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Elegant Beaded Rondelle Pendant or Earrings Tutorial
Beading techniques yield the most elegant and luxurious looking designs.  One I really liked is the beaded rondelle pendant or earrings tutorial by Nunzia Scalpore. The choice of colors and bead types is what makes this design lovely. Rich colors like gold,...

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Clever Faux Micro Mosaic Polymer Clay Pendant Tutorial
Mo Clay's micro mosaic polymer clay pendant tutorial is so colorful! At first I though she had done a cane tutorial. But no, it is a truly clever and innovative way of using chalk pens and a plastic mesh template! You can also get acrylic paint pens. She c...

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Ethereal Copper Wire Wrapped Jewelry by Calisto Breeze
It's not often I come across father and daughter teams. But Calisto Breeze is one of those rare combinations. George and Carolin Breeze of Tel Aviv, Israel, make ethereal copper wire wrapped jewelry - something different as most of the ethereal style collec...

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Winner of the New Stamped Metal Jewelry Book Giveaway
Were you one of the ones inspired by last week's giveaway for the New Stamped Metal Jewelry book ? This innovative project book easily does that.  And definitely encourages one to persist with this metal technique.  As one reader, Ginny, puts it, "I bought ...

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Easy No-Resin Real Flower and Leaf JewelryTutorial
Resin is the way to go if you are wanting to make real flower jewelry.  However, some of you are hesitant to try two part epoxy resin.  So here is a solution - an easy no resin real flower and leaf jewelry tutorial! It is a glass tile and decoupage style te...

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12 Strand Wire Braided Bracelet Tutorial
Lisa Niven Kelly named her 12 strand wire braided bracelet  the Mermaid bracelet because it is based on the fishbone hair braiding style. Her tutorial makes one major modification since this is wire and not hair!  There is a core foundation - a length of 14...

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Make Wire Leaf Sculptures for Jewelry Display
The copper wire leaf sculptures shown in Lia Griffith's tutorial are simply stunning.  Especially when displayed in a group.  The concrete and gilded base is heavy enough so the sculptures don't tip over. As the designer said, use these as home decor or to ...

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Smaneck - the Hands Free Smartphone Necklace!
I knew sooner or later, someone would come up with a smartphone necklace!  The Japan Trend Shop has the nifty Smaneck , a hands free necklace style smartphone holder for just $24 (plus shipping). It is really a tiltable grip for smartphones that can be worn...

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Colorful Herringbone Necklace Tutorial
Summertime is a lovely time of year for wearing colorful jewelry!  Plus you can match a lot of outfits!  Check out Allie Buchman's lovely undulating herringbone necklace tutorial . You can use any color you want.  I suggest metallic seed beads as the main c...

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Claspless Wire Woven Cuff Tutorial
I've featured one of Jennifer Beidermann's wire woven cuffs before . It was a design with a traditional frame and clasp.  But she also teaches how to make a claspless 6 wire woven cuff .  This is thus an easier design for less experienced wire workers to tr...
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