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The iridescent beauty of aqua beaded lampwork beads

I created these stunning aqua beaded lampwork earrings to showcase the iridescent beauty of the blue glass beads. I chose beads in different sizes, all in the same aquamarine color. Some of the beads are shaped like flowers and others are round or diamond-shaped. I created a petal-like effect by hanging several smaller, different-shaped beads […]

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Jewelry inspired by both books and nature

As a jewelry designer, I often am inspired by both books and nature. As I was driving home one day, I saw a field of wildflowers alongside the road. The sunny yellow and delicate purple flowers caught my eye. This bracelet recreates the fragile beauty of summer when combined with a golden antique clasp, reminiscent […]

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The Calming Feeling behind Blue Chalcedony Gemstones

In Psychology, the color blue is meant to be a calming color, and the Sodalite gemstone is meant to bring inner peace with the owner of the stone, one that invokes a sense of serenity and calm – which is what I want the wearer to feel while they’re wearing this piece. I want them […]

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Hand Strung with Love – Gifted Hands Beaded Necklaces

Beaded necklaces are some of the earliest known pieces of art in history. People have been drilling holes in stone, seeds, wood, shells and bone to wear as jewelry since the beginning of time. As civilization progressed, metal, ceramic and glass offered more inspiration for jewelry artists. Here at Gifted Hands we create handmade beaded […]

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Handmade Beaded Jewelry – Amethyst

Amethyst Due to it’s deep purple color, amethysts are one of the most popular stones for jewelry. A form of quartz, it the birthstone for February. It is also used to prevent against seduction and intoxication and many other New Age purposes. Amethysts can be found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, and Bolivia. “Deep Siberian” is […]

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Be The Star Of The Night With This Eye-Catching Black Star Necklace

As dark and exciting as an opening night, mixed with the luminescence and glamour of spotlights on Broadway, this Black Star Necklace is for wearing when you really feel like putting on the ritz. Picture a black-tie formal affair, but with a youthful trendy appeal, and that describes the look I wanted when I designed […]

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17 1/2″ handmade Jade Beaded Necklace

Our handmade beaded necklaces tell a story and enhance your style. This combination of jadeite, pearls and Swarovski crystals was inspired by the swells and designs of the tide during an afternoon at the beach. This beautiful combination brings back the sense of peace and space that comes with lying in the warm sand. Watching […]

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Semiprecious Stones in a Classy Style

Only handmade beaded necklaces can create a sense of individuality and personality that is unique to each person. This multicolored semiprecious stone necklace clearly declares a love of fashion and style for everyone to see. Their worldly hues are versatile and lively. The earthly tones fit beautifully into a boardroom meeting or enhance a casual […]

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Handmade Beaded Jewelry is Nature’s Bounty

Handmade beaded jewelry creates a personal style that can be calming, seductive or festive. Jewelry is made to create a sense of atmosphere and ambiance. Nothing does this better than the handmade onyx and wooden beaded necklace. www.giftedhands.us/products/onyx-and-wood-beaded-necklace/ The combination of the marbled wooden beads and the onyx gemstones announces a love of nature?s beauty. […]

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Pearl Lariat Necklace

This pearl lariat necklace was handmade with natural pink and green pearls. Its 37½ inch length creates a casually elegant style. The pairing of oval and button shaped pearls highlights the beautiful sparkle of the green Swarovski crystals throughout the strand. The shimmer of the pearls and shine of the crystals show a deep appreciation […]

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