theCuriousBead

Vintage & Antique Jewelry & Beads

3367 Sales

theCuriousBead

Vintage & Antique Jewelry & Beads

3367 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(2026)

Announcement   Hello and welcome to the Curious Bead!
Over the last 30 plus years I have managed to squirrel away and create a treasure trove of fine and unusual beads, pendants, and objects that I can not possibly use or wear in several lifetimes. Rather than leave these avidly collected pieces nestled in the dark, it's time to release them back to the world into the next pair of creative hands...maybe yours?
If you LOVE earrings (I do, I do) then be sure to check out audreyf.etsy.com

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 18, 2017

Hello and welcome to the Curious Bead!
Over the last 30 plus years I have managed to squirrel away and create a treasure trove of fine and unusual beads, pendants, and objects that I can not possibly use or wear in several lifetimes. Rather than leave these avidly collected pieces nestled in the dark, it's time to release them back to the world into the next pair of creative hands...maybe yours?
If you LOVE earrings (I do, I do) then be sure to check out audreyf.etsy.com

Audrey Forcier

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Audrey Forcier

Ethel Sterling Bracelet Antique
$46.00
Pumpkin Paprika Metallic Ceramic Beads
$10.00
Antique Africa Brass Pendant Bead Yoruba
$38.00
Dragonfly Pendant Pin Carved Stone Sterling
$110.00
Guilloche Enamel Pearl Silver Wreath Pin
$24.00
Italian Coral Bead Necklace 28 Inch 41 Grams
$278.00
Thai Hill Tribe Heavy Silver Pendant
$55.00
Coral Nugget Bead Strand Natural
$59.00
Antique Carved Butterscotch Amber Necklace
$245.00
Moonglow Blue Glass Rhinestone Costume Bracelet
$12.00
Guilloche Enamel Pendant Pin
$32.00
Mosque Islam Crescent Moon Brooch Silver
$36.00
Nugget Turquoise Sterling Silver Navajo Ring
$95.00
Vintage Moss Agate Gold Fill Cuff Links
$18.00
Antique Orthodox Christian Reliquary Necklace
$180.00
Victorian Gold FIlled Watch Chain Opal
$64.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(2026)
Ninnyfly

Ninnyfly on May 27, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This is gorgeous! Thank you for your great service! Fast shipping...lovely packaging! ⭐️🌻💐🌹🌷🌼🐾

Elsa

Elsa on May 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I no fault to the shop - I expected the pendant to be larger. 🙃Should have looked more carefully at the description. Still, it's a beautiful piece and has been added to my collection. Came with extra special attention to packaging, gift box, sweet wrapping and lace ribbon. Thank you. Great shop and I'll visit here again.

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Updates

Vintage guilloche bridal wreath brooch.

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Guilloche Enamel Pearl Silver Wreath Pin
$24.00
Playful mid century style vintage Taxco bracelet.

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Taxco Mexico Modernist Sterling Bracelet Eagle
$68.00
Vintage Guatemala multi strand beauty.

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Guatemala Milagro Silver Bead Necklace
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Riding planes, trains,camels and tuk-tuks in search of the the next fabulous bead!

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  • Audrey Forcier

    Owner, Maker, Curator, Woman Of Many Hats

    Like many others I was smitten by the "craft bug" after making my first pot holder way back when. Collecting, making, buying, selling and learning for 30 years. I love it all!

Shop policies

Last updated on October 5, 2014
Like a big ole crow, I am hop hop hopping around from one shiny thing to the next. Bringing it all home to the ETSY nest for you to peruse and maybe purchase. What fun for me and I hope for you too! Please be sure to check out my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/thecuriousbead Thank you!!

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Paypal. If you despise credit cards convo me and I will be happy to work with you!
Shipping
USPS with delivery confirmation. If your country is not listed please let me know and I will see what I can do. I am happy to insure anything which you would like insured, costs a bit more but sometimes is worth it. I do the best I can with shipping but once it is out of my hands I place my trust in the USPS. Flawless so far!
Refunds and Exchanges
Yes...just please contact me first to ensure a hassle free return! Purchase price less the shipping cost will be refunded as soon as the item is returned. Thank you!