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Minimalist mindset in Tibet

Last year, I visited Tibet via overland route from Xining to Lhasa  (1,907km long). I have been curious about Tibet for quite sometime.  The mysterious Tibetan that stayed up high on the mountain and they looked a lot like the Native Americans in US, the stories of the Dalai Lama with monasteries and nunneries playing a very strong role in Tibetan culture, the political struggles and so on. 1,053 more words



Hello There,

I would like to just introduce myself. My name is Crystal and I am the sole person behind Simply 22.

This blog is intended to give a behind the scenes on my jewelry making process along with a few… 18 more words


Support Cancer Awareness this September with us!

With summer coming to an end, we are all looking forward to the fall months (mostly for the exceptional weather). Many of us are excited to revel in what is left of the warm weather before winter makes spending time outside impossible – or at least unbearable – so, soon, fall shopping will commence as we begin adding pieces to our summer collections more practically designed for the inevitable drop in temperature. 819 more words

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Garden Inspired Jewelry

My trip to the Singapore Garden Festival inspired me to create a bejeweled butterfly-floral bangle. Very girly and pretty with a tinge of Anna Sui black and purple :> Also included some of my other creations with a garden theme. 32 more words

Handmade Jewelry

Wooded Hues - 25.08.14-29.08.14

San Diego is absolutely sweltering these days. My new glasses – which were supposed to make me look like a cool librarian, and no, that is not an oxymoron – keep sliding off my nose in the most un-cool way. 184 more words

Colour Combo Challenges

True Blue ...

I have been resting well these few months and I will be traveling on and off again starting this September until the end of the year. 242 more words