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155 views, 0 by ABJewels

Help me find this pendant please!

I saw this necklace at Target and wanted to recreate. I cannot think of the right words to search for this type of pedant and cannot find anything like just looking at jewelry making supply websites. Any help in locating this kind of pendant is...

388 views, 0 by milkandhoney13

Looking for free swinging pearl necklace pendant

I know my explanation is likely not correct, but I’ve been trying to locate a diy style pendant that I can add in resin spheres to. I wanted something that surrounds the pearl/bead, but the pearl to be free from the bail or rest of the pendant...

263 views, 0 by Skyebay

Question regarding pendant findings and crystals

So I’m new to jewelry crafting, and was inspired to get into the craft by those Quartz Crystal pendants I see often, my question is two-part. The little ‘cap’ that goes over the top, what exactly is it called? I am aware you can fasten a crystal...

245 views, 1 by Tammy Byrd

Tammy Byrd

Agate Pendants

I was thinking the other day about how beautiful agates look when you hold them up to the light and you can see all of the detail that is held within, like a secret, but when they are held, say against the declottete, they are dark and it is hard...

238 views, 0 by coolerchick

How did you learn to make jewelry?

Hello all, I’m interested in learning how to make jewelry. Actually charms and pendants. How did you guys start? Did you go to college? Is there a difference between jewelry making and pendant making? Sorry just starting out and thought...

241 views, 1 by BJ Rounds

BJ Rounds

Editor's Choice

I haven’t been well lately so am afraid I may have neglected to express my gratitude in receiving the honor of the Editor’s Choice Award for my creation, ‘Vintage Brass Leaf Pendant Highlights Autumn Leaves’, September 7th. This is so very...

268 views, 1 by BJ Rounds

BJ Rounds

An Honor

I want to thank Jewelers.Community for honoring me with the Editor’s Choice Award featuring my creation, A Vintage Cast Woven Sunburst Dagger Pendant With Howlite Gems How fantastic is that!! I’m very honored ~ thank you so much. That...

67 views, 0 by Wandering Rock Designs

Wandering Rock Designs

Thank you for Editor's Choice

I want to say thank you for making my copper shield pendant editor’s choice. It really made my day when I saw the email in my inbox. This piece was quite a challenge since I tried a lot of techniques that I have never done before. I’m planning on...

145 views, 0 by txkevin

Custom Jewelry expectations

I wanted to see If people in the industry could give me some perspective on design expectations and common industry practices. For Christmas I had a custom piece of jewelry made that consisted of a pendant and 10 – .25 ct diamonds set in a...

80 views, 0 by Alex

How to set this meteorite slice?

Hello! I’m new to this forum, but have made a lot of single jewellery pieces. However, I don’t have any experience with the “hardware” involved so to speak. I bought this very small, uniform, iron meteorite with hopes of simply hanging it as a...

166 views, 0 by IceBluLady

Help with a beaded bezel

About a year ago I decided that I wanted to focus on one style of beading instead of beading random pieces out of random beads. I want to bead pendents and such by putting beaded bezels around Rivolis’ and cabochons. Through out the year I have...

283 views, 0 by Cheryl Lojewski

Cheryl Lojewski

To Glue or Not to Glue

Hey everyone. Just a quick question about ice pick bails. Do you glue them in or not? Gluing would make them more secure, but then you lose the fluidity of the pendant. Y’all’s thoughts?

63 views, 0 by It's A Wrap - Bracelets & More

It's A Wrap - Bracelets & More

Thank You For Editor's Choice

Thank you so very much for Editor’s Choice this week!! What a terrific way to start my day! :D

543 views, 1 by m76steve

Building pendents a little unusual

Ive been buying gems & designing pendents since 2005, lots of offers to buy from me but I make one-of-a-kind items & they are not easy to replace per time/cost, here is another example of what I like to do with average stones, this is a...

271 views, 0 by m76steve

Dumortierite pendent...

This is a rare dumortierite crystals growing within quartz, 2 stones, over 11.5cts in 14kt white gold. Pendent is @ 1" tall. The crystals are amazing to see, slight blue color & appear like sea urchins or star-burst-steve…

32 views, 0 by m76steve

Veterans day pendent...

I was asked to make a special pendent for the holiday, this contains a 2.03ct ps ruby, .49ct diamond & a Ceylon blue sapphire, all in 14 kt white gold, very simple but visually sweet-steve…

593 views, 0 by m76steve

Ruby, diamond, & tourmaline...

I enjoy building pendents, custom items but with rare gems, this is the latest pendent, the rubies are untreated & GIA certed, the diamond is nice cut & SI clairity, & the paraiba tourmaline is certed Brazilian. The length is 1.75"...

232 views, 0 by m76steve

Va. gem show, dec. 2015

I was at the Va. gem show visiting Frank Schaffer, a 5th generation stone cutter who has quite a good reputation in the business, showing him my latest pendent, the ruby, diamond, paraiba tourmaline pendent. Im showing to a man who cuts beautiful...

22 views, 0 by m76steve

Ruby diamond sapphire & tourmaline...

This is the pendent that inspired the veterans day pendent, the stones are all lab certed in 14kt yellow gold & @ 2.5" tall-steve…

321 views, 0 by m76steve

new on the forum

Hello to all jewelry people, Im steve, in the Maryland area & have a hobby of building unusual pendents using more of the more rare gemstones, always a learning process & dedicated shopper-steve…