Company History and Philosophy


I've been interested in gems and minerals since I was a child.  I started cutting stones and making jewelry when I was 9 years old and continued making jewelry through high school.  In college, I studied geology and earned a Master's degree in Geology.  When I graduated from college , I began creating unique bead designs for myself.  My friends would ask me "Where did you get that necklace?  Can you make one for me?"  So ---- I've been creating fine, uniquely designed bead jewelry for over 25 years and have many happy customers.   I enjoy the look, history and feel of real stone beads.  And the best thing is that  the value of stone beads  have  remained fairly constant over the years, some have increased in value.  Designs and styles change, but you can always redesign your jewelry to create a new style. So, you can't lose and will have the fun of restringing an old piece! You will see new pieces designed by my daughter and beading friends on the webpage. They have done a great job with the new designs.


Natural stone bead jewelry can be worn with almost any attire;  casual, work, or formal attire.


Our Company policy is to provide you the best quality of unique bead jewelry, beads, or cabachons at the best prices.  We want you to be happy with your purchase.  Thank you for shopping with Jewelry By Melanie.

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