Handmade dreamcatchers and jewelry!

Korsholm, Finland · 16 Sales


Handmade dreamcatchers and jewelry!

Korsholm, Finland 16 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Sarah on Dec 14, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

This bracelet is imbued with a deep, rich, mysterious Nordic quality that is difficult to describe. I absolutely love it. The seller is wonderful, excellent communication, fast shipping, smooth transaction.

Anonymous on Jun 25, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Great service and lovely necklace, thank you!

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For the love of beauty!

I grew up with practical parents, who worked with their hands. My mother is a jack-of-all-trades artist and my father a carpenter. So it was natural that I too started working with my hands. I went to a weekly art class during my school years, where I painted, drew , photographed and worked with clay. In the studio at home I had ample room for any art project I felt like pursuing. But art was never really my thing. I am no artist. Still, I have always loved beautiful things, and I have always collected, and surrounded myself with, beautiful things.

I started making dreamcatchers about 10 years ago, when I was gifted a book about how to make them. At first they were rather ugly little things, but that was from a lack of supplies rather than a lack of skill. When I had the right supplies I found making dreamcatchers to be a relaxing pastime! Crafting dreamcatchers takes a stimulating combination of skill and flair and I get to use the sense of aesthetics that I have nurtured troughout my life.

When I at 19 moved to my second home in Uppsala, Sweden to pursue an academic education, I was stunned by the sheer number of shops that sold jewelry supplies! And I could never resist buying beautiful beads! So to justify my purchases I had to make something from all of these wonderful beads! Dreamcatchers have a fair amount of beads in them, but I bought more than what I could use for dreamcatchers. So I started making beaded necklaces, at first for my own use, then for friends. But there came a time where I had all too many dreamcatchers and necklaces for my own use, and there wasn´t a friend who had not recieved several of either as gifts. To justify my continued crafting I simply had to open shop.

So here I am, with a shop of my own...

Since opening my shop I have embraced my love for rusty old junk. My mother has always found beauty in old junk, in decay, in the industrial, in concrete and rust! So lately my life has been all about rust, grime and weird old items from the nooks and crannies of my father's garage and my mother's studio. There is something wonderful about using old items, with a history, in jewelry! It feels great to take somthing old and give it new life, a new purpose and one that is sometimes very far from the original.


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Shop members

  • Nadja Sand

    Owner, Maker

    Is the owner of this shop and run the day to day business. Makes the handmade jewelry and dreamcatchers

  • Haje


    Makes the art that is for sale in this shop!

Shop policies

Last updated on November 11, 2012
Thank you for visiting my shop! I try to create opulent and fascinating items, be they jewelry or dreamcatchers I want every one to be special! I use a lot of scavenged material which keeps down the prices but also makes every piece unique! Every item is truly one of a kind, never to be replicated!

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Other Method
At this time I only accept payment through Pay Pal! This will probably not change...

But I am open to trades if you are an Etsy seller, please convo me with any trade proposal!

PLEASE OBSERVE: I have activated "Other" as a payment option, but this is only to be used in the case of trades and is not an option open to other buyers. If you use this option without an agreement of trade with me I will cancel your order.

I do not accept order cancellation after shipment.
Please allow a few days for the items to be shipped. All items are ready made, but I need some time to prepare the shipment and get it to my postal office.

I do not ship on weekends.

I ship from Sweden or Finland depending on time of year. International buyers can expect delivery to take about two weeks, plus or minus one week depending on location. Please only contact me with complaints if your package has not arrived within one month. I ship Priority and shipping should take anywhere between 6-14 days, but international shipping is impossible to predict.

Tracking is not available for international orders.
Refunds and Exchanges
All my sales are final after shipment. I ask you to please study pictures and item descriptions thoroughly, I try to depict the item as exactly as possible.

I am not responsible for any damage that occurs during shipping. All items are sent in the same condition as in pictures. Shipping may for example ruffle, or in worst case break, feathers. I package my items well, so as to avoid such damage. In my packaging I use as much reacycled material as possible, but I try to make it pretty and suited to gift giving!

That said, please convo me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional policies and FAQs

I will happily make custom designs. Please convo me with your idea and I´ll tell you if I can make it. When the design is ready it will be reserved for you, but you are not obliged to buy it. I expect you to either buy it within a couple of weeks, suggest modifications or tell me that you do not want to buy it, in which case it will become part of my ordinary stock. I do not want you to feel in any way forced to buy an item just because it was made with you in mind! We all have different tastes!


For my beaded jewelry I recommend that you restring it every few years if it is heavily used. Even if it is lightly used it will need to be restringed at some point. The fishing line I use gets worn and can become brittle with age.

Those of my dreamcatchers that have a net made of dental floss (wonderful material really, makes the net very much like spiderwebs) are not suited to hanging in direct sunlight for an extended amount of time. In my experience sunlight may in time discolor and/or make the floss thread brittle.