Just Started Casting Sterling Silver

Just Started Casting Sterling Silver by Duane Aldrich - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Duane Aldrich. (York, PA, USA) I just started casting sterling silver. I was shocked at how easy it is. Here’s some pics of the first castings and final product. I put a video of the process on my facebook page. You can’t cast anything with an overhang. Basically 2 sides of a 3 dimentional […]

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Seven Super Jewelry Making Hacks, by Rena Klingenberg - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

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Jewelry Layered in Clay

Jewelry Layered in Clay by Rebecca Doremus - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Rebecca Doremus. (Daytona Beach, FL) I recently began a study of translucent polymer clay. I have yet to get anything to turn out the way I could visualize it before I started, but that happens with me a lot. It has been an interesting journey though. This was very challenging but it is finally […]

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Butterfly Wing Necklace with Sea Glass

Butterfly Wing Necklace with Sea Glass by Cherie Elksong - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Cherie Elksong. (Arizona, U.S.A.) I’ve amassed a collection of sea glass over the years, all sent to me from a cousin who lives in Penobscot, ME. I’ve used it on and off, as inspiration struck, but lately, have been much more enthusiastic about it, after coming up with this butterfly wing design! Whilst rummaging […]

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Spring Snow Necklace

Spring Snow Necklace by Nora - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Nora. (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) I live in Edmonton Alberta and the weather here is crazy! I get my inspiration for creating jewelry from nature and try as much as possible to create pieces that represent something. This Spring Snow necklace, as the name says, was inspired by a late snow fall in my area […]

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Acrylic Pouring Jewelry, Skin Deep

Acrylic Pouring Jewelry, Skin Deep by Izelle Venter - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Izelle Venter. (George. South Africa) Staying in South Africa, we are used to things being multicoloured. Acrylic pouring, making acrylic skins, using the skins to make jewelry – a lot of jewelry. I made my pendants with alcohol ink, covering the ink in the bezel with a glass dome. So after attending a class […]

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Jewelry Inspired by Nature

Jewelry Inspired by Nature - Joanne Pust - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Joanne Pust. (Pittsburgh PA) My inspiration is nature. I live and work in the woods. Copper is my metal of choice but I do do a lot of mixed metal pieces. Every piece I make is hand cut. The only piece of equipment I use is a flex shaft and hammers (other than pliers […]

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Wire Wrapped Water Marble Stones

Wire Wrapped Water Marble Stones by Barbie - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Barbie. (Sacramento, Ca.) I design my stones by a water marble technique. Then I wire-wrap and wire-weave them. I’ve only been doing this for about a year, so I still have so much to learn. I must say it’s very addicting!! Barbie Wraps by Barbie

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