Heliotrope

Spring Winders of Heliotrope grew up in Show Low and has also lived in Flagstaff, Mexico and Portland. She moved to Tucson in 2012.

From tiny clay saguaros sitting atop pompoms to rings with a pop of turquoise, here's a list of local jewelry makers.

Angela Hitt Designs — Custom jewelry and art workshops

Beading By Venos — Native American beadwork, such as earrings and bracelets

Bernsen Arts — If you're looking for a true statement necklace, check here. Bright colors, different materials, fun shapes and sizes

Bone Hollow Relics — "Curiously strange, seemingly ancient," the maker says. Find lots of earring options

Bronwen Heilman — Necklaces and earrings made with materials such as glass beads or recycled glass bottles

Cactus Bloom Design — Modern Native American jewelry inspired by the Sonoran Desert

Cactus Dweller Creations — Pompoms galore with this local maker! Find earrings (studs and dangly) with fun pompoms, plus pompom photo holders, car hangings and stickers

Cassandra Kehoe — Necklace collection called For All/Para Todos that celebrates equity and diversity

Celtic Jewelscapes — Rings in gold and silver, featuring varying intricate designs

Chingona Arizona — Earrings that are brightly colored and in fun designs such as saguaros inside a heart and the character Krumm

Christels Art — Find beaded jewelry including earrings, necklaces and bracelets

Christina Holland Designs — Bracelets, earrings, necklaces in unique designs/shapes made with materials like turquoise and agate

Contreras Gallery — Silver and custom jewelry, plus other fine art

Cosmic Mama Creations — Art made with resin, including earrings

Coy Creative — Polymer clay earrings in fun designs such as snakes, starbursts, dinosaurs and saguaros

Creative Kind Shop — This brick and mortar carries lots of local goodies, including earrings and necklaces, many by Tucson artists

Daria Roan Goods — Navajo belt buckles, rings, earrings, pendants and bolo ties

Dolls Goregeous Goods — Handmade jewelry ranging from designs with flowers and bows to bats and skulls

Elksong Jewelry — Husband/wife team creating earrings, necklaces and Zodiac jewelry

Emily Cartagine — Resin crafts including earrings, plus coasters, sun catchers and trays

Fire N Flux Handmade — Jewelry featuring stones such as iolite, labradorite and sapphire 

Galeria Mitotera — Necklaces, earrings and bracelets ranging in design from saguaros to calacas. Brick and mortar in South Tucson with other items such as paper goods and home decor 

Heliotrope Metal — Jewelry made from metal, lots of desert themes such as scorpion cufflinks, tortoise bolo ties, saguaro necklaces, monsoon earrings and rattlesnake rings

High and Dry Jewelry — Jewelry inspired by the desert. Find snakes, rabbits, hummingbirds and more

Honeycomb Organics — Rings, bracelets, pendants, plus septum jewelry, all made by hand

Isle of Anteros — Polymer clay earrings. Lots of saguaro shapes and sizes, plus succulents, leaf shapes and seasonal finds

Juju and Moxie — Earrings made with resin, lots of cactus prints in fun colors and shapes. Other prints include animals, flowers and more. Also has greeting cards, prints + stickers

Juvelarto Designs — Jewelry inspired by the desert. Earrings and necklaces with materials such as turquoise, brass and tourmaline 

Lala Vazquez — All kinds of earrings. Some with funky designs, some with turquoise, some small, some big

Lenor Glover — Vintage and metalwork earrings and rings

Lila Clare Jewelry — Simple, everyday jewelry made with silver/gold

Lilith + Daughters — Earrings, bracelets and necklaces featuring amethyst, sandstone, rose quartz and more

The Little Things by Andrea — Handcrafted earrings with varying designs

Little Toro Designs — Metalsmith jewelry. Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings. Many colors and designs, some more minimalist 

Luna & Saya — This mom-daughter duo creates true statement pieces in the form of earrings. There are also necklaces and bracelets

Miss Chingaderaz — Necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets, anklets in stainless steel. Some pieces say "Tucson" and "520"

Monadikos Creations — One-of-a-kind earrings with different materials such as clay, wood and granite

Muud Handmade — Wearable art in the form of earrings made from polymer clay and resin. Find saguaros, rainbows and more fun shapes

Native Seeds/SEARCH — Silver/turquoise jewelry, oyster shell earrings, plus Native crafts that include Navajo beadwork and earrings. The nonprofit also sells basketry, pottery, food, art prints

Not Above — Metal earrings and necklaces made by a second-generation Diné jeweler 

Pop Cycle — Find jewelry (+ many other local finds) from several Tucson artists at this brick-and-mortar shop on Fourth Avenue

Pretty Bird Craft — Find colorful handmade earrings in various designs, plus trinket trays (one shaped like a saguaro!) 

QiChi — Find jewelry such as earrings and necklaces, plus fan and light pull chains

Rell Glory Art — Fun + colorful earrings in shapes like hands, snakes and moons. Also makes handwoven art 

Revolta Art — Jewelry inspired by bicycles + nature. Find earrings and necklaces, plus art prints and stickers

Rising Sun Apotheca — Nature-inspired metal jewelry such as rings, earring cuffs and roller necklaces 

Roni Bader-Tables — Sterling silver and gold jewelry including bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings and belt buckles

Salida del Sol Studio — Earrings, necklaces and rings made with materials such as turquoise

Sarah Nicole — Find funky earrings with dangly items such as mini Red Hot sauce, lemonade and almond milk

Shiny Secret — Find fluid art earrings made with resin in lots of color combinations. Also: prints, canvas and art on vinyl

Sigfus Designs — Funky earrings made from materials like clay and resin, often colorful and in fun designs

Silver Sea Jewelry — Find this brick and mortar on Fourth Avenue, carrying all kinds of silvery jewelry from around the world + locally made

Sonoran Passage — Pastel-colored earrings and bolo ties

Sonoran Sunshine — Polymer clay earrings in different colors (some marbled) and shapes

Sprinkled With Plants — Different kinds of earrings. Some are made with real sprinkles and one pair has holographic saguaros

Sui Gen Femme — Find all kinds of jewelry including statement rings, beaded bracelets and pendant necklaces

SW Pyrography — Custom wood burning. Sells earrings, plus plaques and ornaments

Taco Bout Crafting — Earrings, handmade from clay in fun shapes and sizes

Tina's Sedona — Beaded artistry. Unique earrings and rings

Tough Kitty Designs — Earrings made from mini toys such as elephants, koalas and kangaroos. Plus ceramic earrings and necklaces with sayings like "DM me" and no thank u"

Troubled Makers — Gemstone stretch bracelets, plus necklaces with tourmaline and fluorite, and earrings

Tutu Designs — Earrings to make you smile. Pastel colors, rainbows, smiley faces, flowers. Also has other assorted jewelry + keychains

Yu Yu Shiratori — Beautiful, often minimalist, earrings and rings made of metal


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