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Jessica Barst
Works at JewelryTutorialHQ.com
Attended Trinity Valley School
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“What do you own?” he asked her. “I own lots of things,” she replied, before going on to stumble through a list: Her car, her favorite Gucci purse, a timeshare in Mexico, her 300,000 count Egyptian cotton bedsheets. “No you don’t,” he said calmly. “Yes I–” she started. “You don’t own any of those things, because …
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No problem +Kellie Edwards :-)
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Essential wire wrapping tools for beginners! Everything you need to get started making wire wrappe jewelry, and how to choose the best tools for the job.

#jewelrymaking   #diyjewelry   #wirewrapping  
What tools do you really need if you want to get started making wire wrapped jewelry? Luckily it's not a lot! Check out this video to learn what to look for in the essential wire wrapping tools for beginners.
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My new Wire Wrapping for Beginners course is almost here! Are you in??

#jewelrymaking   #wirewrapping   #learntomakejewelry  
 
WIRE WRAPPING FOR BEGINNERS : COMING SOON!

SIGN UP HERE for 50% off plus a FREE BONUS when the course goes live: http://jewelrytutorialhq.com/courses

I am SO excited to share this announcement with you! I am putting the finishing touches on my Wire Wrapping for Beginners online video course.

This course is perfect for the absolute beginner as well as anyone who wants to brush up on or perfect their basic wire wrapping techniques.

This course is a complete guide for all the basic wire wrapping techniques, including help with choosing your tools and which wire to use. We cover a ton of fun projects that I walk you through, step-by-step. By the end of this course, you'll have several gorgeous wire-wrapped bracelets, necklaces, and earrings as well as the KNOWLEDGE to create thousands of other wire-wrapped jewelry styles that you can wear, give, or even sell!

Sign up here to get on the Earlybird list: http://jewelrytutorialhq.com/courses

As an Earlybird, you will have the opportunity to purchase the course for 50% off when it goes live, PLUS get a FREE BONUS when you enroll in the course!

I hope you're as excited about this course as I am, and I cannot wait to see you there!

xo,

Jessica

#jewelrymaking   #diyjewelry   #wirewrapping   #artsandcrafts  
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These bracelets are adjustable size and they make great gifts -- quick and easy to make too :)

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Cord Knotting Tutorial: DIY Knotted Cord Bracelet {Video} #jewelrymaking #diyjewelry #diybracelet

In this video I’ll show you how to make this knotted cord bracelet from start to finish, including a simple sliding knot to make your bracelet an adjustable size that will fit just about anyone! You’ll also learn some great cord knotting tips and tricks –…
Learn to make an adjustable knotted cord bracelet! Plus, you'll learn some of my best cord knotting tips and tricks, including how to prevent your cord from fraying and how to get your knots to land right where you want them!
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Today only! Thanks to everyone who loves to #shopsmall for supporting solo businesses like mine!

Get 20% off any purchase at http://bespangledjewelry.etsy.com with coupon code "ShopSmall"

PLUS - free shipping in the US and discounted international shipping for the holidays :)

#smallbizsaturday   #handmade   #jewelry   #giftsforher   #indiebiz   #bespangledjewelry  
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DIY Paper Stud Earrings

A little Sunday fun: These earrings are so easy and cute!

Have you ever made jewelry with paper?

#jewelrymaking #diyjewelry #diy #recycling #upcycling #earrings #jewelrytutorial #jthq
  I love to make jewelry with paper! If you’re not new around these parts, you’ve probably already noticed that about me. Scrapbook paper is so fun and versatile – I just can’t get enough of it. I always save my scraps from bigger projects so I can come up with smaller projects like these.  I’ve made these Glass Paper Cabochon Pendants, my DIY Washer Pendants, and now these cute and colorful paper stud earrings and I can’t wait to {Read More}
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+Hearts&Home Wow, great job, and what a wonderful garden! It's so funny to see the before and after with the snow. Texas is crazy!

Glad you got to extend your growing season - nice work :)
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Thanks for watching! You definitely never know what to expect in Texas when it comes to the weather. 
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We are getting closer for the launch of my Wire Wrapping for Beginners online video course!

I have been getting some great questions from readers on the blog and from my email newsletter, so I'm making this video to answer a few of those for you.

Stay tuned for more videos with even more info about the course - I will be going over the jewelry making tools as well as the jewelry wire you will need in the next couple of videos. I've also got some wire wrapping tips coming up for you and very soon, some more sneak peeks of the projects we will be learning in the course!

Sign up here to get on the Earlybird list: http://jewelrytutorialhq.com/courses

As an Earlybird, you will have the opportunity to purchase the course for 50% off when it goes live, PLUS get a FREE BONUS when you enroll in the course!

Please let me know what other questions you have about my Wire Wrapping for Beginners course to help you decide whether it will be right for you!

xo,

Jessica

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Need a special last minute gift for a special Goddess in your life? Wow her with some gorgeous handmade jewelry!

Today is the last day to shop for delivery in time for Christmas. Shipping is free!

http://bespangledjewelry.etsy.com

#handmadejewelry #giftsforher #jewelry
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How to set snaps in leather: Two options for setting snaps in leather. The first shows the Dritz Snap Setting Pliers in action and the second is for thicker leather (like leather jackets).
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Today only! Thanks to everyone who loves to #shopsmall for supporting solo businesses like mine!

Get 20% off any purchase at http://bespangledjewelry.etsy.com with coupon code "ShopSmall"

PLUS - free shipping in the US and discounted international shipping for the holidays :)

#smallbizsaturday   #handmade   #jewelry   #giftsforher   #indiebiz   #bespangledjewelry  
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I made a video to show off one of my favorite bracelets at +BespangledJewelry :) What do you think?

#jewelry   #fall   #handmade   #bespangledjewelry   #bracelet  
 
The "Renaissance" Bracelet in rich fall colors by Bespangled Jewelry

https://www.etsy.com/listing/172133822/fall-colors-gemstone-cluster-bracelet

The "Renaissance" Bracelet is an elegant affair of gems featuring rich royal hues of citrine, smokey quartz, garnet, and bronze and champagne pearls, clustered on a sterling silver chain.

60 luscious gemstones will reign the wrist with nobility in a style that is truly fit for a Queen!

#bracelet #royalty #handmade #handmadejewelry #bespangledjewelry #fall #falljewelry
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Jewelry Designer and Instructor
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  • JewelryTutorialHQ.com
    Jewelry Designer and Instructor, present
    Learn to make jewelry with me! Free tutorials and jewelry making resources at http://jewelrytutorialhq.com. Want to learn wire wrapping? Sign up here to be the first to know when my new video course goes live (and get a 50% discount): http://jewelrytutorialhq.com/earlybird
  • Bespangled Jewelry
    Owner / Designer, present
    Beautiful handcrafted artisan jewelry for the modern professional woman. http://bespangledjewelry.etsy.com
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Dallas, TX
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Craftypants. Jewelry Designer / Instructor. DIY Beauty nut. Blogger. Culinary Adventurer.
Introduction
Hi there! I'm Jessica, a self-taught jewelry designer and all-around craft and DIY beauty junkie (and proud!) I love making things, the more intricate the better, and I enjoy teaching people new techniques and ideas. I also love cooking and making up my own recipes to share! 

My etsy shop is Bespangled Jewelry and I specialize in unique handmade artisan jewelry. I blog about DIY, crafts, recipes, and jewelry at BespangledJewelry.blogspot.com 

I also run JewelryTutorialHQ.com, where I post tons of free jewelry tutorials, videos, and resources for running a successful craft business.
Education
  • Trinity Valley School
    1992
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Radio, TV, Film, 2000
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Female