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459 views, 1 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

TIPS: Fixing A Mistake

What are your tips/strategies and questions for when you make a mistake during the jewelry-making process?

254 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

TIPS: Pattern

Where do you begin when starting the creation of piece of jewelry? paper design? or …

214 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

TIPS: Storage

What are your TIPS re: beads and supply stash storage?

217 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Looking for tips .. re: clay

Having discovered Essential Oils, I wanted to create a clay necklace that could be used as a diffuser. A little research led me to clay … and then to this Has anyone used clay to make jewelry (and/or necklace diffusers) and any tips?

1,030 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Skill Sharing: Earrings

Share your tips, tutorials, questions, and support … regarding the creation of earrings. What have you learned from your experiences and your research?

278 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Basics: Fasteners

I’m not much of a jewelry-maker but I dabble. Today, when I saw FiveR’s Treasures’ owl necklace made with an old guitar string (see link below), I thought .. hmm I can get my hands on strings but how do you fasten it… and then I thought … “HOW...

343 views, 0 by Debbie Pribele

Debbie Pribele

Basics: Customer Preferences

What are customers looking for? Cindy caught my attention (on the creation posted below) when she wrote: “The last show I was at there was a lot of interest in this sort of jewelry. So I like to keep my customers happy!” Also, recently, I was...

536 views, 0 by Terrie

Terrie

Beading Retreat, anyone?

I am an avid birdwatcher. Many years ago, several of us who belong to a birding forum, got together for a birding retreat during spring migration, in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the whole South Texas & Texas / Mexican border vicinity. It was a...

440 views, 4 by kimberly newman

kimberly newman

Make a Wish Earring Tutorial!

Here you go Chris and anyone else who wants to try these. Supplies: Two 4 inch pieces of 16 gauge artistic wire. Two 3 inch pieces of 24 gauge wire. Two top drilled beads. Eight mini teardrop beads. Tools: hammer, anval or steel block,...

174 views, 0 by Annah Kay

Annah Kay

New as well!

Hello everyone ☺ I am Annah, and a friend shared this site on facebook today. So glad she did. I am relatively new to jewelry making itself, although I have spent a number of years cutting & forming cabs for other designs under my mother’s...

271 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...

129 views, 0 by racergurl64

Newbie - and a little scared!

Hello to all! My name is Carole, and I have been making jewellery for about a year, on and off! I have got into it a bit more seriously this year and opened an Etsy shop about a month ago. I mainly do beading, as i find old necklaces, take...

116 views, 0 by Shaunnalee

Hi there, newbie here!

Hi, I just came across this site when I was on my facebook page. Clicked on it and I immediately thought that I needed to join. I’ve been a jewelry for about 15 years now. Started out as a hobby by taking a classes at the local bead store. After...

241 views, 0 by Becca Ross

Becca Ross

I thought I would love lindstroms

So, lured by the big name, I unknowingly bought an inferior make of lindstrom. Apparently they have a line out for those people who want to have the name but don’t want to pay the price of the Rx series.. you know the one with the molded grip,...

139 views, 0 by Fran Gold

Fran Gold

Fairs

Well I now have two fairs under my belt. The first one in Ohio was ok but not nearly as profitable as I had hoped. My first juried fair was excellent! I was so excited to talk to people about my work and at the same time sell, sell, sell! I...

84 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...