Gold Coloured Copper Wire Wrapped Ring

Gold Coloured Copper Wire Wrapped Ring by Bernadine Makins

by Bernadine Makins. (England) This is my first ring that I made using gold coloured copper wire and moonstones. I previously hadn’t usually gold coloured or gold plated wire as I am a silver person. But whilst on holiday in New Orleans I found a craft shop that only sold gold coloured wire and I’m […]

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Amethyst Berries and Peridot Leaf Bracelet

Amethyst Berries and Peridot Leaf Bracelet by Regina Pickering - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Regina Pickering. (Laurel, MS) I had been looking at these pretty green peridot chips beads for a while and was having issues on just how to use them. Then I received some beautiful deep purple amethyst beads, followed by a message from a friend which inspired me to put the peridot chips and the […]

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Precious Metal Clay Bounty

Precious Metal Clay Bounty by Lynda Carson - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Lynda. (Spring Valley, CA) Like many others, I thought PMC was just too pricey for me to use. However, I just finished a 25 g. package of PMC+ and I’m here to tell you that I was so surprised to find that I got six very nice fine silver pendants to use in designing […]

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New Idea for Creating Jewelry Sales

New Idea for Creating Jewelry Sales by Kathy Zee - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) My sales have been flat last month. One sale on Etsy (sigh). I have so many necklaces that have not sold. So I came up with an idea: Have an auction. I sent out two necklace pictures, told people on Facebook and my email list of customers that I am […]

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More in the Enamel Trail

More in the Enamel Trail - Lichen-series by Dianne Jacques - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Dianne Jacques. (United States) The enamel obsession continues! A while back I became enamored with enamel work and have continued to explore, experiment and play with different types of enamel work. For my Lichen series I begin with a layer of opaque enamel, then apply a layer of crackle followed by another coat of […]

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Glass Blown Cross Necklace

Glass Blown Cross Necklace by Denise Bellinger - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Denise Bellinger. (Riverside, Ca.) I am so in love how this necklace turned out, I need to share with you all! This is a blown cross with Czech glass beads crocheted beaded necklace. I use S-Lon nylon cord on all my crochet necklaces. I thought the beads and the cross on black nylon cord […]

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Fun Earrings with Wire, Beads and Chain

Fun Earrings with Wire, Beads and Chain by Kathy Zee - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) Hi everyone, I was playing with my 22 g wire and made three pair of earrings that I wanted to share with you. I used 3mm Czech glass glisten beads, metal spacer beads and a Czech flower on the turquoise ones. The second one is 4mm red Czech glass beads, […]

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My Cabochons Are Fading – What Can I Do?

My Cabochons Are Fading - What Can I Do? - Discussion on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy. (United States – Florida) I have found that after several craft shows my cabs begin to fade. Is this due to repeated exposure to the sun and changes in temperature? Or something I’m doing? Or products I’m using? Please help, I’m throwing away a lot of product because of this. Thank you. Kathy […]

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