As you can see, the 12th Night Sale is going strong! I just want to remind you that it ends soon and most of the items are One of a Kind. When they’re gone, they’re gone. We have a few days left, so you can still share them with your friends and family as a “subtle” hint.
I’d also like to remind you that the Procrastinator’s Ball is in two days, and the 12th Night Sale prices will apply. We’re going to be in the Ballroom at Spirit, in Lawrenceville, and there’s some amazing music lined up, along with a host of wonderful local artists. Just look for our “castle walls” – We shouldn’t be hard to spot!
See You Soon!
12th Night Celebrations. Source: Wikimedia Commons
Starting today, I’m having a special sale where I discount a different piece of jewelry every evening for 12 nights!
I will post the discounted items on the home page and in my Featured Items on the storefront here. I will also put posts on Instagram, which will automatically go to Facebook and Twitter, so however you like to follow me, keep your eyes peeled! Oh, and they will STAY discounted throughout the sale, so you’ll have plenty of time for the first item, but not so much the last.
“But Brandy,” you ask, “why am you calling it a 12th Night Sale? Isn’t it the 12 Days of Christmas? And why are you starting on the 8th?”
Well, here’s some history for you. In Medieval times,12th night was a special celebration for Epiphany, which falls 12 days after Christmas. In some places it was celebrated right on or before the holiday, but the Coucil of Tours in the 6th century officially extended it to include all 12 days after Christmas. That’s where we get the song we can’t remember the last half of. Here in America, we have our “Days of Christmas” before Christmas, but the old tradition still stands in parts of Europe today.
“Oh, that explains it,” you say, “But why start on the 8th and not the 12th?”
That one’s simple: Shipping. I know items ordered on the last days won’t make it to California or Alaska from here in Pittsburgh in time for the holiday, but if you live on the East Coast there’s a good chance they will. I also wanted to offer some items left from the Sweetwater Holiday mART (Thank you very much, by the way!) and I get them back tomorrow.
I also have a show in Lawrenceville coming up on the 19th, whcih you’ll hear more about later in the week. So, please share the sale pieces with your friends, and make me the busiest elf in Aethelmearc!