Unique handmade jewellery is a girl’s best friend.
If you want to give a special gift to that special woman in your life, Wife, girlfriend, Mother, Sister or friend then you cannot go wrong with a piece of handmade jewellery and this does not have to be an expensive pieces of handcrafted from precious metals and precious stones.
There is a stunning range of jewellery on the market from mass-produced pieces in all the high street stores and even some supermarkets that can offer many fashion pieces and there are many independent jewellery makers that are offering a large range of unique and unusual handmade jewellery designs and you will find these independent designers trading at craft fairs and art shows and the on the internet.
Traditionally jewellery has always been very expensive and limited to one design crafted from gold and silver and precious and semi-precious stones and these were too expensive for everyone to buy and the pieces that people owned had usually been passed down in the family from Mother to daughter and they were only worn on special occasions.
This is not so today as the shops are full of lovely pieces of fashion jewellery and contemporary designer pieces and these large and diverse collections can offer bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings, pendants and jewellery sets and if you are looking for something that is a unique and original then you are able to find many pieces of individually crafted handmade jewellery made from an eclectic mix of materials. Traditional pieces and designs made from gold and precious gemstones will always be around but they have had to step aside for modern fashion pieces.
Fashion jewellery used to have a bad name as these pieces were often poorly made and would soon break but that is not the case today where the need for these designs are on the increase. Jewellery was only usually received as gifts where today they are on a girls shopping list and she will buy her own jewellery pieces but this does not mean that she will not appreciate a piece of handmade jewellery as a gift.
If you are looking for a piece as a gift find what sort of jewellery the recipient would like as there are many styles that are on the market and these can range from traditional styles or something that are a fun and funky and you will find designs that are handmade from precious metals and precious gemstones to pieces created from wood, glass, semi-precious stones, plastic, resin, copper, brass and many other materials.
You will not only have to choose the design and the material but what is her favourite pieces of jewellery is it a pair of long chandelier earrings that have been handmade from shiny crystals, a cuff bracelet made from copper, a long beaded necklace created from bright and bold glass beads or a traditional jewellery set made from freshwater pearls.
What is here favourite colour? If it is blue you will find handmade jewellery designs made from the semi-precious stones Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Amazonite. If green is her colour of choice then look for semi-precious stones like Jade, Aventurine and Agate. If her favourite piece is a jewellery set then you cannot go wrong with the creamy colour of natural pearl. Earrings are found in every colour and made from many materials like glass beads, crystals, semi-precious stones.
When you have decided the piece that you would like to buy for the girl in your life and the colour, the material and the type then you can start your search and I am sure she will be delighted with her gift of handmade jewellery
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Project an air of mystery and allure with this captivating glass heart pendant. The gemstone-hued glass heart is held in an ornate sterling silver setting, with vine-like filigree design of the silver backing visible through the glass. Tendrils of rope-textured silver and dark marcasite stones wrap the heart in front and continue along the ornate bail. This intriguing pendant is perfectly complemented by a thick and brightly polished Singapore twist chain.
Sterling Silver Marcasite and Gemstone Colored Glass Heart Pendant Necklace, 18″
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