Here at Bello Modo we have a basket in the back where our odds and ends go – things like discontinued charms, odd numbered ear wires, chain that is too short to sell – and other random items with no identifying number we find laying around. You never know what you might find in there!… Continue reading Ened’s “Magic Box” Necklace
We recently sponsored a challenge asking our customers to submit a piece inspired by the hit TV show, Downton Abbey. Using Vintaj Natural Brass was one of the few requirements. Thank you everyone for submitting your entires, all who participated will be awarded a fantastic goody bag to be sent this week. Check out what… Continue reading Downton Abbey Winners!
Chinese New Year is on the 31st of January this year, so today we have a couple of inspirational earrings projects for you with that theme in mind! 2014 is the year of the horse in Chinese astrology. Here is what is said about being born in the year of the horse: “Very hardworking and independent.… Continue reading Chinese New Year
I have always enjoyed the look of pearls with Vintaj Natural Brass. There’s something about the lustrous, feminine look of a pearl when added to the special patina that Vintaj offers, that just makes them pop. Now, add some frosted lucite in the mix, and that knocks the contrast up another notch! When I heard… Continue reading Vintaj & Bello Modo team up for ‘Frosted Forest’
New Nunn Design Brooches I am thrilled with the new items Nunn Design has released, including their new kits, but I’m especially excited about the brooches! Besides really loving brooches, I adore the fact that they were designed with a small bail on the back so you have the option of them being a pendant as well. Anything that… Continue reading New Nunn Design Brooches, Post Earrings, and Crystal Clay Collaboration
Mixing It Up With Czech Glass Mixes! I adore the Czech glass mixes. Each strand is a great mix of all different shapes of a particular color and finish, or a mix of colors that blend really well together. To order all of these shapes separately would definitely be more of a challenging shopping experience. With… Continue reading Be Mine, Valentine! Part II: Mixing It Up With Czech Glass Mixes
Shelly shows us in this great tutorial some tips & tricks using the Wolf Groovy Looping Pliers to create consistently sized wire loops. You can find the pliers on our website here: Wolf Groovy Looping Pliers Happy Creating! Bello Modo