Beadwoven and Metalsmithed Jewelry Tutorials

East Milton, Florida

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Announcement    Welcome to VC Artisan Originals! Here you'll find beadwoven and metalsmithed jewelry instruction tutorials for all experience levels.


Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

Welcome to VC Artisan Originals! Here you'll find beadwoven and metalsmithed jewelry instruction tutorials for all experience levels.



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Valorie Clifton

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About VCArtisanOriginals

Sales 4,709
On Etsy since 2009

It all started with a bead.

My ventures into jewelry making began with beads! As a teen, I liked to use a homemade bead loom to make barrettes. Later in life, I discovered off-loom bead weaving and I was hooked!

As I made things I realized I would never wear them all so I initially created this shop to sell my handcrafted jewelry. A few years ago, I began to teach beadweaving and now I publish and sell tutorials so others can learn to make my designs.

I am fortunate to have the opportunity to teach beadweaving, both through private classes and through tutorials. I plan to create more tutorials as time permits because my buyers really seem to like them!

I teach my designs at a wonderful local bead shop, Danish Princess Beads and Jewelry, LLC in Milton, FL. My designs are also taught in a few select shops in the northern US. I'm a very proud member of the Bead Mavens, a group of designers who also teach and serve as mentors in the beading community. We share helpful hints, tips and tricks and also publish free tutorials each month on our blog, .

I'm a share sponsor with Mirrix Looms and a Mirrix Ware representative. I just adore my Mirrix loom and their community! I'm also an instructor at Wubbers University, an online jewelry school! I'm very happy to be working alongside some of my jewelry making idols and I'm thrilled to be associated with Wubbers. This year I've come so far and I'm extremely grateful.

Shop members

  • Cabbage

    Studio Assistant

    Cabby loves to inspect my beads and metal bits! She also leaves lots of fur to pretty up the studio. :)

  • Valorie Clifton

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Hi! I'm Valorie and I'm a work-at-home mom of two kids, ages 18 and 16. I am a proud wife of 22+ years. I have been an avid crafter since childhood. I love to crochet, bead, paint, draw, take photographs, make jewelry and read.

  • Koi

    Photo Assistant

    Koi is Cabby's baby sister and she's in charge of dusting my photo studio booth with her luxurious fur. She also likes to chew on my pliers handles.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 28, 2018
Hello and welcome to my instantly downloadable digital beaded jewelry tutorial store!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
I'm sorry, but I do not offer refunds on digitally downloaded products. I do, however, offer exchanges if you mistakenly order the same product twice. Contact me and we'll work to solve the issue.
I accept payments via PayPal and most major credit cards are accepted via Etsy's Direct Checkout system. My shop also accepts Etsy gift cards!

Please note that Paypal E-Checks take 5 or more business days to clear; you won't be able to access your tutorial until payment has been received.

If you've never used Paypal and have questions follow this link and it will explain step by step with examples. You do not need a Paypal account to purchase, just an e-mail address will allow you to purchase with your credit card.
Once payment has been made, Etsy will email you a link to download your tutorial(s). You can also access your tutorials via your purchase receipt here on Etsy. If, for some reason, you do not get your download link or if you have issues with downloading the tutorial, message me via Etsy's internal messaging system and I will email your tutorial(s) directly to you.
Additional policies and FAQs
Purchasing of my patterns grants you the right to sell your projects made using my tutorials. Please do! I encourage you to! However, please don't copy, distribute or teach my tutorials without my expressed permission. My .pdf files and their contents are copyrighted. Purchasing of my tutorial / pattern does NOT transfer my copyright to you, nor does it grant you the permission to gift, share, exchange, teach, copy the whole or parts of them or distribute the files or any portion of the file content in any way - whether for pay or for free. Purchase of my tutorials indicates that you agree to abide by the above policy.