There is no better way to make someone feel special than with a custom handmade jewelry gift. Why is custom handmade jewelry the way to go? What makes these gifts so endearing to the receiver?
Think about it. How would you feel with a beautiful piece of art that is unique and rare? So unique are custom handmade jewelry items that there may only exist a few similar pieces or it could even be one of a kind. Wouldn't that make you feel special?
A mass produced jewelry item can be found everywhere you go and worn by many persons. The rare custom handmade jewelry gift is so unique that you would have a difficult time finding anyone else with the same piece. Even if the artist makes others, the custom handmade jewelry pieces are never exactly alike in craftsmanship and materials.
Materials In Custom Handmade Jewelry
Unlike mass produced jewelry, which is generally formed in Silver, Gold, and Platinum, custom handmade jewelry can be beautifully crafted in a wide assortment of materials: pieces use silver and gold but can also include other metals such as bronze and copper. Other unique materials used to craft acrylic pearl chunky beads rare and artistic pieces are wood, leather and even plastics. Custom handmade jewelry can also include brightly colored beads (glass beads emit a spectrum of beauty in vibrant colors, shapes and finishes), shells, and gemstones, often combined for a beautiful and harmonious effect.
Materials included in the making of items like rings and earrings might include semi-precious gems such as amber, amethyst, aquamarine, coral, garnet, mother of pearl, and many other precious and semiprecious stones. Especially popular are pieces where stones are wrapped in the pure Sterling Silver.
Because of the artistry involved in custom handmade jewelry even pieces out of the simplest materials can be just as exquisite as fine pieces of gold and diamonds. Talented artists design and assemble a wide variety of jewelry and accessories, such as necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings in a marvelous array of sizes, shapes, and colors.
The more interesting the piece, the more of a statement is made by the gift giver and the wearer of the custom handmade jewelry. Imagine the admiration and complements that might arise from donning a unique piece of artistic handcrafted jewelry. Often an artist will stamp or engrave a signature. Some rare items even come with a certificate of authenticity and history of the artist.
Other Custom Handcrafted Gifts
Handmade gifts have seen an increase in popularity in recent years. Besides jewelry, other crafted items such as wood art, leather crafts, basketry, bottle art and paintings are among some of the items that have become popular and make for very nice gifts.
It used to be time consuming to find a shop with a diverse selection of unique handmade gifts. With the popularity of the Internet one can now obtain these beautiful custom handmade items from around the globe.
Custom handmade jewelry and other hand crafted gifts range from inexpensive to very costly generally depending on the materials used, the originality and intricacies of the item and the location where the piece was created. The advantage of purchasing these items online is that you minimize the cost of overhead and get more value for your dollar.