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A winner & a brand new contest!
Monday, August 1st, 2011

Today’s winner is named at the bottom of this post, but first, you have to see what I’m offering this week. You know I look far and wide to bring you fun things to compete for. Well, this time I’ve outdone myself!

Yeah, I’m hyping this up because what I found is the ugliest ring I’ve ever seen. This is one you’ll save for special occasions. Like Halloween. Or to give away to your least favorite relative. So, maybe I’m exaggerating just a little bit. The pictures don’t do it justice. I couldn’t get my little Canon to focus, so I’ll have to describe it to you.

The ring is a size 8, sterling silver, with a 21+-carat fire garnet, and several smaller garnets in the horns of the caribou/raindeer decorating the sides. I’m almost glad the pictures are too blurry for you to see. Imagine the winner’s suprise when she receives this gem!

What do you have to do to win the ring?
Post comments on my blog or my Facebook page. Every comment you make over the next two weeks will count as one entry.

The contest ends August 15th!

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The winner of the Skull-Stealing Fairy is…SK Whiteside! SK—send me an email with your snail mail address!

If you’re bummed you didn’t win, you can contact Christi at Christi’s Gifts & Consignment (870-230-1877) to order your own.

27 comments to “A winner & a brand new contest!”

  1. Sharon S
    · August 1st, 2011 at 5:36 am · Link

    WOW! That is one fugly ring! Hope I win it. LOL!!

  2. Betty Hamilton
    · August 1st, 2011 at 5:49 am · Link

    If I win…can I trade it for a signed book?? ;o)

  3. Virginia E
    · August 1st, 2011 at 6:36 am · Link

    It’s really tempting. My biggest problem is that a size 8 is much too small. With the animals on the sides, I’m not sure that it could be sized up enough to fit me. *sigh*

  4. Christi Anderson
    · August 1st, 2011 at 6:38 am · Link

    I so would wear this myself!

  5. tammy ramey
    · August 1st, 2011 at 9:00 am · Link

    i love any and all gemstone jewelery. i collect antique costume jewelery and gemstones and i would love to have this for my collection. the stone is amazing!

  6. Bridget Werbin
    · August 1st, 2011 at 9:55 am · Link

    I love Garnets!

  7. CrystalGB
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:10 am · Link

    What a cool prize. Garnets are awesome.

  8. Debbi D'Attomo
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:16 am · Link

    The ring’s not soooo bad πŸ™‚

  9. Delilah
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:22 am · Link

    Sharon! Thanks for naming the contest! The Fugly Ring Contest

    Betty, Betty, Betty… sigh… If you hate the ring, you can always give it to someone who deserves it. πŸ™‚

    Virginia! No problems there. The backside of the ring is smooth and reindeer-less, so it can be sized.

  10. Heather M.
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:25 am · Link

    I would rock this! Btw, Garnet is my birthstone πŸ˜€

  11. Delilah
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:26 am · Link

    Christi! In which case, I bow to you ma’am. You have more guts than I do!

    Tammy! All funning aside, there really is a lot of craftsmenship in that ring.

    Bridget! Well, here’s a ring for you, hon!

  12. Delilah
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:28 am · Link

    Crystal! Does that mean I can expect you to check back in from time to time? Remember, the more times you post, the better the probability that you will win!

    Debbi! Yeah, well, maybe…

    Heather! There you have it! Now you just have to beat out however many people enter to own it!

  13. Regina
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:41 am · Link

    If I didn’t like my Mom would! She collects odd antique looking rings that I’d never wear! Of course if she read your work she’d have to be defribulated! (sp) 😈 πŸ‘Ώ LOL

  14. Fedora
    · August 1st, 2011 at 10:42 am · Link

    ROFL! Delilah, what a sales person you are! πŸ˜‰ I haven’t been by in a while–gotta see what writing news I need to catch up on!

    Congrats, SK!

  15. Hollie
    · August 1st, 2011 at 11:05 am · Link

    I love this ring!!!

  16. Delilah
    · August 1st, 2011 at 12:52 pm · Link

    Regina! Just don’t tell her where it came from! πŸ™‚

    Fedora! Now, that’s not something I’ve ever been told before! LMAO

    Hollie! I’m glad you love it! Different strokes and all.

  17. Diane Sadler
    · August 1st, 2011 at 7:26 pm · Link

    Congratulations SK. πŸ˜€

  18. Diane Sallans
    · August 1st, 2011 at 7:53 pm · Link

    I’d have to find someplce very special to go when wearing that ring for the first time!

  19. Jen B.
    · August 1st, 2011 at 8:08 pm · Link

    I actually love the ring. I have a 9 year old daughter who would L-O-V-E it! The bigger, gaudier and eye catching the better! I must log in everyday to comment. I haven’t used Facebook in ages but I may have to try to comment daily! Can it be used with a Steampunk style costume? Or is it too ugly for that?

  20. Becky W
    · August 2nd, 2011 at 4:50 am · Link

    Sounds like a cool ring. Knowing myself I would wear it only if I could find an empty finger to wear it on.

    Congrats SK!

  21. Nicole Passante
    · August 2nd, 2011 at 8:49 am · Link

    I agree pretty fugly! 😈

  22. Ilona
    · August 2nd, 2011 at 12:38 pm · Link

    Wonderful looking stone – not sure I could wear a ring with Caribou on it though πŸ˜€

  23. Mary Preston
    · August 3rd, 2011 at 7:09 am · Link

    You could really do some damage with a ring like that. I think it would be a fun ring to wear.

  24. PhyllisC
    · August 4th, 2011 at 12:31 am · Link

    Wow! That is a big ring. I love silver and garnets. That’s probably the nicest thing to say. LOL Who knows when it might come in handy. It would be a challenge to find some occasion to wear it. πŸ˜€

  25. Sunnymay
    · August 5th, 2011 at 8:27 am · Link

    The ring looks like it would go well with someone who partakes of the spirits in vampires and fantasies. The silver really sets off the garnets making them sparkle with extra bling. Please see me waving my hand high for this contest and red is my color.

  26. Christina Freas
    · August 6th, 2011 at 10:48 am · Link

    OMG! What a fabo ring! It would look great with my Queen garb that I wear every year at halloween! Always looking to improve the look! The kids love it!

  27. Christi Anderson
    · August 13th, 2011 at 1:20 pm · Link

    Pick me Pick me. The crow in me wants this shiny ring!

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