If you have a jewelry designer on your gift-buying list this year, why not get them something that can fuel their creativity? Handmade beads and findings can be unique and thoughtful gifts for jewelry makers, especially when they support small businesses. We’ve rounded up several of our favorites.
Handmade ‘Azores’ Glass Lampwork Beads
These beautiful handmade beads in blues and ivories were inspired by the Azorean coastline. Choose from multiple shapes. Shop here: Elasia’s Glass Etsy shop.
Handmade Wood Connectors & Findings
The Sassy Brass Co is a star Etsy seller. We love the shop’s wide variety of handmade wood connectors and findings for crafting jewelry.
Handmade Glass Lampwork Beads
Find handmade glass lampwork beads like these from Hyperdoggie. The Etsy shop offers a wide variety of shapes and colors.
Handmade ‘Jellyfish’ Glass Bead
Beadelicious is the studio behind this handmade white glass bead featuring a jellyfish. The bead incorporates several enamels, and black glass threads bring the jellyfish to life.
Secure Locking Earring Backs
If you design fine jewelry, you may consider helping your customers protect their investment by including Chrysmela earring backs. The brand says its product is “The most secure earring back. Period.” The components were designed with patented double-locking technology and fit all types and different sizes of earring posts, 0.6-1.1mm in diameter.
Handmade Copper Jewelry Connectors
These gorgeous copper connectors from the CrystallusSupply Etsy Shop are a great choice for creating memorable jewelry designs. Use them as earring or pendant connectors.
Handmade ‘Canyon’ Lampwork Nugget Beads
Handmade lampwork nugget beads from Shimmer Beads Design Etsy Shop make a unique gift for the jewelry maker in your life. These beauties will surely be appreciated.
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