How to Make Leverback Earrings featuring Swarovski Crystal Rivoli Stones

June 10, 2016
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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.

 

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How to Turn Your Souvenir Pressed Pennies into Jewelry – DIY Earring Tutorial

May 26, 2016
It is easy to turn your souvenir pressed pennies into keepsake jewelry.

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!

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DIY Aromatherapy Tassel Bracelet Tutorial

April 28, 2016
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How-to Create a Custom Essential Oil Infused, Gemstone & Crystal Tassel Bracelet

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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…)

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