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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. ImpressArt 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…

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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Easy Elegant Chain Necklace with Swarovski Infinity Pendant

November 24, 2015

The holidays are just around the corner and homemade gifts are always so fun to give! If you aren’t sure of your creative abilities, this project is for you! This is a great project for a first-time-make-your-own-gifts person. Plus this project features Swarovski crystals plus sterling silver chain and still costs you less than $20. Just think – you can make an item that would easily retail for $40 or more! Best part? You can make this necklace in under 5 minutes! Read on to see how! Continue Reading…

Make Metal Stamped Sports Team Necklaces

November 17, 2015

With fall comes pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters and boots. And if you’re the parent of a middle-school to college aged daughter, you know fall brings another thing too: extracurricular activities. I remember loving when school started back up so I could join the volleyball team! Whether your children are into volleyball, soccer, basketball or cheer squad, we have new metal stamps just for you! And the best part is, you can make necklaces at a reasonable cost for the entire team! See how I made these school spirited custom necklaces below! Continue Reading…

The Spirit of 12 Adjustable Bangle Bracelets

October 23, 2015

Charm bangle bracelets are a great way to show team spirit! With a variety of TierraCast charms and Swarovski crystals, you can personalize them with lots of different colors and themes. I like to make ones that celebrate my favorite sports teams. You can use TierraCast charms with Swarovski crystals already set in them, or glue Swarovski crystals into blank bezel charms. Both are beautiful! See how ridiculously easy these bracelets are to make below!

Golden Tassel Necklace Project

October 6, 2015

Tassels are all the rage right now! And I love bib statement necklaces. So I decided to make a bib necklace with chain tassels hanging from the front. I love the way it turned out! You can make it easily with pre-made tassels or by creating your own tassels quickly with some chain, eye pins and bullet-end bead caps. Follow the easy instructions below to make your own! Continue Reading…

Chocolate Pearl Cluster Earrings

September 21, 2015

As fall comes, I tend to want to wear darker jewelry and richer colors. So I decided I would make something with one of my all time favorites, chocolate freshwater pearls. These earrings are so easy, and only require 4 materials and basic hand tools to recreate! See how easy they are to make below! Continue Reading…

Dainty Sterling Silver and Swarovski Crystal Pearl Peas in a Pod Earrings

September 8, 2015

+Sometimes you just need some sweet and simple earrings! At Rings & Things we have a large variety of adorable sterling silver charms that make this easy! For these earrings, I combined cute sterling silver leaf charms with some green Swarovski crystal pearls to get a peas in a pod look! See how easy these are to create below!