Edgar Lopez: From Goldsmith to Master Beader

We’ve been watching Edgar Lopez’s beadwork in the last few years and are thrilled to bring his story and projects to you. His jewelry stands out with beautiful combinations of colors and innovative use of beading stitches. We hope you find inspiration in this Bead Artist article and would love to hear your thoughts at

Edgar Lopez is a gifted goldsmith who fell in love with beading and found his creativity shifting in a whole new dimension. Beads allow him the possibility of bringing shapes and colors together in entirely new ways—and he isn’t afraid of intricate stitching. Edgar recently moved to Long Island, New York, from the Dominican Republic. He enjoys working with crystals and gemstones to make colorful, dramatic jewelry inspired

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