by Chris Rehkop. (Ashland, MO) My husband and I had these comfortable but wonderfully worn, old denim shirts that had seen better days. As I hate throwing things away, I look for ways to repurpose items. I tore the first shirt apart, saving several pieces, and here’s the first cuff bracelet I made. I posted […]
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by Catherine Smith. (Oklahoma) I’ve been wanting to learn working with wire. I really want to make bracelets and rings. I sat down and figured it out after lying in bed the night before. I started with 16 gauge copper wire, hardened it, then used 24 gauge copper wire to wrap around the base. I […]
by Regina Pickering. (Ovett, Mississippi) I have a friend who is deeply concerned with the plight of the honey bee, and for good reason. Their numbers are dwindling, and if not for the honey bees we would soon be without food. For her birthday I made her a kumihimo bracelet with a bee theme. I […]
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I love the look of long necklaces that are versatile. Wear it long or double it and make two strands. This one is summery with light blue pearl beads, silver lined #6 seed beads and faceted purple crystals. This necklace is 42 inches long. I make earrings to match and […]
by Tamara Robertson. (Sarnia, Ontario, Canada) The starting point for this piece was the beautiful large 1″ long crystal. It was passed on to me several years ago by a friend who retailed crystal jewellery, but who wasn’t a jewellery artist. It was an element in a piece of jewellery, but part of the back […]
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) It has been raining so much in California. For a few days roads were flooded. So I wanted to make something that was easy, so I chose some bracelets. I gathered beads that I felt would go together nicely. Then I got carried away. I started with beading wire with […]
by Jackie. (Bridgewater, MA) All the snow and icicles inspired this piece. I love how it captures the beauty of New England winter! Jackie Morning Star Sanctuary Studio