Jewelry Finishing Touches

Every single Peggy Li Creations jewelry order goes through my hands. After making thousands of pieces for hundreds of customers, I've been thinking a lot lately about the finishing touches to my pieces. There are some details that I find important to remind myself of as I assemble and create your jewelry pieces!
  • Every wire loop I make and cut, I like to tuck in the loose ends with my pliers.
  • Stones or jewelry components in pairs I choose by hand to match as best as I can in shape, color and size.
  • Each piece gets a final polish to remove fingerprints and give it that last bit of shine before going to its lucky owner!
  • I use the thickest gauge wire possible when making wire connections.
  • With the exception of some vintage materials, I use sterling silver, 14k gold-filled, 14k gold or quality gold overlay and gold plate over silver. I've begun adding domestic bronze from a trusted supplier to give a range of price points and metal color options.
  • One of my goals is to constantly study, learn and improve my techniques through classes, reading and practice, practice!
As is to be expected with handcrafted jewelry designs using handmade components and natural gemstones, variations are going to happen. I actually love the little quirks and irregularities and differences in color, size and texture in the raw natural materials I use -- these are nature's patterns and there is really no way to improve upon the natural beauty or happenstance that goes into the creation of a new piece of jewelry!

I hope that you feel the thought and care put in to every PLC piece and enjoy it! When you purchase a piece of jewelry from me, you have a piece for life.