Magnificent Monday: Barbara Hershey

Magnificent Monday

This amazing actress caught my eye in many different movies & shows from horror to drama. The Right Stuff & The Entity were, perhaps, my earliest experiences of her work. Barbara actually began acting when she was 17, in 1965 & since that time she has accumulated numerous awards & nominations for her work. Her career did take a bit of a nosedive during the 6 year period that she was dating David Carradine, during which time she changed her name (briefly) & had a child. It’s also interesting to note that she was heavily criticized for the highly stigmatized act of breastfeeding her son on The Dick Cavett Show, because feeding babies is so unnatural it should only ever be done in the privacy of one’s own home (I haven’t actually seen any footage, so I don’t really know if she was trying to be ‘in your face’ with it, or if it was simply that her baby cried for food & she took care of motherly business). I was a little surprised after several hours of research to find that she has no noted charitable activities, which doesn’t mean that there is nothing she contributes to, as it could easily indicate that she does what she can quietly rather than highly publicly as some do.

Barbara Hershey(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her jewelry selection is frequently very conservative, though she always seems to be wearing some lovely earrings. Most of today’s inspired wishlist are delicate ear adornments, but there are a few simple necklaces that are very similar to the one or two I have seen her wear. These selections were found on Amazon, which has a spectacular collection of pieces suitable for a wide array of occasions. 😉

Hershey Inspired1) Leslie Danzis Gold-Tone Delicate Shoulder Duster Earrings ($10)
2) 18k Yellow Gold and Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver Diamond-Accent Floral Dangle Earrings ($17.76)
3) Signature 1928 “Collection” Silver-Tone Crystal Vine Drop Earrings ($20)
4) Chokushop Delicate Zirconia style earrings18K Gold plated Retail fashion Jewelry White Crystal Drop Earrings ($21.60)
5) SBLING Platinum-Plated Silver Cubic Zirconia Tear Drop Earrings ($21.99)
6) GDSTAR earring Delicate hollow-out ShanZuan crystal camellia ($21.99)
7) Rose Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Rose Quartz Quatrefoil Pendant Necklace ($20.20)
8) Happiness Boutique Women Minimalist Rose Gold Pendant Necklace | Delicate Chain with Heart Pendant ($20.90)
9) Circle Necklace Rose Gold | Minimalist Necklace Round Charm Delicate Jewelry ($21.90)

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Fantastical Friday: Nerdy DIY Thoughts

Fantastical Friday

In the course of fleshing out a character for a LARP expedition or prepping a cosplay idea for a convention it’s incredibly obvious that you or someone you are paying is going to have to produce the items you require. While I will not be doing a DIY today I am exploring some thoughts for LARP characters, as I roleplay far more frequently than I cosplay. I was wandering about on Panda Hall‘s site because I enjoy their wide variety of items more specifically meant for creating jewelry & other fantastical pieces. 😉 The second item in this listing will require a bit more effort should you choose to make jewelry or item embellishments (like for a bag, belt, etc) from them as they do not come with pre-drilled holes & are not readily in a setting (depending on your needs), but they still look like fun tokens for various enchantments or character history reminders. I’m especially fond of #3 as potions are so very handy for game play & they are nice & small to render them near at hand for use (like on a necklace, bracelet, hooked to a belt, etc). This particular site is also nice for their wholesale sets, so if your friends like what you did you can make them something similar too, or sell your concocted items to other enthusiasts. 😉

DIY Ideas1) Natural Crystal Pointed Pendants, with Platinum Tone Brass Wire ($1.96/2pc)
2) Arrow Head Dyed Natural Agate Cabochons, Mixed Color ($6.15/5pc)
3) Mini Cute Small Cork Stopper Glass Jar Glass Bottles, Decorative Storage Pendants ($10.19/200pc)
4) Stainless Steel Wing Pendants ($10.76/50pc)
5) Tibetan Style Alloy Pendants, Lead Free, Unicorn, Antique Silver ($15.37/about 650pc)
6) Dragon Alloy Acrylic Big Pendants, Antique Golden ($16.14/50pc)
7) Tibetan Style Pendant, Lead Free & Cadmium Free & Nickel Free, Oak Leaf, Antique Silver ($16.14/1,500pc)
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Magnificent Monday: Mia Farrow

Magnificent Monday

This lovely actress began her career in the 60s & while Mia has not been as prolific as many of the women I have honored on Monday, she has made a noticeable impact with the roles she has chosen to grace the screen with, as her numerous awards speak volumes. I believe that I first noticed her as a voice actress when she voiced Amalthea in The Last Unicorn which came out in my early childhood. Being a major horror movie buff, Farrow really hit my radar in Rosemary’s Baby & yes, I am aware that it came out before the movie I mentioned prior, but no one shows a toddler such films so it’s natural that I saw The Last Unicorn first, lol. Like so many stars she is a champion of many causes, especially those that help children & the suffering. A powerfully maternal figure she has been mother to 14, though only 11 are still with us today it does paint a picture of a woman who is very committed to bettering the lives of the young.

Mia Farrow(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her jewelry selection is often spartan, but when she chooses to so accessorize it tends to be simple & elegant. I found a few beautiful pieces that, for the most part, fit that general description at TB Dress. As always when I present a list from this particular site, I always show full price, though I assure you, there is always a sale & this will not be the price that you pay, best to be pleasantly surprised. 😉

Farrow Inspired1) Manual Metal Multilayer Pearl Necklace ($15)
2) Three Layers Artificial Pearls Long Necklace ($16)
3) Stereoscopic Rectangle Pendant Long Alloy Necklace ($13)
4) Fashion Pledge Love Rhinestone Pendant Women’s Earrings ($19)
5) Multilayer Leather Rope Ethnic Style Beaded Bracelet ($14)
6) Full Rhinestone Spherical Shiny Earrings ($16)
7) Asymmetric Metal Circle and Ball Design Earrings ($12)
8) Double Pearls Design Diamante Earrings ($11)
9) Silver Rose Pendant Earrings ($15)

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Magnificent Monday: Angela Bassett

Magnificent Monday

Not only stunningly beautiful, but amazingly talented Bassett has been recognized with numerous nominations & awards throughout her career, She’s known for portraying strong characters & biographical roles for real African American women. She was the first member of her family to attend college & graduate school, gaining degrees in African America studies & fine arts, both from Yale. Much like many of the stars I have honored for their magnificence, she is a staunch supporter of many charities such as The Boys & Girls Club of America, Habitat for Humanity, is very active as an ambassador for UNICEF in the United States & supports a variety of programs for the arts, especially for youth.

Angela Bassett(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her style certainly stands out from the crowd, which is often sophisticated & can be quite dramatic. She does appear to enjoy accessorizing with earrings, bangles & rings, so I have focused on these three in the little wishlist for today. All of today’s selections were found at Tidebuy & as per usual, I have listed full price for them, as their sales change frequently & I cannot be sure what the price you might find following my links, though I assure you, this site never sells it’s items for their full list price. 😉

Bassett Inspired1) Personality Alloy Hollow-Out Carved Ring ($20)
2) Golden Hollow-Out Leaves Alloy Ring ($12)
3) European Style Wide Alloy Bangle ($15)
4) Euroamerica Alloy Open Charm Bracelet ($15)
5) Solid Color with Crystal Bracelet ($18)
6) Golden Plated Opening Wide Bracelet ($21)
7) Bohemian Water Drop Tassels Pendant Earrings ($8)
8) Rhinestone Inlaid Alloy Plated Long Pendant Earrings ($10)
9) Long Personality Alloy Circle Design Pendant Earrings ($8)

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Magnificent Monday: Julia Roberts

Magnificent Monday

This iconic actress knew great success from her earlier works, but Pretty Woman brought her international acclaim. Throughout the ’90s Roberts was the highest paid actress in Hollywood, with numerous awards & nominations under her belt, giving us a clue as to why. I do find it interesting to note that her earlier dreams were to be a doctor of veterinary medicine, as I too have a soft spot for animals.

Julia Roberts

(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Aside from her sparkling smile, she often accessorizes with a lovely selection of earrings, with the occasional neckline enhancement. Inspired by her beautiful style I have found several lovelies at Amazon for your perusing pleasure. 😉

Roberts Inspired

1) Silver-Tone Simulated Stone Inlay Teardrop Pendant Necklace, 18″ ($6.30)
2) Jiayiqi Women’s Charming Silver Plated Diamond Ball Long Chain Dangle Drop Earrings ($7.99)
3) FB Sterling Silver Bead Dangling Drop Earrings ($8.98)
4) NINE WEST VINTAGE AMERICA Silver-Tone Blue 16 Inch Orbital Pendant Necklace ($9.61)
5) 1928 Jewelry Black Tone Blue Linear Teardrop Earrings ($12)
6) Napier Silver-Tone Double Drop Hoop Clip-On Earrings ($12)
7) Anne Klein Silver-Tone Pearl and Crystal Drop Earrings ($12.28)
8) Purple by M. Haskell Riviera Turquoise Faceted Bead Circle Drop Earrings ($12.62)
9) 1928 Jewelry Gold-Tone Oval Adjustable Pendant Necklace, 16″ ($16.19)

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Magnificent Monday: Susan Sarandon

Magnificent Monday

The ever lovely Susan Sarandon has been entertaining us on the screen since 1970 & on Broadway since ’72. In her long illustrious career she has won numerous awards & accolades. She has also championed many causes, mostly of the social & economic justice variety. Yes, she’s generally a bleeding heart liberal (not that I find that to be a terrible thing, or in some cases an incredible thing), who has more recently come under fire on twitter for for saying (paraphrasing likely here) that Trump isn’t that bad. I don’t normally mention politics here, as mostly it’s dirty & exhausting, but I thought her recent experience was a bit funny. Getting back to the business of this post, I first came to know of Sarandon by way of Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, if you haven’t noticed that I’m a bit off/weird then you haven’t been paying attention, LOL.

Susan Sarandon(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her style is distinctly feminine & often conservative, though she sure doesn’t shy away from displaying her curves when she has a mind to. I’ve noticed a particular fondness for, somewhat, simple necklaces & she has occasion to brandish wrist adornment as well. So I chose to focus on these attributes when compiling today’s inspired wishlist & I found all of these lovelies at Target (some are on clearance & won’t be around very much longer).

Sarandon Inspired1) Bangle Bracelet Set ($4.99)
2) Women’s Metal Cluster Neck with Feather ($7.48)
3) Women’s Necklace Pendant with Double Teardrop Castings and Stone ($8.48)
4) Women’s Bracelet Set with Mixed Beads, Braided Cord with Flower Charm ($9.99)
5) Women’s Necklace with Feather Pendant Cluster ($12.99)
6) Women’s Long Pendant Necklace with Stones ($12.99)
7) Sterling Silver ‘Be the change you want to see’ Butterfly Necklace ($12.99)
8) Women’s Bracelet Multi Strand Faux Leather Snap Bracelet with Stone & Metal ($12.99)
9) Women’s Gold Collar Necklace with Cutout Coin ($14.99)

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Magnificent Monday: Cate Blanchett

Magnificent Monday

This Australian marvel has won numerous awards for both theater & big screen performances. Blanchett speaks to both my inner fashionista & my inner nerd (not that I keep either of those hidden, lol). I could never forget her legendary portrayal of the iconic Galadriel, which was beyond spectacular (as if you couldn’t tell by my prior use of the word legendary). I’m also looking forward to the November release of Thor: Ragnarok, where she has been cast as Hela. So, yeah, having a couple of nerdgasms here, LOL. I also appreciate that she’s done some voice work for Family Guy, not everyone would be willing to have their names associated with such scathing social satire.

Cate Blanchett(Pics courtesy of Google image search)

Her style is elegant & often conservative, compared to many starlets who appear to feel they are in a contest to see who can wear the least at public events (not trying to down this empowerment, just making a note that Blanchett has made vastly different choices for her public image). She tends to favor lovely dangle earrings & bold necklaces, so I have taken that into account while putting together today’s wishlist. Today’s choice selections were found at OASAP, from their ever evolving selection of goodies.

Blanchett Inspired1) Vintage Silver Tone Water Drop Pendant Necklace ($6.99)
2) Bold Layer Necklace ($6.99)
3) Antique Cone Pattern Drop Earrings ($7.59)
4) Demure Floral Dangle Necklace ($9.99)
5) Stylish Pearl Crystal Rhinestone Necklace ($11.99)
6) FashionSterling Silver Zircon Decoration Pearl Earrings ($14.99)
7) Retro Multi-layer Stainless Steel Chain Necklace ($14.99)
8) Vintage Luxe Faux Pearl Chain Necklace ($16.99)
9) 925 Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl Dangle Earrings ($19.99)
Long or short, bag or shoe, however you choose to wear the new lace this spring—make it your own.

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