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 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 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 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
by Andrea Isom. (California) I found these teal shell pearls at a bead shop in Hawaii and absolutely loved them! Combine that with all the fun "cluster" designs I was seeing around the web, and voila, a necklace idea was born. Andrea Isom Andrea I Jewelry Andrea I Jewelry Facebook Page … [Read more...] about Pearl Cluster Necklace
by Chris Rehkop. (Ashland, MO) These pieces were my first designs using dagger beads. The first necklace I used autumn colors, Czech glass, copper and leather. I made the 2nd necklace using colors I could wear year-round, with black Picasso dagger beads, African Turquoise and silver. Chris Rehkop Chris' Closet … [Read more...] about Dagger Bead Necklace Designs
by Daphne. (Greece) The heart is one of my favorite themes for my jewelery. I usually make hearts from wire or copper sheet. In this necklace I used copper, I designed it, cut it and oxidized it with the flame of a candle. I love the color copper gets when it is oxidized. The copper heart was combined with red waxed cords and ceramic … [Read more...] about Love Heart Necklace!
by Rebecca Doremus. (Daytona Beach, FL) I was commissioned to make a birthday piece with yellow and green as the only instructions. I had been wanting to try a new technique with polymer clay and Pebeo paints. While it is a long process, I really like how it turned out. Rebecca Doremus Dragonfly Serenade Jewelry Design … [Read more...] about New Jewelry Techniques Bring Surprises
by Sandy Hirsch. (Reno, Nevada) With the Holidays ahead, the juices to create start flowing. All artists know that and it's relaxing to find that comfortable chair with supplies nearby and give it a go! Many of the pendants I use are fired in our kiln at over 1,800 degrees after hand forming them with porcelain clay. Then I add the rest. I hope you … [Read more...] about Necklaces with Handmade Porcelain Clay Pendants
by Mickey Moore. (Vermilion, Alberta, Canada) An experimental, non traditional necklace that made use of left over and odd pieces. Mickey Moore MickRocks … [Read more...] about Glass and Stone Necklaces
by Lynn. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) I came by this gorgeous silver base from Turkey by chance and I wanted to use it to make a red necklace. I love when I come across interesting red beads, as they are usually not easy to find. The large center bead is a ceramic bead which I was happy to find. Because of the black stripes, I decided to embellish it with onyx … [Read more...] about Red Boho Gypsy Necklace