by Daisy. (North Yorkshire, England) I have been purchasing jewellery supplies for about 4 years (lots and lots!) but haven't had the confidence to actually start making anything. This week I finally started. I made a simple stretchy bracelet of Amazonite chips and teeny freshwater pearls with a seahorse charm. I live by the sea and would like my jewellery … [Read more...] about I Finally Started – Made a Bracelet!!
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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
by Jan. (NJ) I had silver skulls leftover from a piece I made for my son. So I used those skulls and some other beads to make these cute stretch bracelets. Using different colored skulls as accents and the silver 💀as a focal. Added colored beads to match the color of the skulls I was making. Pretty easy to make. Jan Sweet Wonder Years … [Read more...] about Halloween Bracelets
by Lou Dixon. (United Kingdom) I have recently fallen in love with recycled copper pipes! I love the changing colours of them and the fact that they are being given a second lease of life! These rings are made as a set of two - each ring embossed with one half of the coordinates of the person's "special place". I first made a these for my two brothers as a … [Read more...] about Copper Coordinate Rings
by Ellen Powell. (King of Prussia, PA) Each piece is one of a kind and never duplicated. Lariat made with Czech crystals, tassels strung using smaller Czech crystals using fancy large bead caps. Large asymmetrical Labradorite stone hand wired wth 18 gauge goldstone wire. Ellen Powell EP Wire & Bead Designs … [Read more...] about Aaah… Wire and Beads!
by Tamara Robertson. (Sarnia, Ontario, Canada) These are a couple of nature-inspired pieces that I made recently. During the late summer, I found a dead cicada on the sidewalk. Its wings were still beautiful and in perfect shape, so I brought them home to make a piece of jewellery with. I decided that adhering them to pieces of shell seemed to be a good pairing. … [Read more...] about Cicada Wings and a Moment of Peace, Captured in Jewelry
by Carole Sbordone. (Conesville, NY) I wanted to go outside my comfort zone and try combining a variety of materials. I chose colorful orange and yellow agates, orange crystals, seed beads, and colorful leather strips to combine with antique copper accents. I added a yellow flameworked bead to the center of a copper filigree for an interesting … [Read more...] about Vintage Look Boho Orange & Yellow Necklace
by Sandy West. (Southern Wisconsin) I made these in silver with colorless AB leaves for my sister for Christmas one year. Sometime later I got the brown leaves for another project. Vintage bronze colored wire has become one of my favorite wires to use. When I came upon the brown leaves in my stash, I realized what a great combination they are for the … [Read more...] about Autumn Leaves Earrings
by Linda Blatchford. (United States) I wanted to design some Fall earrings different than just placing beads on headpins. I used goldtone chain, gemstones: orange carnelian nuggets, brown jasper round gemstones, red agate chip gemstones and goldtone sparkly spacers on a wire. I attached the wire to 2 pieces of goldtone chain and attached the chain to the … [Read more...] about Fall Gemstone Chain Triangle Earrings
by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) Haven't posted here for quite awhile...Thought I'd share some new things I've been playing with in leather. I googled "Leather Scraps Local" and found a wonderful shop and owner who has been teaching me lots about this material. Also, at $10 a pound for scrap leather, you can't go wrong! He also sells pre-made tooling … [Read more...] about Getting Into Leather Works – and Please Share Your Leatherworking Tips
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 Lindy Hartig. (San Diego, California USA) Been keeping busy with projects. Pyrite druzy I picked up in Ashland Oregon last year: Magnificent turquoise magnesite statement piece: Seed bead double-ruffle necklace: I love these pearls, and they love me too: Lindy Hartig Lindy Lee Treasures … [Read more...] about Busy Bee Beader Girl