A Longtime Patron is Surprised!

I taught Movement Education to Todd and Dorothy’s five children at Paideia forty-five years ago. Represented in this photo are the children of my former students. It’s both gratifying [...]

Crowning Glory for Chloe

Oren asked me to create a ring for his 15 year old daughter, Chloe, by incorporating the simple gold bands that both of her parents wore, until her mother’s traumatic death last summer. Chloe and [...]

New “Wedding Rings” for a 91 Year-Old

Upcoming Events and News Work on the new Elaina Designs website is underway and will soon feature online purchase capability. Stay tuned for updates. I continue to take custom orders by phone or [...]

Divining with Light & Gems Workshop in Ithaca, NY

Divining with Light & Gems with Lainey Papageorge  Like elements attune to like. In this Ithaca workshop Lainey will bring her exquisite mineral collection for participants to explore the [...]

Shop Elaina Designs for Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day offers an opportunity to love the earth while thinking of those you might love to gift. Please call or email Lainey to make an appointment to browse our collection in person or by [...]

Weaving a Family Together

Lanes Lane has enjoyed a great beginning! Thank you for continuing to support me through moving three times in three years, but since we bought this house, I plan to be here for many years to [...]

EASY Holiday Shopping!

Dazzle your jewelry-lover with an Elaina Designs piece for the holidays!  If you haven’t been to Lainey’s new home studio in Kirkwood, now is the time to visit us for a fun, relaxing, [...]

Holiday Show and Sale

 Elaina Designs and Metaalia Jewelry Holiday Show and Sale THIS WEEKEND Fri. & Sat., DECEMBER 1 & 2  11AM-5PM and 10AM-4PM 2116 Lanes Ln. Atlanta, GA 30317 Lustrous, natural materials and [...]

Celebrating Friendship, Jewelry, and Collaboration with John Franciscus

Celebrating John Franciscus’ 35 Years Hand Engraving in Atlanta Lainey Papageorge Trunk Show at LJ Lewis Silver Company Opening Reception Thursday, 10/19, 4PM-8PM October 19 – 21, [...]

In Blog

Father Day Gift Ideas from Elaina Designs!

Memories are made in tuxedos. Make sure the father in your life has a tuxedo set to honor him. Imagine how many pieces of jewelry you have, yet this may be the one piece of jewelry he will pass [...]

In Blog

Ithaca, NY Green Door Studio Show May 19-21

The Ithaca Green Door Studio opens its jewels to you this coming Friday, Saturday & Sunday.  Come, bask in the sweetness of late spring and explore the therapeutic benefits the Mineral [...]

Acorn Cap Serenity

When searching for a gift, turn to the gifts given by nature. I found inspiration in acorn caps found at Cumberland Island, GA and dropped from the oaks along Olmsted Linear Park. I never [...]

Mother Stories and Spring Show Schedule

Miami / Fort Lauderdale, FL International Light Association Conference Jewelry show April 30 – May 3 Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 Atlanta, GA [...]

Unusual Gemstone Celebrates a Happy Union

Wedding Set for Diane & Steve Tsavorite Garnet in this pastel mint hue is a rare find, and this one was still in its crystal form when I saw it at Mark Oros’ cutting shop in [...]

New Jewelry Series Benefiting Atlanta’s Olmsted Linear Park Alliance

A desire to give back to the Atlanta neighborhood that I grew up in has inspired a new jewelry collection, the Olmsted Linear Park Series.  Frederick Law Olmsted, America’s premier [...]

Purple Power

Purple Power Jewelry Series Inspiration, associated with the third eye is manifest in the purple hue. We need a collective awakening that begins inside each of us to bring about the changes we [...]

Grandmother’s Brooch

“Grandmother’s Brooch” Ann always wanted a pin to celebrate her family during this special time of year. June, Ann’s mother, commissioned this brooch to incorporate each [...]

Nature Inspired Jewelry

COSTA RICA SERIES    Anole Lizard, Costa Rica. Yellow & blue Tourmalines, Kyanite, Imperial Jasper, SS, 14KT. Detachable posts. $1080.   AURORA BOREALIS SERIES   Bi-color Tourmalines, [...]

Magical Opals that Thrill and Inspire

When potential change inflicted by humans becomes overwhelming, peer into the beauty that millions of years of evolution can bring to the Mineral Kingdom. This mussel once lived in a shallow [...]

Mix and Match Bangles for the Holidays

These individually crafted stacking bangle bracelets are a great way to dress up casual daytime or evening wear. Layer and arrange them anyway you want; the black rhodium, pink gold and sterling [...]

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