by Tracy Cullen. (Virginia) Suits comprise my daily uniform working in a formal office in D.C. The corporate look limits us to 50 shades of grey and black. Men use neckties to add flare while women look to scarves and jewelry to add a pop of color and personality to an otherwise conservative outfit. I love gemstones - big ones that make a bold … [Read more...] about Statement Necklaces for Working Women
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by Julie Ryen. (Arizona) Everyday earring design featuring a stamped solder effect onto a copper metal base. Fairly lightweight and oh so easy to wear. I love the soft colors of the Aquamarine gemstones dangling from the bottom which creates nice movement. Stamped solder effects can be created using either a micro torch or soldering iron. The tip to creating … [Read more...] about Everyday Dangle Earrings
by Tina Murphy. (Kennewick Wa) Here is my homage to winter botanicals! This piece is made with Fused Argentium that is put through a rolling mill with a skeleton leaf, then I cut a Rutilated Quartz so you could see the leaf pattern. I fused wire on top to look like twigs and berries. The necklace is Pink pearls, Citrine and Quartz crystals. Tina … [Read more...] about Winter Botanical Splendor
by Joybelle Malcolm. (Atlanta, GA) I have fallen in love with creating paper beads again! OMG! I cannot stop; however, I must say I'm in love with the thin pencil shaped styles pictured. To create these, first I used a round punch (any size), then, I used a paper bead roller to create the thin, long, pencil look. Easy, right! The other styles are just cut … [Read more...] about Paper Bead Earring Obsession!
by Geraldine Farkas. (Placerville, California) This is a French Art Nouveau necklace with an aqua copper enamel stone on an antiqued brass and bead chain with matching aqua copper enamel earrings. The aqua stones are 18 gauge copper with white, aqua and turquoise powdered glass sifted over the copper and fired by torch. When the glass is molten I swirl the … [Read more...] about French Art Nouveau Necklace and Antiqued Brass Matching Earrings
by Simone. (Rio de Janeiro - Brasil) I live in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. I love making jewelry, working with threads, crystals, leather and beads. This necklace is made with beads and crystals. Simone … [Read more...] about My Necklace Creations
by Corrine Bateman. (Adelaide, Australia) I wanted a pink necklace to wear with a particular black top and found some nice beads. Corrine Bateman … [Read more...] about Pink Bead Project
by Jackie Locantore. (Bridgewater, MA USA) I just love the tradition of "crackers" for special occasions in Great Britain. You pull on the end of the cylinder, and surprises pop out! Here is my Christmas take on that tradition. Jackie Locantore MorningStarSanctuary … [Read more...] about Christmas Cracker Earrings
by Laurie Bielby. (Montana) I took Rena's wire class and this is my version of an ear wire technique she showed. Laurie Bielby Laurie Lou's Unique Jewelry Want to Learn How to Design Your Own Wire Jewelry? In Rena Klingenberg's Design and Make Artistic Jewelry Components video class, you'll learn how to get great ideas for wire jewelry designs - … [Read more...] about Christmas Sparkle Earrings
by Elizabeth. I am obsessed with pearls. I have a stash. It does not rival my stash of yarn, but it is a stash all the same. I love knowing that someone else will enjoy the pearls that I have hand picked for them. Pearls are a unique gem, since they are a gem created by a living organism. What started out as an irritant, has become a thing of … [Read more...] about Pearl Obsession
by Paula Navarro. (Watertown, Massachusetts) I loved making this simple but elegant line. I gave presents and even sold a necklace off my neck. I am so happy when people like my jewelry. Paula Paula Navarro Jewelry Design … [Read more...] about Ice Blue Jewelry
by Tanja Cilia. (Malta, Europe) I had a Murano glass beads necklace that I bought from Rome, but it did not have knots between each bead; so when the catch broke and it fell, most of the beads broke. I saved them to match with others to make a bracelet, but I changed my mind. I bought a packet of crystals, and combined everything with some other blue beads and … [Read more...] about Moonlight Necklace