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716 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA

(310) 489-3763

Kristen Dorsey Designs, LLC was founded in 2011 by Kristen Dorsey, an award-winning Chickasaw metalsmith living and working in Huntington Beach, CA. For Kristen, jewelry goes beyond ornamental adornment; it is a medium with which she has forged her cultural identity as a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, a Native American tribe originally from the southeast.  Utilizing natural gemstones, precious metals, and other materials, her handcrafted jewelry pieces are a unique mix of Chickasaw visual traditions infused with inspiration drawn from the beauty of the California Coast.  Dorsey’s philosophy is that “jewelry is a sacred narrative; it captures moments of significance for the wearer such as transitions in life, relationships with one another, and with one’s community, cultural identity, and spirituality.”

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The Hatchet Women Collection - Indigenous Resistance Since 1736

As Chickasaw women, we have always protected and defended our lands from invaders.  During the French – Indian wars of the 1700's our ancestors saw violence and uncertainty enter their lives.  However, they soon became known to the French as formidable adversaries; their villages nearly impossible to attack.  This was due in part to iron hatchet wielding Chickasaw women, who according to first hand French accounts, thwarted an ambush on the Ogoula Tchetoka village in 1736.  The French were also surprised to see that women could become warriors, and that women were as essential to war as they were to peace, often accompanying warriors into battle to sing war songs and to provide direction and support.  

Today we wield knowledge instead of hatchets, however, we are no less fierce than our grandmothers, and will pass on this gift of strength to our granddaughters.

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Kristen Dorsey Designs Gift Card
from 25.00
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Hatchet Studs in Sterling Silver
110.00
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Hatchet Studs in Rose Gold
130.00
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Hatchet Studs in Black Rhodium
140.00
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Gemstone Directional Stacking Ring in Sterling Silver
from 170.00
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Gemstone Directional Stacking Ring in Rose Gold
from 180.00
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Directional Stacking Ring in Black Rhodium
from 190.00
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Double Hatchet Pendant in Sterling Silver
170.00
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Double Hatchet Pendant in Rose Gold
190.00
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Double Hatchet Pendant in Black Rhodium
190.00
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Guardian Statement Ring in Sterling Silver
160.00
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Guardian Statement Ring in Rose Gold
175.00
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Guardian Statement Ring in Black Rhodium
175.00
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Directional Stacking Ring in Sterling Silver
95.00
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Directional Stacking Ring in Rose Gold
105.00
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Directional Stacking Ring in Black Rhodium
105.00
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Hinged Hatchet Ring in Sterling Silver
from 315.00
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Hinged Hatchet Ring in Rose Gold
from 355.00
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Hinged Hatchet Ring in Black Rhodium
from 355.00
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Hatchet Cuff in Sterling Silver
from 460.00
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Aquamarine Hatchet Statement Collar
1,150.00
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Black Diamond & Black Rhodium Constellation Ring
440.00
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Tassel Earrings in Sterling Silver
from 300.00
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Hatchet Fringe Earrings in Tourmaline
560.00
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Hatchet Fringe Earrings in Moss Aquamarine
780.00
sold out
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Hatchet Chain Bracelet
95.00
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Triangle Chain Bracelet in Sterling Silver
85.00
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Deco Chain Bracelet in Sterling Silver
from 110.00
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Bat Wing Collar in Sterling Silver
1,500.00
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Bat Wing Collar in Black Rhodium
2,000.00
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Bat Wing Ear Cuffs
490.00
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Deco Pendant in Sterling Silver
from 270.00
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Deco Pendant in Rose Gold
360.00
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Deco Studs in Sterling Silver
from 140.00
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Deco Studs in Rose Gold
from 170.00
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Deco Ring in Sterling Silver
from 180.00
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Deco Ring in Rose Gold
from 210.00
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Deco Bracelet in Sterling Silver
from 330.00
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Deco Bracelet in Rose Gold
from 400.00
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Small Shield Earrings in White Rhodium
from 430.00
sold out
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Small Shield Earrings in Rose Gold
from 440.00
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Pear Drop Studs in Sterling Silver with Moonstone
350.00
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Pear Studs in Rose Gold with Moonstone
375.00
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Water Disk Chain Bracelet in Sterling Silver
from 75.00
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Loksi Chain Bracelet in Sterling Silver
from 70.00
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Small Triangle Studs in Antiqued Sterling Silver
80.00
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Small Triangle Studs in Rose Gold
100.00
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Triangle Ring in Sterling Silver
80.00
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Triangle Ring in Rose Gold
100.00
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Triangle Pendant in Sterling Silver
190.00
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Triangle Pendant in Rose Gold
245.00
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Triangle Pendant in Black Rhodium
255.00
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Double Triangle Ring in Sterling Silver
from 180.00
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Double Triangle Ring in Rose Gold
from 210.00
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Large Triangle Studs in Sterling Silver
110.00
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Large Triangle Studs in Rose Gold
145.00
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Arch Earrings in Sterling Silver
from 470.00
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Arch Earrings in Rose Gold
from 530.00
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Arch Pendant in Sterling Silver
145.00
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Arch Pendant in Rose Gold
190.00
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Arch Cuff in Sterling Silver
from 450.00
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Arch Cuff in Rose Gold
from 500.00
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Small Black Diamond Triangle Studs in Sterling Silver
260.00
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Small Black Diamond Triangle Studs in Rose Gold
280.00
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Black Diamond Triangle Ring in Sterling Silver
290.00
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Black Diamond Triangle Ring in Rose Gold
310.00
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Large Black Diamond Triangle Studs in Sterling Silver
250.00
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Large Black Diamond Triangle Studs in Rose Gold
280.00
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Black Diamond Triangle Pendant in Sterling Silver
300.00
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Black Diamond Triangle Pendant in Rose Gold
335.00
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Yaupon Earrings in Sterling Silver
610.00
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Yaupon Pendant in Sterling Silver
370.00
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Yaupon Earrings in Rose Gold
680.00
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Yaupon Pendant in Rose Gold
420.00
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Possum Grape Gorget
395.00
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Grape Earrings in Sterling Silver
660.00
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Grape Tassel Earrings in Sterling Silver
920.00
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Grape Tassel Pendant in Sterling Silver
700.00
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Grape Tassel Earrings in Rose Gold
from 720.00
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Heart of the Shield Studs in Sterling Silver
from 250.00
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Heart of the Shield Studs in Rose Gold
from 270.00
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Heart of Shield Studs in Black Rhodium
from 275.00
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Heart of the Shield Pendant in Sterling Silver
from 180.00
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Heart of the Shield Pendant in Rose Gold
from 210.00
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Heart of the Shield Ring in Sterling Silver
from 190.00
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Heart of the Shield Ring in Rose Gold
from 220.00
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Large Shield Pendant in Sterling Silver
from 580.00
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Large Shield Pendant in Rose Gold
from 740.00
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Large Heart Of Shield Pendant in Sterling Silver
from 470.00
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Large Heart of Shield Pendant in Rose Gold
from 550.00
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Large Heart of Shield Pendant in Black Rhodium
from 580.00
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Small Shield Pendant in Sterling Silver
150.00
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Small Shield Pendant in Rose Gold
220.00
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Small Shield Pendant in Black Rhodium
230.00
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Shield Cuff in Sterling Silver
660.00
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Shield Cuff in Rose Gold
860.00
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Shield Cuff in Black Rhodium
860.00
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Shield Ring in Sterling Silver
340.00
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Shield Ring in Rose Gold
from 380.00
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Shield Ring in Black Rhodium
380.00
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Shield Earrings in Sterling Silver
from 472.00
sale
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Shield Earrings in Rose Gold
from 560.00
sale
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Shield Earrings in Black Rhodium
700.00
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Onyx Spike Earrings in Sterling Silver
290.00
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Onyx Spike Earrings in Rose Gold
330.00
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Lattice Ring in Sterling Silver
310.00
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Lattice Ring in Rose Gold
430.00
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18k Rose Gold Panther Ear Cuffs
3,275.00
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Chalcedony Panther Ear Cuffs with Black Diamond
670.00
sold out
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Loksi Earrings in Sterling Silver
125.00
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Loksi Earrings in Rose Gold
155.00
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Loksi Earrings in Black Rhodium
155.00
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Loksi Pendant in Sterling Silver
140.00
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Loksi Pendant in Rose Gold
170.00
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Water Disk Earrings in Sterling Silver
140.00
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Water Disk Earrings in Rose Gold
180.00
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Water Disk Pendant in Sterling Silver
155.00
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Water Disk Pendant in Rose Gold
185.00
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Sun Disk Ring in Sterling Silver
80.00
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Sun Disk Ring in Rose Gold
115.00
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Black Diamond Sun Disk Ring in Sterling Silver
from 528.00
sale
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Boat Stone Ring in Sterling Silver
100.00
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Boat Stone Ring in Rose Gold
135.00
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Blue Topaz Dew Drop Earrings in Fine Silver
280.00
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Blue Topaz Dew Drop Earrings Rose Gold
230.00
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Dew Drop Pendant in Fine Silver
240.00
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Blue Topaz Dew Drop Pendant in Rose Gold
210.00
sold out
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Four Direction Loksi Earrings in Sterling Silver
200.00
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Four Direction Loksi Earrings in Rose Gold
160.00
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Four Direction Loksi Earring in Black Rhodium
160.00
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Four Direction Loksi Pendant in Black Rhodium
165.00
sold out
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Sky Serpent Cuff in Rose Gold
500.00
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Sky Serpent Cuff in Black Rhodium
500.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Ring
400.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Studs
180.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Ring
400.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Studs
180.00
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Champagne Diamond Barnacle Ring
400.00
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Champagne Diamond Barnacle Studs
180.00
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Carved Lizard Skin Cufflinks in Antiqued Silver
160.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet Silver
75.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet in Rose Gold
70.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet in Black Rhodium
70.00
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Loksi Wrap Bracelet in Sterling Silver
45.00
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Loksi Wrap Bracelet in Rose Gold
45.00
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Water Disk Wrap Bracelet in Sterling Silver
45.00
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Water Disk Wrap Bracelet in Rose Gold
45.00
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Gold and Tanzanite Dolphin Ring
2,600.00
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Ocean Prayers Cocktail Ring
1,950.00
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Sea Fan Earrings in Sterling Silver
890.00
sold out
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Pelican Bracelet
2,000.00
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Spider Armband
1,650.00
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Inner Fire Pendant
2,685.00
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Two Worlds Gorget
2,900.00
sold out
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Blood Bling Necklace
2,600.00
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Panther Studs in Rose Gold
160.00
sold out
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The Panther Gorget
from 660.00
sold out

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