7322Important tips for designing your own handcrafted jewellery

If you decide that you would like to design your own unique and individual piece of handcrafted jewellery then there are a few tips that you may find helpful before you start this exciting adventure. By keeping these few simple tips in mind I am sure that you will be on your way to creating a stunning semi-precious jewellery design.

Handcrafted jewellery is an accessory that has been worn by both men and women for centuries and they have been used to enhance the appearance and to add a touch of style and elegance to an outfit. It is very important that you make the correct choices when it comes to buying your pieces of semi-precious jewellery as there are many pieces on the market for you to choose from today and because many of these are the same but if not similar designs this is where it is fun to create your own unique design and have a bespoke piece created just for yourself with your own specifications and requirements.

Here are a few things to take into consideration when you come to choosing your handcrafted jewellery design is to know what type you are looking for is it a handmade bracelet, beaded necklace, handmade earrings, gemstone pendants or a jewellery set. Which semi-precious stone do you want your unique design creating from or combination of semi-precious stones and you will have many to choose from like Rose Quartz, Tigers Eye, Black Onyx and Jade? It is also very important to set yourself a budget so you know how much you have to spend on this individual jewellery design you are having created as it is easy for this to run away from you when you see all the lovely stones that are available for you to choose from. Are you having this piece of handcrafted jewellery making for a special occasion? Are you looking for a casual design or is it a formal piece of semi-precious jewellery that you are looking to design. Finally if you are having this piece made with a precious metal then you have to decide between gold, platinum or silver.

Now you know what piece you are going to design a pair of earrings, a bracelet, a jewellery set, or a gemstone pendant and you know which semi-precious stone or semi-precious stones you are going to use to create this unique piece of handcrafted jewellery and you have made the choice of your metals, gold, platinum or silver it is time to begin work on the design.

If this piece is for a formal occasion you might be looking for something that has a traditional or vintage style and is set with lovely stone like Black Onyx, Tigers Eye, Amazonite, Amethyst and Jade. These will all look beautiful in unique designs and you can always add pearls and crystals to the piece to add extra style and elegance and the crystals will add some sparkle if this piece is for evening wear. A jewellery set of matching necklace and earrings or matching necklace and bracelet always look good worn with formal outfits and if you choose a traditional design this is a piece that you will wear for years and years.

If it is a more casual piece that is in your mind then using sliver as the metal of choice is a good idea and there are many beautiful natural stones that look good set in silver and worn during the day and for casual occasions like Jade, Rose Quartz, Aventurine, Obsidian, Onyx and pieces of unique semi-precious jewellery handmade from these natural stones do not have to be too expensive. I am sure whatever your choices your piece of handcrafted jewellery will have unique and original to you.

Here you will find many pieces of  UK made handcrafted jewellery items and all of the pieces have been crafted and made in the UK. Semi-precious jewellery collections that include handmade earrings in unusual designs, bracelets made by hand from semi-precious beads, necklaces and Gemstone pendants and made by hand in the UK

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