Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Toronto artist Katya Trischuk creates stunning Easter egg keepsakes

Toronto artist Katya Trischuk creates stunning Easter egg keepsakes

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Above is a link to my first article in the official capcity of Toronto Arts and Crafts Editor on This feature is about the amazing talents of Katya Tischuk, an acclaimed oil artist who is also the genius behind Ukrainian Easter Eggs on etsy.

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I'm now on the lookout to find more Toronto area artisans to write about. If you know someone who would be a good fit for my column have them write me via or by email at tiger_eye at rogers dot com.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Handmade Mystic Blue Topaz and Aquamarine Dangle on 22k vermeil wires

glorious gemstone dangles to perk up your spring!
ONLY $46.00

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Handmade Mystic Blue Topaz and Aquamarine Dangle on 22k vermeil wires
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New Gahooletree Spring 2010 Designs: Fashion Series (turquoise tones with purple/reds and other genuine gemstone creations in the season's hottest colours)

Here are some of my spring 2010 designs (the album is resident on Durham Region Handmade Cafe on Ning):

Find more photos like this on Durham Region Handmade Cafe

New pics: from our Spring 2010 Fashion Series.. genuine gemstone creations in the season's hottest colors. Some pieces are for sale right now at or at where you can shop 24/7 with secure checkout using PayPal or any major credit card.

All my designs are available through or email me for online purchasing.

Everything I create is customizable to suit your specifications and I love custom work!

Call 905-718-7080 for mail order.

Local pick up available.

Bulk pricing available on bridal packages. Brides call 905-718-7080 to reserve a studio consultation slot.

I have dozens of designs available for immediate retail purchase in my retail gallery & studio in Oshawa. All visits by appointment only 905-718-7080.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

my photobucket movie test

this is a small test to grab a snippet of code for the homepage of I finally found my ftp login and password! yay :)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sunday, March 7, 2010

New Shop on DaWanda is now open

Friday, March 5, 2010

Gahooletree was featured!

Summer Breezes Bracelet: Yellow Topaz, Tourmaline, Sapphire, 24k Vermeil, Prehnite, 14k Gold Fill by Toronto designer Anna Lee Husband of Gahooletree and available for sale on etsy
My fans have just gotta check out this article where one of my VERY gold bracelets which was just featured :)

Thank you to Christina of the Akane Designs blog for showcasing Gahooletree as the best of Etsy Canada in her article "Favourites - Canada Gets Gold!":

Click HERE to read the full report.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Shop Gahooletree & Anna Lee Jewelry on DaWanda

Shop Gahooletree and Anna Lee Jewelry on DaWanda

DaWanda offers a new outlet for Anna Lee Jewelry and the Gahooletree brand of artisan gemstone treasures. Each item is a one of a kind original. All pieces are designed and personally handcrafted by Anna Lee in her Toronto studio.