Handmade Jewellery using Gemstones, Pearls, Crystal & Glass

Welcome to Jewels & Desires online Jewellery shop - my name is Julie Parker and I am based in Cumbria on the outskirts of the Lake District and design and make my own jewellery. You can see my designs here or come & see them at one of my 'On the Road' venues. I have recently sold some of my handmade jewellery to Panache in Ulverston so pop in if you are passing!


Even though the range of jewellery available on the high street is huge, it is often difficult to find a piece that makes the statement you desire to give your outfit that final classy touch - Jewels & Desires is all about that! I strive to give my handmade jewellery designs a classic look that will not age, whilst making them look both stunning, unique & affordable.

For my handmade gemstone jewellery I have concentrated on using semi-precious gemstones to give a chunky look that is made more interesting by the individual markings on each stone. To balance the chunkier items I also make jewellery using Freshwater Pearls, Swarovski crystals and glass beads. This gives you a wider variety of choice in the level of statement you want to make - from chunky, fun or sparkly to delicate and neutral.

My handmade jewellery is grouped into three main ranges each offering a choice of necklaces, earrings and bracelets in a range of colours. Nearly all necklaces have earrings to match but I'm never up to date with the website (!!) so email me if you are after earrings to match a necklace. If you don't see something in the right colours for you then please get in touch and I will see whether I can help. I do have some Sterling Silver jewellery but if you see a design you like that does not have silver components, please get in touch & I will try to produce it with silver.

Lustrous Pearls & Shell Jewellery

Semi-precious Gemstone Jewellery

Sparkling Crystal & Glass Jewellery

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