beadeckedbybeads

Beadecked By Beads

Margate, England | 7 Sales

beadeckedbybeads

Beadecked By Beads

Margate, England 7 Sales On Etsy since 2011

Sarah Gibbon

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Sarah Gibbon

Announcement    After many years buying on ETSY, I have recently opened Beadecked By Beads to sell my own contemporary artisan jewellery makes, and some of my components too. All the pieces showcased here are made in the UK, by me, and shipped from the UK. A vibrant and distinct use of colour, exquisite intricacy, and comfortable wearability are the key features of my approach to designing and making jewellery. I use beads in all their tempting varieties - seedies, lampwork, semi-precious, polymer clay, Swarovski crystals, enamels, ceramics, shells, all finished with sterling silver, copper and other metals, to create colourful, comfortable and unique collections that make beautiful and treasured gifts, at prices to suit all budgets. Convos and inquiries are always very welcome, as are bespoke commissions and MTO's. Please contact me here or on my website www.beadeckedbybeads.com

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Last updated on 25 Jan, 2018

After many years buying on ETSY, I have recently opened Beadecked By Beads to sell my own contemporary artisan jewellery makes, and some of my components too. All the pieces showcased here are made in the UK, by me, and shipped from the UK. A vibrant and distinct use of colour, exquisite intricacy, and comfortable wearability are the key features of my approach to designing and making jewellery. I use beads in all their tempting varieties - seedies, lampwork, semi-precious, polymer clay, Swarovski crystals, enamels, ceramics, shells, all finished with sterling silver, copper and other metals, to create colourful, comfortable and unique collections that make beautiful and treasured gifts, at prices to suit all budgets. Convos and inquiries are always very welcome, as are bespoke commissions and MTO's. Please contact me here or on my website www.beadeckedbybeads.com

About

Artisan hand-woven jewellery, accessories and seasonal decorations to be-deck you, your loved ones and your home.

Hello, my name is Sarah, and I'm a bead artist. I run Beadecked By Beads from my home-studio in Westbrook Bay, Margate, in the UK, as a sole trader.

I hand-weave, one-by-one, tiny glass beads, known as seed beads, to create vibrant, colourful, exquisitely detailed, artisan jewellery, accessories, and seasonal decorations - to be-deck you, your loved ones and your home.

I can re-create most designs in alternative colour-ways to match your style, personality or perhaps your favourite outfit. I also work to commission, which can be lovely way to treat a friend, a loved-one, or even yourself.

My jewellery ranges are finished with sterling silver chains, clasps and ear-wires. Other metals, including gold, copper and base-types are also utilised, when the design or functionality of a piece calls for it, or a client prefers it. Hypo-allergenic and screw-fitted ear-wires are always available on request and fitted free-of charge.

I occasionally make and sell components for other artists and designers; collaborations and inquiries are always welcomed.

I'm inspired by the beautifully atmospheric surroundings of my home town - in Thanet, in Kent, the garden of England. Beach-combed finds from my local coastline are now influencing me too. Moving to Margate in 2017 was a long-held dream, realised recently after many years living and working in South London. I'm very happy to be part of the local artistic business community.

I use traditional bead-weaving techniques in my jewellery, from across the continents, combined with modern interpretations and materials, to create small pieces of art that are light, durable and comfortable, delightful for both everyday and special occasion wear.

I love to create fresh and bright, sometimes quirky, colour combinations for my work. I often incorporate enamelled, ceramic and polymer clay elements, my own and other designers', and love to work with hand-blown glass beads crafted by renowned artisan lamp-workers. I also use semi-precious gem stones, shells and Swarovski crystals in my work.

The making process is labour intensive, but it's therapeutic too. Patience produces beautiful, rare, limited edition, and often unique, heirloom-quality treasures, that with care will give their owners a lifetime of pleasure, and beyond. It's always a labour of love too. I've been been honing my seed-beading skills for 35 years, and am honoured to play a part in the resurgence of this heritage-rich creative medium.

Care advice and more information about me, my repair services, commissioning me, and events I attend locally in Kent is on my website www.beadeckedbybeads.com

BIG THANKS GO TO: Philip Le Maistre, of Grey Fox Photography, Ramsgate, who shot some of the pieces in this shop. All images, and all my work, is my copyright, and must not be copied without my prior permission.

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Last updated on 31 Oct, 2017
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Sarah Gibbon
27 Westcliff Road
MARGATE, Kent CT9 5DN
United Kingdom