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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Beautiful Beaded Jewelry by GrandmaMarilyns!

Today I'm writing about my fellow Jet Team member and friend, Marilyn - jewelry maker and owner of GrandmaMarilyns, a great Etsy shop where this artisan offers her fabulous creations to jewelry lovers worldwide!

You'll find there are several types of handcrafted beaded jewelry available for purchase at GrandmaMarilyns ... this jewelry is made with a wide assortment of beads, so there is jewelry in several very reasonable price ranges.
The top shelf items are handwoven bead bracelets like the beautiful Stained Glass Cuff pictured at left. This is an original 2 Drop Peyote pattern designed by this jewelry artisan! This fabulous cuff bracelet was made with top quality glass Japanese Delica beads. It could be yours - for only $53.00!


Here's another beautifully woven bead bracelet. This one is the Rootbeer and Amber Diamonds and Triangles Cuff, and it is truly an amazing piece of art - a lot of labor and more than 2500 glass seed beads went into this piece. You could be wearing this one of a kind bracelet for $70.00!



The next bracelet I'm showcasing is the Pin Stripes and Flowers Bracelet. The base of this hand woven bracelet is a black and white pinstripe pattern, and the colorful flowers are hand beaded onto the pinstriped bracelet. This piece is also made with Japanese Delica beads, and it has a large size beaded button clasp. This is a fabulous hand beaded, one of a kind piece made for a smaller size wrist. It could be on its way to you for the bargain price of $48.00!

Some of Marilyn's bracelets are made with seed beads and Swarovski crystal. These bracelets have that extra sparkle, and they're great for a dressy occasion. This fabulous Caribbean Blue Woven Bracelet is a beautiful example of a bracelet made with this weaving technique. The blue colors are vibrant, and are accented with crystal Matsuno Japanese seed beads. It has a lobster clasp, and you could be wearing it for just $50.00!

There is so much more to see at GrandmaMarilyns! The handcrafted bracelets I showcased above are just part of the picture. You'll find Handmade Earrings like the pretty Gold Round Lace Earrings, made with Matsuno Metallic Light Gold seed beads. You might prefer the edgy Ruby and Black Wave Swarovski Earrings, with 4mm Ruby Swarovski crystals and Metallic Dark Black Gunmetal Japanese seed beads, or the glittering Copper Luster Earrings.

There are fabulous handcrafted necklaces - the Ruby and Black Wave Necklace with Gothic Pendant is amazing; the Green Cube Necklace is a stunning piece; and the Snowflake Obsidian Necklace is a one of a kind beauty!

You'll also see pretty handmade pendants and handcrafted rings. So stop by GrandmaMarilyn's today! You'll love her designs and the quality of this wonderful jewelry. If you want to follow her to see what's new, you can find her here:

http://blog.grandma-marilyns.com/, Artfire, GrandmaMarilynsToo, AngeliquesCreations, Facebook - Business page, iCraft, Flickr, ShopHandmade, Stylehive, Twitter and her Handcrafted Gifts website.




Robert Edwards is a proud member of the Jewelry on Etsy Team - JET. He is a jewelry designer and metalsmith in New York City with over 30 years experience in the jewelry trade, specializing in silver jewelry. This article may be reproduced as long as it contains this author's statement and all links remain intact. ©2010 Robert Edwards

6 comments:

capitalcitycrafts said...

I am amazed by the work in the beautiful beaded handmade jewelry in this shop. I wish I had the patience and I'm so glad to know Marilyn's great talent!

GrandmaMarilyns said...

Lovely writeup. Thank you, Bob

SendingLoveGallery said...

wonderful post on Mariyn's beautiful jewelry!

Made By Tammy said...

Wonderful feature. Amazing jewelry!

Silver Canyons said...

truly amazing designs and I think this is a fantastic feature!

jemsbyjb said...

What a colorful shop. Great beaded designs too.