7 Great Tips to Maintain your Chain! When I wrote Chain Style: 50 Contemporary Jewelry Designs , I couldn't wait to share the 50 fabulous necklace and bracelet designs. So many designs using all kinds of chain! Later on, as my favorite brass chain began to tarnish, I thought how great it would be...
How to Use Silver Wire and Findings on Any Budget It wasn’t all that long ago that I used nothing but sterling silver in all my jewelry. My ear wires, clasps, jump rings, chain, even crimps—all of it was sterling. Of course, that was back when gas was a dollar, our houses were worth more...
Jun 29, 2009
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Beading and saving money are two topics near and dear to my heart. My Celestial Sparkle necklace was inspired when I could only afford a single strand of borosilicate beads. I wanted to showcase them in a necklace, but everyone who saw the tiny strand said I should just give up and make a bracelet. Luckily...
Jul 11, 2008
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