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Birthstone Bangle Bracelet Tutorial

February 7, 2019

TierraCast’s ready-to-use birthstone charms could not be any sweeter (sparkle joy)! I love them so much I designed a charming bangle bracelet to share the joy. Just follow these step-by-step instructions to create your own bracelet.

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DIY Men's Jewelry

July 17, 2018
It’s been a while since we had an article on making jewelry for men. For me, it’s not easy to design jewelry for guys. I’ve made some jewelry for my husband over the years and I always get it back because I’ve accidentally added feminine touches (like a few tiny sparkly beads that I thought he wouldn’t notice…). To help make sure that doesn’t happen to you, I’m just going to share some of my favorite designs that OTHER people here at Rings & Things made!

This bracelet is my newest favorite:

The Dragonfire bracelet is created with 12mm round Lava Stone beads and 12mm Dragon Blood Jasper beads. We almost always have Lava Stone in a variety of sizes, but we can’t always get 12mm Dragon Blood Jasper. Lizardite and Kambaba Jasper are excellent alternatives. The beads are strung on size 6 (0.7mm) silk cord, which is wrapped onto 4-strand braided leather cord (this type of braided leather cord is normally used for Southwestern bolo ties). Complete parts and instructions for this bracelet are here.

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DIY Aromatherapy Tassel Bracelet Tutorial

April 28, 2016

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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