Jewelry artisans are usually very knowledgeable and passionate when it comes to their work and will happily answer questions about metals, gemstones, techniques and processes for making jewelry. Colorful handmade designs are created with gorgeous custom cufflinks[click] natural and synthetic gemstones fashioned into beads, cabochons and faceted gems. Many artists express themselves in beaded creations including necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Wearing one of a kind handmade jewels gives the wearer a personal sense of style that is truly their own.
Custom made, one of a kind, and limited edition fashion accessories are even more appealing in today's economy. Less is more these days, and jewelry made for the person wearing it is a great way to accent any style from casual to business wear. Artists are specialists - some work with beads, some with wire, and others with enamel. Some make just earrings, and others like to make cheap custom necklaces. One of the more popular categories is chainmaille. Chainmaille is made with a variety of metals including sterling silver, brass, gold filled and copper. Many styles are available, from the traditional flat chain mail to fancy weaves like byzantine and rope chains.