When I first started making jewelry, I was interested in quickly learning a few basic techniques that would enable me to make great looking jewelry, that could be sold for profit, to make an income. I was...
Navajo Native American handmade turquoise and silver jewelry is stunning to wear.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend. But, have you ever considered wearing turquoise and silver jewelry hand- crafted by Native Americans?
Purchasing supplies for jewelry making can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with reputable online suppliers or tutorials. I share my experiences with both suppliers and tutorials here.
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.
Information on semi-precious stones and on using them when designing jewellery.
Information on wood bead types as well as hints and tips on using them in jewellery making.
I visited the local library recently and had the pleasure of borrowing a giant stack of beading books to read. Among them was a real gem; “Designing Jewelry with Glass Beads” by Stephanie Sersich.
Jewelry making is fun and easy with glass beads and a Beadalon Jewel Loom. The Jewel Loom is perfect for beginners. Start with a bracelet that is 5 to 7 beads wide. Use Nymo or WildFire thread.
Making resin jewelry comes with its own small challenges. it is fun, low cost and practicable from home. You can experiment with different shapes or formations.