Free Shipping in the USA!

Amethyst: Its History & Significance

Amethyst: Its History & Significance

The history that belongs to one of today’s most sought-after semi-precious stones, amethyst, is rich with both fact and folklore. As one might expect from a stone that has been given its own calendar month (amethyst is February’s birthstone), this crystal has a curious and fascinating pedigree.  Thanks to its gorgeous color and durability, amethyst was highly...

Read More


Reframing Resolutions In 2018

Reframing Resolutions In 2018

As we approach the two-week mark of 2018, many of us are assessing those resolutions we committed to, or at least considered committing to. Yet finding balance takes time, which is challenging for an overachieving female small business owner who is short on time (oh, I could go on and on about...

Read More


What Does Gifting Mean To You?

What Does Gifting Mean To You?

  This time of year I usually start to feel busy, overwhelmed and worried about gift giving. I’m wrapping up a busy show season, and trying to find space to prepare for the holiday, and buy gifts. The compulsory aspect of gift giving this time of year can feel stressful...

Read More


Labradorite & Navy Blue Quartz: Autumn-Inspired Ensembles

Labradorite & Navy Blue Quartz: Autumn-Inspired Ensembles

Autumn is the natural bridge between summer and winter. It acts as an organic intermediary, gently transitioning the emboldened spirit of summer - full of high heat and early blooms - into something softer, quieter - complete with cooler temperatures and a mature harvest. And once Autumn has taken its...

Read More


Claude Monet: A Master Of Nature-Inspired Art

Claude Monet: A Master Of Nature-Inspired Art

“The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” - Claude Monet Is there anything more poignant, honest, and effortless than nature? Anything more simple yet enchanting? I was raised to believe that nature is both the constant and the catalyst for all creative expression. That belief...

Read More


A Quick & Easy Guide to Gold-Plated, Gold-Filled, & Vermeil Jewelry

A Quick & Easy Guide to Gold-Plated, Gold-Filled, & Vermeil Jewelry

  What is the difference between gold-plated, gold-filled, and vermeil jewelry?                         When it comes to jewelry, there are a number of techniques for creating that shiny gold finish we all adore. From gold plating, to gold filling, and...

Read More


A Fall Affair: Introducing Lila Clare’s Newest Pieces

A Fall Affair: Introducing Lila Clare’s Newest Pieces

Fall is officially upon us! Call it my North Georgia upbringing - filled with days spent wandering through the forest, leaf kicking and collecting, and coming home to warm hugs and a blanket - but I simply adore this season. To me, fall is a beautiful metaphor for the cycle...

Read More


The Women Who Inspired Me To Follow My Dreams

The Women Who Inspired Me To Follow My Dreams

Being a small business owner and a woman is a time-consuming, limits-pushing, mentally complex undertaking. It’s also one of the best decisions I ever made.  Each day offers a new challenge (or opportunity!) to tap into my creativity, expand my craft, meet new people, and grow. When I first decided to...

Read More


10 Reasons Why Handmade is Hands Down the Best

10 Reasons Why Handmade is Hands Down the Best

When I created Lila Clare Jewelry, I was embracing a calling to get back in touch with nature, to work with my hands, to create, and to inspire. Over the past 6 years, I’ve learned so much of what it means to trust my creative pursuits and fall in love...

Read More


Oh, marvelous nature!

Oh, marvelous nature!

Is there anything more profound, more awe-inspiring, or more humbling than nature? We each have a well of inspiration that we drink from to quench our curiosities and fuel our passions. When Aristotle asserted that there is something not only special but marvelous in all things of nature, he gave...

Read More


Chalcedony - A Luminous Gemstone

Chalcedony - A Luminous Gemstone

I use chalcedony in many of Lila Clare Jewelry's handmade jewelry designs, and it’s my most popular gemstone. It’s a luminous stone, and universally appealing. Chalcedony (pronounced “Cal-Said-Knee”) is a rock form of microcrystalline quartz, which means it’s made of super tiny quartz particles. This stone is partly transparent and naturally...

Read More


New Necklaces for Mom

New Necklaces for Mom

I have been blessed with a wonderful mother, spunky godmother and close relationships with both of my grandmothers before they passed on. These women have influenced me in so many ways, and I am thankful for their unconditional love and support.  I've been making custom silver and gold handmade circle necklaces...

Read More


Where does

Where does "Lila" come from?

One of the questions I'm most often asked is where the name "Lila" comes from in Lila Clare Jewelry. It's not actually my name, but a word that I chose to name my business.  First, though, a bit of history. I worked in non-profits for many years, all the while creating handmade jewelry...

Read More


Introducing Lila Clare Jewelry's Blog!

Introducing Lila Clare Jewelry's Blog!

Welcome to the blog for Lila Clare Jewelry! I hope to give you a glimpse behind the jewelry; to show you my process, inspirations and passions.  So, who am I? My name is Clare, and I'm the owner, designer and maker of Lila Clare Jewelry. I started my handmade artisan jewelry...

Read More



handmade sterling silver jewelry