So far I've concentrated on Etsy because that is where my shop is based but there are plenty of other websites selling beautiful handmade items. Here's a selection of the shops on facebook selling handmade jewellery.
Biscuits and Bangles create jewellery for all occassions in a range of styles. Most items are priced under £10 with a small charge for p&p. Biscuits and Bangles are based in Peterlee, County Durham.
| Goodnight Boutique|
Goodnight Boutique creates unique accessories and homeware, that have a vintage feel and help you add a little retro glamour to your everyday life. Items are priced under £10. Goodnight Boutique is based in Manchester.
|Maura Nicholson |
All Maura's pieces are original and made by hand from silver, gold and brass, using precious and semi-precious stones and beads. Maura also likes to incorporate other natural materials such as locally found shells and stones and glass beads. Items are priced from £14 to over £1,000. Maura Nicholson is based on the Isle of Wight.
|The Silver Shack|
The Silver Shack design and make chainmaille and fine jewellery, using sterling silver, aluminium and copper with some designs including Swarovski crystals. All designs can be amended to suit and they take custom orders too. Items are priced from £12 to £85. The Silver Shack is based in Milton Keynes.
|Spun Sugar Jewellery|
Spun Sugar handcraft jewellery from sterling silver, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals and semi-precious gemstones. Their online shop is still under construction but you can contact them for prices. Spun Sugar Jewellery is based in the West Midlands.
Treacle Knights is a new shop selling gold-plated and silver-plated jewellery. Items are priced from £22.99 to £27.99.
|Wish Handmade Jewellery|
Wish was launched in 2008. Each piece handcrafted and made to order with flawless attention to detail and craftsmanship. They also have a range for men. Items are priced from £10 to £40. Wish is based in Buckhurst Hill, Essex.
|With U In Mind|
With U in Mind are a group of crafters with talents across a number of areas - from flower arrangements (both artificial and real), jewellery, knitted goods, sewing and modelling. They create unique and custom pieces to the highest quality. Items are priced from £5 to £15. With U in Mind are based in Woolwich.