“Contessa” Pendant Necklace

by Suzanne C. Suber. (United States) I specialize in couture quality hand-embroidered beaded soutache jewelry. “Contessa” is made up of a vibrant pink Sea Jasper stone focal enhanced with cream Swarovski® pearls and brilliant Swarovski® crystal, gold tone Japanese TOHO beads. The Czech Soutache braid and beadwork is incorporated with fine hand-embroidery in tiny stitches […]

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Out of Africa Collection

Out of Africa Collection by Sherry Day - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Sherry Day. (Pointe aux Barques, Michigan) Having spent two months in Africa and collecting beads and artifacts, I have created a series of tribal necklaces. I used traditional bone beads, Ghana glass beads, old brass beads and pendants and a number of other old African bead types. Sherry Day Trillium Studio

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

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Leather And Denim

Leather And Denim by Cindi Bernloehr - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Cindi Bernloehr. (United States) I love leather and I love earrings. The current trend is leather cut in a feather or oval shape and maybe fringed or with the tips painted. I also love hoops so I tried to see if I could combine both of these for a cool looking, lightweight earring. For […]

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Sunflower Garden Beaded Cuff

Sunflower Garden Beaded Cuff by Michelle Boucher-Garrison - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Michelle Boucher-Garrison. (North Carolina) Bead embroidered with a tiger eye center creating the sunflower. Other flower beads incorporated. Lined with ultrasounds with a metal cuff between the 2 layers. Michelle Boucher-Garrison MyCreativeSideShop http://MyCreativeSideShop.store

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Give Life to Old Chains by Candy Carlile

Give Life to Old Chains by Candy Carlile - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Candy Carlile.(Texas) I love old chains. They are everywhere and quite inexpensive to use in jewelry making. The beautiful pattern and style of the links and clasps is unequal in today’s new jewelry. Plus, it is so easy to work with these discarded pieces of yesterday to incorporate them into new designs. This set […]

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A Moth Is Born

A Moth Is Born by Terri Wlaschin - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Terri Wlaschin. (United States) This necklace began in a class with Betty Stephan and there was no moth in the middle. But I couldn’t get a moth out of my head after I took the partially finished necklace home. I pondered cutting it so I could insert a moth body. Here’s my usual process […]

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Make Filigree Earrings – 10 Design Ideas (Tutorial)

Filigree Earrings with Chain Tassels for Make Filigree Earrings 10 Design Ideas Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

by Rena Klingenberg.  © 2003-Present Rena Klingenberg. All Rights Reserved Raid Your Stash for This Project! We’re going to make filigree earrings, with 10 different design inspirations – including a few asymmetrical ones. Supplies: Pairs of filigree stampings (I purchase them at Etsy.com – do a search there for “filigree stampings”.) Your choice of other […]

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Lucite Flower Necklace

Lucite Flowers by Barbara Sims - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Barbara Sims. (United States) Lucite, frosted lucite, milk glass beads, lucite charms Measures 20 1/2″ adjustable shorter, has a cute little lucite hook. This necklace is stunning. Pretty color combination It’s very interesting how this necklace is made, it’s lucite loops linked together A great addition to your vintage collection. Barbara Sims bagsnbling Etsy […]

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Recycled Brass Earrings

Recycled Brass Earrings by Angela Bradley - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Angela Bradley. (Hampshire UK) These earrings feature electroplated quartz points with brass components from a vintage necklace, amethyst beads and hand-forged gold-filled ear hooks. Like most people I started making jewellery with inexpensive materials. This was back in the days before youtube videos or beading magazines so I was self-taught by trial and error. […]

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