ABeadsLife

Where Vintage Meets New!

Wilmington, Delaware · 5 Sales

ABeadsLife

Where Vintage Meets New!

Wilmington, Delaware 5 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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Announcement   Bringing you beautiful handmade jewelry using carefully-selected, gorgeous beads and components. Some of my pieces are created from my own stash of 'beady goodness' collected over the years; other pieces are the very happy result of finding wonderful beads and components from across our Etsy Galaxy of Shops! I am always on the lookout for something special.

You might notice my weakness for vintage beads and artwork beads..who can resist a carefully crafted art bead or rare vintage bead!?! I combine lovely vintage and art beads with some of the hard-to-resist new beads available on the market today. I will try my very best to list the Sources of unique beads in the description of each piece. You may always ask me for additional info if it's not listed.

I also specialize in the making of hand-woven beaded beads. These little treasures are made with a stunning array of quality Japanese and Czech glass seed beads (some of those might be vintage, too!). Each beaded bead is one-of-kind. I never know where a colorful, sparkling handful of seed beads might take me, but it will be someplace very pretty indeed!

Take a look around my shop. New pieces are added at least weekly!

Please also see my new Blog at cbriody.blogspot.com. (At Blogger.com). I would love to chat or hear from you there!

Announcement

Bringing you beautiful handmade jewelry using carefully-selected, gorgeous beads and components. Some of my pieces are created from my own stash of 'beady goodness' collected over the years; other pieces are the very happy result of finding wonderful beads and components from across our Etsy Galaxy of Shops! I am always on the lookout for something special.

You might notice my weakness for vintage beads and artwork beads..who can resist a carefully crafted art bead or rare vintage bead!?! I combine lovely vintage and art beads with some of the hard-to-resist new beads available on the market today. I will try my very best to list the Sources of unique beads in the description of each piece. You may always ask me for additional info if it's not listed.

I also specialize in the making of hand-woven beaded beads. These little treasures are made with a stunning array of quality Japanese and Czech glass seed beads (some of those might be vintage, too!). Each beaded bead is one-of-kind. I never know where a colorful, sparkling handful of seed beads might take me, but it will be someplace very pretty indeed!

Take a look around my shop. New pieces are added at least weekly!

Please also see my new Blog at cbriody.blogspot.com. (At Blogger.com). I would love to chat or hear from you there!

Carol Briody

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Carol Briody

Reviews

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beadsellergirl

beadsellergirl on May 30, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Stunning! This bead is SO beautiful, and so beautifully made, I cannot even see the thread! Fabulous color combination; I picked this one, but to tell the truth, I could hardly make up my mind there are so many gorgeous colors! YIKES! ;-)

About

ABeadsLife

Hello everyone!
I have had a creative 'spark' all of my life..something about needing to create beautiful things from just a few simple items makes me tick. There was always 'something simmering' in my brain about what to create next, how to do it, where to find the best materials, which colors would look best together, and so on. Many of you reading this can probably relate..it's an awesome experience when there is a finished piece in your hands afterwards!

Over the years, I've been perfecting my skills in order to create pieces that not only have unique and beautiful style, are comfortable to wear and have balance, but also have the Customer and high-quality in mind. If it's not perfect, in every way, it won't be placed in my shop...rather it's 'back to the drawing board' and rightly so!

For me, lovely vintage beads and buttons, beautiful fibers, gorgeous Artisan-crafted beads in partnership with amazing items available today from all over the world make a stunning combination!

I also have a hankering to weave with beaded beads! Those tiny seed beads, available in so many colors, finishes, shapes and textures...all with so much sparkle! They are addictive! Each little beaded bead I create is a gem of its own, the possible combinations are simply unlimited! I'm truly amazed when each of these treasures is completed, never quite knowing where my seed bead weaving adventure will take me!

You can also follow along with me at Blogger.com at cbriody.blogspot.com. I'd love to hear from you there!

Take a look in my shop and see if you agree? Please don't hesitate to ask questions or make a request. I am happy to create with and for you, my Customer!
Carol

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  • Carol Briody

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Female Originally from Pennsylvania, living in Delaware. Married Lives with 3 wonderful furry friends: Mindy and Cherry the Yorkies, and Poppy the Pomeranian! Also available at cbriody.blogspot.com

  • Mindy

    CEO

    5 year of Yorkie, loves to play with her toys and hates sharing toys with her Sisters Cherry and Poppy!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 24, 2014
Welcome to ABeadsLife. I would be honored to have you Favorite or Bookmark my site! Please visit often, feel free to ask questions or just drop in for some 'window-shopping'!

Accepted payment methods

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  • Pay with Discover
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Payment
ABeadsLife accepts all major credit cards, PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards and personal checks as payment.

Payment for an item is expected prior to shipment from this shop. Your item will ship as soon as the transaction has been processed and approved.

Cancelations are acceptable as long as the item has not shipped and the payment method has been properly amended. If payment has not been received, the Sale must be canceled.
Shipping
All items are shipped by first class mail from the USA. Some delays in shipping may occur on non-mail delivery days (Examples: Holidays, Sunday, at times of severe weather).

All items are carefully inspected prior to shipping then carefully wrapped to prevent damage during shipping.

For an additional charge: shipping insurance may be added to your purchase. Please inquire about insurance costs at check out.

International shipping may require additional costs (which you will be made aware of promptly) and does require additional time (perhaps up to 2 weeks duration).
Refunds and Exchanges
Due to the 'one of a kind nature' of my pieces, a refund cannot be made only based upon an change of mind upon receipt. However, I will make every effort to work with you to correct a problem related to sizing or a problem related to shipping after an item leaves my shop. Or, we may be able to work together to create an exchange of the purchased item that is acceptable to both parties.

I work hard to make your shopping experience fabulous. If for any reason you are not happy with a purchase, please contact me immediately. I appreciate the opportunity to correct mistakes and to make this an excellent experience for both Customer and Seller!
Additional policies and FAQs
Please check your package(s) immediately upon receipt to ensure everything is in order. It is always best to notify a Seller within 24 hours or less (as soon as possible) of a problem so that we may assist you promptly and with expertise.