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Heart Throb Set

Fun, flirty, and easy to make set that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day! Basic wire-working skills are needed, otherwise it’s easy to put together. Materials 1 pkg. Heart Shaped Beads 2 x Arrow Connectors 2 x Arrow Charms 6 x Eye Pins (1 pkg) 18 x 2mm Beads (1 pkg) 3 x 4mm Beads (1 strand)… Continue reading Heart Throb Set

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Love Is in the Air – A Valentine’s Day Necklace

It all started with the plan to make a quick and simple bracelet featuring a component from the new Nunn Design Winter 2017 line.  That idea blossomed into a gorgeous necklace that is something I will treasure for the rest of my life!  This is the first time I have tried out the technique of… Continue reading Love Is in the Air – A Valentine’s Day Necklace

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Fun with Fashion Stretch Spandex Ribbon

I was tasked with the opportunity to cut some yardage of this fun, silky, and stretchy Spandex Ribbon and play around with it, making jewelry or whatever else I could think of and write up some tutorials on what can be done with the ribbon.  With so many vibrant colors and patterns to choose from,… Continue reading Fun with Fashion Stretch Spandex Ribbon

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Making a Mala Necklace

Mala necklaces are traditionally used for Buddhist prayers, essentially they are prayer beads for counting mantras or breaths while meditating.  These days, as with many traditional items, we have seen them hit the mainstream trendy fashion scene.  Whether you choose to wear a Mala for style or use the Mala during a mediation session as… Continue reading Making a Mala Necklace

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Our Lady Earrings | DIY Tutorial

The use of this link as an earring component is unexpected, and totally fun. The links look beautiful suspended in the frames, which mimic the effect of the circular golden halo we often see in painted depictions of the Virgin Mary. The name of the “Our Lady” links is in reference to Our Lady of… Continue reading Our Lady Earrings | DIY Tutorial

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Crystals & Crescents Set | DIY Tutorial

When I found these boomerang pendants in the shop, I was amazed that I hadn’t seen them on the blog yet. They make for the perfect statement accessory, and there are sooo many ways to style them! I decided not to toy with the boomerang’s shape or texture too much my first time using them… Continue reading Crystals & Crescents Set | DIY Tutorial

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Seascape Earrings | DIY Tutorial

When I look at these beautiful Black Gold Amazonite ovals, I see an image of a deep, wave-capped ocean with a blue sky above, like a 19th century seascape painting. This style of semi-precious stone beads are often used as a whole strand, or as part of a larger piece, but I wanted to make something… Continue reading Seascape Earrings | DIY Tutorial

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Byzantine Earrings | DIY Jewelry Tutorial

These Vintaj Vogue components are layered and antiqued to echo the look of old Byzantine goldwork.

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Tres Hearts Necklace | DIY Jewelry Tutorial

    Fun, flirty, and very satisfying to make! Gather the supplies and it will take about 15-20 minutes to construct. Wear it for Valentine’s Day, give it as a gift, treat a friend or a family member. It feels so good to be generous or have something to wear out to a special occasion.… Continue reading Tres Hearts Necklace | DIY Jewelry Tutorial

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Janet Necklace | Gold & Firepolish | DIY Tutorial

Today we have a guest post from Sylo, who processes orders and does customer service here at Bello Modo! If you’ve ever called us, Sylo may have been who you talked to on the phone. Here we go!  This was the first necklace I’ve tried to make; I’m usually an earrings sort of person. But… Continue reading Janet Necklace | Gold & Firepolish | DIY Tutorial

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