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Thank you Jewels Community #1: Thank you Jewels Community

We were very glad to find out that the item from our store IDenteco “Turquoise dream” became Editor’s choice. (here is a link: http://jewelers.community/creations/4384-handmade-silver-ring-turquoise-dream) . Thank you for that :) The ring was...

Beadland Tutorials #5: DIY Crystal Bridal Necklace

Are you or someone you know getting married? Do you love the look of expensive bridal jewelry? Then this tutorial is for you! Here is a super sparkly bridal necklace that looks expensive but is easy and cost-effective to make. The gorgeous...

The beautiful platinum cut diamond engagement ring

If you are seeking wedding rings for you and your spouse created from naturally white metals, in spite of silver, you might like to choose either palladium or platinum. Still, it’s hard to know the differences between palladium and platinum...

Frustrated Jewelry Maker

I don’t know if any of the rest of you have this experience but It’s driving me nuts having to buy from several different vendors because not any one has what I need at the price I need it! So I get online to buy some French hook earring...

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...

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...

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. ...

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....

My Journey

I took an interest in jewelry making when I was 19 years old. I began by stringing tortoise shell, mother of pearl, sea urchin spines and silver beads. I didn’t know the first thing about threads, jump rings, etc. but I made the few pieces for...

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...