Handmade Silver Jewelry

by pkmcr

We all love silver jewelry! However, if you are looking for something unique as a gift or for yourself why not go for something extra special and buy some Handmade Silver Jewelry?

When it comes to buying jewelry and finding a unique gift what can be more unique than something handmade or handcrafted?

Silver jewelry is always a favorite gift for many. However, this year why not choose some handmade silver jewelry to really delight the recipient and show you have taken a little extra care?

There are so many different types of handmade silver jewelry. You literally have hundreds if not thousands of selections to choose from.

Silver is one of the most widely used materials when it comes to creating jewelry. From simple moderate pieces to larger extravagant pieces, you can’t go wrong with silver jewelry that’s handmade.

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The Beauty Of Handmade Silvery Jewelry

Silver Is Perfect For Jewelry

Silver is one of the most widely used materials when it comes to creating jewelry. From simple moderate pieces to larger extravagant pieces, you can’t go wrong with silver jewelry that’s handmade.

Silver is a type of metal that’s considered to be soft, white and lustrous. These characteristics are what make them perfect jewelry material.

With silver having the highest thermal conductivity of any metal, jewelry makers can easily form and mold the metal into various shapes and sizes. This is why it’s common to see many handmade silver jewelry displaying such intricate details and impeccable structures.

Silver is technically white in color, and it’s only because of the luster it gives off that it portrays a more shiny grey hue than white. Their lustrous nature gives them the beauty and appeal of more expensive and refined metals like gold or platinum. However, when coupled with precious stones and rubies, they can be just as valuable.

Handmade Silver Jewelry - In Many Forms

There are so many varieties to silver jewelry. One’s jewelry box can easily be made up of nothing but silver jewelry. Handmade silver jewelry can be fashioned into pieces like bracelets, cuffs, anklets, necklaces, earrings, brooches and rings.

You will also find selections of silver jewelry coupled with elements such as feathers, beads, pearls, rocks and even precious stones like diamonds and rubies. No matter your style, silver jewelry can go with anything. They’re appropriate for casual, everyday wear as well as more formal occasions like banquets and weddings.

They can even be crafted to look like expensive gold or platinum jewelry. It can be quite difficult to tell at times what they really are, especially when from a distance. Even though they’re not as costly as other metals, they sure can look just as good.

Handmade Silver Necklaces

The quality of handmade jewelry varies between jewelry makers especially when it comes to dealing with metals like silver. Working with silver takes great skill and precision enable to create a piece of jewelry that’s unique and flawless.

Silver necklaces that are handmade feature intricate details and one of a kind designs that anyone would love to wear. They make wonderful gifts to loved ones and a great addition to any collection.

Below are a few examples of handmade silver necklaces that are perfect for any occasion.  

Zina Kao Exclusives Embossed Disc Initial Necklace

A great way to customize jewelry would be to incorporate embossing. This embossed disc initial necklace by Zina Kao is handmade in California and features a sterling silver necklace with a silver linked chain that measures 16 inches long.


The disk can be embossed with any initial you’d like and special charms could also be added to make the necklace even more unique.


A freshwater pearl finishes off the extender and a lobster claw clasp keeps it nice and secured on the wearer.   

Men's Sterling Silver Cross Necklace, 'Holy Sacrifice'

You’ll love the shine and design of this beautiful handmade pendant necklace by Nyonam Rena.


It comes directly from Bali and Java for an authentic, exotic piece which features a cross pendant made from 925 sterling silver with a braided leather cord and a lobster claw clasp.


It’s the perfect combination of rugged elegance that makes this necklace a versatile piece of jewelry.   

Sterling Silver Necklace Chain Handmade Jewelry Asian Indian

Silver comes in all sorts of beautiful shapes and designs and if you’re the kind who absolutely adores flowers then this sterling silver necklace is perfect for you.

The chain necklace is handmade in India and features a Y shape that includes two flower pendants; one as a central ornament and the other as a drop pendant.

The necklace’s length measures 17 ½ inches long and has a lobster claw clasp for a secure wear.

Mother-Daughter Sterling Silver Diamond Necklace

Always My Daughter by The Bradford Exchange

This beautiful Mother-Daughter Diamond Necklace is handcrafted in sterling silver by the talented craftsmen at The Bradford Exchange Company.

The necklace’s pendant is made up of two hearts attached side by side with the larger “mother” heart featuring a heart cutout and the smaller “daughter” heart, a solitaire diamond.

The two hearts are dangle from a sterling silver chain that measures 18 inches long. It’s the perfect sentiment for mothers with daughters. 

Kate Spade New York Skinny Mini Silver Colored Necklace, 28"

The delicate and feminine design of the Skinny Mini silver necklace from Kate Spade New York features a handcrafted bow pendant necklace.

The necklace is made from high quality brass metal and is finished in lustrous silver for an elegant shine that enhances the beauty of the necklace.

The pendant hangs from a 28 inch cable chain and includes a lobster claw clasp. This necklace can be worn during formal occasions as well as with everyday casual attire.   

Handmade Silver Jewelry For Him and For Her

Handmade silver jewelry can be the perfect gift for both men and women of any age. They’re sophisticated and neutral and can adapt to any look or style. Many women’s jewelry can come in sets that include necklaces, earrings, bracelets or rings. All the pieces are coordinating and are a great addition to any collection.

Men’s silver jewelry can usually be found in the form of necklaces, bracelets and rings. They’re usually simpler in design and bigger in size compared to women’s jewelry. Handmade silver jewelry is perfect for any occasion; be it a birthday, wedding, or holiday present. Most people will be very delighted just to receive something beautiful and shiny and that’s exactly what silver jewelry is.

One of the best things about handmade silver jewelry is the fact that you can get it almost anywhere and no matter what your budget is, you can find silver jewelry that falls within it.

The next time you have a special occasion such as Valentine’s Day or an opportunity to give someone a gift, opt for handmade silver jewelry. There’s nothing quite like it.

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Updated: 06/07/2013, pkmcr
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fanfreluche on 01/22/2012

Me! I did buy myself a nice handmade silver ring on Etsy last year. it was just stunning, I couldn't resist (and I am not a jewelry fan, I have very very few piece. But that ring was exceptional).

samsons1 on 01/09/2012

Good article Paul, and the silver is easy and available to work with...

Marie on 01/09/2012

Handmade jewelry is a wonderful option and silver is the most beautiful color for winter accessorizing too.

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