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Jewelers.Community Theme: Fathers

June is all about honouring the special men in our lives – dads, grandfathers, male role models etc. Have you made jewelry for men? Share your creations here.   Your turn: Share your tips, strategies and stories here in...

Missing my beading room!

I’m in New York as I write this. My dad, 90 years old, and a post stroke patient (16 mos ago), had an unfortunate fall 12 days ago. He has a cracked rib and a slight pneumonia. I’m here helping coordinate his care at rehab (you HAVE to advocate...

My Jewelry Making Journey

Back in the early 90s, one of my class projects was on recycling. I had no clue as what I was going to do. Then, I remembered an old leather purse from the 80s. You know the ones with the beaded fringes on the front, yeah…I had one of those. ...

Thank You Jewelers Community!

I know I haven’t been on much lately but I have been terribly busy. Most of you know that I own my own bead shop and it take a lot of my time to keep it up and running. I have also been busy helping my parents out. My dad was diagnosed with lung...

Jewelers.Community Interview: Madalynne Homme

This interview, with Madalynne Homme is from July 2015 1. Tell us a little about yourself I’ve been a multi media artist my whole life. It wasn’t uncommon for me to lock myself in my bedroom and make something. I started out at 5, drawing...

Jewelers.Community Interview: Cheryl Lojewski

This interview, with Cheryl Lojewski is from December, 2015 1. Tell us a little about yourself Well, let’s see. My name is Cheryl Lojewski and I live in the Land of Enchantment. I’ve been married to a great guy for almost 43 years and we...

Jewelers.Community Gazette: Issue 2.05 (May 2016)

It’s May — and that means flowers, sunshine, and Mom! Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I can only imagine the creations that are in the works to honour Mothers everywhere. If you are working on a last minute item or are stuck for an...

My Journey

As I have mentioned in my profile it was my kids who got me into making jewelry. As I think back to when I was a kid I was making friendship bracelets with embordery thread and putting beads on Safty pins to put on shoe laces when wareing safety...

Learning Viking Weaving #1: Today is THE DAY:)

So I thought I’d keep a little, mini blog going on while I begin to viking weave. Just a short bio, I stared working with metal and wire just a year ago. I wanted to jump into the viking knit stuff right away, but was beyond intimidated by it....

Jewelers.Community Theme: St. Patrick's Day

March: the time for the “wearing of the green”. Check out these St. Patrick’s Day items Now, show us the green! Post your St. Patrick’s Day creations in the comments below. TAG: St. Patrick