CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BirdAndBeed

There’s something just so special about handmade jewelry – most offerings on Etsy are one of a kind pieces, each with their own unique flair. You might find other pieces of jewelry like them, but you’ll never find two that are exactly the same. Today’s featured shop specializes in handmade jewelry, with each piece capable of holding a special place in your heart. Meet Monique, a jewelry artisan and owner of Etsy shop BirdAndBeed. Opened in 2012, BirdAndBeed uses authentic gemstones – no fakes here! – as well as high quality metals & materials. Each piece is lovingly handcrafted to help you express your unique individuality and show off your personality. With glowing reviews, Monique has had a lot of happy customers! Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop BirdAndBeed:



Sterling silver labradorite earrings, silver artisan earrings, gemstone drop earrings, beadwork, boho earrings, dangle earrings, 
Sterling silver smoky quartz earrings, gemstone drop earrings, gypsy, sterling artisan earrings, beadwork, gift, Moroccan earrings, dangle 
Sterling silver labradorite ring, size 7, triangle ring, silver statement ring, gift ring, modern ring, silver flower ring, boho ring 
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TrudieDavies

Personalized jewelry is a great gift to give to show you care…and also a fun accessory to buy for yourself. 🙂 Today’s featured shop has three great options to choose from! Meet Trudie Davies, owner of self titled Etsy shop TrudieDavies. Offering items in sterling silver and 9ct gold, Trudie has an impressive 600+ sales and very positive feedback. While Trudie doesn’t have many items in stock currently, she plans on adding more soon. Right now, you can use coupon code namebeads at TrudieDavies for 15% off! Here’s three great items from TrudieDavies:

Personalised Solid Sterling Silver Name Beads charms Perfect addition to your pandora charm bracelet or chain. Makes a great gift item 
Name bead in 9ct Gold engraved with the names and dates of your choice 
Gold Filled bangle and engraveable gold filled disc 
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: UrbanJule

There are a plethora of jewelry designers on Etsy, but I’ve always been partial to designers who create their own signature look. Today’s featured shop, UrbanJule, has embraced a design aesthetic that balances between contemporary and rugged, featuring eye-catching textures and finishes. Owners Martha & Charles, a mother-son team, are based in Washington D.C. and combine their signature look with personalized customer care in order to give you the best purchasing experience possible. With 100+ items in stock, there’s something for every occasion, including handcrafted gold wedding rings. Featuring top quality recycled gold, silver & other metal alloys, each handcrafted piece of jewelry from UrbanJule is not only stylish, but would make a great heirloom to pass down through your family. Here’s a very special top 7 favorite items from Etsy shop UrbanJule:
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - 14K Gold Mens Wedding Band - Mens Gold Wedding Ring 
Stackable Ring Set - Sterling Silver Stack Rings - Stackable Birthstone Rings - Gemstone Stackable Rings for Women 
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - Mens Gold Wedding Band - Mens Gold Wedding Ring - Unique Mens Wedding Band - Custom Wedding Band 
Stack Ring Set - Stacking Rings - Sterling Silver - Ring - Stack Rings - Silver Ring 
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - Unique Mens Wedding Ring - Rustic Mens Wedding Band 
Gemstone Pink Opal Ring - Sterling Silver Wide Band Gemstone Ring 
His and Hers Wedding Rings - Gold Wedding Ring Set - 14K Hammered Gold Rings - Wedding Band Set 
 Whether you’re in the market for wedding rings, or a set of stacking rings, I’m sure you’ll find something you like at UrbanJule!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CDCMamasJewelry

One of the most important assets that online shops have in drawing customers is their pictures. As a buyer, you want to be able to feel like you could reach through the screen and pick the item up…and that’s how I feel about CDCMamasJewelry’s pictures. Specializing in mothers’ rings,couples birthstone rings, and birthstone necklaces, CDCMamasJewelry has a wide array of options, and offers personalization in all of their items. 
10k White Yellow or Rose Gold Personalized Mother & Child Heart Pendant w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6  Birthstones for Custom Family Jewelry 
Sterling Silver Personalized Mothers Infinity Ring  w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6 Birthstones And Side CZ Accents  Custom Family Jewelry 
10k Personalized Couples Infinity Ring Solid White Yellow Or Rose Gold  w/ His and Hers Birthstones & Side Accents
10k White Yellow or Rose Gold Personalized Mothers Infinity Pendant w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6  Birthstones for Custom Family Jewelry 
Sterling Silver Personalized Mothers Pendant w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6 Princess Cut Birthstones for Custom Family Jewelry





14k Personalized Mothers Shared Prong Ring Solid White Yellow Or Rose Gold  w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6 Birthstones Custom Family Jewelry 
10k Personalized Mothers Straight Bar Ring Solid White Yellow Or Rose Gold  w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6 Birthstones Custom Family Jewelry





Sterling Silver Personalized Couples Princess Channel Ring w/ His and Hers Birthstones And Side CZ Accents Custom Jewelry 
10k White Yellow or Rose Gold Personalized Couples Infinity Pendant w/ His and Hers  Birthstones





14k Personalized Mothers S Bar Ring Solid White Yellow Or Rose Gold  w/ 1 2 3 4 5 or 6 Birthstones And CZ Accents Family Jewelry 
With glowing reviews, gorgeous products and plenty of options, CDCMamasJewelry is sure to have the birthstone jewelry that you’re looking for!
 
Until next time…stay crafty (and wear jewelry)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MyPyramid

Based in Israel, MyPyramid features a wide array of nose rings; studs, septum piercings and even fake piercings for people like me who are needle-shy! 🙂 There are many options to choose from, and nose rings are made with 100% 14K gold filled and 100% sterling silver. Nose rings are available in 8mm, 9mm, 10mm and 11mm. If you want the nose ring to be tight, go with a smaller size like the 8mm. If you want it to be looser, go with a larger size like the 10mm and 11mm! Here are a few items from MyPyramid that caught my eye:
Make sure to check out MyPyramid for even more styles and options!
Until next time…stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SomethingSnappy

Opened in March 2012, SomethingSnappy features an array of earrings, rings, necklaces and more. Owner Barbra, located in Evansville, Indiana, accepts custom orders and occasionally has flash sales! Here are a few of her items that caught my eye:

Handmade Painted Mario Bullet Bill Mini Lanyard Charm
Handmade Painted Mario Bullet Bill Mini Lanyard Charm, $5.95

Dainty Minimalist Teal Turquoise Light Blue Magnasite Magnesite Stone Heart Copper Love Romantic Earrings
Dainty Minimalist Teal Earrings, $10

Rose Pink Ceramic Painted Owl Bird Earrings Post Dangle Cat Eye Beads Silver Plated Copper
Rose Pink Ceramic Painted Owl Bird Earrings, $12

Also, from now until July 31st, SomethingSnappy is offering 15% off! Use coupon code CGB15 for 15% off your purchase. 🙂

Until next time…stay crafty!
-Katie
Owner, CraftyGirl Merchandise

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop : LemonTree7

There’s an overabundance of jewelry shops on Etsy, but once in a while you come across one that sticks out to you..whether it’s for the owner Amanda’s crisp, clear photos or stellar reviews, LemonTree7 sticks out to me. Featuring timeless styles, LemonTree7’s necklaces and earrings would make a classic addition to almost any outfit. Here’s a few of Amanda’s items that caught my eye:

Violet Iolite Earrings, Natural Iolite Jewelry, Gemstone Stud Earrings, Fine Jewelry, 925 Sterling Silver
Violet Iolite Earrings, $30

Dark Red Cubic Zirconia Necklace, Zirconia Pendant, Fine Jewelry, 925 Sterling Silver
Dark Red Cubic Zirconia Necklace, $25

Black Diamond Necklace, Genuine Diamond Jewelry, Little Black Dress, Fine Jewelry, Sterling Silver
Black Diamond Necklace, $70 

Be sure to check out LemonTree7 and see what jeweled treasures you can find. 🙂

Stay crafty!
-Katie
 Owner, CraftyGirl Merchandise

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: IslandTreasures2013!

Spring has sprung, warmer weather is coming, and all I can think of is…the beach. Growing up 30 minutes form the ocean has royally spoiled me, now that I’m several hours inland, but I can still feel like I’m at the beach with the right accessories. 🙂 Which brings me to today’s featured shop:  IslandTreasures2013. Featuring a gorgeous array of beach themed jewelry, owner Alyssia Dodson combines the casual feel of beachwear with an upscale vibe, resulting in beautiful earrings and necklaces. Alyssia has always been an artist at heart, and loves to write, paint and sing. Her creativity and love of the beach inspired the island treasures you’ll find in her shop, and no matter where you are, you’ll feel like you’re at the beach when you’re wearing one of her gorgeous creations. Here are a few of  her pieces that caught my eye:
Long Gold Chain Necklace with Round Opal and Turquoise Colored Stones
 
With round opal and turquoise stones, IslandTreasure2013’s Long Gold Chain Necklace is a perfect mixture of colors, with just the right amount of sparkle. Featuring a 14k gold fill chain and lobster clasp, the necklace is 34 inches long when extended, and ships within 24 hours of your order! It’s a steal for only $68, with shipping included in the price.
Swarovski Earrings,Natural Stone Earrings,, Aventurine Stone Hook Earrings

Emitting an air of casual elegance, IslandTreasure2013’s Aventurine and Swarovski Crystal Earrings feature sterling silver findings, Aventurine stones and bi-faceted Swarovski crystals. Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and I think this would make a perfect gift, priced at just $28 with shipping included. 

Small Round Opalite Stone Earrings 
With colors and hues that remind me of a summer sunset, IslandTreasure2013’s Small Round Opalite Stone Earrings feature 14k gold fill findings and small, round opalite stones. These earrings are perfect for a casual day at the beach, or an elegant dinner out. They’re priced at just $24, with shipping included. 🙂
If you’re looking for a great deal on gorgeous, beach-themed jewelry, IslandTreasures2013 is the place to go. 🙂