Meaningful Gemstone, Fused Glass, Stamped Metal & more!

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Meaningful Gemstone, Fused Glass, Stamped Metal & more!

Minneapolis, Minnesota | 167 Sales

Announcement    Welcome to Dragonfly Adornments! I create meaningful gemstone jewelry, fused glass jewelry, personalized keepsakes and accessories. Adorn yourself, your friends or your home with fused glass art and beaded jewelry.


Last updated on Mar 20, 2016

Welcome to Dragonfly Adornments! I create meaningful gemstone jewelry, fused glass jewelry, personalized keepsakes and accessories. Adorn yourself, your friends or your home with fused glass art and beaded jewelry.


Mara and Tammy

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Mara and Tammy


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About DragonflyAdornments

Sales 167
On Etsy since 2009

A little bit about me...

I have been creating jewelry and glass art for about 9 years. A friend of mine had a fleeting interest in beading and I went along for the ride. Eventually, she lost interest but I just couldn't stop. Soon, I had the urge to create my own beads and pendants so I started Lampworking (melting glass in a torch) and then Glass Fusing (heating glass in a kiln). I have always had an affinity for glass so it made sense to work with this medium. Oh, and if you are wondering why I named my shop, Dragonfly Adornments; I really like dragonflies.

I started consigning my jewelry at a local gift shop in Minnesota. I have been selling my designs there for 7 years and have some wonderful and loyal customers. I also enjoy displaying and selling my creations at craft shows, events and in-home shopping. I am a member of HandmadeMN and Etsy street team where I write the HandmadeMN weekly giveaway and the Fun Friday Finds.

The Fused Glass Process
Fused glass is created by cutting and layering glass and fusing it in a kiln at a range of 1,000 °F-1,500 °F. The fusing process takes about 18 hours from the time it's placed in the kiln to the time it can be removed.
If I am going to to fused an image onto the glass, I have to print it onto special fusing paper with a specific type of printer. I fuse it up to about 1200 °F. The ink from the printer burns off and iron oxide is what is left creating the sepia image. This process takes nearly 12 hours!

Fused Glass Keepsakes
I enjoy creating personalized fused glass keepsakes. I have fused actual hand prints, handwriting, photographs, artwork, images and phrases onto pendants, suncatchers, key chains and nightlights. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like me to create something special for you!

Meaningful Gemstones
I am very interested in the healing powers of natural stones. I like to provide my customers with the healing properties and the meaning of the gemstones in their jewelry. I especially love creating meaningful jewelry for customers and finding stones that can symbolize something very personal. I believe that the stones can help you feel better when you wear them. It does not matter if you believe in the metaphysical, if you feel great wearing a lovely piece of jewelry, then that is what matters. I reference The Crystal Healer by Philip Permutt for my information.

Visit my blog at www.dragonflyadornments.com and feel free to send me a quick comment!

Shop members

  • Mara

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    I create all my adornments in my home-based studio in Minnesota. I grew up in an artistic and creative family on the shores of Lake Superior in Upper Michigan and my love of nature is reflected in my jewelry and fused glass designs.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 28, 2018
Welcome! All of the fused glass and beaded pieces are handmade by me in my smoke-free home studio.

I make each piece individually. The items you see in the photographs are the actual pieces for sale and are one of a kind.

-If you fall in love with an item that has been sold I can attempt to recreate it but cannot guarantee that it will be identical.

-You'll want to check back often because even I never know what style or color combination I'll be making next.

Thanks for stopping!


Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
• If you for some reason are dissatisfied with your purchase please let me know 3 business days upon receipt of product. These situations will be handled on a case by case basis. I will try and rectify the issue and offer a refund or store credit if the item is returned in sellable condition. *Shipping charges will not be refunded.
• Please note due to health code concerns earrings may not be returned.
Non-payment & non-contact after 2 days may be considered forfeiture of any one of a kind items you have purchased. I reserve the right to re-list items at my discretion after that point
• All orders will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail unless otherwise specified.
• Items (with the exception of custom orders) will be shipped 1-3 days after notification of receipt of payment.
• Each purchase will include a pretty tulle or paper gift bag. I recycle envelopes and boxes. Let me know if you prefer a new box.
• I will ship the purchase to your address or another address if specified.
• Contact me for additional insurance or use Priority Shipping (2-3 days).
• International customers PLEASE contact me for quotes if I haven't added your country. I apologize for the inconvenience. I have added many countries already and would be happy to add yours!
Additional policies and FAQs
NOTE: All pieces are created by hand so no two items are identical. That's the beauty of the product! Please allow for slight variances from what is shown in the made to order photos.

I welcome consignment inquiries and custom orders. Send me an Etsy conversation or email at dragonflyadornments [!at] gmail.com.

Disclaimer: Dragonfly Adornments “Serenity Stones” jewelry are spiritual in nature and handcrafted by me, Mara Olden. I do not give promises about the ability of any of my healing spiritual jewelry creations. Wearing this gemstone jewelry can result in positive changes, but it has no guarantee. Serenity Stones are a wonderful holistic addition to any medical treatment and can help reduce the symptoms or help speed up the healing process. Healing gemstones are not a substitute for medical care. You should never stop medical treatments or adjust your medication without consulting your medical doctor first. I, Mara Olden, cannot be held responsible for jewelry that does not produce the desired outcome.