Latest Jewelry Making Blogs

mid century designers - art smith, ruth berridge #1: masters of mid century jewelry design

i have made jewelry since the i was in the 7th grade ( i’m 48 ). not continuously, i wasn’t chained to a workbench in a sweat-shop, but whenever i wanted something specifically exciting, i made it myself. i’d go to the gem-show in tucson, az...

RoseGarden

Using S Hooks on Bracelet Clasp?

Hello I’m new here. I’ve created a bracelet But wanted to try a new clasp. Has anyone used s hooks? Wondered how secure they are? I have a large lobster clasp onnit now and it’s good but I’d love a bracelet that was easier to put on. Any...

Natural vs synthetic

Today we want to share with you some facts and info to help you understand the difference between natural and synthetic gemstones. Many people don’t realize that majority of the natural gemstones are treated in the lab after they are mined. If...

Catching up

I am sorry to say my dear, sweet husband passed on 08/21. Less than a year from the time he was diagnosed with colon cancer. I miss him terribly. Fortunately my kids are so supportive. I have been making jewelry and ventured off into other art...

Silver jewelry #1: Silver and cabochon

Buying Handmade Jewellery Online

Jewellery sells have become one of the leading sale items on the internet worldwide. Items online sell better and faster with details such as sizes or choice of color are involved. You can easily find anything you want online – handmade...

Nature Jewelry – The Metals

Nature provides many raw materials in order to craft jewelry. Today, we look at the number of metal choices available to create your next piece. Platinum – Rare and precious, platinum is a bright white metal that is also durable and...

Designer Cuffs, Bracelets, Bangles and More…

There is archaeological evidence of the Ancient Egyptians wearing bracelets from as early as 5,000 B.C. Bracelets can be found in recorded history across almost every civilization in every time period. They have served as objects of great...

Interest to Hobby, Hobby to Passion, Passion to Profession #2: Hobby to Passion

So after doing simple wire wraps and twists, I began to get bored with what I was doing. I had made dozens of pieces and I had given just about everyone I knew something I had made. My mom was really into doing stained glass and had signed up for...