Chances are we’ve all been there. You’re all set to create your next beautiful piece of jewelry when you begin and quickly realize you’ve got the wrong kind of craft wire, thread or cord. Choosing the right type of bead stringing wire or thread for your project is essential for ensuring it lasts the test […]
Jewelry Making Basics
Want to create your own unique jewelry and other accessories but aren’t sure where to start? With the basics, of course! These jewelry making basics are the perfect place to find tips, tricks and inspiration for your next project. Browse our easy jewelry making projects below and click on any image for detailed instructions, supply lists and more.
Sometimes your beautiful jewelry creations require just a little bit of support. Whether it’s a project that needs extensive jewelry adhesive or just a drop to pinch bails, choosing the right jewelry making glue is the key. There’s nothing worse than spending time on a jewelry project only to have the pieces fall off when wearing […]
Having the right jewelry tools is essential to creating unique, well-made pieces. But with the huge amount of jewelry craft tools and supplies, how do you know what is a must-have, what you can wait on and what to splurge on? We’re here to help! Read on for the must-have tools for any jewelry making […]
The best thing about making your own jewelry is that you can create a piece that is uniquely you. Whether you like leather, bling, vintage or simple styling, you can find a way to express your personality through jewelry. As I’ve shared before, I have a soft spot for all things antique and unique. The […]
I recently found a cute chevron ladder Anthropologie necklace (Anthro is one of my absolute favorite clothing and accessory stores)! It is a beautiful necklace, but at $58…it was a bit over my necklace budget. Especially for a trendy piece of jewelry that I know will only be in style for a couple of years. So […]
I’ve been in full-swing making my fall accessories, and I’ve got fun and trendy ideas to share with you for going back-to-school! Studs and spikes have always made a statement, and these easy stud bracelets stack together for some great arm candy. I’m going to share two different types of stud bracelet designs – they are […]