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Jewelry Expressions in Bloom
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A Few Spots Left for This Sunday's Jewelry Photography Webinar
There are a few spots left for this coming Sunday, July 30's How to Photograph Jewelry webinar . This is aimed at jewelry artisans who would rather spend their time making jewelry! I've learned a lot taking pictures for my blog so this webinar shares my tip...

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Needle Crafted Polymer Clay Jewelry by StoriesMadeByHands
I am always impressed with the fine motor skills of many jewelry designers.  One stellar example is Serbian Magdalena (Lena) Pavlovic whose store StoriesMadebyHands shows her ability to manipulate tiny bits of polymer clay. You could say these are needle cr...

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TierraCast's Make a Statement Jewelry Findings Giveaway
TierraCast are sure on a roll!  They have added even more top quality pewter findings to their collection. I was sent samples for review. Let me say, I had a hard time settling on some designs as my mind went into creative overdrive!  But I managed to zoom ...

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How to Make a Coiled Copper Wind Chimes
Did you know that refrigeration copper coils are soft enough to bend with your hands (i.e. without having to use a torch to anneal it)?  I certainly hadn't tried so I didn't know.   This coiled copper wind chimes tutorial is by Handan and Greg of The Navage...

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3 Glue Gun Earrings Tutorials for Some Summer Fun!
Christina, who is the blogger behind Imagine Hearts , loved her rubber flower earrings which she bought while on holiday.  These were the inspiration behind her glue gun flower earrings tutorial . They are not copies of the original just funkier versions. A...

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How to Make a Resin Mold Using an Ink Stamp
I do like using clear ink stamps that are coupled with little acrylic blocks.  But I never considered using them as resin molds until I came across Katherine Swift of Resin Obsession 's clever tutorial on how to do so! She uses alumidust powder colorants wh...

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Half Persian 3-in-1 Weave Chain Maille Tutorials | Cabochon Bezel and Stretch Bracelet
There are so many ways to bezel a cabochon!  Here is a chain mail one which uses a Half - Persian 3- in 1 weave. The instructor is Yvonne Williams.  This tutorial is an excellent one for learning this weave. I particularly like the way she prepares the ring...

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Soldered Sea Glass Art Decor by SaraLeGrisCreations
Sara Le Gris is very fortunate to live in the Lake District, a picturesque part of Northern England. She is also not far from the coast.  Her Etsy store,  SaraLeGrisCreations , makes use of beautiful sea glass and other treasures collected from beaches.  He...

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Winner of the Lazee Daizee Guide to Viking Knit Book Giveaway
Even those who were familiar with Viking Knit were keen to learn about last week's book giveaway . Reader, Wayne Wiley said, "I had been making viking knit using the dowel for years. Bought the Lazee Daizee and love it. Now I need the book to improve my ski...

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Judy Larson's Hope Wire Woven Gemstone Necklace Tutorial | Worthy Cause
Judy Larson has been teaching jewelry making for free in her community for many years. She wrote to me recently and explained, "A couple weeks ago I wrote a tutorial for this necklace after donating the original to a fundraiser for the son of a former stude...
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