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Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna Review

I am drawn to artisan jewelry because the passion of the designer is always felt in each and every piece. Bits ‘n Beads is an online jewelry store that features handmade artisan jewelry by Gilliauna and her collection is exquisitely done! From necklaces and chokers, bracelets and wrist cuffs, earrings and rings there are beautiful pieces for every woman on your shopping list and don’t forget to treat yourself to something nice too!

Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna Handmade Artisan Jewelry

For Christmas, I selected one of the Christmas bracelets from the holiday collection along with the pretty Red Satin Tear Drop Earrings. I feel so merry when I wear these two pieces of jewelry and the rich colors look so pretty with my holiday outfits.

Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna Handmade Artisan Jewelry

The Christmas Beaded Bracelet with Poinsettia Flower ($44) is so pretty with a large but not overpowering filigree poinsettia charm embellished with glass green leaves and shimmering red berries. I love that it is so feminine and delicate and even my husband who rarely notices my jewelry complimented it saying, “Your bracelet looks really pretty for Christmas”. The attention to detail is impressive…..just look at the tiny silver bell and cherry bead on the clasp and the color combination is very festive! I like that it is adjustable in length with an extension chain and the lobster clasp keeps it securely in place.

Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna Handmade Artisan Jewelry

The Red Satin Tear Drop Earrings($20) are miniature clouded glass teardrops in a lovely rosy red color that are “hand-dipped in clouding solution to create a satin sheen” and are wrapped in a silver tone wire. These classic earrings are perfect for the holidays and there are additional colors to choose from in this style to match everything in your wardrobe. I have other colors of the Satin Tear Drop Earrings in my jewelry collection and find myself selecting a pair to wear all the time. I love that the earrings are lightweight and don’t irritate my sensitive earlobes at all.

Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna features beautiful, high quality jewelry that is attractively priced with pieces available for purchase in a variety of price points to fit your budget. I love to browse the collection and see the designer’s latest creations… only problem is picking my “one” favorite. In fact, I have several pieces on my Christmas wish list this year like the Abalone Shell Necklace or the Handmade Rosary Beads (hint, hint honey!).

You are invited to visit the Bits ‘n Beads by Gilliauna Etsy shop and The Teardrop Shop to browse the entire collection of handmade artisan jewelry by Gilliauna and purchase a few favorites!

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

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Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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