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Where To Find Unique Handcrafted Jewelry For Your Collection

Aug 10, 2008
When you are looking for unique handcrafted jewelry the biggest problem that you will face is where to find it. There are a number of places that you can try to get the jewelry that you want. There are pieces of jewelry that are designed by artists that you will not be able to find in any store.

A good place to start your search for handcrafted jewelry is the craft stores in your area. If they have a good jewelry making section then they most likely have examples of the kind of pieces that can be created. Usually these handcrafted pieces will use colored gems and crystals that are formed into wonderful jewelry beads. Once you see the pieces that can be created using the materials in the store, you will see that there are designs that you could probably make on your own.

Handcrafted jewelry is great for a special occasion that might be coming up. You might find it difficult to find just the right piece of jewelry to go along with the great new dress that you just bought. There is a bigger variety available with handcrafted jewelry than what you will find in the store. There is a certain amount of artistic value that can be found in the handcrafted pieces that make them a wonderful way to add accessories to your clothing.

Craft fairs are another place that you can find high quality unique handcrafted jewelry. You can be assured that the items you find in a craft fair are the highest quality items at a fair price. Typically the organizers of a craft fair will select the crafters that are allowed to participate. They will show their items to the organizers and be selected according to the quality of their products and the display that they offer to customers. When you are there you can browse through a number of displays that are offering handcrafted jewelry.

If you find someone that knows how to make jewelry you might be able to have some quality pieces made for you. Having pieces of jewelry custom made for you is a great way to get all of the materials you are looking for in the pieces and in the designs that will suit your taste and style. If you don't know someone personally who can make jewelry for you, you can always find a designer at the craft fair who might be able to make handcrafted jewelry for you. Try to get their phone number of business card and arrange for a consultation. You can ask them if you can choose the materials that will be used in your custom designed jewelry. When you ask for your jewelry to be designed for you, the piece can be exactly the way that you want it to be. It would be helpful to the designer if you give them an idea of where you will be wearing the handcrafted jewelry. The design of the clothing that you plan to wear might be important as well. You will have to let them know about necklines so that the length of any pendants can be adjusted accordingly.
About the Author
Joshua Drew is a Jewelry Guru. While he isn't playing around with the newest of Jewels, he can be seen at his local college taking English courses.
Find more information on his website at Handcrafted Beaded Jewelry
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