The Artisan

Meet Marcella Dean

Marcella Dean Origins BahamasWelcome to Origins Bahamas, where you will find elegant handcrafted semiprecious gemstone jewelry created by artisan Marcella Dean. She is an approved artisan by The Ministry of Tourism in The Bahamas and has participated in numerous craft and trade shows in Nassau Bahamas and the family islands. Visit our link on where you will find our business directory listing.

The business was launched after numerous years as a craft hobbyist with a passion for natural stones and a keen interest in the metaphysical properties of gemstones.  She established Origins initially as a part time beaded jewelry business after completing international training in jewelry design and production, with the intention of building on the success after retirement from her professional capacity as a banker.

She has completed numerous local courses as well in the application of local raw materials such as Sea Shells and Botanical Elements including Coconut and Seeds.  She has also completed training courses in glass bead production and custom wire wrapping.  She recently relaunched with the focus of introducing eCommerce for the hundreds of international clientele whom she had the pleasure of serving during their visit to our islands.

 Since 2003, Marcella has been the lead Artisan of Origins Bahamas and possesses a wealth of knowledge in Jewelry Design.  All products are handmade in Nassau, Bahamas where her focus is on originality and client impression.  In fact, she seldom produces multiple products with exact designs because she wants to ensure that your designs capture the attention and interest of your audience with originality and creativity.  All jewelry pieces are hand wired or woven and meticulously pieced together using a variety of high-quality semiprecious gemstone beads, beautiful sparkling Swarovski crystals, Italian glass beads, Genuine Freshwater Pearls and more. The jewelry designs are inspired by Marcella’s love of nature and creativity from the stones and materials involved. Every attempt is made to incorporate that beauty directly into each piece created! Her customers are design and style savvy. She has a strong sense of individuality and always believe in being fashionable and trendy.

She ensures that each design is tailored to bring out the radiance of the beads while adding that special touch to any outfit with the view that each of us enjoy unique designs. Why wear the same jewelry as everybody else?  Her styling is unique & elegant, hand-crafted, nature-inspired, one-of-a-kind wearable art jewelry.

She strongly believes in charitable donations and is a part of several organizations including Ride for Hope, Bahamas National Trust, Toys for Tots, Big Brother Big Sister and more.