Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jet of the Day: Designs by Cher

Gunmetal Puffed Heart and Pastel Flower Bouquet Necklace

16 g Antiqued Brass 'S' Clasp, Three Hand Forged Pieces
18g Oxidized Sterling Silver, Hand Forged Hook Clasp and Ring


Our Jet of the day today is the very talented Cher, of Designs by Cher, out of Houston, Texas. Cher is so finessed in working with wire that she decided to start her own line of handmade findings for her loyal jewelry designer following.


This is in addition to her handmade contemporary and vintage-feel jewelry.

Aquamarine Gemstone Cluster Earrings

Soft Blue Lucite Flower Earrings with Swarovski Crystal and Antiqued Brass
 I love the rustic metal paired with the  modern, minimalist design of these earrings.
Rustic Copper Disc Earrings with Patina and hand Forged Ear Wires

Lightweight, Layered Flower Earrings with  Mixed Metals of Gunmetal and Silver

You will also find a section filled with scrupulously chosen vintage or antique jewelry.

Vintage White Shell Fan Clip On Earrings
Cher works on many custom jewelry orders with her customers; a simple convo will start the process rolling.  She has an entire section dedicated to jewelry for the bride and wedding party. Each handmade bracelet, necklace, ring and pair of earrings is delicate and feminine and perfect for many occasions.

Cascading Lampwork, Crystal, and Pearl Earrings in Sterling Silver
"Something Blue" Robin's Egg Blue Sterling Silver Necklace
Did I mention her wire skills were incredible?

"Synergy" Pyrite, (Fool's Gold) and Hand Forged Wire Wrapped Copper Earrings
Abacus ring in Hand Forged Brass and Sterling Silver

"Shop Assistants" (Not for Sale) :)



Cher is a well rounded jewelry artist and Designs by Cher is jam-packed with jewelry for every need, desire, budget, and taste. Click on over and see for yourself!

Please find Cher on Facebook and Twitter, as well.





Thank you for reading,
Norah

15 comments :

Dawanna Young said...

I adore Cher's copper wire work. She works magic with it~ I love the copper and pyrite earrings. Just beautiful.

Bob J24-7 said...

There is just so much to see in Cher's shop ... visiting is an amazing experience. I have a lot of favorite things in her shop, but a great example of what Cher does best is this Ruby and Silver Anklet!

Tracy said...

Cher does amazing work! I love the elegance of the pieces in her shop and I love the feminine and natural elements to her work.

Beautiful!

Michele said...

Cher's shop is amazing, love browsing thru it, own one of her pieces and love it wearing it!!!

Cher said...

Awww thanks you guys... my JETS are the best!
And Norah, thank you for writing such an awesome article about my shop... you chose some of my favorite pieces to feature... and I love that Giz and Frankie (my assistants, yeah they're a BIG help [not!] lol) close it out ;)

Deb Jeffries said...

Cher's shop is so beautiful! Every piece is made with such high quality and precision. She uses the most lovely of spacers and the prettiest shapes of crystals and beads. Her hand made touch to wire and metal work makes her pieces one-of-a-kind!

SendingLoveGallery said...

lovely feminine jewelry and fabulous findings!

Beadsme said...

I am just loving Chers feminine creations, quietly drooling. Love the assistants!

Blanche said...

Love the fem with the touch of industrial the combo is so modern yet retro too, thanks for sharing!

Erika Price said...

Cher is an amazingly talented designer - and so versatile too! Her work is always gorgeous - feminine and elegant, and I just love her copper wire work and her handmade findings. And her Aquamarine Gemstone Cluster Earrings are just stunning!

Lisa @thebeadgirl said...

cher has the best shop. so many things to choose from, it's easy to get lost in there!

Made By Tammy said...

Cher is a Fantastic designer and artist! Her wire wrapping pieces are amazing. I'm a proud owner of one of her wire wrapped cluster Earrings. Stunning!

Dashery Jewelry said...

Gorgeous jewelry! Love her metal work and wire wrapping! And those assistants are so cute!

Patricia Lynne said...

Beautiful work! I love the ring and earrings.

cooljewelrydesign said...

Cher can run the gamut from romantic, Victorian, edgy and earthy...and THEN there's her handmade findings--amazing!! She is as colorful a person as her jewelry is wonderful.