University. After graduation, she decided she didn’t want to work at a normal jewelry store, instead opting to find a place where she could collaborate […]

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  • The American Artisan Festival Returns this Father’s Day Weekend

    This June, the American Artisan Festival returns to Nashville after a 4-year hiatus. Started by Nancy Saturn 43 years ago, the free-to-attend festival was organized to celebrate the best of American arts and crafts. Now, Nancy’s daughter Samantha Saturn has moved back to Nashville from New York City to revive the festival and continue the work […]

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  • Artisphere 2017 Check Us Out at Booth 24!

    It’s May in Greenville, which means Artisphere is just around the corner. If you’re new to the area, Artisphere is an annual festival that has been going strong on main street in Greenville for 13 years with the aim “to create a nationally recognized Fine Arts festival that enhances Quality of Life and Economic Vitality […]

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  • druzy feature

    Here at llyn strong, we’ve just completed the process of remerchandising. All of llyn strong’s original modular jewelry has been recombined into new looks and all of the floor cases have been changed. If you haven’t been by the shop recently, this is the perfect time to come see what’s new. We are featuring druzy […]

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  • The Sirenusas

    In the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of the vertical city of Positano, Italy, is a small archipelago containing three islands: Gallo Lungo, La Castelluccia, and the circular La Rotunda. A myth has followed these islands since 1 AD when the Greek geographer Strabo marked them as the home of three sirens. These sirens took […]

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  • New Online Store

    With the arrival of our new website, we’re also opening our online store. For the first time customers will be able to browse our entire inventory on our website and place orders for delivery. The online inventory will be kept up to date with our in-store inventory, providing a real time look at what we […]

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  • This Year’s Theme: Ammonites

    We are excited to announce our annual theme at llyn strong will be ammonites. Ammonites are an extinct group of invertebrates with a distinctive helix shaped shell that often appears intact in fossils. llyn first had the idea for 2015’s jewelry theme while attending the gem and mineral show in Tucson, AZ. The show is massive [...] Continue Reading
  • Proposal at Gemstone Roundtable

    John Breaux and Erinn Pasquale signed up for the roundtable with the aim of finding the perfect stone for an engagement ring but John wound up coming earlier in the week to browse and to get an idea of what llyn strong had to offer. During the visit, a particular ring caught John’s eye. The […]

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  • llyn strong receives digital marketing distinction from MJSA

    “I really like this site and it’s clear that you ’get” internet marketing,” said judge Eugene Brill, vice president operations at Jewelry.com, in comments addressed to the store. llyn’s website features images of her custom jewelry along with a blog (this blog!) and descriptions of numerous promotional events. Check out the official MJSA winners announcement here.

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  • llyn wins Designer’s award at cultured pearl competition

    llyn won the Designer’s Award at the Cultured Pearl Association of America competition with her piece titled ‘Birth of Pearl’. This beautiful, one of a kind ring is a piece of free form pink and white conch shell with an 18k rose gold rim and a 14mm round, green South Sea pearl.  Come see the […]

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  • Engagement Rings!

    Looking for the perfect engagement ring? Here at llyn strong fine art jewelry, we not only have engagement rings made and ready in the cases, but we specialize in creating custom ones! White gold, rose gold, yellow gold, platinum, palladium.... Round brilliant diamonds, rose cut diamonds, sapphires.... Traditional, Eccentric, Unique, Simple, Elegant, Complex, Delicate, Chunky.... [...] Continue Reading
  • Mothers’ Day Gift Ideas!

    Are you still looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Here are a few great ideas in all price ranges that we have for sale at llyn strong fine art jewelry! What about a hand-blown ring stand by Ron Lukian? These are only $50. Or these hand-blown business card holders by Kahil Deerman? These are also [...] Continue Reading
  • Just In! Sapphire Strands!

    Here is our first multi-colored Sapphire bead strand, which was completely wired by hand at llyn strong fine art jewelry in 18k white gold wire. It totals 61 inches long and can be worn wrapped around your neck up to 4 times. It’s a beauty!  

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  • Just Out!.. Brand New Diamond Slice Earring Jackets!

      Looking for another unique way to adorn yourself with diamonds? Well, llyn has created it! Brand new black diamond slice earring jackets with white brilliant diamonds set along the edges in 18k white gold. Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

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  • A great article on this upcoming SC art exhibition!

    Annual Juried SC Artists Exhibition set for Saturday Remember that juried exhibition that llyn got into? Here is a great article about it! The opening reception for the Thirty Fifth Annual Juried Artists Exhibition is this Saturday evening at the Pickens County Art Museum. See you there!

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