Category Archives: ornate headbands

Emerald Lane

I’ve mentioned before that I started with ornate headbands.  I have moved on to other items now but my love for making these works of art has not changed.  While I love making these beauties, the cost, time and materials makes me create them only if requested. 

Last weekend I received a message about a soon to be bride wanting to buy my ornate emerald headband.  Remember that these are custom pieces, thus, those in my store are there for illustration purposes. This means that once an order is placed, that is the time I will only make them.

Behold Angela’s headband!  Made from mother of pearl flowers, jade and adventurine nuggets, majorica pearls and Austrian crystal.  All of these are wire wrapped in high quality stainless steel wire.

I’d love to make one for you too, on your special day 🙂

For custom orders, please click here 🙂

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It all started with headbands……

…..and the rest, they say, is history.

Yes, this is how ClassicSparklers started getting noticed.  In my headbands I incorporated gemstone chips, mother of pearl, majorica and freshwater pearls, Austrian crystals, and swarovski crystals.  Added to this is the fact that I add a bit of history to each item:

Some experts believe that headbands were actually copied from the early day wreaths that were from the early Greek period.

Old mosaic portraits showed Byzantine women wearing jewelled bands and head dresses.

Not just like any other fashion accessory, ClassicSparklers headpieces are designed to be functional. They take you from your day to day activities to an evening out in the town.

Classic Weddings Part II

Ashlie requested for a grass-green jewelry set composed of a pair of earrings and bracelet for her 5 bridesmaids.  The wedding colors are purple and green.  I presented her with this:

THE EARRINGS: Crocheted sterling silver wire formed into discs surrounded by green swarovski crystals with smooth amethyst rondelle in the middle. Size 1 inch in diameter. Dangler earring that is very elegant and organic earrings. Sturdy construction but very lightweight.

BRACELET: Austrian crystals wire wrapped with sterling silver wire.

Ashlie loved the idea and request for a bridal headpiece.  All she said was that she wanted it white and sparkly.

edit:

Ashlie received the package already!

What got me started

It was March 2008.  The place where I work prepared a couple of month-long programs to celebrate Women’s Month.  One program I attended was an accessory-making seminar.  It was just a mere hour long activity which cost each participant Php 1,000 (USD 22) each for the registration and materials.  The trainers taught us to make simple stuff like a set of pearl necklace, bracelet and earrings.  Then as the saying goes, the rest is history.

Here are a few of my early projects: