BeadFatuationDesigns

BeadFatuation Designs

Athens, Greece · 120 Sales

BeadFatuationDesigns

BeadFatuation Designs

Athens, Greece 120 Sales On Etsy since 2008

0 out of 5 stars
(37)

Announcement   Well, what can I say... Beads fascinate me, they mezmerize me, infatuate me !!!

I just can’t stay away from them and they keep calling me close to them. Looking at them, feeling them, mixing them, stringing, knotting or stitching them, even rearranging them gives me shear pleasure; and they just keep calling me back for more. It’s love I tell you!!...

This is where you get to see what we get up to late at night, in our most intimate moments.

I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Check out my photos on www.flickr.com/photos/beadsandi/

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I am a proud member of the Etsy BeadWeavers Team. Search EBW TEAM for more beautiful beadwoven creations or visit our blog for links to all members’ shops: http://etsy-beadweavers.blogspot.com
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I proudly took the handmade pledge: http://www.buyhandmade.org/
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Announcement

Well, what can I say... Beads fascinate me, they mezmerize me, infatuate me !!!

I just can’t stay away from them and they keep calling me close to them. Looking at them, feeling them, mixing them, stringing, knotting or stitching them, even rearranging them gives me shear pleasure; and they just keep calling me back for more. It’s love I tell you!!...

This is where you get to see what we get up to late at night, in our most intimate moments.

I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Check out my photos on www.flickr.com/photos/beadsandi/

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I am a proud member of the Etsy BeadWeavers Team. Search EBW TEAM for more beautiful beadwoven creations or visit our blog for links to all members’ shops: http://etsy-beadweavers.blogspot.com
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I proudly took the handmade pledge: http://www.buyhandmade.org/
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Katerina Konstantinou

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Katerina Konstantinou

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Gail Vanderster-Zwang

Gail Vanderster-Zwang on Nov 11, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Item exactly as pictured, easy to follow! Thank you!

hgbm

hgbm on Aug 24, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

This is a great materials kit! The colors are to-die-for wonderful.

Debbie

Debbie on Oct 14, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

great pattern, love it, THANKS!!!

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Last updated on July 30, 2012
It’s true; beads and I are in love !...

I just can’t stay away from them and they keep calling me close to them. Looking at them, feeling them, mixing them, stringing, knotting or stitching them, even rearranging them gives me shear pleasure; and they just keep calling me back for more. True love I tell you !!!
I am self taught beader and beadweaver and have learned all I know out of books, magazines, a few beadweaving project directions I have purchased and experimenting!
Beadwork for me is about fun and creativity, so I create things that inspire me in some way; it could be a particular color combination, a technique, an exciting design or … anything really. Some times I make very simple pieces just to try out a technique or a combination. Or I may simply try something out from a book or a magazine article just to see how it comes together.
I started off a few years ago with stringing and that is all I took interest in until I saw a picture of Suzanne Golden’s peyote spiral bracelet about a year ago. That was it! I was hooked; I had to make it! I found out the photo was from the book The Art and Elegance of Beadweaving, and it included instructions on how to make the bracelet. I bought this truly wonderful book and this is how my love affair with seed beads started. I am now addicted to designing, choosing diverse structures and trying different stitches out and then stitching the beads on one at a time, bead by tiny bead by teeny bead. It’ is a delicate and detailed process and I put a lot of heart and soul as well as time into it.

On top of that, I am very fussy with my stitching; I want it to be precise, neat and tidy. I do like mistakes and sloppiness and thread ends that stick out and messy connections simply will not do for me. So I put even more time into it and so, since I have to share my time between my “real” work, the delights of motherhood and beading in addition to all the usual stuff, most of my beadweaving projects take me a couple of weeks to finish. So if you have a custom request please let me know asap so I can give it priority.
I hope you like what you see and I thank you for stopping by at my shop.

Please make sure you check my Policies section.

Thank you very mush for stopping by. I hope you liked what you saw!!

Accepted payment methods

Payment
Payment can be made through PayPal

Cancellations are accepted on the condition that they arrive with 24 hours of purchace.
Shipping
SHIPPING

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PLEASE NOTE that shipping price represent the maximum for packages of 500gr insured for 500€!!!

CONVO me to get YOUR SHIPPING COSTS!!!
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I will ship within two working days after payment.


PLEASE NOTE: The US Post Office DOES NOT ACCEPT insurance for items shipped from Greece, so regrettably orders to the US WILL NOT BE INSURED.

Shipping is FREE for orders over 500,00€.
Refunds and Exchanges
I guarantee my work. So if you if you are not happy with your jewelry please contact me. I will refund you the merchandise value and/or exchange items you are not happy with on the condition that they arrive undamaged to me.
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM ORDERS

I welcome custom orders. If you prefer a particular color scheme contact me with your request.

RESIZING, ALTERNATIONS AND REPAIRS

Some items are available for resizing. Please check them individually and contact me with your request.

Resizing when available is FREE please contact me.

I am happy to make repairs and alternations if you require such. Please contact me for a price quote.


TO THE ISSUE OF COPY RIGHT

I generally work on my own designs. I do however get inspirations from the work of other artists in which case I give them credit.

BEADWORK JEWELRY CARE TIPS
Here I give you some tips on how to properly care for unique handmade beadwork jewelry and keep it looking great!

GENERAL TIPS
Keep your beaded jewelry away from hair sprays, cosmetics, perfume, lotions, and various household cleaners.
Always put your jewelry on after washing and applying any makeup, hair products, lotions, perfume, etc.
Protect your jewelry from extreme temperatures and sunlight.
Do not wear beaded jewelry, in the pool, the sea or while you are showering.
Do not wear your jewelry while doing household or outdoor chores or sports.
Do not drop, crush or stuff your jewelry in crowded places.
Beadwoven jewelry is very delicate. Handle your beadwoven jewelry gently!
Your beadwork is precious; treat it as such!

CLEANING
Keep your jewelry free of dust, dirt, grease, paint and other foreign material
Always clean the jewelry with a soft cloth only.
Do not use knives or other sharp objects, scrubbing sponges and brushes as you can easily scratch the jewelry that way.
Wash your jewelry in a timid water and mild soap such as Ivory. Do not use strong soaps or chemicals.
Hot soapy water and a soft brush ( makeup brush) can be used to clean gemstones.
Rub stones with a soft cotton cloth to dry them, remove fingerprints and keep them shiny.
Take great care when cleaning soft gemstones as lapis, malachite, coral, turquoise and only use mild soap.

STORAGE
Always try to store your beaded necklaces or bracelets flat
Store your jewelry clean! Always wipe your gemstone jewelry after wearing with a clean, soft, damp cloth.
Jewelry should be kept away from heat and sunlight.
Keep your jewelry separately so it doesn't scratch other jewelry.
Plastic bags or soft pouches placed in a box are best.
When traveling, wrap pieces with padding to prevent scratches on metal or stones and chipping of the stones and pack your beadwoven jewelry in separate boxes.
Do not use jewelry cleaners with your gemstone jewelry.
Be very careful with steam, ultrasonic and other commercial cleaning methods as these may be harmful to your jewelry.
Seek the advice of a jewelry professional if you are not sure.

PEARLS, OPALS AND SOFT GEMSTONES
Pearls, opal, turqouise, lapis, malachite coral are the most delicate and need special care.
Clean your pearls with mild soap, warm water and a soft cotton cloth
Pearls really hate chemichals and that goes for your perfume and cosmetics!
Wipe your pearls frequently with a soft damp cloth to preserve their luster.
Wear them! They love it! The more you wear pearls, the more beautiful they are.
Pearls are damaged by extreme dryness and abrasive cleaners or cloths and should not be kept in safety deposit boxes.
Keep pearls separate from other jewelry to prevent scratching and store them in their own pouch or box.
Clean pearls in warm soapy water using a mild soap such as Ivory.

STERLING SILVER
Dips will remove the oxidized antique finish in silver designs and may damage stones.
Help prevent tarnishing by storing your jewelry in a cool, dry place or inside an air-tight plastic bag. Leather pouches are also good as are anti-tarnish fabric lined jewelry boxes.
Remove tarnish using a regular cloth or special anti-tarnish cloth.
Clean the silver carefully avoiding polishing any other beads. Using a cloth should not damage the dark oxidation in the recesses of the silver.
Do not use jewelry cleaner on any beaded or sterling silver jewelry.

BEADWOVEN JEWELRY
Beadwoven jewelry re delicate pieces of art and should be treated with a lot of TLC (aka Tender Loving Care), so please make sure you:
Do not stuff your jewelry in your bag or suitcase! If you need to take them with you, pack them in small paper boxes first.
Handle your jewelry with the care and attention you handle all your precious belongings.
Do not stretch, squeeze, twist or otherwise “test” your jewelry, you will just give them a hard time! …
If you have any problems or accidents, try to contain the damage and contact me to arrange for repairs.
Oh, and please, don’t let your cat play with your seeds!

FROM THE ETSY BEADWORKERS STREET TEAM

Dear Customer,

Thank you for purchasing from an Etsy BeadWeavers (EBW) Team member’s shop.
Following are some instructions regarding your purchase. These guidelines will ensure your beadwoven jewelry piece will remain as beautiful in the future as on the day you bought it.

Jewelry bought from the shops of EBW Team members is hand-made from tiny glass beads and thread or cord. As any other piece of valued jewelry it requires special care.

Please store your beadwoven items in the original package in a dry place that is protected from direct sunlight. EBW Team members use only high quality materials in their creations; however, many types of seed beads can tarnish, change, or even loose their color if stored in high moisture, heat or sunlight. Those conditions may also damage the thread, making it brittle. A soft pouch will prevent seed beads, crystals and gems in your woven items from chipping and scratching. Avoid dropping or tossing your beadwoven jewelry onto hard surfaces.

Never expose beadwoven jewelry to water, perfume or any other chemicals (including soap and other detergents, crèmes, lotions, disinfectants, etc.). Do not wear it when doing dishes, taking showers or swimming. Make sure to take it off before going to bed.

If these recommendations for care are not followed, we cannot guarantee your complete satisfaction with our products, nor their durability. When properly cared for beadwoven jewelry will serve you for many years to come and may even stay in your family for generations.

Sincerely,



Proud Member of Etsy BeadWeavers Team