Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Handmade Gemstone and Art Glass Jewelry by SendingLoveGallery

This week I'm spotlighting another JET member shop, SendingLoveGallery! This jewelry designer makes pretty gemstone jewelry and art glass jewelry with a variety of metal components.

Phyllis of SendingLoveGallery is a very creative artisan! Her jewelry is colorful, fashionable and very reasonably priced. With a huge pallette of gemstone beads and art glass, her design possibilities are endless and it allows this designer to create the fantastic handmade jewelry you'll see in her shop.

The lovely blue amazonite bracelet on the left is an unusual one of a kind design! Made with sterling silver findings, it includes an extender chain making it adjustable up to 9 inches. This pretty soft blue bracelet is priced at only $32.00 - an unbelievable value!

If you like sparkling earrings with a
lot of movement, the Black Orchid Earrings
shown on the right could be your new favorite.
These chandelier style earrings are truly spectacular!
Made with sterling silver components and black Swarovski crystals, these earrings will draw attention wherever you wear them. They are just perfect for a special occasion! Earrings like these cost a bundle in boutiques, but you can have them for just $40.00!

A great piece for casual wear, the pretty necklace on the left is a real winner! The Turquoise Gemstone Hammered Oxidized Silver Necklace will go very well with jeans and a tee shirt, and so its great for summer wear. If you love turquoise, this necklace could easily become a favorite. The hand hammered, oxidized silver circle frames the rich blue turquoise stone very nicely and it goes well with the patterned silver cable chain it will arrive on. This piece is a fabulous deal at its low $26.00 price tag!

The fashionable earrings shown bottom right are
made with peridot and green tinted Freshwater pearl buttons, with a combination of vermeil and gold filled component parts. This fabulous pair of dangles are a beautiful color combination with a load of sparkle! The beautiful green color makes them a great pair of earrings for spring and summer wear, and the warm golden tones will compliment your summer tan with style. This luxurious looking pair of earrings is quite affordable at the very low price of $26.00.

Please visit SendingLoveGallery so you can give this shop a really good look. There are over 90 wonderful items offered here; this is just a small sample of the jewelry you'll find displayed in this shop. This is a great time of year to wear jewelry; the winter coat and cowl are gone and you're going to want new earrings to go with your new spring wardrobe. While you're there, be sure to bookmark SendingLoveGallery ... Mother's Day is May 9 - and this is a really great place to find an affordable gift Mom will love!

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A little about my JET Teammate DesignsbyCher!

This week I'm writing about my fellow JET Team member shop DesignsbyCher. Her handmade jewelry is simply amazing. Most of it is hand forged, made with only basic hand tools - mostly a hammer! Cher is an old style artist working and living in Texas. She's got a great sense of humor and a true talent and love for making jewelry.

Working in copper and silver, Cher even makes her own clasps and earwires! The jewelry is beautiful, with a genuine vintage feel.

I really like this pretty copper bow necklace. The bow was completely handmade with copper wire, and its a nice size!

This is true artisan jewelry. It is unique; if you wear it, you can be sure no one else has one exactly like it!

Cher makes a varied range of pieces. Lots of necklaces and pendants; a nice collection of bracelets and anklets; and she offers a good selection of earrings and earcuffs.

If you make jewelry, visit Cher's handmade findings section, where you'll find connectors, clasps and ear wires in several styles and metals! Take a look at these beautiful handmade components:

Cher also has a web site at http://www.freewebs.com/lebaronesscher and an e-CraterStore where you can also buy her handcrafted jewelry. Visit DesignsbyCher Today!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

I'm still here ...and its SPRING again!

Yeah ... its been a while. But now I have a reason to blog here every week! I began doing a promotional blitz ith my JET friends over at Etsy, and so now I'm going to spotlight a fellow JET member once a week. So this will become an active place. I kinda lost it after we gave up the street fairs, but now I feel its time to get active. So here goes ...

This week I'm featuring my friends Judy and Bill at JemsbyJB&Company! This team makes really gorgeous gemstone jewelry. They use great quality beads and lots of sterling silver in their unique pieces, and they keep prices at a very reasonable level. They love doing custom orders, so if you see something you like but want it in your size or a different stone contact them!

Their bracelets are a great spring fashion accessory. You'll find many choices, all unique. I love their multicolored, very eclectic Simply Southwest bracelet, and there are many more!

Be sure to check out the earrings gallery while you're there. What a great variety!

I think any dress looks better with the right necklace, and their shop is a great place to find one!

They have nice solitaire pendants also ... so pay them a visit!

If you MAKE jewelry, check out their jewelry supply shop ...

Keep up with their Etsy activities by checking out their blog once in a while!

I'll be back ... with another feature next Thursday! Until then ...