Shelly Owen

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #11: Finally!

Last year, I was asked if I wanted to have one of my projects I had created for PrimaBead.com to a part of a magazine published by Interweave called “beading daily jewelry”. (Yes, the title is all lowercase.) I agreed since it had been almost...

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...

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #10: It Keeps Getting Better

Received this email today, and I am over the moon! “Hi there, My name is Laura, and I am the editor of AllFreeJewelryMaking.com, a free resource for jewelry tutorials. You have already submitted this wonderful homemade jewelry project to our...

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #9: Artisan Group Open Call

Wanted to share with you this great opportunity! The Artisan Group is currently accepting applications. This is the group I am gifting to the press at the 2015 Emmys. When you apply, simply put Raziela Designs as your referral. ATTENTION!...

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #8: Super Excited!

Super excited to share this with you guys! Raziela Designs to Participate in Luxury Pre-Event Celebrity Gift Lounge in Honor of the 2015 Primetime Emmy Nominees and Presenters We are pleased to announce Raziela Designs, in association with...

Beadland Tutorials #4: Easy Filigree Hoop Earring Tutorial

This is a very versatile and extremely easy wire work DIY earring tutorial. The end result will be a lovely pair of lightweight and fashionable filigree hoop earrings. SPECIAL NOTE: DO NOT USE HALF HARD WIRE. Your pegs will snap. Filigree...

Coffee, Beads, and Blogging #7: The 99¢ War - A Pricing Experiment

I have been reading and doing some research on pricing lately. There seems to be a ton of buzz surrounding .99 instead of having .00 at the end of your prices. There are whole articles written in psychology magazines and marketing magazines. ...

Beadland Tutorials #3: Out of Ear Wires? No Problem

One of these days, you are going to find yourself without ear wires. Well…you could hop in your car and run to the nearest craft store or you can make your own from eyepins and ball tip headpins. It’s really easy and they work great. All...

Beadland Tutorials #2: Ear Vine Cuff Tutorial

These are lovely ear cuffs with a hint of Elfin magic. Once you get the hang of them, you can embellish them with crystals, pearls, or gems. They are bit more detailed than the previous ear cuff tutorial and measurements are exact. We are...

Beadland Tutorials #1: Simple Spiral Ear Cuff

I love making these super simple easy wire spiral ear cuffs. You can use a bit of scrap wire to create super cute summery ear cuffs or wear them as toe rings. Very versatile. Materials Needed: 20 gauge wire of any metal or temper you...