Beaded Jewelry - Gemstone Jewelry

Atlanta, Georgia On Etsy since 2006

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Beaded Jewelry - Gemstone Jewelry

Atlanta, Georgia | 446 Sales

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About jQjewelrydesigns

Sales 446
On Etsy since 2006

Obsession Confession . . .

I am irresistibly drawn to jewelry ... pretty much always have been.

My skills were honed creating paper chains, cheerios bracelets and macaroni necklaces. Got creative with colored mini-marshmallows strung together to form pretty pastel designs, and even used crayons to color tiny pebble "beads" collected during a family beach vacation.

As a 12 year old, I loved to go through my mom's costume jewelry. And how much fun was it to watch her get ready for a night out? That final stage of adding the special touch -- jewelry, was the very best part!

When a teenager, I experimented with the pieces she no longer used, taking jewelry apart to create something new and better. I called it "design and refine", and I have to admit that there were times I didn't confine the creative process to only the things she'd cast off. It didn't take long for her to come looking for Jill every time she couldn't find her newer jewelry. But she soon got over her annoyance, as she'd be the hit of the bridge club or PTA with my one-of-a-kind creations! I kept hoping to see an increase in my allowance, but no such luck ッ

Now it's such a pleasure to choose exactly the materials I want to use, without being confined to recycling my mom's beads. But I wouldn't change those initial seeds of inspiration for anything!

After getting a business degree with a major in Retailing, I joined a high-end department store and worked my way up to Buyer . . . and guess what department it was? Fashion and Bridge Jewelry. Fate❣

Traveling for Buying trips, over time I managed to collect an amazing personal stash of vintage beads, but that's a story for another time.

۞ The custom jewelry you see here is designed with one thing in
mind ... use only the finest components available to create a long-lasting piece of jewelry you'll love to wear!

Made one at a time, every bead is carefully chosen, and every piece is crafted to feel and look unique & fresh.

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  • Jill Q.

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Last updated on June 11, 2015
I design beaded jewelry in sterling silver, gold, freshwater pearls, semi-precious stones, Austrian crystals, handmade lampwork and dichroic glass. The custom bracelets, necklaces and earrings you see here are created with one thing in mind: Use only the finest components available to create a long-lasting piece of jewelry you'll love to wear!

Made one at a time, every bead is carefully chosen, and every piece is crafted to feel and look unique & fresh.

One-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry that is classic . . . with an edge.

* Please let me know if you would like matching pieces to accompany something you see here.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Your satisfaction is very important to me. To help insure this, I provide detailed information in listings and have a high level of quality control for all items before shipment. Feel free to contact me with any questions before ordering. I am happy to discuss any & all concerns you may have.

I want you to love whatever jewelry you purchase from me, so I offer a return policy. Just contact me if you wish to make a return. Items may be returned for refund within 5 days of receipt and must be in original, unused condition in the original packaging. Insurance is recommended. All shipping costs are the buyer's responsibility. Shipping costs are not refundable.

►I accept PayPal with a Confirmed address.

If you are paying with an e-check, it usually takes 3 to 4 business days for your funds to clear PayPal and be deposited into my account.

►Major Credit Cards are also accepted via Etsy Direct Check-out.

►Money Orders - Only USPS Money Orders will be accepted unless addressed on a case-by-case basis before the purchase. US currency only.

► Residents of Georgia are required to pay GA sales tax, and it will be noted as such on your PayPal invoice.

Custom work for first-time customers require a 50% deposit before work can begin. This in non-refundable, but reviewed at my discretion. There are no refunds on custom orders, but of course my feedback speaks for itself ... I am more than willing to work with my all my wonderful customersღ
I strive to ship items within 48 hours of receipt of cleared payment, excluding weekends and Holidays. Items that are made-to-order usually ship in 2-3 business days, but some require 3-4 days which will be noted.

Special request orders begin once funds have cleared, and I will notify you of an approximate shipping date. After the work is completed, I'll give you a definite shipping date.

U.S. orders ship USPS 1st class with tracking. Most of the time I also purchase insurance for the package.. If you would like to have expedited shipping please contact me for an invoice containing the additional fee before paying.

Please make sure that your shipping address is up to date with Etsy records. The address on record is provided by you, and we ship to the address that is automatically populated in Etsy's shipping form. As a result, we cannot accept responsibility for misdirected packages.

If you should need to ship a package to a different address, you have the option to add additional shipping addresses in your own account. At checkout, you will be prompted to select the address you choose, to which we'll send the package. This address will automatically appear in the Etsy-generated shipping form. The package will be shipped to the address on the form.


I am no longer able to ship to Italy.

Most items shipping to destinations outside the US will ship 1st class International which does not include tracking or insurance once leaving the US..

If you prefer expedited shipping or want the packaged tracked and insured, please contact me before paying. There will be additional fees.

➽ PLEASE NOTE: Some countries have specific Rules & Regulations regarding the shipping of sterling silver, gemstones and/or jewelry. Any additional shipping costs resulting from these policies will be paid by the buyer before the item(s) ship.

****All items entering a foreign country are subject to customs inspection and the assessment of duties and taxes in accordance with that country's national laws. These duties and taxes are NOT included in the listed shipping costs and may be due before you can receive your item. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying, or use this handy calculator:
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I make sure to leave feedback for all customers. In an effort to provide satisfactory service, I don't consider the transaction complete until any outstanding issues have been resolved for the customer. For this reason, I prefer to leave feedback after the order has been received.