Inspired by…Cotton Plants

cotton field

Yesterday, I recalled a childhood memory of my grandmother and I at the sewing machine, and today it seems I have another…I remember driving by a cotton field when I was a child and thinking it was so beautiful. I am not even sure if I realized what it was at the time, but I was almost mesmerized by it. And up until a few days ago, I had honestly forgotten that tiny moment of childhood.

cotton jewelry from jewelera

Its funny how something so small can trigger a memory you didn’t even realize you had. That “small thing” is this new cotton plant collection from Jewelera. Its so inspired and inspiring.

Don’t get me wrong, I love a good mustache/ beard necklace as much as the next girl, but in a (handmade) world of mustache-mania and other trends, this collection is a breath of fresh air.

cotton jewelry from jewelera

Each tiny bead is hand-felted and  is then capped with a vintage sea urchin bead cap. Here’s what Derya has to say about her collection…

“The Cotton Plants Collection was born when I simply came across a cotton plant photograph one day. The plant looked so pure and beautiful,I had to somehow incorporate it to my designs…

Visit Jewelera for more jewelry from Derya.


Image Credit: Cotton Field by Gregory Hogan. All other images c/o Jewelera.

7 comments | Click here to reply

Your work is beautiful. Never seen anything like it and coming from the cotton town of Oldham the cotton range is really nostalgic and symbolic of times past.


What wonderfully unique jewelry! Thank you for sharing!

Teresa Penrose

I’m so excited to be featured here in your wonderful blog Brittni, thank you so much for giving me this joy again. 🙂

And big thanks to all the viewers who take time to comment, and keep putting a smile on my face.


Derya Aksoy

Beautiful and very emotional pieces.

christa howard

I love cotton too! They just harvested the fields next to our house.


Love the top photo!


i’ve never seen jewelry like this before! it’s completely lovely.

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