Gemstones & Beadwork by Siran Varadian/Beadmaiden

115 Sales


Gemstones & Beadwork by Siran Varadian/Beadmaiden

115 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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silvilola on Dec 22, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful color and they have large enough holes to fit .19 beading wire but not too large for very thin wire or thread. I love them.


Nikki on Jan 19, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I adore this cab - beautiful color and cut. This may be a candidate for my personal collection/hoard ;)

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Off The Beaden Path: Woven Roots

Siran Varadian is the sole designer and jeweler at Beadmaiden, the new encarnation of Varadian Beaded Couture. Her passion for "jeweling" began well over a decade ago, inspired by the intricasies of beadwork and thriving on the endless possibilities it presents. The first incarnation of this endeavor began as a walk "Off the Beaden Path"....

Each piece is as unique as it is breathtaking, with gorgeous gemstones and custom beadwork that will leave you in awe. Every cut stone, cabochon and gemstone bead is chosen by hand, often with a vision of inspiration just waiting to bloom.

An array of ancient beadweaving techniques is skillfully expressed in each piece, from the African Ndebele herringbone stitch to the Native American Peyote stitch. Siran has developed many new techniques of her own as well. The work is very detailed and meditative, commanding great patience and perseverance. Beading is Zen.

Often asked, "how did you do this?" Siran is likely to reply, "bead by bead" with a smile.

The tiny beads from which the works are comprised measure only about 1mm, fabricated of precious metals or Japanese glass. The gemstones come from all over the world, and VBC stocks many rocks from Rubies and Turquoise to Peridot and Druzy, and many more.

Creating custom jewelry is a specialty. To imagine a design and see it to completion is a truly magical experience. Dare yourself to come up with the ultimate piece and envision yourself in custom made wearable art.

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  • Siran Varadian

    Owner, Designer, Maker, Curator

    I have been making beadwoven jewelry for over 15 years now, and can say I love what I do as it is a direct extension of myself. My happiness is the owner of my jewelry feeling beautiful and confident wearing a piece I have made.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 29, 2014
My philosophy is simple. I want you to love the jewelry you buy from me! I make everything with the utmost structural integrity and I will stand behind that. This being said, beadwork is somewhat delicate in nature so as long as you are good to your beadwork, I promise it will return the favor.
When it comes to cabs and beads, I have generally chosen each stone by hand to use in my work, and I will list these supplies if I need to destash from time to time.

Accepted payment methods

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Payment is expected upon purchase. You may contact me if you wish to set up an installment process.
I currently ship my items in the US via USPS first class with tracking. I am happy to ship through UPS if that works for you, however at an extra cost. I am able to ship internationally upon request only. If you require special shipping needs, please feel free to convo me to make special arrangements.
Refunds and Exchanges
Finished Jewelry:
I cannot offer refunds on finished jewelry pieces or custom orders. If there is a problem with your jewelry, contact me within 7 days of receiving and we will work something out to the best of my ability. Please make sure the size is right for you before ordering a piece. I list the lengths and/or sizes on all of my work.

If an item or items arrive damaged, please contact me immediately to arrange a return for a full refund including original shipping charges. If you are dissatisfied for any other reason, you may contact me within seven days of receiving for a full refund less shipping. Please read all descriptions carefully before completing your order. Items should be returned well protected and shipped in the same manner in which they were originally received. Items must be in original unused condition.

If an item is lost in the mail, I cannot be held responsible and a claim may need to be filed. When an item has been marked 'delivered' by the USPS it is no longer eligible for a non-receipt claim.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders are the heart of my business. Please feel free to come to me with ideas for a piece! I am open to wholesale inquiries as well. Many items can be sized to your measurements at a reasonable cost. Thanks for visiting my Etsy shop!!!! Aloha!