Latest Jewelry Making Blogs

Jewelers.Community Awards: Shades of Grey #2: Call For Entries

Entry period of the Jewelers.Community Awards – Shades of Grey is now officially open and will close on April 24. Theme: Shades of Grey You’ve heard of the book (and now the movie) but our Awards Theme is just about the color grey – all...

Passion & Desire

Passion – My passion is to be Creatively Unique. Desire – My Desire is to Create something you will purchase & enjoy. I design and make jewelry. I also take Special Request. Please take a moment to view my items. Most of them are “One of...

The perils of a creative mind

Sometimes I wish I could concentrate from start to finish on just one project, but I can’t I am always working on at least 4 things at the same time. It’s frustrating and overwhelming and exhilarating. Right now I am working on a gothic but...

Who writes good tutorials? Not this lady

So about a year or so ago I was being constantly asked if I would write and sell tutorials. Well, I can’t. I tried writing a couple, and they were completely crap. I don’t ever use a ruler, and I also have a hard time following a tutorial, so...

Sacred Journey Bracelet

The other day I was facilitating a workshop with teen girls and as our “work while we chat” activity was to make a special bracelet. I went prepared to take photos through the entire process but forgot so there are no photos … but I thought I’d...

$50 Welcome Giveaway #2: And the Winner is ...

There were 200 creations posted during the first two weeks and it’s time to pick the random winner of our Welcome Giveaway. I would like to thank to all of you, who joined our community and shared your beautiful jewelry creations. The Winner...

Belleanna Rambles #2: Spring Market Display Makeover

I am starting to prepare for my first 2015 spring market. I have decided to try and focus my jewelry more and to offer more bracelet and necklaces. As well I invested in new displays. I have decided to have a theme of white and linen to display...

Belleanna Rambles #1: Inspiration vs Time

Finding the time between my two little ones and my part time job is well- IMPOSSIBLE- no really I do find the time, but usually at the expense of sleep, a clean home etc. How about you? Where do you find the time? I find inspiration and ideas...

Jewelers.Community Awards: Shades of Grey #1: Announcement

Theme: Shades Of Grey You’ve heard of the book (and now the movie) but our Awards Theme is just about the color grey – all shades of grey! This monochromatic theme is meant to push the boundaries and inspire the passion. So embrace the grey...

Joanne's Jewels

Hi fellow jewelry makers. I want to let you know some information about me and the kind of jewelry I make. My name is Joanne Messier, and I have systemic lupus, and RA, which caused my fingers and hands to hurt , and swell with inflammation...