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Bohemian Bracelets with Wire and Fabric
by Susan I Pickering. (United States) I hope that by December, we will be able to have craft shows again. In the meantime, I will keep my hands occupied. Susan I Pickering Floweringmoonstudio Irie Pickering [...]
Same Beads, Different Styles
by Jennifer Prim. (California) I started off making the strung necklace, inspired by fall colors; as I gazed at my leftover beads, I had a new inspiration! Why not two different versions? I am curious to know who is drawn to which style. Jennifer Prim Indigo Jen Jewelry Designs [...]
Clouds of Color with Beads
by Jackie Locantore. (Bridgewater, MA) If you are like me, you have more beads than you can ever foresee using! I wound up with lots of "leftover" gemstone beads, so I decided to combine a bunch of them, trying to use about the same size for each, and uniting them with the filler seed beads. I love the variety of colors and stones. I have made a sold several of this ty [...]
Bracelets with Chain and Wire
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) Third one is a simple one with no dangles that says "Live Simple" and used pieces of gold chain. Last one is "Never Give Up" with a charm that says Follow your heart and a orange charm. I mixed silver and gold on this one. Kathy Zee ZeeBlings by Kathy Zee http://www.Etsy.com/shop/ZeeblingsbyKathyZee https://www.facebook.com/ZeeBlingsByKathyZee [...]
Adjustable Sliding Knot Necklace (Tutorial)
by Rena Klingenberg. © 2003-Present Rena Klingenberg. All Rights Reserved I love adjustable necklaces because you're not limited to always wearing them at the same length. In this tutorial we'll make a necklace that's adjustable with sliding knots. These knots are easy to make, and I consider it a very useful jewelry making skill. This style of necklace is great for [...]
Metal Stamps – Tips and Techniques
by Rena Klingenberg - © 2003-Present Rena Klingenberg. All Rights Reserved Metal stamps are fun, creative jewelry making tools. These tips and techniques show you how to get great results, from the very first time you try metal stamping jewelry. Learning the Technique: It takes a bit of practice to get nice, even results when metal stamping jewelry. I recommend practici [...]
Jewelry Pricing Formula
The two-step system I use for pricing jewelry © by Rena Klingenberg. © 2003-Present Rena Klingenberg. All Rights Reserved Do you use a jewelry pricing formula to determine how much to charge for your creations? There isn't one "best" formula for pricing jewelry - and most artists who sell their jewelry come up with their own price calculation procedures. Important Elemen [...]
How to Oxidize Sterling Silver and Copper with Boiled Eggs (Video)
Jewelry and Coffee with Rena Video Episode 22 by Rena Klingenberg. Can you oxidize silver and copper with boiled eggs? Or is that just an urban legend? Let's find out: Transcript of This Video: Sometimes it's nice to have bright, shiny metals in our jewelry. But other times it's nice to have something that's a bit more antiquey, something that darkens and [...]
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