Welcome to the new Melasdesign Handmade Shop – your artist owned and operated online source for original Melasdesign artwork and jewelry. Shop handmade jewelry designed in Alexandria, Virginia and Thomas, West Virginia. There’s original visionary art and signed prints by artist Susan Hicks as well. Everything offered in the Handmade Shop is sold by artist. Melasdesign Handmade Shop jewelry has unique designs for geeks, science fiction fans and goths, plus classic styles too. Whether you’re after something elegant or after a one of a kind piece of Mela’s imagination, it can be found below. Also shop colorful visionary art ranging from original colorist abstract paintings by Susan Hicks to signed illustrations and digital abstract art prints. Shop for handmade gifts or spoil yourself with unique handcrafted items artist direct. It’s all good in Mela’s world.
Featuring original handcrafted jewelry from Melasdesign brand. Mostly one of a kind, you’ll find sculpted pendants in fine silver, bronze, and copper. These are necklaces for folks who like something a bit unusual. See items which lean to the dark side, from scifi geekery to brooding pierced hearts. Handmade designs with strong geometric elements are also offered. Lastly, the natural world is honored, with organic forms, crescent moons and flowers. Shop online for handmade goods, sold direct from artist.Get original art and signed art prints from Melasdesign artist Susan Hicks. Susan’s signature is visionary art created of pure, full spectrum, color. Abstract paintings in oil and acrylic showcase bold expressive brushstrokes and are alive with implied visual motion. Signed prints sold on-site feature colorful illustrations from dreams to dark art and landscapes, plus digital abstract art.Melasdesign Handmade Shop is the culmination of Susan Hicks’ goal to make a workable artist experience from home while struggling with a Myasthenia Gravis diagnosis along with other chronic illnesses. This art is medicine as well as expression. Metal clay jewelry design in silver, bronze, and copper has allowed Susan to create pendants and beads in a fashion that is not quite as physical as traditional jewelry crafting. Digital art and illustration has provided a way to work on days when weakness is an issue, or spasms make brush control awkward. On strong, relaxed days, there’s traditional painting offered in this independent art shop.The Melasdesign Handmade Shop is a means of artistic expression. Being a good Gemini, Susan is comfortable spanning styles from elegant and fine traditional jewelry and traditional illustration to fun and funky horror, dark art and goth themes. Two souls in one breast.