It seems crazy to write this, but here it is: Earrings have been popular for 7,000 years. Yes, 7,000! I can't really think of anything else that has remained a fad for that long. Beaded earrings remain a fashionable accessory today, but I was surprised by the many interesting tidbits in their history.
Elizabeth Taylor once said, "Jewelry has the power to be the little thing that makes you feel unique."
What could be better than having a lovingly crafted, beautiful piece of your own collection to make you feel unique and fabulous during this cold winter and all through the year. Wearing a piece, or pieces, of sparkle from an artisan like Stephanie at SWCreations will give you the chance to both feel unique and fabulous. When you buy a piece of handmade jewelry, you are not only getting a one-of-a-kind piece of art, you are supporting a small business.
Earrings are such a classic staple of jewelry that the world of fashion would undoubtedly feel something was missing without them. With that said, there is such a diversity of earrings that they almost contain a world within themselves. As makers of handcrafted jewelry, this presents an enormous range of possibilities to shape and experiment with. Beaded earrings in particular present such beautiful promise, their many combinations and colors allow an almost unmatched touch of individuality.
Earrings are such a fun accessory. It is delightful to find a unique pair, especially if they are handmade. I personally love getting compliments on my earrings and it is even more fun if there is a story to share in response to the compliment. One difficulty I face as I’ve collected my jewelry and especially my earrings, is storing them. I want them to be easily visible and accessible, and most especially, I don’t want to lose one! Here are a few ways I’ve found that help me keep track of my collection of unique beaded earrings: