How did I start a jewelry business? For me, it all began with earrings. I've always loved earrings, and this love has turned into my dream career - my own successful handcrafted jewelry business. Several years ago,...
Like many arts and crafts, inspiration for designing and creating beautiful and unique jewellery can be found all around us. Inspiration can be found in the natural world, patterns, shapes, colours and from other...
A tutorial on how to create jewelry using pressed flowers and resin. Make a necklace or bookmark. Also includes alternative instructions for making seashell jewelry.
If you have read some of my previous hub tutorials on pendant making, you will see I have mentioned EnviroTex Lite resin quite a bit. I've been wanting to write a hub just on EnviroTex Lite because I have found it to...
A detailed list of basic, nice-to-have and specialty materials, tools, supplies and equipment for working with metal clay. Learn how to build a metal clay toolkit or see what's missing from your kit.
A step by step tutorial on making vintage style trumpet earrings. Explains advanced techniques and supplies needed to make beautiful earrings such as dying beads to achieve the perfect colors and effects.
Tips for keeping metal clay moist during work sessions and for shot-term and long-term storage.
5 Easy Steps to Make Your Own Hand Stamped Personalized Jewelry
Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.
A comprehensive guide to working with Metal Adventures' original BRONZclay brand bronze metal clay. Includes techniques and tips for working with this clay, firing schedules, troubleshooting and more.
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