by Denise Bellinger. (Riverside, Ca.) This beautiful copper cuff bracelet has a Mediterranean vibe to it. I hand cut this piece of copper then hammered it before giving it some patina. I wire wrapping some beautiful glass beads along with a large turquoise center Howlite stone. Denise Bellinger My Good Vibes … [Read more...] about Vintage Copper Cuff
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by Jada. (USA) As a beginner, I didn't know where my skills were. I loved beads but was interested in metalsmith work. I would spend hours watching Youtube videos, scanning magazines, and online tutorials. Finally took the plunge and purchased several tools, metals, and stones. My favorite piece is what my husband calls 3 Feathers (he is part Native … [Read more...] about 3 Feathers Boho Necklace
by Dianne Jacques. (United States) I recently stumbled on a new addiction, one that I was afraid to try but have found is a delight! The technique is broomcasting and uses up my silver scrap. The scrap is placed in a prepared crucible and melted to a liquid state. The molten silver is then poured in a tin can filled with broom straw and water. I never know … [Read more...] about Cascade Collection from Silver Scrap
by Val. (Haverhill, MA USA) I don't normally come up with holiday designs since when they don't sell that season they are sort of stuck in the shop. However this year I decided to come up with more abstract special jewelry for Valentine's Day that would be appropriate for year round wear. These heart earrings (above) were created by stamping a free-form heart … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Designs
by Carol. (Lyman, Maine) I love the look of formfolded sculpture and jewelry, and revisited the process in 2017 after creating a special Christmas gift for a friend last year. In the jewelry pieces I had done years before, annealing the copper created beautiful colors. Combining formfolding and fire patina with glass beads and vintage charms has been my … [Read more...] about Formfold – Fire Patina Fascination
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 Michelle. (San Diego) These lapis and sterling earrings started out as an experiment. I made a leaf stamp out of tool steel and wanted to try doing something different with it. I stamped a pattern on sterling silver sheet, then sawed around the outline of the shape and domed it. I did not know what color or shape of stone I would use, so I tried out a … [Read more...] about Lapis Earrings on Stamped Sterling
by Ivana. (Croatia) I made this necklace inspired by the autumn colors and textures. All components of this piece have been crafted from sterling silver. Each part of this necklace has been carefully cut using a jewelers saw. First I saw upper layer leaf shape and soldered on second layer leaf shape which was previously reticulated. Then I've set … [Read more...] about Sterling Silver Leaf Necklace
by Cindi Bernloehr. (United States) In Orlando, the fall season makes us all think of the Epcot Food & Wine festival. So in honor of eating all those great dishes from around the world, I got into making jewelry from silverware. I use silver-plate for cost and have a tool that is specially designed to flatten and help bend the pieces into different … [Read more...] about Be Our Guest – Jewelry from Silverware
by Dianne Jacques. (Vermont, USA) When I set out to make these, I had a very different finish in mind. When this beautiful rustic orange reds showed up during the cool-down from enameling I was torn. Do I leave it and seal it as is....or give it a satin finish? What are your thoughts? Dianne Jacques Divella Designs Divella Designs on Facebook … [Read more...] about Rustic or Satin Finish on These Enameled Earrings?
by Rebecca Jamin. (St. Petersburg, FL) All of my cuffs, and most of my jewelry, is made using the copper sheet that came off my 71 year old roof! I had 90 linear feet to create with! Rebecca Jamin Jamin Jewelry … [Read more...] about Recycled Copper Cuff