Handmade Jewelry & Things

Welcome to AmeliaOriginals

Welcome to Amelia Originals where unique, one of a kind, handmade jewelry for the woman with a flare for fashion exists. This unusual twist on tradition, leads in the handmade jewelry market. Each piece is designed utilizing the influence of all things growing in nature. My wearable art of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, pendants and pins are carefully constructed using many varied materials and techniques. Some of the favorite techniques are wire weaving, wrapping, and sculpture. Another technique is Japanese Kumihimo bead weaving/braiding as well as simple Chainmaille. My signature pieces are floral in nature with tremendous emphasis on the art elements of line and movement. Please browse my designs and look for the variety of material used. They include sterling silver, copper, brass, and artisan silver, and gold and silver plate wires. The wire sculptures are enhanced with natural semi-precious gemstones, Swarovski Crystals, Czech glass beads, freshwater pearls, shells, dichroic beads, imitation gem stones, and acrylic beads to name a few. Combining techniques is a major part of my creative process. My creative process is extremely organic and fluid which grows with the ebbs and tides of how jewelry components gel together. There were times when my intention was to make, for example, a bracelet which turned out as a pendant. I start with an idea that evolves into the finished piece. Sometimes it only takes a couple of hours. Then other times the process can take days. One may have heard the phrase that "It ain't over until it's over." Therefore, Amelia Originals designs are "done when they are done". More »