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

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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DIY Multi Strand Leather Charm Bracelet

December 8, 2015

One of my favorite combinations when making bracelets is leather and charms! When deciding what color of leather to use, I chose turquoise because it’s a color that always calms me – plus it seems to work for all seasons. It reminds me of the beach where I would love to be! I decided to make this a multi strand bracelet because the stacked bracelet look is such a huge trend right now. To make your own version of this multi strand leather charm bracelet, read on. It’s easier than you think! Continue Reading…

Easy DIY Stackable Bracelets

November 30, 2015

Ever wonder how to fill your wrists with deliciously colorful and fun stackable bracelets? Well here’s a super trendy DIY bracelet design you can make in about 5 minutes! Best yet, you can customize each bracelet with charms that match your interests — or the interests of friends, family, and customers. This design works great for making Awareness jewelry and seasonal themes too. Since I made these in November, I was ready for some Christmas Cheer. Continue Reading…