Best Possible Scenario

Best Possible Scenario by Mary Haven - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Mary Haven. (US and Canada) My friend in British Columbia, Canada went rock hounding. He found this beautiful stone and ground it down into a cabochon. He wanted to have a piece of jewelry made for his wife. As he came to the last step of polishing the cab, it flew out of his […]

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A Happy Accident

A Happy Accident by Barbara Jacquin - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Barbara Jacquin. (Uzes in the South of France) Do you ever have a day when things just don’t go right? When you think all is lost — all of your time spent in designing, sawing, soldering, filing, etc.? When those bezels never seem to cooperate? Then one fraction of a second and…POOF! You’re left […]

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Rhinestone Bowling Pin Earrings

Rhinestone Bowling Pin Earrings by Nichelle Hunter - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Nichelle Hunter. (Strongsville, Ohio) Bowling jewelry. I hand placed rhinestones on these bowling pins. Why not sparkle, while  bowling. Nichelle Hunter The Secret Place, LLC Look At My Earrings @ The Secret Place

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“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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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

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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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