ClareSwanDesigns

Handmade Sterling and Gold Filled Gemstone Jewelry

San Mateo, California

Top shop for gifts.

Buyers bought gifts from this shop and gave them 5-star reviews!

Announcement    JULY SALE! $20 off orders of $100. Use code: JULYSALE. Now through July 31.

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PIN LISTINGS TO SAVE!
To get a 10% discount on any order, just follow these steps.
1. Pin 3 of my listings to your Pinterest account.
2. Click on the “Contact” link on the top right (below the banner) and send me a link to your pins.
3. I’ll send you a 10% off coupon that can be used on any order from my shop.
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Also... get FREE SHIPPING on orders over $35!
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All components are Sterling Silver, Gold-Filled, Gold Plate over Brass or Vermeil. All pearls are Tahitian or freshwater pearls. Gemstones are hand selected for beautiful color, faceting and uniqueness. All crystals are Swarovski.
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All jewelry shipped in a gift box with organza ribbon.
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Full Etsy shop: http://ClareSwanDesigns.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/clareswandesigns/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clareswandesigns/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/clareswandesigns/

Mailing List: https://bit.ly/ClareSwanDesignsNewsletter
* 15% off your first purchase
* Early access for new products
* Subscriber Discounts
* Tips on jewelry care

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Announcement

Last updated on Jul 16, 2021

JULY SALE! $20 off orders of $100. Use code: JULYSALE. Now through July 31.

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PIN LISTINGS TO SAVE!
To get a 10% discount on any order, just follow these steps.
1. Pin 3 of my listings to your Pinterest account.
2. Click on the “Contact” link on the top right (below the banner) and send me a link to your pins.
3. I’ll send you a 10% off coupon that can be used on any order from my shop.
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Also... get FREE SHIPPING on orders over $35!
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All components are Sterling Silver, Gold-Filled, Gold Plate over Brass or Vermeil. All pearls are Tahitian or freshwater pearls. Gemstones are hand selected for beautiful color, faceting and uniqueness. All crystals are Swarovski.
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All jewelry shipped in a gift box with organza ribbon.
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Full Etsy shop: http://ClareSwanDesigns.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/clareswandesigns/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clareswandesigns/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/clareswandesigns/

Mailing List: https://bit.ly/ClareSwanDesignsNewsletter
* 15% off your first purchase
* Early access for new products
* Subscriber Discounts
* Tips on jewelry care

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About ClareSwanDesigns

Sales 65
On Etsy since 2018

I never make the same thing twice... unless you want me to!

I never make the same thing twice... unless you want me to!

All the jewelry you see in my shop are one-of-a-kind pieces, designed and hand-created by me.

I’ll go to gem shows and find some amazing pearls or stones I have (or haven’t) seen before and start imagining what I can make with them. Then I go around looking for more inspiring ideas, charms, pendants, stones...(anything goes) to see how I can enhance those designs. Mostly all in my head... and then, I come home and draw what I imagined so I don’t forget!

While I’m doing that, I usually think of new ideas and additional items (matching earrings, bracelets, etc) that will go with it! Gotta have matching items after all!

I recently talked my fabulously creative daughter, Rachel (I’m partial, I know) into helping me post to Instagram and Facebook because she’s SO much better at it than me and adds those special sparkly touches I love.

So please explore my shop, check out all the different designs, and send me an email if you have questions or see something I can make special for you!

Any day that involves shopping for pretty things is a good day!

Some of my favorite quotes:

“Jewelry is like ice cream, there’s always room for more”

“If you can’t stop thinking about it ... Buy it”

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy jewelry. And that’s kind of the same thing.”

“I could give up shopping... but I’m not a quitter”

Shop members

  • Rachel

    Social Media Expert

    This beautifully talented lady is my fabulous social media expert... I defer to her expertise to help get me out there in the social media world. I tried posting myself once and that’s when she insisted I let her take over...No Problem!

Production partners

  • Bali Manufacturer

    Bali, Indonesia

    Purchased via the International Gem show from quality Bali manufacturer.

Shop policies

More information

Last updated on Mar 7, 2021
Frequently asked questions
General Care Instructions

§ Jewelry should be put on after products like lotion, sunscreen, perfume & hairspray. Good rule of thumb: Last on, First off.

Care of Sterling Silver

§ Sterling Silver tarnishes from time to time and will need to be cleaned periodically. Use non-abrasive silver tarnish removal products like a silver polishing cloth, careful to avoid gemstones and pearls. The anti-tarnish dip cleaners are generally good for most items, but can damage pearls and some gemstones. Also, if there is any oxidation on your item (on purpose!), dip cleaners WILL remove that as well, so best to use a polishing cloth for those items instead.

Care of Gold Filled

§ Gold Filled pieces rarely tarnish, but if worn on the body it can accumulate oils & other residue from normal wear. Clean with mild soapy water & a soft cloth.

Care of "Vermeil Style" Gold Plate

§ Gold Plate items are best stored separately in a soft jewelry pouch when not wearing to avoid scratching. Avoid contact with Chlorine or Chlorine-based products (commonly found in pools & hot tubs). Clean with jewelry cleanser, soap & water, or commercial window cleaner (such as Windex). Use a soft cloth to clean the item, rinse with water and allow to dry completely.

Packaging & Gift Wrap

§ All items come in a cotton filled gift box adorned with pink organza ribbon, mailed in bubble mailer.

§ Each item includes a jewelry care card.

Sterling Silver

§ I design and create jewelry with Sterling Silver because it has a high content of silver (92.5% - .0925), holds up beautifully over time, does not wear off (not plated), and can be easily cleaned (see care of Sterling Silver above).

Gold Filled

§ I use gold-filled wire and components because of its natural shine and gold luster without the expense of real gold. It also contains 5% gold by weight and the gold is bonded to the base metal (jeweler’s brass) so it won’t wear off. It can last for years without tarnishing with proper care (see Care of Gold Filled above) and the gold will not wear off.

“Vermeil Style” Gold Plate

§ A few items in my shop are made of “vermeil style” gold plate components. While gold plate has a bad rep as wearing off over time, the components I use have plating of 40 micro inches of 98.5% pure gold plated over sterling silver with a fine layer of nickel in between. I have found this to be extremely durable and beautiful which is why I use these components in my designs.