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Our versions of the Venezia Earrings

Recently my sister Belinda came to spend the weekend with me and as we often do, we beaded together, each of us making a version of a pattern designed by Nela Kabelova, ‘Venezia’, a lovely set of earrings using the new PaisleyDuo beads from Matubo. We had recently received a big shipment of them and… Continue reading Our versions of the Venezia Earrings

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New Nunn Design Open Back Bezels

Becky Nunn at Nunn Design, designed a new line of Open Back Bezels that work perfectly with Swarovski crystals.  Hand crafted by Beck Nunn, working first with polymer clay, to construct models in just the right size, width, and shape that would work fluently with the other findings within the Nunn Design product mix, they… Continue reading New Nunn Design Open Back Bezels

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Contemporary ‘Millennial Pink’ Necklace and Earrings

I noticed an article a week or so back about the popularity of a colorway called Millennial Pink, a warm pink color apparently very much in vogue right now. We happen to have a Bead Soup called Bara that embodies all the qualities of this colorway, and Lindsey put this lovely set together using the… Continue reading Contemporary ‘Millennial Pink’ Necklace and Earrings

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Tree of Life Necklace & Earrings

Lovely, subtle tones give this set a deep and entrancing look. Designed for us by Lindsey Stockert. Necklace & Earrings: 2 ft. – Flexrite 49 strands .024 3 – Tree of Life Pendants – Antique Silver, ND-ctol-sb (also available in other finishes) 10 – Oval Jump Rings – Silver Plate, #01-0018-01 (8 for necklace and… Continue reading Tree of Life Necklace & Earrings

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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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Holly Berry Holiday Set

    Ashley & Lindsey teamed up to make this quick and simple, yet elegant jewelry to wear when you need a classic set to adorn yourself anytime of the year.  Once the components have been gathered, the ring, bracelet, and earrings are finished in about thirty minutes. The red domes give this set it’s… Continue reading Holly Berry Holiday Set

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His and Hers “First Kiss” Necklaces

These necklaces are more than Vintaj components put together, they are the coordinates of the first kiss my fiancee and I shared.  We were outside after our first date, my 30th birthday, under the moonlight and stars… It really could not have been more idyllic!  The image is forever burned in my memory and now… Continue reading His and Hers “First Kiss” Necklaces

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Leather & Leaves Wrap Necklace | DIY Tutorial

  Wrap necklaces or lariats can be fun because there are so many ways to wear them. You can wrap them, let them hang freely, pair them with a scarf (or multiple scarves!), or just wear them alone as a statement piece. For this necklace, I used two Vintaj leaf pieces and and ran them… Continue reading Leather & Leaves Wrap Necklace | DIY Tutorial

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Swarovski Chain Mail Necklace | DIY Tutorial

This Swarovski necklace is simple, elegant, and fun. It’s easy to switch up with your choice of pendant, cord color, or cord texture, and you can choose textured jumprings if you want to switch it up even more. We love this tutorial because it makes use of supplies that most of us jewelry makers &… Continue reading Swarovski Chain Mail Necklace | 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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