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Encased Glass Lampwork Beaded Jewelry Cottage Industry

Hey there, Encased Glass Lampwork Bead making has traditionally been a cottage based industry in the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic where knowledge and skills were handed down through the family, from generation to generation. Even in the age of factories work is still handed out to families for the tradition skills and benefits […]

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The Difference Between Bohemian and Czech Glass Beads

Hey there, So what is the difference between Bohemian and Czech glass beads? None at all. It all comes down to the history of the region and how the region’s name changed after WWI. Bohemian beads are Czech beads. Before 1918 the area now known as the Czech Republic was called Bohemia. Now days the […]

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The Story Behind Handmade Lampwork Beads

Hey there, The heritage of Creatively Belle handmade lampwork beads is really the heritage of Bohemia. For 300 years the world’s greatest makers of costume jewelry have hidden, anonymously, in the heart of Europe; Gablonz, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). Bohemian glass dynasties lasted for centuries, until the middle of the 20th century, when the entire community of […]

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Freshwater Pearl Choker Necklace

Hey there, In time for our Mother’s Day Fashion Jewelry Sale we have launched the Freshwater Pearl Choker Necklace online for you with your choice of pearls - White Pearl Choker Necklace, Pink Pearl Choker Necklace and Black Pearl Choker Necklace. We also have available matching pearls earrings including clip pearl earrings, drop pearl earrings, stud pearl earrings, […]

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Mother's Day Fashion Jewelry Sale

Hey there, I’ve just launched our Mother’s Day Fashion Jewelry sale including earring holders, pearl stud earrings, pearl drop earrings, handmade lampwork jewelry, jewelry rolls, clip earrings, floating necklaces, red earrings, lampwork glass earrings and more. So have some fun and go shopping! So get something beautiful for Mother’s Day and for yourself too! Click […]

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Handmade Lampwork Beads in Jewelry

Hey there, Many of the focal glass beads used in Creatively Belle designs are called Lampwork beads. Lampwork bead jewelry is captivating, especially with how the light is captured by the handmade lampwork beads. Lampworking, a crucial glassmaking technique, consists of reheating glass tubes or canes with the aid of a special lamp in order […]

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Floating Heart Necklace with Matching Drop Earrings

Hey there, We often also use the Czech press glass beads in our floating necklace designs. As common to all Bohemian glass work, the light capturing quality of these beads is one of the main attractions. In the 18th century the Bohemians wanted to break their way into the French Chandelier market. As necessity is […]

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Captivating Charm Bracelets

Hey there, So what’s so captivating about charm bracelets? Is it the jingle jangle of the charms? Or the magic of discovering every little charm? I think it is this and a whole heap more. I love the charms bracelets and gathering the charms to the bracelets. I create themed sterling silver charm bracelets and […]

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Getting the most out of your gold earrings

Hey there, We love buying or being given beautiful earrings so we can enjoy their magic but the trick is we don’t get to see our beautiful earring collection when we’re wearing them (!!). And when they are stuffed away in some jewelry box we certainly don’t see them. So to best show off your […]

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Revivial Style Jewelry Influences

Hey there, I’ve been enjoying delving into jewelry books and learning more about the stories behind the designs and components. Just as current day fashion designers are throwing themselves back into old designs and trying to reinvent them the jewelry designers of the 19th century did this too, called the Revival style. Gold earrings and […]

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Pearl Earrings are Timeless

Hey there, Pearl earrings make ideal gifts because they are timeless in their elegance. My sister gave me a pair of natural pearl stud earrings when I was a teenager and I still have them and wear them. They are a simple and timeless style and always make me think of her when I wear […]

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