by Deborah Rodriguez. (Mesquite, Tx) As our season changes, I wanted to create jewelry that would shout Summertime and Patriotism. While surfing the net for my latest passion, Vintage Buttons, an assortment of Nautical themed Celluoid, Bakelite and more modern plastic buttons caught my eye. I had on hand, a metal collar necklace purchase from a craft … [Read more...] about A Sailing We Shall Go – Summertime Patriotic Jewelry
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by Julia Ferry. (Central New York State) Wedding pearls set I made for a daughter of my dearest and oldest friend. I had the honor of creating the bride's simple yet elegant earrings and necklace set. I used freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals and argentium sterling silver. This ole gal has been making all kinds of jewelry over her 62 years, I … [Read more...] about Wedding Pearls Set
by LuElla Spears. (Toledo, Ohio) There’s just no end to the types of beads to be found! My favorites are semi-precious stone, Glass and metal. Most of my inspiration has come from a favorite movie I’ll play while I work. When I sit down at my design table, I never know what the end result will be, most of my designs have come from a ‘feeling’ that strikes … [Read more...] about It’s All About the Beads!
by Denise Bellinger. (Riverside, Ca.) By pure accident I happened to have these blue beads laying on my table next to this orange Agate bullet and I thought, these colors look great together! But somehow I wanted to add more orange color to it. That’s when I thought how about I make a knotted necklace with some bright orange cord. So I loved it so much I … [Read more...] about Agate Bullet Knotted Necklace
by Kathy Reading. (Port Charlotte FL) One of the great things about joining your local bead society is the great projects that you get to create each month. When I moved to Florida a year and a half ago, I joined the Gulf Coast Bead Society in Port Charlotte FL. A recent project, designed by Loretta Fehling was a necklace and earring set made out of adorable … [Read more...] about Mermaid Tail Green Opal and Swarovski Combo
by Charlene Thiessen. (Tempe, Arizona) When I was into steampunk I made these gears wrapped with wire. Some seem to be earrings, and one was the focal pendant. I had a gold necklace that had come from a thrift store, so I shortened that and put the focal gear pendant on that. I'd also found some bee buttons at the thrift store (where I do much of my shopping!) … [Read more...] about Steampunk Bee Jewelry Set
by Geraldine Farkas. (Placerville, California) French Art Nouveau Dragonfly Necklace with an Aqua Copper Enamel Stone on an antiqued brass chain with matching earrings. White opaque glass is sifted onto an 18 gauge, oval 18/13 mm piece of copper. Aqua transparent glass is sifted on top of the white, tiny chunks of turquoise glass are set on top of it, and … [Read more...] about Large French Art Nouveau Dragonfly Necklace
by Geraldine Farkas. (Placerville, California) This is a French Art Nouveau necklace with an aqua copper enamel stone on an antiqued brass and bead chain with matching aqua copper enamel earrings. The aqua stones are 18 gauge copper with white, aqua and turquoise powdered glass sifted over the copper and fired by torch. When the glass is molten I swirl the … [Read more...] about French Art Nouveau Necklace and Antiqued Brass Matching Earrings
by Paula Navarro. (Watertown, Massachusetts) I loved making this simple but elegant line. I gave presents and even sold a necklace off my neck. I am so happy when people like my jewelry. Paula Paula Navarro Jewelry Design … [Read more...] about Ice Blue Jewelry
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) This necklace is simple stringing using Czech glass beads, gold spacers, silver bead caps and oval glass crystals. It's very elegant and can be worn with any outfit. It is 20-21 inches long and has a one inch chain on the back with lobster clasp. The earrings are made with simple techniques using a head pin and simple … [Read more...] about Holiday Necklace and Earrings
by Chris Rehkop. (Ashland, MO) Sharing another design in my "Autumn Daze" jewelry collection, I call this piece Leaves of Autumn. I used Czech glass, mixed metals and leather to create this necklace. I used some patinated leaves and a patinated closure on this piece to set it off. I designed matching earrings to go with this necklace. Chris … [Read more...] about Leaves of Autumn Necklace and Earrings
by Gita Ramachandran. (India) I got fascinated to silk thread jewelry when I found that we could create fabulous and beautiful jewelry sets using silk thread and other embellishments. Indians are fond of wearing silk costume with gold or silver accessories. Customizing the jewelry for a costume suitable for any occasion, or any festival celebrated in … [Read more...] about Silk Thread Jewelry