Custom Handcrafted Jewelry can be designed just for you with special colors, length of bracelet or necklace, and choices of materials. A deposit will be required for custom jewelry. Please e-mail me about your preferred design elements and I will give you a price. Most work is in sterling silver, but gold filled wire or copper wire is an option. Necklaces and bracelets are strung on 49 strand flexible beading wire, findings are either sterling or gold filled. All Dawn Ellen Designs for necklaces and bracelets have a small "signature" element attached. This usually includes some of the design elements of the article and a small yellow (sun or dawn) bead and a crystal accent on 14k gold filled wire. Some of the custom handcrafted jewelry projects completed by Dawn Ellen Designs are shown below. Requests for colors and materials as well as style have been included in the design process.
This is a classic pearl necklace and earring set. The necklace is 18 inches long (including the sterling silver filigree clasp) and features almost perfectly round 7mm fresh water pearls of excellent quality. The earrings match very closely in size and luster with pearls suspended from a leverback earwire for security. The pearls are knotted with high quality silk and have a good weight and feel. Please call for information and prices (615-799-9979) or email dawn@dawnellendesigns if you are interested in a similar "classic" pearl necklace set.
Item Number: 633-C
Custom Pearl Set
Chalcopyrite, commonly called peacock pyrite with its shiny iridescent reflective surface, is a metallic mineral often found in igneous rocks. This nugget is wire wrapped with sterling silver wire and is suspended from a sterling silver omega 16 inch chain. This piece was specially designed for Faith.
Leopard patterned lampwork beads are framed with sterling silver bead caps and mounted on a leather cord. The clasp is a sterling silver toggle style for casual occasions. This necklace was specially designed for Amy.
7 A stunning 55 carat citron smoky topaz is featured with forged sterling silver wire and a coordinating fancy tube chain. The clasp is a "door knocker" easy to close--and open clasp. This is a lovely neckpiece.
Item Number: 630-C
Citron Smoky Topaz Pendant
7 mm creamy white freshwater pearls are strung with small silver colored freshwater rice pearls. An elegant drape provides a a versatile complement to formal or informal occasions. The clasp is a sterling silver round shaped filigree box-clasp style. This is a variation of the classic white pearl necklace.
Item Number: 631-C
Faith's Freshwater Pearls
This pendant features 14/20 gold filled and sterling silver wire. A lovely "found" stone was cut into a rectangular shape with an irregular front and back surface.
Item Number: 621-C
Rough Cut Amethyst Pendant
A couple of lampwork beads furnish a whimsical starfish pendant for Shelley. She has a discerning eye and a good sense of humor, too!
Item Number: 627-C
This pendant features a bit of wire whimsey with sterling silver wire and a spiral dangle. Coordinating earrings have small sterling silver dangles on sterling silver hoops.
Item Number: 620-C
Spiral Dangle Pendant and Earrings
A lovely rough cut stone pendant is enhanced with crystal and silver to give the wearer a unique pendant. Earrings coordinate with silver and crystals on a stud type of sterling ear post.
Item Number: 622-C
Stone with crystals
This garnet and silver piece has a classic elegance. The clasp is a beautiful sterling silver S-hook.
Item Number: 616-C
Green Garnet and Silver Necklace
This beautiful necklace has amethyst briolettes and a large focal faceted amethyst suspended in the center of the necklace. It's a delicate appearing yet substantial neckpiece.
Item Number: 606-C
Amethyst Necklace and Earring Set
These earrings incorporate cat's eye beads with crystal and silver. The earring finding is a sterling silver clip-on style.
Item Number: 611-C
Pink Cat's Eye and Silver Earrings
Green stone beads are wire-wrapped with sterling silver into a cross. A sterling silver 30 inch chain completes the piece.
Item Number: 607-C
Silver Wire and Green Stone Cross Neckpiece
A beautiful turquoise cabochon is wire-wrapped with sterling silver and suspended from an 18 inch omega chain.
Item Number: 609-C
A large turquoise nugget is suspended from a 16 inch rolled leather cord. Beads with copper and silver accent the top and bottom of the nugget. A two inch chain extension provides versatility.
Item Number: 610-C
Turquoise Nugget on Leather
Agate nuggets and translucent chalcedony are wired onto a hammered sterling silver wire base to form a pendant. Small freshwater pearls in neutral colors complete this natural look. The pendant is suspended from a v-shaped sterling silver neckwire.
Item Number: 614-C
Agate Nuggets with Pearl Pendant
These earrings incorporate cat's eye beads with crystal and silver. The earring finding is a sterling silver hook style.
Item Number: 615-C
Pink Cat's Eye and Silver Earrings
Small striated agate pebbles are suspended from sterling silver lever back style earring findings.
Item Number: 605-C
Agate Stone Earrings
Unusually irridescent glass disks provide glitter and drama. Swarovsky crystals and sterling silver findings provide a quality earring.
Item Number: 612-C
Green Disk Earrings
Unusually irridescent glass disks provide glitter and drama. Swarovsky crystals and sterling silver findings provide a quality earring. Some other colors may be available.
Item Number: 613-C
Blue Disk Earrings