BevaStyles

Elegant vintage inspired jewelry with modern edge.

New Jersey, United States · 1393 Sales

BevaStyles

Elegant vintage inspired jewelry with modern edge.

New Jersey, United States 1393 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(606)
Shop owner

Lisa

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Announcement   Welcome to BevaStyles jewelry shop. Here you will find handcrafted well made jewelry with a vintage flair. I enjoy combining elements of the old and new to create smart edgy looks. I also focus on creating pieces that are comfortable and easy to wear, not too heavy, prickly or fussy! All pieces are designed and made by me. I am constantly reinventing my style so please add me to your favorites and come back often. Happy shopping!! Please use coupon code 'awesome' to receive 10% off your order!


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Want to see the creative process behind BevaStyles and receive special promotional discounts? Visit my business page on facebook and click like. You can use the link below or just keep scrolling down and you will eventually find the active link to my facebook , instagram, twitter and pinterest pages!
http://www.facebook.com/BevaStyles

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Last updated on Apr 6, 2016

Welcome to BevaStyles jewelry shop. Here you will find handcrafted well made jewelry with a vintage flair. I enjoy combining elements of the old and new to create smart edgy looks. I also focus on creating pieces that are comfortable and easy to wear, not too heavy, prickly or fussy! All pieces are designed and made by me. I am constantly reinventing my style so please add me to your favorites and come back often. Happy shopping!! Please use coupon code 'awesome' to receive 10% off your order!


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Please read my shop policies before placing an order.
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Want to see the creative process behind BevaStyles and receive special promotional discounts? Visit my business page on facebook and click like. You can use the link below or just keep scrolling down and you will eventually find the active link to my facebook , instagram, twitter and pinterest pages!
http://www.facebook.com/BevaStyles

Lisa

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Lisa

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5 out of 5 stars
(606)
Gloria Charles

Gloria Charles on Aug 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Did I mention that my favorite color is red? This bracelet combines light-hearted glitter with color and gold in a craftily executed and savvy manner. Wonderful to wear...

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About

My Love Affair with Beads

It all started with a bag of cheap plastic beads. I poured them into a shoe box and would run my fingers through them, cull them, string them, and repeat. Eventually I taught myself some basic stringing techniques and the addiction began! In the begining, I was keen on mastering all of the difficult beadweaving techniques like peyote stitch and right angle weave; however, these methods were laborious and did not produce the results I needed quick enough. I learned a few wire working techniques and combined this with my love of vintage jewelry and started making reworked vintage assemblage jewelry. In the spring and summer, I spend most Saturdays at flea markets, estate sales and garage sales, looking for vintage treasures in other people’s junk. The thrill of finding that one unique brooch or perfect pair of rhinestone encrusted clip-ons is just too much for me to pass up.
I enjoy combining elements of the old and new to create smart edgy looks. For example, I love the combination of bright candy jade or Lucite beads against the darkened background of tarnished vintage brass chain. My favorite materials to work with include vintage pearls, leaded crystal, semiprecious stones like jade, turquoise and pyrite, and most of all, rhinestones! A girl can never have too much bling! I strive to design pieces which are modern and in line with current trends, even though they are made with almost all vintage materials. I also focus on creating pieces that are comfortable and easy to wear, not too heavy, prickly or fussy! All pieces of BevaStyles jewelry are designed and made by me.
Currently, I am a stay-at-home mom of two beautiful and energetic boys (Logan,7, and Gabriel, 4). Before I had children, I was a medicinal chemist, working for a small private pharmaceutical company. I spent 8 years designing and synthesizing chemotherapeutic agents until 2009 when the company fell victim to economic decline and had to close its doors. Organic chemistry was definitely the ‘yin’ to my artistic ‘yang’. Having a jewelry making hobby created a great balance. Being a SAHM is definitely a full time job for me now. Finding time to create the jewelry means carving out time in the wee hours of the morning (like 4:00am) before anyone is awake and when the creative juices are flowing. Although this means I have to sacrifice sleep, in the end, it is very fulfilling for me to have this creative outlet to satisfy my artistic needs.

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  • Lisa

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Scavenger, Garage Saler

    I am the owner and creator of Bevastyles jewelry. All designs are conceived and fabricated by me, although sometimes I'll get a little advice from the hubs. Making jewelry fulfills my creative needs and keeps me a sane mommy.

  • Logan

    Culler, Noise Maker, Lil Companion, Quality Assurance

    Logan is my lil' shop helper. He is very good at culling through bulk lots of jewelry and telling me how pretty my necklaces are. He is no doubt my quality control tester. If my jewelry can survive his inspection, it can survive anything!

  • Jason

    Husband, Post Office Guy, Goofball, Treasury Critic

    My go to guy for all my shipping needs. Also happens to be my wonderful husband and father of our two adorable boys!

  • Gabriel

    Quality Assurance, Destroyer, Hurricane In Human Form

    Gabriel has taken over the Quality Assurance Department. He has the strength of 10 four year olds and the will and determination of an Olympic athlete. If my jewelry can survive his inspection, it can survive a nuclear apocalypse

  • Bernie

    Assistant, Cuddly Fat Ginger, Shop Cat

    Bernie is my beloved and devoted shop cat. He is my constant companion while I create jewelry in the wee hours of the morning. His favorite thing to do is lie directly on top of whatever it is I'm working on. He's not really very helpful...

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