Category Archives: Jewelry Design

Subtle Changes

I loved the little gunmetal tone flowered earring findings and had these beads all picked out. I liked the neutral palette and shimmer of the shell beads. But something about the earrings just did not sit right with me. I … Continue reading

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Autumn Tone Bead Bracelet

Stacked bracelets and bangles are hot this fall and one easy way to make them is to use memory wire. The trick with memory wire is learning how to design for it. It is different than a simple strung bracelet … Continue reading

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Denim Lapis and Coin Bracelet

I think I’ve finally broken out of my single strand bead bracelet mode. Seriously, that was where my natural tendencies leaned, but I got to where I wanted to stretch and enhance what I was doing. A single strand can … Continue reading

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Making Little Tweaks

I’ve been wanting to make these earrings for a while now. Basically because I wanted to use the finding. I just thought it was so pretty. But no beads wanted to cooperate with it. Goes that way sometimes. So I … Continue reading

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Button and Dark Metal Earrings

I’ve always liked incorporating buttons into my jewelry and I think it can be done no matter what style of jewelry you make – well, almost. Right now, I am still in my dark metal phase and found a way … Continue reading

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Blue Banded Agate Earrings

As soon as I saw the earring posts that I used for these blue banded agate earrings, I had to have them. I loved how they had two segments and loved the design on them. It wasn’t until they arrived … Continue reading

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A Gentle Hand

I’ve had these coral borosilicate glass circles on my work table for a while and kept dreaming up all of these elaborate earring designs. When I went to work on them, they weren’t having any of it. None whatsoever. So … Continue reading

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