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Jun
17
By: Angelica | Discussion (0)

june birthstonesDo you know what Marilyn Monroe, Rafael Nadal, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Anne Frank, George Bush, Donald Trump, Paula Abdul, Michael Phelps and Prince William have in common? We know that they are all famous on their own right. They are after all some of the most popular actresses, actors, athletes, authors, musicians, entrepreneurs and politicians in the world. Well, the answer is actually not complicated. All of them are born on the month June.

It is then appropriate that we put the spotlight now to birthstones associated with the said month. True to the personalities of people born on this month, June has three birthstones. As far as I know, it is the only month with such number of birthstones. Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone are the three gems associated with June.

Pearls are the most popular among the three. The word itself has become synonymous to beauty, royalty and elegance. Now you can understand why Marilyn Monroe seems to be fascinated with pearls. Who wouldn’t be charmed with pearl beaded jewelry? Wearing them brings you class and a feeling of royalty. No less than the well-loved Princess Diana is often seen wearing pearl accessories.

But not just any type of pearl necklaces can pull this off. There are tons of commercially produced pearl accessories nowadays that can make your outfit look monotonous. What you need are handcrafted pearl jewelry that will help you stand out from the rest. Pearls are supposed to be rare and unique.  Handcrafted beaded pearl jewelry makes a better statement and they bring out your personality even more.

Now let’s talk about moonstones. If you have been following the TV show Vampire Diaries, then you probably have an idea of what it looks like.  Ancient civilizations believed that wearing jewelry with this stone can bring forth victory and good health. We don’t know for sure if that is true. What we do know is that handcrafted jewelry containing moonstones have become prominent because of their allure. Holding it up against the light will reveal silver streaks of color much like a moonlight. Twilight movie actress Kirsten Stewart and award winning actress Meryl Streep have been seen wearing moonstones publicly.

The third gemstone for June is alexandrite. It is rare and has chameleon like qualities. Alexandrite is basically yellow in color but it excitingly turns to red once exposed to light. This gemstone gives you two gems in one as it appears like an emerald in daylight while it looks like ruby at night. Aside from its natural beauty, women are attracted to it since it symbolizes happiness and good fortune.

Even better than having these pieces of jewelry is the idea that you own exquisite pieces that are one of a kind. Such is the case for handcrafted jewelry. Each piece is painstakingly designed and beaded. There is also a huge consideration in quality as opposed to those manufactured commercially. Seeing that they are one of a kind, chances are you won’t find somebody else wearing the same beaded jewelry. Isn’t that sweet?

Wouldn’t you rather own something unique and exquisite? Let us know and we know just the place find some.



Oct
20
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Spin to WinJennifer Neal-Humble and LANA AIKEN won our Slots Game and have been entered into a drawing for a free pair of custom earrings to be held on November 1st!  Each time you win gives you another opportunity to win.  SWCreations Facebook Play now!



Jan
20
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Aqua Crystal Turquoise Gemstone Beaded NecklaceCongratulations Terrie from Ohio – who was the winner of the end of year December Beaded Jewelry Drawing prize winnerr. The special gift for December was a handcrafted Aqua Turquoise Crystal Beaded Necklace.

We appreciate so many people entering our end of year jewelry drawing. Sign up for the February Jewelry Drawing or Join our newsletter to receive information about new beaded jewelry designs.



Jan
08
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jewelry extendersIf you have ever received a beautiful item of beaded jewelry which simply didn’t fit, it is highly frustrating. You would like to dress in that lovely necklace since you also adore and it matches your outfit perfectly.  However, it is only far too snug to be comfortable for you wear. Anyone truly is unable to put it on if it is too small because you could end up taking it off not to mention it may break and you could lose it.  Should you tuck it into a drawer and forget about it or possibly pass it on to another person?

Today, you will find jewelry extenders available that can help any piece of jewelry fit precisely the way you desire it to. Now all the fantastic jewelry that grandma left you that will always find its way back in to style may be just the perfect piece to go with your new outfit.   No matter what style of extender you may desire, you can actually find precisely what you are searching for in a handcrafted jewelry extender.

Perhaps you may be troubled the jewelry extender is likely to make the piece of jewelry you intend to put on too long, but the truth is can usually get all of them in a large variety of sizes, beginning from a single half inch of extension and generally increasing to 3 inches. These kinds of beautiful sterling silver chains include a clasp in order that you simply clasp your  necklace onto one end and then use the other clasp to close the necklace.  You are able to find one with just about any style of clasp that should match almost any type of beaded jewelry you own. You can also add more than one extender if necessary. Many of jewelry extenders include a little touch of charisma with a attractive little dangle. These can be freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, cubic zirconia, glass beads, sterling silver beads or you can choose from many different charms for instance hearts, crosses, and stars.

Being aware of jewelry extenders means that you’ll be able to go shopping at any store or website while not being concerned that the perfect piece of jewelry you find won’t fit you.  You  can also recycle old standbys which no longer fit and completely update your jewelry collection.  Another upside is when you use them with baby jewelry.  Perhaps you may have found the perfect piece of  jewelry for your baby but it just fits her new baby wrist, and your know that she is going to grow out of it quickly.  It is really nice to know, by using a jewelry extender it will be easy to really make it expand right together with her and she can wear it a little longer.



Dec
10
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Amethyst Gold Heart KeychainCongratulations Ann from Wisconson – the lucky winner of our holiday November Jewelry Drawing winner. The prize for November was a handcrafted Crystal Gold Heart Keychain Charm.

Thanks to all of your for your entries in our summer month drawing. Sign up for the December Jewelry Drawing or Join our newsletter to receive information about new beaded jewelry designs.

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Nov
18
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With the economy in a slump, many people don’t have the cash that they used to in order to buy the jewelry that they need and want. Even though you may not have the same jewelry budget that you used to have, it doesn’t mean that you can’t accessorize and have jewelry that is fashionable and that accentuates your outfits.

Handmade jewelry has made a comeback and has become very popular these days. In fact, open up any fashion magazine as of late and you will see some form of handmade jewelry being worn by today’s top models and fashion icons. Most of this type of jewelry utilizes beads as the main element of the piece. This makes this type of jewelry very fun to wear as beads can be purchased in all shapes and sizes to create some very interesting jewelry pieces. Instead of paying thousands of dollars on expensive jewelry pieces, the average person can buy everything they need to make a fantastic jewelry piece from their local craft store for under 20 dollars. This price break alone has made jewelry handmade products extremely popular.

Not only is the price affordable nice with this type of jewelry, but the customization possibilities are also a huge draw. Have you ever wanted a certain jewelry piece that matched your outfit, but was unable to find something? This is very common, but this doesn’t have to be the case any longer. With handmade jewelry, you can create exactly what you want to match that unique outfit, or other accessories that may be difficult to match with. Many people who get into creating jewelry handmade often will create pieces completely specific to one outfit, and with the prices of this type of beaded jewelry being affordable, you could literally create a piece of jewelry for every outfit you own.

While it is cheap to make jewelry yourself, many people are finding that hand made jewelry sells for quite a bit in the local and online jewelry markets. While anyone can get beads for cheap, the creativity and combination that people create are what drives the masses to buy this type of jewelry. Many stay at home moms have been able to establish a pretty decent income driving business on the side creating handmade jewelry.

As you can see, handmade jewelry is extremely fashionable and is family budget approved. Have some fun and create that perfect piece of jewelry that you have always wanted. If you aren’t the creating type, look in local stores and online for the perfect piece that someone else has created. Regardless, jewelry handmade is here to stay and is definitely fashionable.



Nov
03
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Garnet Crystal Mother of Pearl Beaded EarringsCongratulations Vera from Minnesota – the lucky winner of our October Jewelry Drawing winner. The prize for October was a handcrafted Garnet Mother of Pearl Beaded Earrings.

Thanks to all of your for your entries in our summer month drawing. Sign up for the November Jewelry Drawing or Join our newsletter to receive information about new beaded jewelry designs.

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Sep
06
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Ruby Red Cathedral Beaded Earrings

Congratulations Marie from Michigan – the lucky winner of our August Jewelry Drawing winner. The prize for August was a handcrafted Breathtaking Ruby Red Cathedral Beaded Earrings.

Thanks to all of your for your entries in our summer month drawing. Sign up for the September Jewelry Drawing or Join our newsletter to receive information about new beaded jewelry designs.

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Aug
01
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Congratulations Rosemary from Iowa – the lucky winner of our July Jewelry Drawing winner.  The prize for July was a handcrafted Aqua Oceanic Crystal Dreams Beaded Anklet.

Thanks to all of your for your entries in our summer month drawing.  Sign up for the August Jewelry Drawing or Join our newsletter to receive information about new jewelry designs.

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Handcrafted Aqua Crystal Beaded Anklet



Jul
08
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Congratulations Taletha from Ohio – the lucky winner of our June Jewelry (eBook) Drawing winner.  The 2nd prize for June was a eBook, written by Stephanie Draven, called Wild, Tethered.

Wild Tethered Bound-by-Stephanie Draven

Thanks to all of your for your entries in our summer month drawing. Join our newsletter to receive information about July’s drawing.

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