A while back we were putting on a soldering demo and we came to the portion covering how to solder a jump ring closed. If any of you’ve ever tried this you know how frustrating it can be keeping the tiny piece of solder on top of the jump ring while applying heat from your torch. One of our
We found this post on Lark Crafts. Always trying to bring you all an eclectic mix of not only beading projects, but jewelry projects as well. We really like the natural and organic feeling of these pieces! For artist credits/more info click on the image below.
We noticed this cover a few moths back and have been meaning to use it as inspiration. As soon as we made one, we made another, and then another…. These briolette necklaces are so pretty, so simple, and so elegant!
The big V-Day is sneaking right up, are you ready? Every year we see couples who decide to exchange handmade gifts and show up here at the last minute trying to throw something together. We are going to try to be equal opportunity crafters this year – this year we’re gonna try to keep
We saw these earrings a while back and something about them spoke to us. The nonsensical wire wrap reminds us of dream catchers we used to hang over our beds. Supplies Directions Step 1 Cut the 22 gauge wire into two 6 inch pieces (each piece will make one earring) Step 2 Aprox. 3/4 inch fro
Have you ever made a piece of jewelry that was just calling out for a unique clasp but just didn’t have one on hand? We have been doing some experimenting in the past few weeks with using pendants, charms, and links for clasps. It just goes to show you that things aren’t always what they
Our stone sale is still on and at $5.95 per strand, it’s a real steal! We have been seeing a new necklace in the pages of style magazines called the “statement necklace.” Basically, very large stand out pieces that are often made from chunky stone beads. Here are a few examples we