by Lyn Deutsch. (Philippines) Perennial bamboo grass are continuously growing in our yard. I was always wondering what could be done with them aside from cutting and burning them. Well, here are my designs of this common grass. They are indigenous, sustainable and biodegradable. But they have been treated and finished to last season after … [Read more...] about Bamboo Grass Tubes Jewellery Set
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by Holly Louen. (Clovis, California) A tiny antique 1" German porcelain Frozen Charlotte doll rests on top of an antique silver crown. This dangles from a vintage brass finding with a dove, rhinestones and a bit of color. This unique pendant necklace has an 18"antique brass round link chain that closes at the front with a lobster clasp and small crystal dangle. … [Read more...] about Frozen Charlotte Necklace
by Holly Louen. (Clovis, CA) A vintage skeleton key with two ruby red Swarovski crystal dangles hangs at the bottom of an antique copper keyhole with a tiny vintage gold religious medal. The 20" chain consists of antique copper links and a section of vintage rosary beads with red crystal. It closes at the neck with a lobster clasp and another red crystal … [Read more...] about Skeleton Key Necklace with Keyhole & Vintage Rosary Beads
by Patricia Tyser Carberry. (Prescott, AZ) I thought it might be fun to play with some bright colors for summer. I generally use more muted, subdued colors, so this is something new for me. My first stage was to create beads using oranges, purples, yellow - many colors I never use. I had no plan as to what to do with them. If I could make 200 beads using these … [Read more...] about Orange and Purple
by Holly Louen. (Clovis, CA) On a trip to Venice, Italy I ran across this fabulous glass vessel in such a gorgeous shade of green. I teamed it with an alternating mix of Turquoise, Rainbow Moonstoon and Lapis for a wonderful blend of color. Each section of color is separated by sterling silver beads and it closes at the neck with a sterling hook and extender … [Read more...] about Italian Glass Vessel Pendant Necklace with Gemstone
by Jen Cook. (Jens Backyard) This unique little glass bottle is filled with two "Bird of Paradise" seeds, topped with a cork and hangs from a silver tone ball chain with connector. These beautiful and exotic bird of paradise seeds came directly from our backyard. At first glance, they appear fake because it's hard to believe mother nature could produce such a … [Read more...] about Bird of Paradise Necklace
by Paula Garner. (Once a Paula Time) Making Jewelry using wood shape pieces from craft stores. I used a wood burning tool to burn my image onto the wood piece, then used acrylic paint to color in my drawings. I also wire wrapped wood pieces and added beads to finish it off. and... a little glitter varnish to seal it all in. Paula Garner Once A Paula Time … [Read more...] about Wood Burned Heart Necklace
by Mano Janoyan. (Vart Jewelry) Handmade felt applique decorated with an antique brass leave and embellished with a vintage Swarovski rhinestone and Czech glass beads hanging from antique brass chain. Mano Janoyan Vart Jewelry … [Read more...] about Wool Felt Pendant & Antique Bronze Leaf Pendant
by Brandi Epps. (BeataViscera Design) For this necklace I used some large faceted rose quartz focals and gemstone clusters made from amazonite, aragonite, aventurine and serpentine jade. All of the metal components are made of oxidized brass filigree, chain and wire. Brandi Epps BeataViscera Design at etsy … [Read more...] about Rose Quartz & Multi-Gemstone Chunky Boho Necklace
by Laura. (Beach Girl Jewelry) I have recently started a website and I'm not confident about my pictures, I was wondering if I could get some feedback. I was also wondering if I could get some thoughts on which websites people like the most for purchasing their jewelry supplies. Lastly I wanted to ask an opinion, at the time being I'm using mixed metal beads and … [Read more...] about Seaside Inspired
by Kim McDowell. (Dillard, GA) I have been making gemstone jewelry, primarily necklaces, for many years. My closest friend recommended long ago that I make longer necklaces. I have finally seen the light! I was inspired to make one when they became a recent fashion trend. I made it 30 inches long with a mixture of gemstones and glass beads. I usually like to … [Read more...] about Why Did I Wait So Long To Make Longer Length Necklaces?
by Alisa Joaquin. (Annandale, VA) If a bracelet can be made, why not a doll necklace? These are necklaces that even Barbie would love to own. They can also be sized for American Girl Dolls. These little necklaces are designed so they will not come apart. There is no jump ring or crimp. I used a lobster clasp, 30 gauge wire, seed beads, and 2-8 mil … [Read more...] about Designer Doll Necklaces