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Christmas 2013 Handmade Jewelry Sale from John S Brana Handmade Jewelry

Best Handmade Jewelry for Christmas 2013

… Show her that she is worth any amount of money to you by giving her the best in gold or silver jewelry. This is the time for giving so you do not want to seem too sting. That is not to say that you have to blow your budget either, as there are plenty of quality items such as Bronze Rings and amber earrings that are well made and that will not cost you a fortune. Lastly, when giving out your presents this Christmas, make sure that everything fits in with the occasion well. This is a magical time, …

29 carat Sunstone Handmade Copper Ring

Sunstone Handmade Copper Ring

… tapered and shaped each prong with a file and sandpaper/sanding discs.  Just before setting the Sunstone cabochon, I soldered the two copper shanks together to give the ring more stability.  After setting the cab, I used a series of engravers to produce the bark texture.  A patina was applied to enhance the bark texture, then buffed for a final polish.  This Bark Sunstone Handmade Copper Ring can be found in my Muir Woods Collection, along with other copper and Bronze Rings set with a wide …

ronze Rutilated Quartz Cocktail Ring by San Francisco jewelry designer John S Brana

Fashionable Bronze Rings

Bronze is a metal alloy consisting mostly of copper with tin as the primary additive. Depending on the craftsman’s preferences, other metals such as lead can also be added to the mixture to create an alloy with specific material qualities. Bronze has been used over the ages to make a range of items from weapons, such as spears and arrowheads, to jewelry, such as bracelets and pendants. In fact, artifacts like Bronze Rings have been found that date back over four millennia when the Bronze Age …

Black Friday Discounted Handmade Jewelry

Over 60% Off Select Handmade Jewelry – Sale of the Year

Save Over 60% Off Retail during my one time only Sale-of-the-Year on all Handmade Jewelry. Click here to Shop Select Handmade Jewelry! Sale ends at 11:59PM PST Saturday, November 26th! *Offer applies to in-stock items only. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer including promotions, gift certificates, coupon codes or contest redemptions. One offer per household. Not valid on previous orders.  Free USPS Priority Shipping for all orders over $50.00, valid for domestic shipping …

October’s Birthstone – Opals

… meaning, the wide range of opal accessories now available will leave you spoiled for choice. Artists such as John S. Brana have used the stone in items such as boulder opal Bronze Rings and African opal bracelets. The choice is yours, so have a look to see which particular pieces catch your eye with October’s Birthstone. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry Blog7 Jewelry Ideas for a Plain White TeeTop 5 Statement-Making CuffsHandmade Jewelry by John S Brana …

Modern Colors in Handmade Designer Jewelry

… at the best-selling designer jewelry in current collections, it is easy to see an abundance of the above colors. John S. Brana has several items like this on his website. His red patinated copper lily pad earrings remind one of a brisk autumn day with their rich, earthy tones. Compare this to his green amethyst Bronze Rings which add a dash of green to the browns to form the ultimate natural combination. Both of these items are not too extravagant either and fit with the global consciousness …

SoMa Hammered Copper Jewelry Collection

Copper Jewelry by John S. Brana

Copper Jewelry Collection Video by John S Brana Karri Ann Frerichs, Altitude Designers, introduces handmade copper jewelry by jewelry designer John S. Brana at Bloomingdale’s – Stanford. Selections include handmade corrugated and texturized copper cuffs, corrugated and chased copper earrings, chased and hammered copper necklaces, and Bronze Rings set with cabochons, beaded gemstones, or faceted large gemstones. Recommended ReadingHandmade Designer Jewelry Blog7 Jewelry Ideas for a …

InDesign Magazine – Unique Gemstone Rings by San Francisco jewelry designer John S. Brana

The Finer Things – Customer Types by Cindy Edelstein “Chunky yet whimsical natural designs bring to mind elfin spirits in the woods while simultaneously channeling the raw gem trend.  Unique gemstones and obscure minerals that have a lot going on inside will resonate with our gal.” Sterling silver and Bronze Rings from the Muir Woods collection with 23-carat Lepidochrosite cabochon, by John S.Brana, www.johnsbrana.com. About the Author – Cindy Edelstein is the owner of …

Collections Coming Soon to www.johnsbrana.com

SoMa Collection – Watch for hammered silver and Bronze Rings set with faceted colored gemstones and cabochons – July 2008. Nob Hill – Matching rings and pendants in sterling silver, vermeil, and 14K – 18K yellow gold – August 2008. Muir Woods – NEW – Inspired by the natural beauty of Muir Woods, this collection will feature patinaed silver, copper, and bronze earrings, rings, and pendants in multicolored earthtones…just in time for fall …