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Looking for help casting silver jewelry...

Hello all from Nashville, I am new here and I love this community! I have designed a silver and black pendant. I have one made. I broke my hand in a car accident. So I am looking at things a little differently. I would like to find someone to...

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...

Learning Viking Weaving #4: Finished Piece:)

Finally! Took almost a week because life, and cats, said no. But just finished up the silver with amethyst chain. Ended up at exactly 20 with the addition of two jump rings on each end ;) This one is waaay thinner, but I was surprised by how...

5 rules to consider while combining jewelry

Nowadays there are so many choices of jewelry. Very often we just want to buy them all. However, it is really important to learn to combine jewelry properly if you want to look elegant and stylish. Rule No 1: Know your limits Don’t wear all...

How to Keep Track of Inventory #1: Numbering Your Inventory

I have a system that is used in many retail stores for my SKU’s, or stock keeping units. I use a three digit category number, followed by a four digit color number, followed by a four digit item number and ending with a two digit size...

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #6: Wire: Dead Soft, Half Hard, Medium, or Full Hard?

I do a good bit of wire work…..okay….A LOT of wire work. I have learned a lot as I was developing my skills. One of the best learned lessons was temper differences in wire. What is temper you ask? Temper refers to the hardness of the wire. ...

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...

Bolivianita Gem

Set Exclusive Desing by Gelsys Jewels Style : Pendat & Errings Set Metal Type : Sterlyn Silver & Bolivianita Gem Length : 9.25

The Top 5 Jewelry Designers You Must Know

There are a variety of jewelry designers around the world presenting us with their creations of metals and stones. Let’s take a look at five jewelry designers from different locations worldwide that you may not have heard of but you must know....