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New Respect for Wire Artists!


After deciding on the combination of stones, shapes and sizes for new design, I looked through my collection of geodes, hoping to find a focal accent for it. What I found was this beautiful specimen. It was a pretty good match for color and had a crystalline center. Alas, it seemed too big for the […]

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Myriad Design

Myriad Design

I am new to Handmade Artists Shop and the Forum blog.   So I though I would give all of  you  a short blog to start off by, providing my links to where I sell and what forums I belong to: Handmade Artists’ Shop:  http://handmadeartists.com/shop/MyriadDesign Etsy:http://www.etsy.com/people/Myriaddesignjewelry?ref=si_pr Blogspot: http://myriaddesignblog.blogspot.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Myriad_Design-Artisan-Crafted-Jewelry-and-more/211888015504463 Artisan Jewelry Designers: http://artisanjewelrydesigners.ning.com/profile/LindaEkblad Twitter: […]

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Necklaces, Necklaces, Necklaces


For the recent past, I have been almost exclusively making pendants and necklaces.  The most recent have involved beading, silversmithing, stone setting, lapidary, design and several other techniques.  This pendant was inspired by the rock crystal cabochon that is the focal spot of the pendant.  It is internally flawless.  Using sheet Sterling Silver, I sawed […]

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Let the Stones do the Talking

All in Vein is a handmade Lapidary jewelry artist, that specialize in Custom Hand-cut All Natural Gem Stones and Handmade Custom Jewelry. Their work is just jaw dropping to say the least. Hailing from Arizona there stones are well traveled though, here is a quote from their site “We sell all natural stone in sterling […]

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Spread the Love November 2 – November 8

Time to Spread the Love for the first week of November. We are getting into the Christmas shopping season, lets help this weeks HAFTeam members get their names out to the masses to make this the best shopping season for everyone.   Monday, November 2 http://mailleetc.etsy.com/ Greetings, and welcome to Maille Etc, where you’ll find kits, tools, […]

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Featured Artist – Sirona Jewelry


After practicing psychology for years, I discovered jewelry design and it has become my passion. The name “Sirona” refers to a Celtic goddess who is said to have been the source of healing springs located in Southern France. Drawing inspiration from my love of nature and the beauty of the Maine coastline, my contemporary artisan […]

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Featured Artist – LuSanda Jewelry Artisan Studio


We are a mother and daughter team that has a passion for making jewelry. What started as a hobby has turned into a full time job! It all started when my daughter Vicky decided to make a necklace for her future mother-in-law. That snowballed into us making jewelry as a hobby and we have ended […]

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Featured Artist – Vintage Inspired Jewelry by Gingeroni

  For me creating is a way for me to nurture and rejuvenate my spirit. As a caregiver and nurturer to my husband who was diagnosed with ALS, better known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” in 1999, these are talismans that soothe and heal my soul. When I step into my studio I am able to […]

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