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Announcement    Thanks for stopping by to check out my handmade enamel and ceramic beads. I offer free shipping on orders over $35. All orders, other than made to order beads, ship the next business day. MaryAnn


Last updated on Sep 25, 2020

Thanks for stopping by to check out my handmade enamel and ceramic beads. I offer free shipping on orders over $35. All orders, other than made to order beads, ship the next business day. MaryAnn


MaryAnn Carroll

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About artisanbeadsplus

Sales 3,701
On Etsy since 2008

One Bead at a Time

I first discovered Etsy back in 2008, a couple of years after my jewelry creating began. At first, I was pretty clueless as to what to do in terms of selling anything. I had started a website, which still exists, but was not practical for selling.

My jewelry making eventually led me to creating beads. I started off creating earthenware, and graduated to porcelain. I also have the opportunity three to four times a year to create wood-fired beads. That is a very unique opportunity since there are limited wood-fire kilns in the US and I happen to have an artist husband who built one on our land

From my ceramic bead making, I shifted into enameling beads, which is also something I love to do. I am an artist who stays interested and motivated by switching it up every now that then. That is why you will find a variety of items in my shop.

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  • MaryAnn Carroll

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I have been creating beads since 2008. You will find stoneware, porcelain, wood-fired and enameled beads. My wood-fired beads are very rare. Just search for wood-fire beads online to see for yourself! Learn more at

Shop policies

Last updated on July 18, 2020
I believe in quality. I am very conscientious about everything that I make. My wish is for the buyers to open their package after it arrives home and be thrilled with what they have purchased. I charge fair prices for the time and effort that I put into my bead making and jewelry making. I hope that when you receive your beads, you will agree.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 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)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
I stand behind everything that I make. I have not had any complaints so far :O) That doesn't mean that it can never happen. For that reason, please let me know if you are unhappy with your purchase and I will refund your money or exchange for beads at an equal value. I ask that shipping costs be covered by the buyer. Thanks!
I accept credit card payments, PayPal, check or money order.
SHIPPING TIMES: Other than “made to order” items, I will ship on the day following the your order. I strive to get my orders out as quickly as possible.

INTERNATIONAL: I will refund any significant overcharges after I ship your item. I am finding that I can't really average any overseas shipping as I can in the US. I'm sorry for any inconvenience.

RECEIPTS: If you need a printed receipt, please convo me with that request. I am trying to cut down on the amount of ink and paper (being green) that I'm using. Thanks.
Additional policies and FAQs
For my enameled beads/pendants, I use Thompson enamel which does not have lead as an ingredient.

For my ceramic beads, I mainly use commercial glazes sold by Mayco and Coyote. On occasion, I purchase glazes made in a ceramics supplier in Syracuse, New York. I do not purchase glazes that list lead as an ingredient.

I glaze the wood fire beads with glazes that my husband makes. They do not contain lead.

Please remember that beads are not intended for children.