Cathy Palma Designs
Cathy Palma's beading career began 12 years ago when she started making jewelry and teaching at in home jewelry parties. She developed her skills while teaching others to create designer pieces of jewelry without paying the high department store prices. Her knowledge and experience grew and in 2004, she opened the doors of Beads, Etc. located in Maitland, Florida.
Cathy balances elegance with simplicity in her jewelry designs which are often created using a mixture gemstones and pearls complemented with sterling, silver filled, and gold filled components. In addition to all that is involved with running a successful bead shop, Cathy designs jewelry for those who desire one of a kind artisan pieces but aren't inclined to make their own.