23.3.09

{give-away: alphabet earrings}

It's a new week and what better way to start than with a beautiful pair of tiny, delicate lower case alphabet earrings?

Make a pretty, personal statement with your initials, your sweetheart's, or anything you like -- the possibilities are endless. The entire alphabet is available, including a sweet, tiny heart; choose sterling silver or 14k gold, in any combination of letters.

These
earrings are also available at Catbird, a Brooklyn-based shop specializing in jewelry, mostly from local and independent designers.

To enter, {
click here} to visit the Catbird shop, or {here} to visit the blog, then leave a comment below.

{bonne chance!/good luck!}

* a winner will be randomly selected on Monday, March 30, 2009; if you do not have a blog or contact e-mail on your blog, please include it in the comments for notification

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215 Comments:

Anonymous Sasha said...

Love these!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Joanna said...

I would love to wear these delicate little earrings. Count me in!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They're gorgeous! I've been looking for a tiny pair of true precious metal earrings for a long time for my small ear lobes.. these would be so perfect!

smtracyt at hotmail dot com

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it's especially fitting that my initials are MM, so getting a pair of these would really work! I'm enamored...

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Rayana said...

oh, so glamorous!
I would love to wear this tiny earrings. Gorgeous! :)

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Nali P. said...

these are the cutest!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Lizzie said...

Those are so cute! I love the d and c as I live in Washington, DC. its original.

lizziespeaker@gmail.com

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The earings are great and then in the shop I looooove the octopus ring and the revolver ring and I also adore the heart and dagger necklace. Very cool and unique pieces!!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Amy said...

My children are e and e, so that's a possibility. These are super cute!!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Rhia said...

I have seen alphabet neckalaces but never alphabet earrings =) so cute! And Catbird-blog is nice aswell.

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cute! I'm in!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Rhea said...

Oh so loovely! Reminds me of a F.R.I.E.N.D.S dialogue; "little drops of heaven!"
I would love something like this in S and S, or N and Y.
At the shop, he Digby & Iona Snowflake Ring is magical!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

another great giveaway! the earrings are so sweet :)

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous T said...

Very pretty!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Alice said...

So sweet!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Tomoe Book Arts said...

I love your blog! I've never posted a comment before, but I just love these earrings. :) -Jenny

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Amaya said...

Oh these are Fantastic!!! I saw them in Brooklyn last weekend, and couldn't decide which ones I'd like... Now here they are!! I've never commented on This Is Glamorous before, but I can't help it with these earrings up for grabs... Count me in!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Emily said...

these earrings are absolutely adorable! i love how dainty they are, i feel like because they're so small having different letters would look so cool :)

and the shop is amazing! i would love to own any of the jewelry off of there! i ESPECIALLY love the keyhole necklace its gorgggg

<3

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Sam said...

Love these. How sweet are they.

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous seema said...

how sweet! i love them. count me in!

seemashahnelson at gmail

March 23, 2009  
Blogger diamondsinchampagne said...

What a lovely idea. I have always liked the idea of different earrings on each ear, but it's always been so gawdy.
These are simple and oh so cute!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Tiffany said...

These are so lovely!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Tiffany said...

These are so lovely!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Pattie Cordova said...

so cool! I like how the letters are different. I read on her site though that she was featured on Daily Candy... don't remember reading about it. Maybe it was city-specific?

March 23, 2009  
Blogger layersofmeaning said...

how lovely!
so delicate!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger magpiesandmagnolias said...

So tiny and lovely!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Jenn said...

These are great. I would choose my grandmothers initials I.K.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger caroline duke said...

i take it as a sign that my initials were used in your photo.

so, count me in.

i also really love catbird's crown necklace. so sweet.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Alyssa Mae said...

such cute stuff! i would choose A and K... for me and my boy =)



missladyluck@earthlink.net

March 23, 2009  
Blogger lauren said...

wow, these are really quite lovely. and what a great store and blog on top of that! i can't believe how small they are. so perfect.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Katy said...

So adorable and subtle! I love lettering, but initial-themed things are usually so very in-your-face about it, ha.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Katie said...

Those earrings are charming! I'd love a pair.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger eva said...

cute cute, keep up the contests!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Brigadeiro said...

Oh, how absolutely adorable!
xx

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Annady said...

Oh! They're delightful! The rest of the shop is full of treasures too.

Thanks for the giveaway.

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

These are fabulous! What a great give-away! :)

damiarain @ yahoo.com

March 23, 2009  
Blogger kchrysanthemum said...

adorable.

i would loove a pair :]

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Elisabeth said...

i'm surprised by how these tiny alphabet studs have charmed me. i love words, thus i love letters, but in jewellry. to me, it is novel & entirely whimsical! ahhh, count me in.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Morgan said...

Oh I love LOVE these! what a great idea!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

those are GORGEOUS!!!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Libby said...

I am obviously the thousandth person to say "cute"...but really...cute. I am surprised I haven't seen this idea before now.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Libby said...

yes...I am going to say it too...so cute! I'm in!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger HR said...

Cute! I want the Pirate love ring too :)

March 23, 2009  
Blogger hele said...

i would love love love
to win win win!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Jenny & Amaya – so happy you’re de-lurking :)

Pattie Cordova – here’s the link to the Daily Candy mention:

http://www.dailycandy.com/new_york/article/40416/Choir+of+Angels

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Kate said...

More whimsy! So elegant yet fun! Love them!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Hannah said...

I want them!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Heather said...

I love these!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Daniella said...

Oooo! I love that they're cute little serif characters! Count me in please!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger d & k Buckmaster said...

precious! I would love to wear a k and a b.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger la la Lovely said...

These are so fun, pretty and stylish! Love them!

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Michaela said...

Have to have these. Dainty and oh-so-sweet. I'd pick M for my initial and J for my beau's.

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Sidney Ann said...

These are so great! How clever. <3

March 23, 2009  
Blogger ink and post said...

Oh! those are so cute and tiny! Count me in :)

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Alison said...

oh how cute! what a lovely giveaway, and shop!!
i think i would have to just get aa, though that might give the wrong impression hehe ;)

March 23, 2009  
Blogger Erin said...

Oh, how sweet, I love them!

March 23, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fingers crossed!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Amber said...

These could be so fun.
n o
x o
i c
Or little inside jokes. But my favorite idea would be if a mom had 2 children, have their initials instead of a mothers ring (which I have never liked.
Cute. Okay, I said it.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Chin Thing said...

absolutely sublime. ^_^

March 24, 2009  
Blogger brainsurgerygirl said...

I WANT!!! so cute and dainty

March 24, 2009  
Blogger K @ Blog Goggles said...

These are so beautiful and delicate! I would love to have them, and would probably wear them every day.

I love "for you font geeks out there, this is 14pt Baskerville Bold." I am such a font geek!

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fingers crossed and toes crossed! ^_^

spongebobkaypants@hotmail.com

March 24, 2009  
Blogger thunderchi said...

beautiful!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Alison said...

They're so pretty!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Theresa und Eva-Maria said...

Indeed, I would love to have them!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Helen said...

oh my goodness, they're amazing!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Lynne said...

Oh wow. I looked at the photo and thought how pretty they were - and then I realised it was a giveaway! I'd love to win. I love how tiny they are - and I love the tiny bell necklace on the website too.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger jjjjj said...

so dainty + cute. love them. well, i just love letters in general, i'm easy to please.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Christine said...

Please pick me....these are sweet!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Tiffany said...

better late than never?! too cute!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger missk said...

Oooh, i just love these, so delicate and cute..please, please, please!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Cortnee said...

Those are lovely!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Caroline @ Absolutely Unique said...

Do I still have time? I absolutely LOVE them! Too cute!
xx

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Curiosity Killed the Cat said...

i ADORE these! they are so delicate and classy. a little M for my right earlobe and a little D for the left . . . perfect.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Laura said...

I was just admiring these earrings at catbird the week before last! so cute!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger bootleg said...

so sweet! xo

March 24, 2009  
Blogger CynthiaJay said...

An "x" and an "o" for hugs & kisses, an "r" and an "s" for a favorite baseball team, initials of your favorite author or artist, initials of your mother or beloved relative... so many lovely possibilities for these!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Zoë said...

Another great blog to add to my reader! And another item on my wishlist ;-)

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Anne said...

These are adorable! Love them! The catbird blog is great too.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Sarah Arkanoff said...

These are so sweet and delicate. It would be so cute to wear my husband’s initials! ♥

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Nikole Bordato said...

Nothing lovelier that typography in the morning :)

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Mango Gal said...

These are so lovely! I'm in!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger D said...

i love these! they're absolutely perfect!

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous lindsey said...

gorgeous
love their stag necklace too

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Carole Hsi Lin said...

i love them! i used to have a necklace with a small letter on it a long long time ago. so nice to see the past revisited!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger A Day That Is Dessert said...

These are so pretty and delicate - I would love to win! Thanks for the great giveaway.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Julia said...

So simple. So delightful!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Anairam said...

Alphabets - one of my longstanding obsessions! I simply have to enter this giveaway!

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Those are adorable! I love the name of the shop too. :)

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Dana said...

Oh they're lovely!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Fanny said...

so cute!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Pamela said...

This is the first give away post I have made but have been eyeing them every Monday. These earrings look so delicate and fun. I love the d c....my fiancé's initials!
I saw those two letters and felt it was meant to be!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger steph said...

I want me some lowercase love! I really like how you can buy these individually too, perfect for mixing and matching.

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, i love these - fingers crossed!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger sarah calder said...

wow, those are beautiful! i would wear them everyday!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger krista said...

i love personalized jewellery, it's fun to tell a story with what you wear :)

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous shar said...

s and k for my husband and myself.they are too cute!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger chloe said...

adores! c & c please :)

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Erin said...

really darling! love them...

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Okay, even though I just won a pair of earrings from you (so generous you are!) I STILL want these ones too.

And can I tell you how much thinking about Catbird makes me miss my old hood? Sigh..there's nothing like springtime in New York to get the shopping juices flowing...

March 24, 2009  
Blogger a bit of glamor said...

I adore these earrings. I think they would be a perfect substitute for my pearls when they are tired.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Bluestripe55 said...

i love the small size! How cute.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger natasha said...

how delicious - alphabet soup! Yes please!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Keyse said...

these could be my summer staple earrings, so charming!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Ksenia said...

I've seen them on DC but in my book, it's more tempting, when I see them picked up by you -thanks for sharing:)!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Apartment 20H said...

Love these! Hope I win!
http://apt20h.blogspot.com/

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I tried to leave you a comment before but I don't know if it worked! I just wanted to say thank you for your site. It helped me with a lot of ideas when my mother re-did our house.
Also those earrings are very cute
Bacio,
Daniela

March 24, 2009  
Blogger annechovie said...

I love the delicacy of these - perfect!

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

count me in please!

plur268 at yahoo dot com

March 24, 2009  
Blogger enna. said...

Oh, these are lovely. Love the typeface.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger dv said...

so delicate and beautiful.
the type's serifs make them a little more tactile - almost vintage.

March 24, 2009  
Anonymous kathemc(at)gmail(dot)com said...

love these! would want a K and an E, and would prefer silver.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Lauren said...

I would love these! So delicate and thoughtful.

March 24, 2009  
Blogger Nikki said...

So gorgeous. Quirky and sophisticated--odd match but so fun. I'm rooting for an n l!

March 24, 2009  
Blogger chance and happenstance said...

these are so chic; love them! <3

March 25, 2009  
Blogger mommara said...

How sweet I could do a "b" for my husband and a "j" for my son. I love this idea! How exciting.

March 25, 2009  
Anonymous heather said...

adorable

March 25, 2009  
Anonymous Chris said...

adorable!!! I love that these make a quiet statement. Absolutely precious.

clrocker@hotmail.com

March 25, 2009  
Blogger mary said...

I love the earrings - and thank you so much for introducing catbird - I'm going to NYC in two weeks and hope to visit in person!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger malhgold said...

These are wonderful! I'd love to give them to my daughter as her first pair of earrings after she gets her ears pierced.

Leslie

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Marion said...

This is such a great idea !!!
I definitely go for m and b...

March 25, 2009  
Blogger me melodia said...

Catbird is one of my favorite little treasure spots.
These earrings are so precious and classic.
If I won I think i'd choose an F&G!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger kitty said...

Oh, those are so cute!!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger alittlehoney said...

ooooh i want!!! love love love.

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Rorosto said...

These are so gorgeous. Sweet stuff. I'd love to win!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger jillian said...

Oh how I love these! I heart tiny earrings and these just sing!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Josie said...

I got married recently and so need my new monogram. . .

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Lucky Designs said...

My mom would love these!

March 25, 2009  
Anonymous biancaR said...

These are adorable! I have to have these!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger The Goods Design said...

These are so cute - I like them so much - this is the first giveaway I've ever entered!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger J. said...

I am a letter lover and would die for such adorable studs! :)

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Miz.November said...

I have admired these beauties before. Keeping my fingers crossed!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Melissa said...

So sweet. I love little earrings.

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Holly said...

so delicate and sweet!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Madeline said...

oh la la. i love delicate earrings! please please please!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Christine said...

elegant in its tininess but still casual.
love these earringssss

March 25, 2009  
Blogger LPC said...

So High WASP. Initials. Or just random letters. Either way. I would love these. FWIW, this is the first giveaway I have ever entered. *trumpets sound*

March 25, 2009  
Anonymous Rachel said...

perfection :)

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Banaghaisge said...

So very cute - I think they should come Down Under!
Hugs,
Jas in Australia
xxx

March 25, 2009  
Blogger paleseptember said...

ou la la! thanks for this lovely giveaway.

caitlinhyla (AT) gmail dot com

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Kelly said...

cayuttte!

belle2690@aol.com

March 25, 2009  
Blogger mandyface said...

Spell-binding!
Get it?
I love them.
Mandy

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Ashley Brooke Designs said...

Oh I just looooove these. So dainty and lovely please sign me up!

my e-mail is

a.b.designs@hotmail.com

Thank you!!!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger Erin said...

these are great!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger susi said...

subtle and cute, i like the font!

March 25, 2009  
Blogger BRE said...

love them! i want that exact initials!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Marina said...

How whimsical!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Shannon said...

These are so beautiful!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger e.m. said...

wish i had these in e.m.

March 26, 2009  
Blogger elishalong said...

I 've never seen earrings like these, how cool!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger i.d. said...

Gorgeous! I love your giveaways.

March 26, 2009  
Blogger alis said...

I have been obsessed by letters lately, I bought a handmade wooden stamp of my initial and would love to wear these earrings...

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Kat C. said...

Sooo...apart from the cute earrings, i am really digging the Pistol Ring by Digby and Iona =)

katch05 at gmail dot com

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous biancaR said...

forgot to leave my email address..in case I got lucky...

bianca.roberson83@yahoo.com

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Teresa said...

I've never seen alphabet earrings, but I love, love, love these! Enter me, por favor!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger regina said...

These earrings are adorable! I would love to win! : )

March 26, 2009  
Blogger G said...

Time to take a little trip to catbird...I hope to be in the catbird seat with these earrings...

-G. Leigh

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Daniela (Danihum) said...

Oh gosh! I commented and didn't leave my email address!

This is 'danihum'...(I wrote a comment before as well)

Danielanahar@hotmail.com

Sorry! Thank you :)

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous C. Chang said...

Super cute! Great giveaway!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger AnnaVallance said...

Love those earrings.

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Kim said...

These are so sweet.

March 26, 2009  
Blogger knielsen said...

There is literally nothing better than those earrings.

March 26, 2009  
Blogger The Beauty File said...

These are so pretty! Love them!

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous wide open spaces said...

me! me! me!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Jessica said...

These are adorable!

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous chako said...

I love these earrings - they are so simple and chic!

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Jennifer said...

I can't wait to visit Catbird when I'm in Brooklyn in April! Love these earrings!

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Marie Park said...

omgggg they are so beautiful!!
please i want them so badddd

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Emie said...

These are so precious! I'm stoked to check out their site! :)

March 26, 2009  
Blogger Amanda said...

love these!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger rachael said...

so cute. love the dainty little letters!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Danihum – Daniela – thank you so much for such a lovely, thoughtful comment :)

Zoe – fantastic – thanks!

Ksenia – what a sweet thing to say – thank you!

malhgold – such a lovely idea :)

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Cherrie said...

Just darling! And a great gift idea too -- always in need of those!

cbok74@yahoo.com

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh my! they are absolutly divine! I think im in love :)

March 26, 2009  
Anonymous Nikki said...

I want these!

March 26, 2009  
Blogger so alaurable said...

These are so sweet! I'm thinking long and hard right now about what 2 letters I'd pick. Lovvvve them!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger ~ C said...

This is so lovely. I would love to have a chance to get them!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger Rachel ann's said...

very cute!
i really love all their jewelry! simple, delicate and so pretty!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger Jane Flanagan said...

Oh, I'm completely smitten with these. Will definitely end up buying if I don't win!!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger healthily sanguine said...

Wow, the letters on their site are my sister's initials! - sylvia.smith@gmail.com

March 27, 2009  
Blogger esther lee said...

Adorable AND Classy.

Love them!

March 27, 2009  
Anonymous Cristie said...

Precious!

cristie@nestchildren.com

March 27, 2009  
Blogger gemma said...

So simple and so beautiful!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger kate said...

adorable!! :)

March 27, 2009  
Blogger Katie said...

I left a comment way up on this list but I had a mental lapse and didn't leave my email address.

kathryn . e . dean @ gmail . com

Thanks!

March 27, 2009  
Blogger sunchicka said...

The key necklace is a wonderful piece. I love fun pieces.

March 27, 2009  
Blogger Laura said...

i know exactly which letters i'd choose: the initials to the city i can't wait to move to in august!

March 28, 2009  
Blogger Vanessa said...

Thanks for the introduction to a great site!

March 28, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the earrings are so delicately beautiful!

March 28, 2009  
Blogger Ms Unreliable said...

Good lordie these little guys are adorable!

March 28, 2009  
Anonymous ann said...

adorable

March 28, 2009  
Blogger Bethany said...

Such little lovelies. Are they not?

March 29, 2009  
Blogger Emily McAdams said...

Oh man, I would love a pair of these!

March 29, 2009  
Blogger Sarah said...

Those are too cute!

March 29, 2009  
Anonymous Lauren said...

Wow- these would be the perfect everyday earrings...

sziesmer at wowway.com

March 29, 2009  
Blogger La Marquise des anges said...

they are so cute & so delicate. waht a great idea :)

March 29, 2009  
Blogger giulia said...

A simple, elegant idea beautifully executed. Worth the dial-up time (!) to visit...lovely.

March 29, 2009  
Blogger Shel said...

I adore these, I'd love my initials "m h"

shel704 at aol dot com

March 29, 2009  
Blogger PRT said...

They're beautiful!

March 29, 2009  
Blogger lauren said...

These are SO, SO adorable!! Great find :)

March 29, 2009  

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