Changing Methods of Making Jewelry

by Nancy Vaughan.
(San Diego, CA)

Changing Methods of Making Jewelry by Nancy Vaughan  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Fossil pendant and beads on leather

For the past few months I’ve been experiencing stiffness in my hands due to arthritis.

This has changed the way I make jewelry.

Changing Methods of Making Jewelry by Nancy Vaughan  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Chrysocolla jasper on wire with stainless chain and beads

I’m doing more designs with leather cord, chains, beading chain and wire.

Softflex and beadalon stringing wire are out along with crimp tubes.

Changing Methods of Making Jewelry by Nancy Vaughan  - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Black cherry jasper, onyx and seed beads on wire

Luckily I can still work with copper and brass wire in the 24 to 12 gauge range and any beads that will fit on them.

Nancy Vaughan
Wicked Wire Works

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