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Handcrafted Originals

Custom Designed Original Accessories by Marival Designs

 

Winter in Canada - a time of year that showcases our beautiful winter colours from coast to coast!

Days are short and cold and the sun's rays often find themselves behind laden clouds that bring white snowflakes onto a landscape that has fallen asleep for the next few months. The Canadian winter is here.....

However a wide variety of vibrant colours still dot the countryside and the times the sun does peak out there are glorious versions of golds, browns and evergreens.

Squirrels and chipmunks have harvested seeds, nuts and ripe red berries for the long winter ahead. Many have built strong warm nests for blustery sleet and winds! Small birds like chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, and junkos line up at local birdfeeders or take cover in emerald green fir branches.

The Canadian winter - an amazing time of year!

Just like nature, handmade accessories can come in the most amazing combination of colours and materials.

Discover our Marival Designs' Stones & Yarn Collection ... inspired by the land, water and sky elements found in this beautiful part of the world - the Grand River valley in southwestern Ontario.

The Collection appeals to those who enjoy the many delights of nature. Using special looped yarns made from super soft and plush polyester or wool blends, you will discover scarves and hats to keep you warm and cozy. Jewellery is made from metals such as silver and copper and natural stones such as pearls and gemstones, some which are common to the area.

Why do people love Marival Designs?

It's simple....Marival Designs is

HAND CRAFTED – stylish and affordable
ORIGINAL designs – unique and high quality

Marival Designs' Stones & Yarn Collection is available at the annual juried handmade artisan show and sale Christmas in Paris, held in November in Paris ON. 

Save the date for the 2021 show - November 5, 6 and 7, 2021 at the Paris Fairgrounds, Paris, ON. It's the 30th anniversary of Christmas in Paris in 2021 - see you there!

Collection Gallery

Check out some samples.... by browsing below.

Many of these pieces are one of a kind and may have sold at shows. However if you notice a style online that you like, please email me and, if the piece is sold, I would be delighted to work with you to custom make your own personal piece.

Or, if you have a design in mind that is your own, please contact me and we can work together to create a special artisan piece.

Many designs have found homes all over the world - Australia, India, Scotland, Hungary, China, and many locations in the US and Canada.

I provide safe, secure purchases via email using PayPal, or e-transfer. If you live nearby in Southern Ontario, I'd love to meet you! In that case, personal cheque or cash is also acceptable.

Thank you!

Stones & Yarn Collection

This image gallery represents examples of custom designs. If you are interested in any pieces, please let me know. All pricing in Canadian dollars (CAD). We are always adding more for every season - so come back often...

Shakespeare Charms Collection at the Festival Theatre in Stratford ON

The Shakespeare Charms Collection is no longer available at the Festival Theatre stores. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Collection is now retired and will not be produced by Marival Designs in the future. Thank you to all who purchased and supported the Shakespeare Charms Collection over the last 10 years.

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Valerie L. Wilson

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