Tag Archives: jewelry making

Green Girl Goodies

I bought a big bag of pendants from Green Girl Studios and this is the first necklace I’ve made so far. I love the little frog and decided on beads in green, yellow, and brown tones. Here are some of the other pieces … Continue reading

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Book Review: Simple Soldered Jewelry and Accessories

I know how to solder using a torch. I do not know how to solder using a soldering iron, or what I call “stained glass” soldering. Both types of soldering have applications they are best suited to. One very good … Continue reading

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Tower Base

I am taking Deryn Mentok’s and Sharon Tomlinson’s Towers and Turrets class. It’s an online class where they have demos videotaped and they answer questions in a forum type setting. It has just been plain fun. I did not need … Continue reading

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Winged Things and Dark Nights

Is it wrong to buy a six-pack of beer because you like the bottle top?  I’m thinking no because that’s exactly what happened here.  I saw the unicorn and thought it was so pretty that I bought a six-pack.  I … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway Winner Announcement

We have a winner!  MW of Suffolk, VA is the winner of a signed copy of Beading with World Beads, published by Lark Books.  MW says she is new at jewelry making.  I know this book will provide so much … Continue reading

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A Story of Left-handedness and Jewelry

I’m a lefty, and we lefties know we live in a right-handed world.  Growing up, at least at home, that was not the case.  In addition to me, my mother and three of my siblings were left-handed.  Only my father … Continue reading

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