Speaking of Sparkles, No. 2: Glass & Crystal


A couple Bella customers have recently asked me questions about the stones and metals I use. When you’re not dealing with the vocabulary of jewelry supplies all the time, like I am, I guess it can get pretty confusing! Gold filled, vermeil, plate, dipped, briolette, druzy, quartz, crystal – what’s it all mean?

In this multi-part series on the vocabulary behind pieces I design, I’ll tell you just that, and what it means for the care and longevity of your Bella Sparkle pieces.

I take pride in using premium, heirloom-quality components in my jewelry….and today I’m going to talk about what puts the sparkle in my sparklies: crystal and glass beads.

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