Beads, Bangles, and More

Springfield, Illinois · 24 Sales


Beads, Bangles, and More

Springfield, Illinois 24 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Elizabeth Swihart

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Elizabeth Swihart

Green Angel Earrings
Pink Angel Earrings
Light Blue multistrand bracelet - 7 1/2"
Two-tone Blue Memory Wire Necklace
Ice blue earrings with blue crystals
Gunmetal Gray Pearl Earrings
Ice Blue Earrings
Green Floral Earrings


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Katharine Vieregge

Katharine Vieregge on Jan 12, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Very pretty. Looks like a real pearl bracelet for such an affordable price. Shipped super fast.

Anonymous on May 28, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

VERY pretty bracelet which I will enjoy wearing. Fast shipping!

Anonymous on Mar 21, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous! Really has the feel of nature.

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Beads, Bangles and More

I grew up crafting. My mother, grandmothers, and aunts all did crafts of various types, from painting to crocheting, rug making to sewing, beading to card making. My father can fix nearly anything and my grandfathers both enjoyed wood working hobbies. I have never been afraid to try a new skill, and more than likely someone in my family can give me some encouragement.

One Christmas season our finances were tight so I began making gifts for our extensive Christmas list. I made a necklace for a coworker, and bracelets for my daughter's teachers and coaches. Everyone loved them! With my husband's encouragement "Beads, Bangles, and More" was born. It has been a great outlet for my creativity. I love making new items, choosing colors, selecting patterns--I was hooked!

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science and am a firm believer in living sustainably. I love incorporating perfectly useable pieces from cast-offs, broken, and vintage jewelry into my designs. I also try to use supplies that are sustainable. Whenever possible I buy supplies manufactured in the United States. You can still be fashionable while leaving a small carbon footprint! There is an old Native American proverb, "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." I want to leave the world a place of natural wonder and beauty for them as it was and is for me so that they can be inspired by God's awesome power and creativity too.


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  • Elizabeth Swihart

    Owner, Designer

    I am a wife and mother of two living in Illinois. I enjoy all things creative. I began crafting as a child and haven't stopped since! I scrapbook, sew, and bead. It is my creative outlet. If I couldn't create new things I think I would burst!

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Last updated on November 13, 2012

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