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Our jewelry choices speak of our character...
...It reveals our comfort zones and our ability to abide by trends…or not! Like most fashion trends, accessories can be very fickle….big, bold and colorful one season…diminutive and subdued the next.
One “trend” which never seems to go out of fashion is the handmade or custom created piece. These pieces tend to tell a story and are the ones you wear because they are a part of your heart.
According to some recent reports, being unique is the most important jewelry statement one can make during the final 6 months of 2017 and for soon–to- arrive 2018. Choosing handmade rather than mass produced piece can facilitates this one-of-a-kind element - often prices can be amazingly reasonable. Your purchase is applause to the ears of jewelry designers and craftsmen.
Sands loves including the various elements found in nature in her designs and functional pieces. Rocks in various forms from crystals to tumbled to cut and polished and even rough specimens play a dominating role in each new piece she creates. Wire wrapping makes the nature-based connections possible and “Wearing a Sands” shows the wearer’s love of the incredible beauty around us.
Expect natural, raw materials to gain ever more popularity in the coming year.
According to: https://trends.jewelry...
“…usage of natural materials in jewelry creation is also one of the most important trends in handcrafted jewelry for summer 2018.”
And they go on to say:
“Probably, if you’re a type of person that is keeping up with fashion trends, you’ll want raw minerals and stones as a part of your jewelry collection already this summer . . . Whether it will be your earrings, necklaces, or bracelets, crystals and other minerals will to be popular elements to wear in 2018.”
Jewelry by Sands customers and friends are already wearing and familiar with her reliance on natural and raw materials in her designs. Enjoy, knowing you are “On Trend.”
Lady Gaga once said: “And now, I’m just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time,” though perhaps one wire-wrapped rock at a time might suffice and add to your personal magnetism. Jaspers, agates, fossils, crystals, turquoise, obsidian, as well as many others in different forms from natural to color-enhanced from freeform to cut and polished cabochons, all can be found for sale on this site. Wire used for securing your piece can varies from copper, to silver tone or gold tone, bronze, or even bright and cheerful colored aluminum wire. Custom wraps of a favorite stone, talisman, or shell can be ordered and buyer can choose beads and wire type preferred.
As Miuccia Prada stated: “What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” JS suggests jewelry made with the wire wrap technique can set you apart in any language and all circumstances.
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WIRE WRAPPED JEWELRY – Did You Know?
The history of wire wrapped jewelry dates back to at least 2000 BC . The British Museum has examples of this jewelry design displayed in Egyptian. Greek, and Roman jewelry This was before the age of soldering so wire wrapping techniques facilitated early design elements and the securing adornment items such as rocks and shells. It is said that beads are among the earliest of art forms and often convey meaning such as culture, protection, currency, status, and more. Making and wearing jewelry appears to be an intricate and ongoing part of human expression and over time items used have been stones, animal skins, feathers, plants, bones, shells, wood, and natural made semi-precious materials such as obsidian. Jewelry is and apparently has always been an intricate part of human nature as an exhibition of individuality and fashion.
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Each is One Of A Kind
Handcrafted originals featuring natural elements, such as rocks, shells, and fossils. The designs, aka "outrageous ornamentals" have a timelessness, and a flair ranging from contemporary fun to wild exotica. Pendants, necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings....all unique, naturally.
Lots of Choices
Rock and shell pendants are wrapped in various wires, including bronze, copper, silver, and gold tones and even colored aluminum make up the backbone of Sands' creations. Custom work is welcome... you might enjoy wearing that special rock you found on your honeymoon or vacation!
Repurposing of older or unused watches has birthed the "Sands of Time" bracelet or pendant. What could be more ancient in time than replacing a clock face with a polished or natural rock or gemstone? You have come to the right place to find some wire wrapped jewelry of your very own or finding a one of a kind gift for someone