Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Featured Shop: SATeam

The Starving Artists Team on Etsy is dedicated to giving jewelry designers a place to learn, grow, inspire and be inspired in a friendly, fun environment. Find out more about SATeam at the Starving Artists Forum. Team members have donated items to our store; the proceeds from sales are used to help pay for team activities and promotions.

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Handcrafted and donated by Crystal & Karen of Two Belles and a Bead.

This Little Poppy Pendant is composed of a hand cut and hammered solid copper disc cultivating a single sweet, white flower bloom. The copper is lightly oxidized for depth.

Handmade Bangle - Handcrafted and donated by Tasha of For You Designs.

Make new friends, but keep the old:
Those are silver, these are gold.
~Joseph Parry

This bangle can be recreated in your size. Due to the random nature of the wrapping, each bangle will be unique and as individual as you. If you would like your very own bangle, please read the sizing tip below, and convo me with your measurements.

Handmade Fibula - Handcrafted and donated by Jewlie Beads.

This beautiful Fibula is a perfect addition to those thick cozy sweaters or to simply hold a scarf or shawl in place. This fibula is made of a tick 16-gauge copper wire and should only be used on thick knit, crocheted, and loosely woven sweaters and scarves. I made this piece using copper wire and chain, sterling silver beads, and a lampwork bead made by me.

Handmade Earrings - Handcrafted and donated by Diane of Luna Cat Jewels.

Packed full of Swarovski Crystals and Sterling Silver beads! Hand-Shaped on sterling silver wire to form a spiral Christmas Tree and topped with a Swarovski Crystal Star.

Handmade Cross Necklace - Handcrafted and donated by Danagonia.

Danagonia has been teaching fairies about human religions. Denmark is a Christian country, so they were very interested in what sort of magic was used. The fairies really don't understand that humans can't do magic, so she told them that some people believe that the symbol of the cross protects them. They asked Danagonia to make a cross so that they could see this strong protection symbol, hence how this necklace was made.

The SATeam blog features artisan handmade creations by the etsy starving artists jewelry team. SATeam members create handcrafted jewelry and beads. More information about our team and its current etsy shop owner members can be found at SATEAM.etsy.com.


galadryl said...

Beautiful items, love that cross necklace. Wishing the SATeam's shop lots of sales.

carte22 said...

Fabulous pieces.

Willow Branch said...

I love that cross too but they're all great. So muh talent in one place...crazy, huh?


Beadorigami said...

Beautiful pieces! I love the earrings by Luna Cat Jewels; they're so festive!

Leilani said...

Such a great example of the eclectic & talented artists we have on the team!

Stacie @ azoho.com said...

Oh my...the fibula & the cross took my breath away! All the pieces are knock outs- talented group!bumsi