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Best Places For Handmade Jewelry In OC

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In order to experience top-of-the-line, carefully crafted and gorgeous jewelry, you may need to go the way of personally handmade pieces. Orange County is home to some of the best jewelers and jewelry artists around. When in search for handmade jewelry pieces that are made to accent your look, you can rely on these best places for handmade jewelry in Orange County that are geared towards scoring your next shining piece.

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The Studio
The Camp
2937 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 317-8908

Located in Costa Mesa, The Studio is the operating store of local artist and jewelry designer Stacey Peterson. You can find a range of valuable and quality handmade pieces at this shop including bracelets, earrings and necklaces. Each piece is made from scratch by Stacey who has well over 20 years of experience to her credit. Her collection of handmade jewelry features the finest materials often associated with high-caliber custom-made jewelry such as silver, glass beads and precious metals. For those who want to learn the ins and outs of jewelry making, Stacy also offers classes that teach the craft of handmade jewelry and making personalized pieces of your own.

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California Seashell Company
125 Main St.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 493-6653

A family-owned business in operation for over 20 years, California Seashell Company is the perfect place for a mixed bag of hard-to-find handmade jewelry sold at low prices. Located in Huntington Beach, the shop carries a large selection of novelty items including handmade jewelry pieces that vary from cowrie shell good fortune anklets to freshwater pearl bracelets. Many of the handmade pieces have an oceanside theme to them utilizing organic materials commonly found near the ocean such as seashells and puka shells.

Related: Orange County's Best Jewelry Designers

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Ken's Jewelry Store
326 Forest Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-0508

A popular jeweler along the shores of Laguna Beach, Ken Lauher is the artist behind the beautiful handmade pieces found at Ken's Jewelry Store. For the past 35 years, Ken has created custom-made jewelry pieces, many of which include skillfully designed rings and pendants featuring gold, precious stones and other fine materials. Ken's Jewelry Store also specializes in jewelry repair, offering customers cleaning and repairs of their jewelry, gemstone setting and watch battery replacement.

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Studio Suzan
1733 Monrovia Ave., Suite U
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 646-6009

For a gorgeous line-up of handmade jewelry that will bring out the best of any look, Studio Suzan is at the top of the list. Located in Costa Mesa, Studio Suzan offers a varied selection of exclusive handmade jewelry pieces. You could easily drop a fortune at this shop when you peruse the collection of fine silver and gold handmade jewelry. Standout statement necklaces and bracelets are each carefully made with attention to detail by local artisans. With jewelry pieces already featured in magazines such as River and Orange Coast, Studio Suzan is an Orange County favorite.

Related: Best Jewelry Stores In Orange County

Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on

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