Posts Categorized: Hoople Jewelry

Mandala Stones and Rainbow Jewelry you can get for Christmas

Mandala stone sculptures by Jenny Hoople of Authentic Arts

The simple truth is that these are some old products I have some leftovers of and I’d love for them to find homes.  As such, the prices are lower than they ever were and I have limited numbers of each.  Best part is that if you order before December 20, you’ll get them in time… Read more »

Do You Miss Rainbow Rocks Necklaces?

I’m creating some Rainbow Rocks necklaces for a limited run! Click here to join my email list if you want to be notified when they’re up for sale 🌈 (if you’re reading this from my email list then stay tuned!!)

1000+ Gift Ideas for Rugged, Sophisticated Men

1000+ gift ideas for sophisticated men

I’ve curated 1000+ gift ideas just for the sophisticated, rugged guys on your shopping list! Turns out, there are lots of thoughtful man gifts that compliment my handmade jewelry perfectly! I know you’re planning on getting him/yourself a piece of my rugged mens jewelry, but you’ll need some more gifts to round it out.  That’s why… Read more »

3 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers, Under $35

Job's Tears (coix) seeds (click through to buy seeds!)are a natural bead. Tear-shaped & grey, Job Tears grow with a hole through the middle & a shiny coating. I grow these natural beads right here in my Wisconsin garden! These natural beads are the seeds of a grain plant, much like a small, skinny corn, or a really robust rye. Job Tears most likely originated in India and were originally grown as a grain plant. These natural seeds have been used as a bead since at least 2,000 BC. Job tears have long been used in making rosaries and African shaker gourds.

Top to bottom: jobs tears seeds for beading; rainbow gemstone earrings; a small mandala stone  (Click through on a picture to buy!) Jobs tears seeds for beading – These natural beads are the seeds of a plant I grow right here in my own garden!  Great gift for a crafter or a gardener as they come ready… Read more »

1000+ Gift Ideas For Nature Lovers

Gifts for nature lovers on Pinterest

She loves long walks through wooded glens, quiet mornings drinking tea out on the dock, and there’s a picture of her spirit animal on the meditation altar. But, what should you get her for Christmas? There are so many possible answers to that question, but the most important thing to remember is to get her… Read more »

Announcing Secure Checkout On Site!

Checkout here at has always been secure, but up until now, it was processed offsite through PayPal.  I am very pleased to announce that you can now complete your purchases right here on site without going through a third party.  Yay!  I also took the opportunity to streamline the checkout process.  I love efficiency… Read more »

How To Drill Small Beach Stones

Slate Petals river stone statement necklace by Jenny Hoople

Want to learn how to drill holes in beach stones? Well, I’ve got good news for you: drilling small river stones is easy and I’m happy to tell you how it’s done! I had been making this Natural Stone Jewelry for several months with pre-drilled stones that I purchased from fellow Etsy artisans. It took… Read more »