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Leather Backpack or Purse Dangles

This leather dangle is a great way to add some fun and pizzaz to a purse or backpack. Send your favorite kid back to school with something new and is a reminder of how much you love them by giving them something handmade by you… just for them! Supplies: 1 x 1.5mm round leather cord… Continue reading Leather Backpack or Purse Dangles

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School Pride Zipper Pulls

School time is upon us and I have a found a great way to use the new TierraCast Makers pieces and focus on the variety of colors we carry in Satin Cording (also known as rat-tail).  These sweet little zipper pulls can easily be modified to create key-chains or bracelets.  Send your favorite students off… Continue reading School Pride Zipper Pulls

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Lunasoft Hair Accessories

Here’s fun way to add a splash of color to your hair… Lunasoft cabs! They are so beautiful and come in a nice array of colors to choose from. Really, I made these with little girls in mind… but don’t let that stop you from making your own! Here is what you will need to… Continue reading Lunasoft Hair Accessories

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Infinity Link Bracelet and Chrysanthemum Hair Clips

Here’s a fun, gorgeous set for the young ladies or the young at heart!  This would make a great present for going back to school. We are so loving these pastel colors here at the shop! Of course feel free to substitute any colors that suit your fancy… or turn it into a party and… Continue reading Infinity Link Bracelet and Chrysanthemum Hair Clips

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Subdued Neon Wrap Bracelet

Inspired by the neon focus at Bello Modo this week, I hoped to create something in neon for those of us who are less likely to wear super-bright colors.  I love wrap bracelets and there are many diverse tutorials around the web.   I chose two colors of Czech Glass round beads that were neon, yet subdued.  Combined with… Continue reading Subdued Neon Wrap Bracelet

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Knot Another Macrame Bracelet!

This bracelet uses one of the most basic of all macramé techniques… although when it is combined with beads down the middle it takes on a whole new fun, fresh and unique look!  This one highlights neon cord and glow in the dark beads! Materials: 2 x 2.5 yard lengths of Neon Orange C-Lon Tex 400… Continue reading Knot Another Macrame Bracelet!

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‘Neon Love Hoop’ Earrings

These are so fun and easy to make! Neon is HOT this summer! These are the perfect match for jeans and a tank top, fun, and colorful and the new Primitive Heart charms look great on these. Not too big, and stylized in a casual but arty way. Here is what you will need to… Continue reading ‘Neon Love Hoop’ Earrings

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Earrings · Swarovski · TierraCast

Urban Radiance Earrings

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I love earrings that include a bit of sparkle. These fit the bill quite nicely and they are a snap to make!

The sleek Swarovski Elements Urban Pendant was inspired by the stark simplicity of the dog-tag. It is truly a unisex pendant, a crystal that signals masculine fashion-forwardness and sporty femininity.

The 8mm jump rings create the structure to keep them following smoothly.

Supplies needed:

2 –  Radiant Rings

2 – 20mm Swarovski Elements Urban Pendants

1 – set of earwires We used: 2mm Sapphire Earwires

4 – Jump Rings, 8mm Round


Open all the jump rings. Attach one to the pendant, attaching it to the Radiant Ring. Next attach two of the jump rings to each side of the jump ring holding the pendant on the Radiant Ring. Now take a jump ring and hook it through the top of both of the jump rings on each side of the pendant ring, and through the ring on the earwire. The jump ring holding the pendant should not be in the group, but rather only holding the pendant. Make sure you have the earwire and the front side of the pendant both facing teh right way.

As an alternate you can use etched or twisted jump rings for the two on the sides of the one holding the pendant to create some added texture. We used an etched jump ring.

Necklaces can be made with these components as well, using a smaller jump ring to attach one unit to a chain, or even riveting or wiring three rings together then attaching a pendant to the center ring in the same manner, attaching all three to chain to finish off the necklace. The outside jump rings create the structure that controls the piece while the pendant remains free and flowing.


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Makers Collection Giveaway

New TierraCast Makers Collection Giveaway! We will randomly be giving away this new collection on Tuesday August 5th! There are 3 ways to be entered to win: 1). Go over to our Facebook page: “Like” and comment below the picture with what you like about this collection or how you want to use it 2).… Continue reading Makers Collection Giveaway

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