Beggar's Tomb Silver


Beggar's Tomb Silver

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Hand crafted jewelry, made in the Northwest, naturally inspired.
"Beggar's Tomb" is the name of a silver mine in the lyrics of a song... 

Event Calendar:

The Portland Saturday Market
is open!

 I will not be vending the weekend of August 13 & 14,
and Saturday August 27.  I will be vending Sunday August 28th. 
I usually attend Saturday and Sunday,
especially during nice weather.
My booth location changes.
Please inquire at the Information Booth (red trailer at Naito Pkwy crosswalk).
Please contact me if you have a question about my attendance.  

Feel free to contact me for any reason.
 To do so, click the blue "contact me" links. 
contact me 

Retail Outlets
Please note that the shops below do not necessarily carry all of my designs.
Downtown Emporium, Bellingham, WA
Inside Passage, Bellingham, WA
Magnolia Garden Center, Seattle, WA 
West Seattle Nursery, Seattle , WA
Dandelion Botanicals, Seattle,  WA
Casita International, Seattle WA
 La Tienda, Seattle, WA

Changing Tides, Juneau, AK
Picture Alaska, Homer, AK

How do I order?

Please click a "contact me" link, send me an e-mail
containing your contact information and I will follow up shortly.
I accept all major credit cards via telephone.
Wholesale inquiries, please click the "wholesale information" link above.

All of my designs that are currently in production are pictured.
Please take the time to scroll all the way through each collection.
Click on the collection links at the top of each page.  Enjoy!

 How to clean? 
       Clean shiny pieces with a jeweler's cloth or a soft cotton cloth, and a little saliva. 
Clean the brushed finish with a clean, dry, Scotchbrite Pad or any other synthetic scrub pad.
        Clean antiqued pieces by gently rubbing them with a soft cotton cloth.

What are the ear wires made of?
I use sterling silver or 14 karat gold for all my ear wires.

What kind of metal?
    The metals I use are sterling silver, brass, copper, steel, and gold.

Where is Beggar's Tomb Silver?
       Please refer to my event calendar, and my retail outlet listings on this page.

Something repaired, replaced or made?
        You can contact me for repairs, 
replacements, or custom work,
I do most of my custom work in January & February.

Is this really hand made in the Northwest?
All my pieces are hand made by me, Catherine Stemper.
I do not do any casting, everything is built with sheet metals and wires.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.
contact me 


Spring is Popping!

Cherry blossoms are already in bloom - spring is rushing in, so clelebrate the Vernal Equinox by getting your bloom on.  Cherry Blossom Bracelet shown above can also be worn as a necklace.  Sterling silver, copper and carnelian, $198. Earrings $38 (shown in the Garden Collection).

I have completely updated my website.  All of my designs that are currently in production are now pictured. Please take the time to scroll all the way through each collection.  Click on the collection links at the top of each page.  Enjoy!

My newest design and latest use of steel with sterling. Inspired by a pair of stars that swing through the night sky in my backyard every summer.  I look forward to their return every year, it means summer is here.
necklace 30" $398
large earrings $38
small earrings $28
bracelet / necklace $198 (includes length of chain for conversion, not shown)  




Hellebore always blooms in late winter to brighten our spirits with the promise of spring. These oxidized sterling silver blossoms reflect the shadowy beauty of the hellbore flower.  Also available in copper with brass and sterling accents, see the Garden Collection.  $68