Featured Artists Debbie and John of ThunderRoseLeather

Because ItsBetterHandmade and HandmadeArtists is a husband and wife team, finding other couples that live a life of art together touches my heart! Not to say that there are not ups and downs of being a couple and business partners, but when you find a couple that makes it work, such as Debbie and John, […]

Featured Artist Debbie of BeadLady61

While many find their creativity in childhoods full of glitter and glue, others don’t stumble upon this creative streak until later in life. When you do find it is not nearly as important as what you do once you discover this desire to create; and Debbie has used her talents well. Debbie loved working with […]

Featured Artist AJewell

I am a person who does love shopping at as they sell the most exquisite designs I have seen till date, I too love trying on the handmade jewellery made of beads that at times goes with a few of my dresses. I often hear about people that found their passion early in life […]

Wedding Delight!

      Classic Charm and sophistication! Perfect Wedding day and everyday selections flaunting signature woven pearl style, over-the top design, rhinestone brooches, and fabulous beading…wow factor indeed! Every piece has a story and as you embark on this journey why not participate with such Broochaliscious style…besides, your neck is just too hungry to pass […]

Future Jewelry

In order to create my art, I first cut the stone that will go in the piece, then design around that.  Here are two stones cut in the lapidary in the past week.  The first is a piece of Lapis Lazuli about 2.5 inches long and it is very heavy.  Will probably use it in […]

Vintage Remix!

How do you do Vintage? The beauty in Vintage lies within the actual pieces’ ability to speak with you. Brooches are my favorite pieces to “Remix!” As I received these fascinating pieces Broochaliscious ideas took flight! Fabulous brooch finds placed together, offering total accessorization…just scrumpscious! Jewelry transformed with fantastic necklaces with the thinking “your neck […]

Blessings… In All Shapes… Colors.. Sizes…

  I am learning the ropes as far as computers and selling online… and let me just say that I have come across so many fantastic ladies… that are “covering my back ” so to speak… they are helpful.. knowledgeable… kind… considerate… looking out for others… Yes, no doubt there are some that are strictly […]

Some Great Fun

These projects turned out so well, I can’t resist showing them.  A couple weeks ago I cut 8 beryl cabochons, some aquamarine, some emerald.  The aquas have made two pendants.  Here is the second: JR Aquamarine Pendant Freeform cabochon aquamarine weighing 43 carats in a Sterling silver wire frame accented with glass beads.  The pendant […]

The Unaware Artist

I believe that everyone is an Artist. Maybe not by popular definition, but all people have tapped or untapped creativity. For example: hobbies such as kntting, sewing, painting, drawing and doodling require creativity. To me, people who engage in these activities are Artists. Whether they sell their work or not is inconsequential – they still […]

Beading Excellence

4 His Glory Creations by CJ Some people talk about creativity and passion, while others live it! Such is so true about CJ Bauschka who is the sole caregiver of her mother as well as wife and mother of eight children as well as Grammy to four grandchildren! She is passionate about her family and […]


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