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Monday, July 9, 2012

Some things are really fabulous

Some really fabulous shops on Artfire that have a strong following are:

bohowirewrapped - look at how intricate her work is on this one item.

She not only does pendants, but also formal dress necklaces, wire wrapped rings, bead string necklaces, more simple wire wrapped necklaces, simple gemstone drop earrings, bracelets, fancy dress earrings and she even has a section for housewares and wire work accessories.  She has 453 choices in her studio.

glittercritter is another popular studio and this studio is filled with all kinds of beautiful jewelry supplies for those who would like to design their own jewelry.  You can find sterling silver head pins, sterling silver earring wires, handmade gemstone findings, handmade charms, handmade clasps, plus tools.

interesting aren't they?

craftsofthepast - specializing in ancient artifacts and antique ethnic beads.  Her studio message reads 
"Many signed antique amulets, dated coins, and archeological artifacts are available here. Reserve and pay in installments for items of high value. Inquiries welcome" she also carries vintage and facingeast designs.

Here is her antique Yemen silver and coral beads with mini amulets.

We also have a shop that does custom signage.  The name of the shop is icehousecrafts her shop contains 213 samples of various signs.  They range from Americana, the land of Oz, to wine and family or even inspirational or romantic.  She also has holiday ones and occupational ones plus sitter blocks and a few more I haven't mentioned.  Just visit her shop and take a look around.  Here is an example of one of her signs.

Oh and I forgot to mention her signs are very affordable too.

Another great jeweler with lots of variety is RoxAndThings - Right now she has marked 31% off all of her jewelry creations but the sale ends on July 19th.  Here is a sample of her work that I like, she has many other pieces for varying tastes.  Here is her multi strand make a statement necklace for an example of her work.

KnottyQuilts - has everything in her shop marked down, no coupon code needed.  She has baby doll quilts, children's aprons, crib, full, twin and Queen size quilts, infant care seat covers, pillows, throws and and wooden items.

I will feature another six shops tomorrow and I am also looking for artisans to do a guest post for this blog talking about their craft.


  1. Great reviews of the shops taking part in the Christmas in July sales on Artfire!

  2. Wonderful shops to explore, amazing gift ideas. KnottyQuilts has some beautiful quilts that would make great gifts and I love craftsofthepast she has a unique and amazing style. glittercritters has wonderful jewelry supplies, the perfect gift for jewelry makers. And if your looking for gorgeous jewelry bohowirewrapped has the perfect gift for you. Great post.