All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go…

All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go... by Lynda Carson - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) I made these five pair of earrings as thank you gifts for the leadership team of our annual Women’s Retreat about two months ago…it would have been this coming weekend. We were able to book for next year, but April, 2021 seems like such a long time away. I […]

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Wire and Other Things!

Wire and Other Things! by LuElla Spears - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by LuElla Spears. (Toledo, OH) Having been isolated at home for over a month, I’ve had opportunity to try different things, to think about how to improve on my new found love of wire jewelry and to continue in my 30 year love of beads, stone, glass and crystal in particular. Here’s just a few […]

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Rainbow for Key Workers

Rainbow for Key Workers, by Mary Hughes - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Mary Hughes. (North Wales) I was inspired to make this rainbow by seeing similar items on Facebook. I used wire and bent the required number so they created the curve of a rainbow, making loops at each end. I then wire wrapped the crystals to each curve then wired the curves together. The drops […]

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Earrings Using Leather

by Kathy Zee - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I have been making jewelry since – well, forever almost, but have not used leather until now. Here are a few pieces that I made this week. I am new to making earrings with leather. I used scissors to cut out the teardrop shapes as I don’t have a Cricket […]

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Pandemic Productivity Jewelry Weekend

Pandemic Productivity Jewelry Weekend, by Diana White - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Diana White. (United States) It has been ages since I shared work with JMJ. . Wirework is how I started off making jewelry back in 2006 but for the past couple of years I’ve been doing a lot more fabrication work with sterling, my saws, rolling mill, torch, solder, and my citric pickle pot. […]

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Choose a Daily Dose of JOY

Daily Dose of JOY, by Lynda Carson

by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) I haven’t made any new jewelry for awhile now. But one afternoon last week, in the midst of this pandemic crisis, I was literally struck with the need to go make a necklace that would remind me that joy is a choice I can make…a daily choice. No matter […]

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A Challenging Pendant

Challenging Pendant by Barbara Jacquin - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Barbara Jacquin. (South of France) I do so love a challenge but this time I got more than I bargained for. But I persevered and this is the result. The kunzite is very faint pink color so I thought the two little pink pearls would go nicely with it. Barbara jacquin Bijoux de Barbara […]

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