• Welcome

    Welcome to Expect Compliments! Our mission is to provide you with fashion accessories that enhance your look and bring compliments your way!  Every item has been carefully selected based on beauty, style and affordability.  For unique, one-of-a-kind pieces, we offer a signature line of custom-designed, handcrafted jewelry.  

    All of our offerings may be purchased either at one of our shows in the metropolitan Atlanta area, or through our Online Shop.

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  • Nature Inspired

    When you look around at the beauty in nature the designs are so amazing.

    Marisa uses many items provided and inspired by nature in her handcrafted pieces.  

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    Czech glass pearls on bronze metallic leather. 

    You can purchase our handcrafted jewelry, hand-selected jewelry and hand-selected accessories through our Online Shop or through our shows.

  • Unique, Exotic and Beautiful!

    Marisa uses beads, stones, and findings from around the world including Swarovski crystals, Czech glass, Tibetan beads and more.

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    Inlaid shell medallions on sueded leather cord.

    You can purchase our handcrafted jewelry, hand-selected jewelry and hand-selected accessories through our Online Shop or through our shows.

  • Handcrafted Jewelry

    We create beautiful necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Each handcrafted item contains beautiful high quality components with distinctive colors and patterns.

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    Mosaic turquoise necklaces.

    You can purchase our handcrafted jewelry, hand-selected jewelry and hand-selected accessories through our Online Shop or through our shows.

  • Hand-Selected Jewelry

    We continue to add new selections to our hand selected jewelry line.

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    Beautiful imported Linen and Pewter bracelets, available in a variety of designs.

    You can purchase our handcrafted jewelry, hand-selected jewelry and hand-selected accessories through our Online Shop or through our shows.

  • Vintage Beauties

    Marisa has procured some unusual German vintage beads. New designs utilizing a variety of these beads will be featured as they are created.

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    German vintage bead necklaces, each handcrafted with Swarovski crystals and other components.

    You can purchase our handcrafted jewelry, hand-selected jewelry and hand-selected accessories through our Online Shop or through our shows.

  • Fashion Week 2015 Challenge

    The Challenge: In 48 hours custom design exclusive pieces to match Delby P. Bragais' Designs from photos.

    Custom one-of-a-kind pieces designed and created by Marisa.

    As seen on the runway during NY Fashion Week.

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    Click here to view or purchase from the full NY Fashion Week Collection

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  • Handcrafted Jewelry

    Marisa uses beads, stones, and findings from around the world in her creations. You will find Swarovski crystals, Czech glass, Tibetan beads and medallions, and more in her pieces.
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  • Hand-selected Jewelry

    Hand selected jewelry including beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings that were chosen so that you, too, can "expect compliments" from this line.
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  • Hand-selected Accessories

    Hand selected accessories with beautiful looks and textures including Pashminas, Scarves and Sarongs which can be worn multiple ways or used creatively for home decor.
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What Makes Expect Compliments Special?

Marisa, the designer and buyer for Expect Compliments, has a passion and an eye for color and style, and you can see it in her work. Each piece in her handcrafted line is created using stones and crystals with her distinctive mix of textures, colors, and shapes, making each one a work of art. Creating these exciting jewelry pieces is a labor of love. She enjoys hearing feedback from her customers who always receive compliments when they wear her things. Marisa will create custom jewelry upon request, handcrafting a special piece to go with your favorite outfit. She also uses her eye for fashion to select jewelry, scarves, and other accessories that will bring compliments your way. Marisa wants her customers to love what they buy, and she tells them, "If you don't love it, you're not going to wear it, and you shouldn't buy it." Whatever you choose from Marisa's creations and hand-selected treasures, you are sure to receive compliments for years to come! Expect Compliments!