Here is a project that can add a personal touch to your special day, whether it be a wedding or an anniversary. Turning vintage coins into cuff links with a little Swarovski sparkle is an easy afternoon project–even if you are making a pair for each groomsman. And best of all, the supplies and tool list is short and sweet–and available at Rings & Things. Continue Reading…
Coloring for Adults: Textured Metal Bracelets
Create armloads of colorful, lightweight, inexpensive brass bracelets using just a few basic tools!
We created several custom color blends of 4mm Swarovski bicone crystals (or Crystal Jams) inspired by our favorite songs! Keep a few jams on hand to add a bit of sparkle to your designs — these harmonized palettes of beads are perfect when playing with color!
These eye-catching earrings have a lot going on visually, but really it takes just three jewelry parts and a little glue to make them. And if you have never explored the use of glue in jewelry making, now is your chance. Follow these steps to make a pair of sparkly earrings featuring Swarovski Crystal rivoli stones and glue-on leverback earring findings.
I’m not saying I choose my vacation destinations based solely on the locations of souvenir penny machines, but I am kind of hooked on these inexpensive keepsakes. And yes, I have the Penny Collector app on my iPhone, making the location of penny-pressing machines around the world readily available. But what is not to love–you basically get a keepsake charm (jewelry-making supply!) for less than a dollar. Swoon!
How-to Create a Custom Essential Oil Infused, Gemstone & Crystal Tassel Bracelet
This bracelet can be customized to include personal elements, represented by:
- Gemstones and their properties (chakra, metaphysical, healing…)
- Aromatherapy/essential oil blends and their uses (mosquito repellent, stress-relief, calming…)
- Color intention and symbolism (harmony, strength, stability…)