Welcome to Our New Studio

We are so excited to finally be fully moved in and getting settled into our new office and studio space at The Mill Works in Willington, CT.  The space is starting to feel “homey” which is just what I need for creative inspiration! You can check our progress below in the photos, or better yet, you can check it out in person at our upcoming Open House on 4/29.  I’d like to invite you to stop in anytime from 12pm-6pm on Sunday, April 29th. My husband and I will have our studio open (it’s a shared jewelry and photography studio) and so will several other artists in the same building.  Click here to learn more.  I hope to see you there! ~Crista Our new studio today, still a work in process: The space in use as a photo studio: Moving in and setting up: Where it started:

AmberTortoise Jewelry is Now Available at the Jones Winery

Photo by Jeremy Pollack On Saturday, 03/31/12, the Jones Winery, located in Shelton, CT, reopened for the season.   AmberTortoise Jewelry is happy to be included in the Winery’s Gift Shop as one of their wonderful local vendors for the 3rd year in a row. About the Jones Winery (from their website):  Photo by Jeremy Pollack Nestled in the beautiful White Hills of Shelton, Connecticut, lies one of the state’s premier wineries. The balance of rich soil, southwestern-facing slopes, and an experienced 6th generation farmer working the land, combine to make Jones Winery a true treasure for all Connecticut residents and visitors to cherish and enjoy. Connecticut Magazine in 2010 and in 2011 named the Jones Winery to have the Best Connecticut Wine!  Everyone at the farm and winery is proud of the award. A Small Tale…  When people ask me which of my wines is my favorite, I say that … [Continue reading]

Thank You for Joining Our Virtual Launch Party!

Thank you so much for joining me for the Virtual Launch Party Friday, October 28th from 6pm-8pm to celebrate the launch of the new AmberTortoise Jewelry website! I hope everyone enjoyed the website preview, gift card giveaways and the virtual tours of my studio. Congratulations to Stacie, Kate, Traci and Gwen for each winning a $25 Gift Card! ~Crista

Visit our online jewelry boutique at www.ambertortoise.com.