I sat on my bed in my tiny 2-bedroom apartment that I shared with my best friend, my body bent over a pile of swirly turquoise beads the color of the ocean spread out on my duvet and a pair of crimping pliers in my head. Diligently following the directions that came with the kit I had purchased from A.C…. Read More
Free Jewelry Making Tutorials for All Levels
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own jewelry? These free jewelry making tutorials will help you get started! Regardless if you are just starting out or having been making your own jewelry for years, you will find unique ideas for gift ideas or for a stunning accessory for yourself.
I glance over at my workbench and let out an exasperated sigh. I dig around under pieces of paper, pushing aside tools and bits of silver and half-formed pieces of jewelry that litter the surface. Hard as I try to keep my physical space organized, my workspace is almost always a hot mess. Case in point: as I sat at… Read More
These earrings look super complicated and fancy but actually whip up super fast. Back when I had my jewelry business,I would easily crank out about 15 pairs of these elegant freshwater pearl earrings in an hour during my busy season. (But don’t be alarmed if it takes you more than four minutes. When I first started making these it would… Read More
After my daughter was born, the first piece of jewelry I made was a chunky Byzantine bracelet. Though I tend to gravitate toward lighter, understated pieces, with bracelets I favor something a little more substantial. Sadly, after a year and a half, after returning from an emotional trip to California to attend my great-aunt’s funeral and a long day flying back… Read More