DIY Make a Gemstone Points Necklace

March 18, 2016
DIY gemstone points necklace project

It is easy to create a unique necklace with tip-drilled gemstone  rectangles or points because no two stones are identical.  The stones can be wire wrapped, strung directly on cording, or strung on wire to make a bead-bar necklace.  So get your jewelry-making tools out and follow these directions to make your own one-of-a-kind necklace.


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Stampable Bar and Bead Jewelry Project

March 9, 2016

Custom jewelry is always in style. And with Mothers Day around the corner it can be a great way to make personalized gifts. Impress Art came out with awesome stampable bars and metal beads and I just love the way they look! They really give you so many possibilities! See how easy they are to use below! Continue Reading…

Chain Tassel and Hammered Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings

February 14, 2016

I love the combination of sterling silver hammered hoops and chain tassels. These new hammered sterling silver links are the perfect size to hang delicate silver plated chain from them. And because I used plated chain, instead of sterling chain, the project is fairly reasonably priced. See how to recreate these earrings below! Continue Reading…

Sweet Sterling Silver Infinity Bracelet

February 9, 2016

I love sweet, simple jewelry. Dainty little bracelets and necklaces. This project is just that! It features a delicate sterling silver infinity connector and Swarovski crystal accents. See how to make this bracelet below! Continue Reading…

BIGkick Embossable Aluminum Blanks – Get the Look of Silver without the Cost

February 3, 2016
"February Frozen" Necklace

It may not come as a surprise that the BIGkick tool is one of my favorite jewelry-making tools.  And what is not to love?  It is compact, affordable, and effortless to use–and the results are almost always perfection.  So when I saw the new embossable, 30-gauge aluminum blanks on the “NEW shelf” I was ready to try them; finally, an affordable silver-toned alternative to sterling silver.

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Etched Brass Earrings featuring Swarovski Crystals

December 29, 2015

Earrings. I love earrings! I also like etching with ferric chloride acid. So I decided to make some earrings combining these two passions of mine.  These earrings are easy to make, and have just the right amount of sparkle from the Swarovski crystals. See how to recreate them below!

Etched brass blanks with Swarovski crystals.

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