by Judith Rudolph. (Thomaston, Maine) With two weddings coming up in our family this summer, my thoughts have naturally turned to bridal jewelry. This necklace set took days to complete, but I enjoyed every minute of it. I always give my necklaces women's names and this one just had to be named June. It has inspired me to create more bridal jewelry for my online … [Read more...] about June Necklace and Earring Set
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by Fran Selinger. (Canada and Grenada) A jeweller friend of mine has been drilling tiny holes in tropical red seeds for one of my designs. She refused any money in payment, so I decided to make a piece of jewelry for her. She has a classic style and I knew that she already had many fine silver chains. I saw an idea for a pendant in a beading magazine that I used as my … [Read more...] about Art Deco Pendant
by Kim Falat. (Spring Grove, IL, USA) I've been revamping my online presence and I wanted a fresh new design to use in my website graphics. So I dug out some of my newest gemstones, and a few older ones, and put this necklace together. I've used a delicate sterling silver chain and wire-wrapped freshwater pearls, andalusite, green apatite, citrine, ametrine, … [Read more...] about Dancing with Dryads Necklace
by Gemini Gypsy Creations. (Juneau, Alaska) This necklace was inspired by watching my husband work on some machinery. Of course, making jewelry is always on my mind so some of the parts he was using really caught my eye. The U shaped rings come in many different sizes and are called split rings or retainer rings and are made of steel. They can be found in … [Read more...] about Machinery Parts Necklace
by Lynda. (Spring Valley, CA) These photos show some jewelry components in process. Some will be part of a necklace titled Through the Looking Glass. The illustration and text is from a $1 used book...the first page of the book, where Alice is having a conversation with her kitty, Dinah. The other pieces are for earrings and a pendant using bits of scrap book paper. I must … [Read more...] about Real Steel
by Jen's Backyard. The Boho Fabric Button Ring. Floral with green, teal, magenta and yellow. Fabric button bonded to gold tone ring. The ring is adjustable (fits most sizes) and the button measures 1" in diameter. This ring will add a touch of uniqueness to any outfit. I even made one for myself...and wear it all the time!! I love the idea of adding … [Read more...] about Boho Fabric Button Ring
by Deborah Hall. (South Africa) I used four irregularly shaped chunks of amethyst, smaller amethyst round beads, nearly-clear amethysts, tourmaline chips, sterling silver Bali spacers and three faceted grass-green jade beads for this bracelet. The colors are deep and yummy. I used nylon coated stainless steel wire to string it for strength and durability and a … [Read more...] about Vineyard Amethyst and Faceted Jade Bracelet.
by Nicole. (Longwood, FL USA) Vintage and Victorian buttons are little works of art. They make the most beautiful jewelry. Here's a necklace that I designed using an old Victorian Button (ca 1900) that was converted along time ago into a pendant. "Amber Nights" was comprised from the parts of two Deco Era necklaces (ca 1920 to 30) that were no longer in style. … [Read more...] about Vintage Button Necklace Made with Old Parts
by Lisa Barge. (San Antonio, Texas) A few years ago I was surfing the web to find different styles that would inspire me and discovered steampunk. I always loved mixing metals and the style just looked like alot of fun. I then discovered that it started out as a literary genre, then moved into music as well as fashion. I introduced my then high school sons … [Read more...] about Steampunk Propeller Pendant
by Tricia Phelps. (Portland Maine) This piece was inspired when this song wouldn't stop running in my head. The 32 watch parts represent the planets colliding on the Eve of Destruction. This comes with earrings and a brooch which represents the Sun. Tricia Phelps Comments: Collision in the heavens by: Sharon What a creative idea this … [Read more...] about Steampunk Eve of Destruction
by Violette Noble. (Portland, Oregon) Up for your approval this day a glorious necklace that was created using a rare smaller ladies antique pocket watch movement. The movement has all the gears, wheels and parts visible for that true steampunk feeling! Even the little lever on the tiny timing mechanism still works and can be moved from side to side. The … [Read more...] about Steampunk Aviator Necklace
by Violette Noble. (Portland, Oregon) THIS piece is NOT for "The faint of heart"! Do you love STEAMPUNK that's over the TOP? Well this "to die for" necklace is for you! I've taken an antique brass drawer pull that has the most authentic vintage patina you've ever seen! I added 2 gorgeous antique metal buttons where the original handle was and then added a … [Read more...] about Steampunk Antique Hardware Neck Adornment