Today is 12.12.12! We're almost halfway through December, and there are less than three weeks left in 2012. I always get a little nostalgic in December, and I usually take some time to meditate and reflect on all the wonderful things that have happened during the year. This year is no different,...
Dec 12, 2012
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Five years ago, Beading Daily published a question-and-answer blog about how to get published in Jewelry Stringing magazine. I still get many of the same questions, so I decided it would be helpful to revisit the answers, which have changed slightly over the years. I do hope these tips convince you to...
Asymmetrical Earrings by Bob Ebendorf I was digging through one of my earring boxes the other day, looking for the perfect set of pearl earrings to wear with a fancy outfit. I ran into a lovely pair I received as a gift from my friend Bob Ebendorf. He made them about eighteen years ago, and they still...
May 25, 2011
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Simple stringing for ready-to-wear styles I have several fabulously stylish senior women in my life. From my mom to my mother-in-law to my aunts––they all love wearing jewelry. However, many types of clasps are a struggle. Tiny toggles and wiggly buttons and loops can be frustrating for uncooperative...
Good-luck jewelry On Friday the 13th, is it bad luck to talk about good luck? I’m kidding, I’m not superstitious. But when it comes to wearing lucky talismans, we all do it. I bet you’re wearing one right now. It may not be a literal good-luck charm, but every single piece of jewelry...
Nov 13, 2009
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Submitting Your Jewelry Designs to Magazines Have you ever dreamed of seeing your original jewelry design in a magazine? If you admitted that dream to Stringing editor Danielle Fox, she would say: "Don't be shy--show off your work!" Magazines are always looking for fresh, new, exciting...