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Nautical Earrings – Summer on the Great Lakes

Nautical Earrings - Summer on the Great Lakes by Sherry G. Day - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Sherry G. Day. (Michigan) Here in Michigan, we look forward to launching our boats and getting out on the lakes. I have a NautiGal Collection in my jewelry line and it focuses jewelry designed for beach and boats. I use sand glass and nautical charms as well as pearls and other materials related to […]

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Mixed Media Trinkets

Mixed Media Trinkets by Kathleen Moore - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathleen Moore. (Hampshire, UK) I find it very difficult to focus on just one medium. I am forever being distracted by something else to work with…hence my absolute enjoyment at making these mixed media pendants. They allow me to meddle with metal, create with clay, tinker with textiles and refine with resin. I use […]

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Easy Jewelry Fundraiser Idea

Easy Jewelry Fundraiser Idea by Kathy Zee - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I am doing a fund raiser for a high school and I needed to come up with some less expensive ideas to make some cute things for the teens. We all have one charm or one of something in our stash and I went through all my charms and pendants […]

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How to Work with Foxtail Chain?

How to Work with Foxtail Chain? - Discussion on Jewelry Making Journal

by Jules. I have strung beads in foxtail chain, but it was many years ago and I can’t remember how I did it – as far as cutting the chain and finishing it off. I don’t see that there is much info about using this chain to string heavier beads. Has anyone else used bulk […]

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Geode Pendant

Geode Pendant by Marion - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Marion. (Long Island New York) I wondered how I could frame this beautiful geode slice in an innovative way. Seed beads and fresh water pearls came to my rescue! They form the bezel Of the pendant. The tricky part was securing the geode inside the bezel because of its irregular shape. I used size […]

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Picasso Jasper Necklace

Picasso Jasper Necklace by Denise Bellinger - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Denise Bellinger. (Riverside, CA) I just love the look and color tones in these beautiful Picasso Jasper beads on this crocheted necklace. I used a taupe colored S-Lon cord and added a beautiful Amber color Agate Slice as a focal point. I made this necklace very long so it can be more versatile. As […]

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