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Necklaces – Southwest Style & Key Question

Necklaces - Southwest Style & Key Question by Chris Rehkop - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Chris Rehkop. (Ashland, MO) I was thinking of a way to use some cute cowboy boot clasps that I’d found a while ago, and finally put one to use on this Southwest Style necklace (1st photo). I used aqua stripe jasper, ceramic dagger beads, silver spacer beads and Czech glass, and strung it on […]

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Venetian Classic Jewelry

Venetian Classic Jewelry by Patti Pojer - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Patti Pojer. (Somers, NY) This project was just so exciting. For those who know me, I love working with glass,especially Murano Glass. How fortunate I was to find Janelle at Speciality Beads..she carries the Titanium Mesh I so longed to work with and design a Murano Pendant to hang on this mesh. Such a […]

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Shimmery Bracelets for Holiday Gifts

Shimmery Bracelets for Holiday Gifts by Kathy Zee - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I bought these shimmery beads and at the time had no idea what to make with them. But I liked the glitzy look of them. The larger ones are from Etsy and smaller ones are from JoAnn’s. I have decided to make holiday bracelets with them. This is a good […]

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Just Started Casting Sterling Silver

Just Started Casting Sterling Silver by Duane Aldrich - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Duane Aldrich. (York, PA, USA) I just started casting sterling silver. I was shocked at how easy it is. Here’s some pics of the first castings and final product. I put a video of the process on my facebook page. You can’t cast anything with an overhang. Basically 2 sides of a 3 dimentional […]

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Jewelry Layered in Clay

Jewelry Layered in Clay by Rebecca Doremus - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Rebecca Doremus. (Daytona Beach, FL) I recently began a study of translucent polymer clay. I have yet to get anything to turn out the way I could visualize it before I started, but that happens with me a lot. It has been an interesting journey though. This was very challenging but it is finally […]

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Butterfly Wing Necklace with Sea Glass

Butterfly Wing Necklace with Sea Glass by Cherie Elksong - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Cherie Elksong. (Arizona, U.S.A.) I’ve amassed a collection of sea glass over the years, all sent to me from a cousin who lives in Penobscot, ME. I’ve used it on and off, as inspiration struck, but lately, have been much more enthusiastic about it, after coming up with this butterfly wing design! Whilst rummaging […]

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Spring Snow Necklace

Spring Snow Necklace by Nora - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

by Nora. (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) I live in Edmonton Alberta and the weather here is crazy! I get my inspiration for creating jewelry from nature and try as much as possible to create pieces that represent something. This Spring Snow necklace, as the name says, was inspired by a late snow fall in my area […]

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