Wire wrapping is really, easy to do, and gives a fabulous result. The trick is recognizing that you are the boss of the wire, make it do your bidding! For these earrings I used Nunn Design Wire Frames Pear Shaped, 2 strands of 5x3mm Firepolished Rondelles, in a lovely Montana Blue Bronze Finished, and 12-14″… Continue reading Wire Wrapped Earrings with Gorgeous Firepolished Rondelles
When I see these earrings the song ‘Tropical Heatwave’ starts playing in my head. They have a swaying movement to them, along with the glitter of the crystals, I just start thinking of the dance floor!
Leather cord is the new go-to for making fun and casual earrings. This design uses 2mm round leather cord but often 1.5mm works too. The really good thing is if you have purchased some leather to make a bracelet with often there are scraps leftover that are perfect for earring making.
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
The jewelry I create is often due to a mood I am in or a feeling I want to cultivate in myself. Lately, I have been ruminating too often about the time I must spend away from my beautiful sons while I work and attend college rather than appreciating them and thinking of the good… Continue reading Birthstone Bracelet for Mom
We love a stone that has a meaning that supplements its external beauty, and Amazonite is rich with connotations of health and balance. Amazonite was said to have adorned the battle gear of the fierce female Amazon warriors, and is also said to have a rejuvenating effect on the heart and throat chakras. We’ve also… Continue reading Amazonite Chain Tassel Earrings
Halloween is creeping up on us, and admittedly, we’re pretty excited. We’re ready for all things spooky, and we’re excited to bust out all of the fun Halloween-themed pendants and components. This earring tutorial is just in time to get you in the Halloween spirit, and have a nice casual vibe that is great… Continue reading Leather & Howlite Skull Earrings
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
We love these earrings for their innovative use of the TierraCast sliders. We don’t normally look at a slider and think that would make a great earring!, but we’re glad someone did! These earrings are eye-catching and flashy, and these crystals catch light and glimmer at almost every angle. This tutorial is written for the Blue/Silver color… Continue reading Swarovski Deco Drop Earrings
Personalized bookmarks make a great gift for just about anyone, and are the perfect last-minute gift for those times when you just couldn’t think of the right thing. Pair them with a nice book or a gift card to a book store, and you’re sure to please the bookworm in anyone. Bookmarks can also make the perfect… Continue reading Personalized Bookmarks | DIY Tutorial