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, after two decades of buying...
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.
A detailed review of Sue Heaser's book, "How to Make Silver Charms From Metal Clay". Learn easy techniques to make pure silver charms in nearly any style or theme you want, to wear yourself or give as unique, personal gifts that reflect your recipients' hobbies or interests.
Domino pendants are very popular these days and they are easy to make too. Learn how to make a super cute domino pendant with these easy step by step instructions.
A clasp is used when the jewelry designer wants to join two ends together in order to secure the object in question. It is the component used to suspend the adornment to the wearer. There is an endless array of clasps that can be made or purchased...
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 people’s work as well as from...
This is a review of molding compounds and how well they pick up detail in grasses and flowers. It also includes a tutorial on how to use these compounds to make molds that can be used for metal clay.
This article details the most important supplies and tools to include in a beader's toolbox. It specifically focuses on beadweaving and simple wire work.
Using semi-precious stones to make pebble pendants, pebble rings and pebble bracelets is a fun and easy way to add to your jewelry collection. Here are some ideas to get you started!
You can make your very own spirit bags, wish bags and charm bags. Learn a little color, herb and stone herbalism, and follow this simple fabric for a quick DIY project.