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Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry

Handcrafted Himalayan Copper Bracelet
Handcrafted Himalayan Copper Bracelet
(Based on 39 reviews)
Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

Traditional medicine in many Eastern cultures ascribes healing properties to various metals, minerals, and herbs. The copper and brass in this twisted and hammered wire bracelet is sometimes considered helpful for arthritis and for heart and liver conditions. Handmade in Nepal by skilled artisans using metalwork techniques handed down through generations of craftsmen.


$20.00
Sterling Silver Thai Hill Tribe Necklace
Sterling Silver Thai Hill Tribe Necklace
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Category: Jewelry/Necklaces

A delicately woven sterling silver chain is the focus of this necklace, handcrafted in Thailand by silversmiths from the northern hill tribes. Silver jewelry is a rich part of hill tribe tradition, both making it and wearing it. Women traditionally wear elaborate necklaces, headdresses, and bracelets for festivals and celebrations, and many hill tribe people prefer silver to paper currency. This necklace features beaded and braided elements created by members of three different Thai hill tribes.


$300.00
$159.00
Giriama Bracelet
Giriama Bracelet
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

Each tiny round heishi bead on these bracelets is handcrafted by artisans who are part of Kenya’s Giriama tribe. The 24-karat-gold-plated copper beads are strung on generous elastic and paired with accent beads of freshwater pearl, multicolored Swarovski crystal, or faceted turquoise.


Available styles: Crystal, Pearl, Turquoise
$55.00
$11.99
Navajo Turquoise Earrings
Navajo Turquoise Earrings
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Member Products/Jewelry
The Navajo have used turquoise in art and ritual for thousands of years. It is believed to insure favor with one's yei, a holy being who mediates between the human and supernatural worlds. It can appease the winds and help bring rain. The strands of this handcrafted necklace are meant to symbolize and connect past, present, and future. The teardrop earrings are traced with sterling silver. Please accept slight variations because of the natural materials. Handmade by Navajo artisans in Arizona.
$65.00
$15.99
Navajo Turquoise Necklace
Navajo Turquoise Necklace
(Based on 5 reviews)
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The Navajo have used turquoise in art and ritual for thousands of years. It is believed to insure favor with one's yei, a holy being who mediates between the human and supernatural worlds. It can appease the winds and help bring rain. The strands of this handcrafted necklace are meant to symbolize and connect past, present, and future. The teardrop earrings are traced with sterling silver. Please accept slight variations because of the natural materials. Handmade by Navajo artisans in Arizona.
$125.00
$39.99
Five Rivers Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
Five Rivers Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

Believed to bestow the wearer with courage, luck, health, and protection, turquoise has been used in jewelry making for millennia by cultures as diverse as the Navajo, ancient Egyptians, and Tibetans. This sterling silver bracelet is handcrafted by Navajo artisans in Arizona and features five smooth turquoise stones.


$199.00
Navajo Turquoise Beaded Necklace
Navajo Turquoise Beaded Necklace
(Based on 1 review)
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For the Navajo, turquoise is believed to ensure favor with one’s yei, a holy being who mediates between the human and supernatural worlds. This necklace is handcrafted by Navajo artisans in Arizona and features a smooth cabochon pendant set in sterling silver on a satin strand of blue and green turquoise discs.


$99.00
Sterling Silver Claddagh Ring
Sterling Silver Claddagh Ring
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Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Rings and Pins

The traditional Irish claddagh ring depicts two clasped hands holding a crowned heart, symbols of love, loyalty, and friendship. The design's origins are clouded with mystery, but one of the most popular—and romantic—stories of how it came to be tells of goldsmith Robert Joyce from the village of Claddagh, who was forced into slavery after his ship was captured en route to the West Indies. Joyce's skills supposedly so impressed his master that the man offered him his freedom, his daughter's hand in marriage, and great sums of money if Joyce would stay. Joyce declined all of these temptations and returned to his betrothed in Ireland, where he presented her with this ring.


Available sizes: 6, 7, 8
$59.00
Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Cuff Bracelet
Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Cuff Bracelet
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Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

For the Navajo of the American Southwest, turquoise has always been an important element in art and ritual. In rain ceremonies it represents the connection between sea and sky. It's also believed to ensure favor with one's yei, a holy being who mediates between the human and supernatural worlds. A Navajo artist working in Arizona creates this sterling silver cuff by hand, and sets a round turquoise cabochon at the center.


$155.00
Celtic Cross Necklace
Celtic Cross Necklace
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Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Necklaces

The intricate Celtic cross—often decorated with elaborate trinity knots and scrollwork—may have first been used by St. Patrick as a symbol to convert Druids in Ireland. Combining the Christian cross with monuments that represented more earthly spirituality such as the sun and moon and tree of life would have linked pagan and Christian beliefs and helped the saint deliver his message throughout Ireland. Today many people are drawn to the design more as an expression of Irish or Scottish family ties than as a religious symbol.


$59.00
$15.99
Thai Sapphire Necklace
Thai Sapphire Necklace
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Category: Jewelry/Necklaces

Although many people may assume that sapphires are always blue, these stones actually come in a range of colors from pink and purple to brown, yellow, and white. This romantic necklace is handcrafted in Thailand, where sapphires were once so plentiful that farmers would find them while plowing their fields. 24-karat gold vermeil and hand-faceted briole sapphires.


$219.00
Art Deco Amber Teardrop Earrings
Art Deco Amber Teardrop Earrings
(Based on 14 reviews)
Category: Jewelry/Earrings

Polish artisans have more than 80 names to describe types of amber, from flame and honey to clouded and woolly. Often found along the Baltic Sea, amber has been popular in jewelry for centuries. Here, teardrops of honey amber are paired with sterling silver leaves in earrings that reflect an early-20th-century art deco style.


$59.00
Maya Beaded Necklace
Maya Beaded Necklace
(Based on 4 reviews)
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The Tz‘utujil are one of the smallest of the ethnic subgroups that make up Maya culture. Living in the Lago de Atitlan region of Guatemala, they raise coffee and maize in addition to welcoming tourists who are drawn by Tz‘utujil painting, weaving, and beadwork. The beaded medallions in this colorful jewelry are handcrafted by Tz‘utujil artisans using glass seed beads and Czech fire-polished glass crystals.


$69.00
Maya Beaded Earrings
Maya Beaded Earrings
(Based on 4 reviews)
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The Tz‘utujil are one of the smallest of the ethnic subgroups that make up Maya culture. Living in the Lago de Atitlan region of Guatemala, they raise coffee and maize in addition to welcoming tourists who are drawn by Tz‘utujil painting, weaving, and beadwork. The beaded medallions in this colorful jewelry are handcrafted by Tz‘utujil artisans using glass seed beads and Czech fire-polished glass crystals.


$24.00
Navajo Silver Feather Cuff Bracelet
Navajo Silver Feather Cuff Bracelet
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Feathers play an important part in the rituals and legends of many indigenous American cultures. For the Navajo in the Southwest, eagle feathers are especially important. They’re used to bless sacred spaces, in costumes for ceremonial dances, and in the prayer plumes that gave protection to mythological warriors. Our sterling silver bracelet is handcrafted by Navajo artisans in Arizona in the design of a stylized feather.


$169.00
Toscana Vintage-style Necklace
Toscana Vintage-style Necklace
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Inspired by the rich cultural heritage of Tuscany, Italy, where she grew up, an Italian artisan handcrafts these accents in her family studio in Val d’Arno, near Florence. Swarovski crystals, glass pearl beads, and 14-karat gold plate create a romantic look that blends early-20th-century vintage with the opulence of the Renaissance.


$65.00
Toscana Vintage-style Earrings
Toscana Vintage-style Earrings
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Inspired by the rich cultural heritage of Tuscany, Italy, where she grew up, an Italian artisan handcrafts these accents in her family studio in Val d’Arno, near Florence. Swarovski crystals, glass pearl beads, and 14-karat gold plate create a romantic look that blends early-20th-century vintage with the opulence of the Renaissance.


$65.00
Peruvian Reverse-painted Butterfly Box
Peruvian Reverse-painted Butterfly Box
(Based on 12 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

The art of reverse painting on glass was brought to Peru by settling Spaniards in the 15th century. Local artisans emulated the style found on mirrors and other Spanish household objects and, in time, added so much of their own inspiration that the technique became recognized as a Peruvian craft tradition. There are a dwindling number of Peruvian artists who still practice this unique and romantic art. Here the artisan captures the ethereal beauty of butterflies on the hinged lid of a handcrafted wooden jewelry box.


$69.00