The holidays bring new opportunities to design special pieces of jewelry for the special people in your life. There is nothing more precious than a handmade gift from someone who cares about you and who took the time to make something especially for you.
Posted by Kelly on 12/5/2019
Posted by Kelly on 11/7/2019 to News
Do you practice the Art of Jewelry Making? Do you design jewelry? Do people buy your finished pieces or delight in getting them as gifts? Do you consider yourself an artist? In the world of art critics, jewelry making is not always considered an art form. However...
Posted by Kelly on 10/17/2019 to News
Knots are an integral part of jewelry making, especially when beading and using leather and other beading cord. They are a great way to keep beads, charms and focals in place, they are used in place of spacer beads and are also often used for closures.
Posted by Kelly on 10/3/2019 to News
It's Fall! Now that summer is gone, we can hopefully look forward to cooler temps and unpacking those sweaters, boots and blankets. The beauty of the season is filled with lively colors that add excitement to the way we combine those colors with the textures we love. But what about the man in your life or those who are on your gift lists?
Posted by Kelly on 9/5/2019
Sometimes, after we have been making jewelry for a while, we can forget that there are beginners out there who may have a great collection of beads, findings, wire, chain, leather, and all the right tools, but they look around and say to themselves, "What now?"