sweetBella

Artisanal Jewelry Handcrafted in Cambria, California

Cambria, California · 35 Sales

sweetBella

Artisanal Jewelry Handcrafted in Cambria, California

Cambria, California 35 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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(10)

Announcement   Artisan Jewelry Handmade in Cambria, California

**I will be at the Tucson gem shows from 1/28 - 2/3. All orders placed will be shipped after my return**

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 26, 2017

Artisan Jewelry Handmade in Cambria, California

**I will be at the Tucson gem shows from 1/28 - 2/3. All orders placed will be shipped after my return**

Cindy Sassaman

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Cindy Sassaman

Moonrise Sheild Pendant
$128.00
Moonrise Cuff Bracelet
$88.00
Stalactite Slice Necklace
$94.00

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(10)
jonathanelaut

jonathanelaut on Jun 28, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Exactly what I expected. Lovely!

Shauna Palmer

Shauna Palmer on Mar 16, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fab-U-LOUS. I love them. Thank you!!

elingo

elingo on Mar 10, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Gorgeous stone and beautifully made necklace!

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Updates

New listings in the shop for a limited time. Purchases will be shipped when I return from the Tucson gem shows.

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Stalactite Slice Necklace
$94.00
I'm back and inspired! Australia was amazing but it's good to be back in the studio!

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Rose Cut Silver Sapphire Ring
Sold
New listing (another "French Vogue" stone)!

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Chrysoprase Necklace (* featured in French Vogue)
Sold
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About

I love to make pretty things!

sweetBella and b e r y l are handmade jewelry lines designed and created by Cindy Sassaman in her Cambria studio. Cindy draws inspiration from the beautiful surroundings of the central coast as well as her many travels. A rock hound and avid flea market shopper, she is always on the lookout for new elements for her work. All stones are precious or semi-precious and in their raw or natural state. Most pieces are hand forged using sterling silver or 14K gold-filled with brass and other vintage findings where noted.

“I have always been fixated on making things. My earliest memories of working with jewelry date back to when I was 10 and my grandmother bequeathed a pile of costume jewelry to me. Instead of being content with the gift I spent hours reassembling the items. Coming from a creative family helped. My mom was a painter and stained glass artist. My aunt, an interior designer by trade, was a jewelry designer and sculptor... both were my creative mentors! Rainy day projects such as fabric painting, ceramics, even copper enameling seemed like just a normal day in my childhood home. In fact the name beryl, while also a semi-precious stone, is my late mother’s middle name!”

Cindy studied photography in college at the University of Florida. "While other artist were doing large scale, sometimes massive projects slowly but surely my work got smaller and smaller. People would comment that my photography, in it's finished state, reminded them of jewelry!" After spending several years in San Francisco as a display designer for Nordstrom, Cindy and her husband left the bay area and settled in Cambria to raise their 2 children. Fast forward 20 years and various career endeavors (including travel writing, catering, travel and consulting) Cindy found herself yearning to work with her hands again! Now that her children are grown, Cindy spends her days creating one of a kind jewelry pieces and planning her next adventure!

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  • Cindy Sassaman

    Owner, Designer

    photographic artist - visual display designer - chef - travel writer - travel agent - jewelry designer - wife - mother - semi professional karaoke singer

Shop policies

Last updated on March 4, 2015
Welcome to sweetBella jewelry. All items are handcrafted by me in my studio in Cambria, California. Custom order are welcome. Thanks for taking a look!

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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Shipping
Purchases are shipped in 1-3 days using USPS first class mail with delivery confirmation. Insurance is not included but is highly recommended. Upgrade to Priority Mail to expedite your item; priority mail includes insurance. Please convo me for purchases outside the US.
Refunds and Exchanges
It is important to me that you are happy with your purchase. If you feel you received something different from what you expected or if an item gets damaged in the shipping process, please contact me within 3 days of receiving the item. I will always work with a customer to find a happy resolution!