Main products we stock: Artisan Beadwoven & Soutache Embroidered Jewellery, Tuition and workshops available on request.
Artisan Wearable Art Beadwoven & Soutache embroidered Jewellery using exquisite tiny glass seed beads, European imported Soutache braid, vintage and antique beads. Marvellous collectible and rare beads such as West German pressed glass ‘tulip’ beads, Lucite leaf beads, Japanese Baroque glass pearls from the 1940’s, unusual vintage Art glass beads, vintage Venetian millefiori beads, sparkling antique hanks of totally breathtaking English Crystal. 1000's of vintage and modern Swarovski Crystal Elements. Antique mourning beads etched with the tiniest butterflies, antique wired flowers, unusual fossilised mammoth tusk beads and ‘serenity’ carved faces, curious and unique findings. Handcrafted polymer clay ‘wearable art framed pendants’ as featured in ‘Australian Beading’, August 2009, precious metal clay jewellery pieces and carefully embroidered Soutache jewellery pieces. Social Butterfly Jewellery offers vintage and antique cameos, intaglios and hand painted Limoges. Most are hand beaded to offer a beautiful range of stunning and unique jewellery pieces.
Social Butterfly is formerly from Melbourne, Australia but is now based in Brisbane, QLD. Melissa Ingram is an internationally acclaimed, awarded and published beading artist.