by Joni. (Grapevine, Tx) These have a bird nest quality. I'm now adding different shaped beads. I get a lot of positive feedback when I wear any of these out. Joni Comments: beautiful by: Abigail Robichon They really are beautiful. … [Read more...] about Wire and Bead Necklace
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by Linda. (New York, NY) This is a bracelet made for a dreamer. It'll make your day a little more magical. It began with of random wishes scrawled in blue and purple archival ink. Then the list was wrapped all around the bangle, on both the inside and the outside. Here are just a few of the wishes on this bracelet: * I wish I were an … [Read more...] about Winter Wish Bangle
by Dianne Culbertson. (Waterville, Maine) I fell in love with this large Hill Tribe Poinsettia. I have wanted to do a monochromatic piece in silver for some time now but the materials are so costly. My husband talked me into it, telling me it was time to take my work to the next level. Every time I level up I get a little frightened! Instead of seed … [Read more...] about Winter Frost
by Paula. (Wilmington, NC) I purchased this gorgeous square cut jasper, and instead of pulling out the green tones, decided to pick up on the rusty/bronze striations within the stone. The seed bead shapes are all sewn on, and the center stone is set off by 4 small fresh water pearls at the corners. I had a wonderful time making this bracelet! More details and photos at my … [Read more...] about Willow Creek Square Cut Jasper Embroidered Bracelet
by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) Copper bracelets and earrings with amazonite, crystals, and turquoise Handmade copper bracelet with vintage-looking glass beads Wire and chain copper necklace with tiny beads and handmade clasp These are the newest copper jewelry pieces using copper tubing, washers, and wire from the hardware store. Forged, wired wrapped, … [Read more...] about Wired Copper Jewelry
by Judy Anderson. (Scottsdale, AZ) This 1" square pendant is on a gold plated bail. The dichroic layers are in shades of red, blue, green and magenta. The background glass is dark red and it is covered with clear glass. The daisy decal is fused right into the glass. I handcut the sheets of dichroic glass into small pieces and layer them on a background glass, … [Read more...] about Wild Daisies Fused Dichroic Glass Pendant
by Bridgette L. Rallo. (Norfolk, CT) The quote on my PMC and Argentium chainmaille bracelet started as a small dispute with a friend: He said the quote came from Ray Bradbury's novella,"Something Wicked This Way Comes." Being a language fan, I scoffed at him. The line comes from Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Obviously, Bradbury was a Shakespeare afficianado. The quote … [Read more...] about Wicked Bracelet
by Joan Williams. (Springfield, MO) Yep, I'm still at it - trying to find ways to make jewelry out of every little odd thing I pick up! This time it's a pretty little tooled buckle from a vintage western belt. I removed the stem part of the buckle and added dangles of turquoise, amber and czech glass along with a cute little cowboy boot charm, and attached the … [Read more...] about Western Buckle Pendant
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 Joan Williams. (Springfield, MO) This necklace was made with a vintage resin pendant that has the appearance of white plaster, but reminded me of the frosting on a beautiful wedding cake! I layered it over filigree, added some AB crystals for a little sparkle and strung it on a delicate brass chain. Joan Williams Lilruby - jewelry design and … [Read more...] about Wedding Cake Pendant
by Kathleen Waltrip. (Carpinteria, California USA) Like many followers here I had a lifestyle change. An injury got me off my feet and I was worried that I couldn't be effective at my job. Out came the beads, I ran out for a business license and hoped that my pieces would sell. It's now been 10 years and sales keep getting better and better. I have a very loyal … [Read more...] about Whole Lotta Pearls!
by Lisa. (M&J Silver Creations Custom Jewelry) This necklace and earring set was a request from a friend. She wanted the pearls with some silver accents in between the pearls. (Hope you can see the silver beads in between the larger beads in the photo). She also wanted something different and asked if I could make her set with larger pearls so that they would … [Read more...] about White Wedding