Thursday, December 17, 2009

Foret - Emporium of the Unique

This morning we're visiting Foret! This artisan's shop is jammed full of fabulous handcrafted gemstone jewelry. You'll find a great variety of styles and stones here ... Elizabeth designs with the finest gem beads, looking for the best natural color and patterns to give her jewelry that unique quality that is so hard to find. Click into her Earrings section, and you'll find a fantastic selection - all one of a kind styles that you'll simply love. This designer has a great sense of balance; and it shows in her handmade jewelry creations. If you prefer handcrafted necklaces, you will not be disappointed! These are gorgeous, and so versatile ... wear them to the office or a party; they'll get plenty of compliments. The featured gemstone brecelet is one pretty example of what this jewelry artist does. You'll love her style! So visit Foret and treat yourself - or someone you love - to beautiful gemstone jewelry!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

MarcieJaneDesigns -
Handmade Silver and Gemstone Jewelry

MarcieJaneDesigns has a lot to offer! If you love silver jewelry but don't want the same tired, mass produced jewelry sold everywhere else, visit her shop and you'll be pleasantly surprised! This designer offers top quality handmade silver jewelry that is fresh, unique and very affordable. Marcie Jane designs her pieces with colorful gemstone beads, sterling silver wire and chain, freshwater pearls and art glass beads. This jewelry is made to wear, and you'll love showing it off to your friends. Take a look at her one of a kind handcrafted earrings. There are dozens to choose from, and every pair is fabulous! In the Necklaces section you'll find oxidized silver pieces, chain necklaces with pearl stations, pendant necklaces with hand hammered components and so much more. One of my favorites is The Oyster and the Pearl. This gorgeous design is an instant classic that would be a great addition to your jewelry wardrobe. The featured item can be found in the Leather Necklaces section. This pretty necklace features a stamped silver heart accented with beautiful rondelles, and is perfect for casual everyday wear! Stop into MarcieJaneDesigns today. You'll want to bookmark this wonderful shop - and visit often!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Fuchsiabloomstudio -
Unique Artisan Jewelry With a Twist!

Fuchsiabloomstudio is a beautiful shop! This handmade jewelry designer makes her pretty earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more with first quality beads, pearls and wire. You'll fing many styles and designs in this shop, including wire-wrapped earrings, colorful, sparkling crystal and pearl bracelets and much more! There are over 90 pair of earrings to choose from - made with everything from gemstone to natural wood beads. The prices here are very reasonable, and you'll love the holiday special - spend more than $50.00, get a 10% discount. AND - shipping is free - worldwide! The special runs through December 31. So get over to Fuchsiabloomstudio today and get that last minute shopping done!

Monday, December 14, 2009

TheBeadGirl - StudioJewel - Handcrafted,
Unique, Modern Metal Jewelry

One look and you know this is a special shop. StudioJewel offers handmade sterling silver jewelry that is customized for you! Many of these beautiful pieces are hand stamped so you can have personalized jewelry. Some pieces can be stamped with a message of faith, like the Custom Sterling Silver Message Cuff Bracelet shown in the featured photo. Tag necklaces are popular with Moms and Grandmothers. A name disc is added to the necklace when a new child joins the family! You can have TheBeadGirl make a Tag Necklace in Sterling Silver, Hand Stamped and Personalized just for you! Maybe you're not a Mom. Don't feel left out if you're a single girl ... or guy - you can wear the TMI Necklace! This cute and trendy piece lets everyone know your marital status. Want it out there? This necklace tells the world you're available! StudioJewel offers great silver jewelry for everyone. From Hand Hammered Band Rings to pretty silver earrings, you'll find a wide array of beautiful designs. Visit StudioJewel by TheBeadGirl today and put this wonderful shop in your favorites!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

InTheRaw - Creative Supplies
For Artists and Jewelry Designers

InTheRaw has some basic supplies everyone who makes jewelry can use in their designs. You'll find pretty Swarovski Crystal set slider beads, sparkling amber colored glass bicone beads, and a couple of cool metal charms to choose from. If you like Big Raw Balls ... you'll find them here! These 20mm wood beads come in a natural wood finish you can paint or stain to any color you prefer. The item featured in the photo above - Rectangular Glass Beads-Multicolored mix - are very pretty and would make some fabulous jewelry. So stop in today and take a look at InTheRaw!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Art Made byTammy -
Unique Artisan Jewelry and More!

Jewelry IS art; and it has no defined borders or limitations. A true artist knows this and uses it to push their art in new directions, creating objects from raw material. Tammy has her vision when it comes to handcrafted jewelry; her artwork is visually beautiful but also very wearable! Browsing at ArtMadebyTammy could take hours. This fabulous artisan has jammed her shop full with over 200 of her creations, and you don't want to miss a thing! The pieces are unique but quite fashionable, full of color and sparkle. Some have a vintage feel, with antique finish brass and copper component parts. Others are made with gorgeous sparkling art glass. This artist likes to alter existing pieces and make them her own. Tammy adds gorgeous color to sterling silver pendants and earrings with enamel paint and a protective finish, creating what is essentially a brand new piece. Check out her Precious Metal Art Lagoon Poppy Flower Sterling Silver Necklace for a great example. Be sure to check out her Mini ArtPaintings where you'll see her extraordinary talent on display. The featured necklace in the photo above - the Pink Butterfly Lounging on a Flower necklace can be found in this section with her other pretty hand painted art jewelry pieces. ArtMadeByTammy has very reasonable prices. There are many items on sale for less than $10.00, and lots more under $20.00 so this shop is a great place to find those handcrafted stocking stuffers. Visit ArtMadebyTammy today and save it to your favorites!

Friday, December 11, 2009

DivineDesignbyForet -
Metaphysical Mercantile

This morning we've wandered into DivineDesignbyForet - a VERY interesting and unique shop! This Etsy store features metaphysical art, jewelry and supplies. Healing crystals are a major focus in this shop, and the owner does a fabulous job explaining the properties of each piece on display. People have attributed natural powers to crystals and stones for thousands of years, and for those who feel a natural connection to the earth these beautiful rough gems are objects that hold very special significance and meaning. There are also awesome fossils like the fabulous Opalized Ammonite shown in the photo above! This artisan also features her line of ELEMENTALZ in this shop - miniature sculptures that may be worn as jewelry or can be enjoyed for their stand alone beauty. Wire-wrapped stones and crystals are combined to form figures; the artist explains what went into each of these creations and what makes them unique - and so special! Something new at DivineDesignbyForet are her Milagros, or Miracles - small charms used to pray for healing. There are tiny figures of praying people and - well, body parts - arms, legs ... even eyes. In the Astrology section, you'll find Astrological charts customized just for you! Provide your time, date and place of birth and Elizabeth will prepare your unique astrological chart! There are other charts available that address specific events - for instance there is one available for birthdays that would make a nice gift. Visit DivineDesignbyForet today and add it to your favorites! This is a very cool and different shop - and you'll want to come back often!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

JemsbyJBandCompany - Semi Precious
Gemstone and Sterling Silver Jewelry

Every shop is unique. That's the great thing about Etsy; because everything is handmade, each shop has something truly special to offer. JemsbyJBandCompany offers one of a kind handmade jewelry, and these artisans do it right! The beautiful earrings, pretty necklaces and fabulous bracelets are colorful and made with a nice mix of components - top quality sterling silver, gemstone and glass beads. Click into the handmade earrings category and you'll see many different styles, many featuring colored gemstones - citrine, rhyolite, coral and more. There are pearl earrings and earrings made with lovely art glass! The beautiful earrings pictured above are a great example of what you'll find - the Smoky Topaz and Botswana Agate Drop Earrings can be worn with or without the colorful agate cubes, so its like getting two pair of earrings in one! That's not all ... while you're browsing be sure to visit the Necklaces and Bracelets. The prices are more than reasonable, and you'll love the fantastic quality and workmanship that goes into every piece made by JemsbyJBandCompany! Visit JemsbyJBandCompany today and save it to your favorites. You'll want to visit this wonderful shop again!

Saturday, December 5, 2009

MoonMystic -
Sterling Gemstone Wire Wrapped Jewelry

Do you love wire-wrapped jewelry? MoonMystic may be just what you've been looking for! This lovely shop features pretty pearls and gemstones, wrapped with sterling wire to create cool handmade jewelry. Browse through and you'll see earrings made with many gemstones - ruby, kyanite, amethyst and emerald beads accented with gorgeous freshwater pearls. The necklaces and pendants are very attractive, and also feature gemstones like prasiolite, coral and chalcedony! Some of these pretty pieces are made with oxidized sterling silver wire to add contrast, like the pretty oxidized coin pearl necklace in the featured photo shown above. When you visit, be sure to check out the Sale category! Visit and bookmark MoonMystic - our Jet of the Day!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

BeadsMe - Beautiful Jewelry
Handmade In Australia

Shopping for handmade jewelry at BeadsMe is fabulous! This artisan offers a line of pretty bracelets, necklaces and earrings anyone would love to call their own. These designs run from traditional to trendy, with lots of color from gemstone beads, art glass, pearls and crystal. There truly is something here to satisfy every woman on your shopping list! Browse through this shop and you'll find a great variety. The Necklaces category has over six dozen gorgeous pieces to choose from. These pieces range from short to long styles, and are made in very diverse ways. There are wire wrapped link necklaces, designs incorporating chain and beads, and pretty gem bead necklaces made in the traditional way with beading cord. Maybe you collect bracelets ... if so, you could spend hours in this shop. Gemstones like labradorite, garnet and jade, lampwork beads, freshwater pearls and Swarovski crystal all add their sparkle to these lovely designs. The earrings section is amazing. There are over a hundred styles here, and they're all beautiful. There are so many different designs you'll find it hard to choose! These make great holiday gifts, and the prices are just right - earrings start at $6.00, with most styles under $20.00 so they are very affordable. Take a look at the featured necklace in the photo above, and you can see the quality of this jewelry designer's work. At only $35.00, the Midnight Whisper Necklace is an astounding value! BeadsMe ships worldwide at very reasonable rates. So take a look at her store and save it to your favorites - you'll want to visit this wonderful shop again!