I can't be the only one out in Beadland who has been tempted by all those gorgeous resin jewelry-making projects out there, can I? One of the reasons I haven't done more with resin is because I just don't like those empty bezels staring back at me, and just filling the bezels with paper gets...
Aug 8, 2013
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I find metals exciting, intimidating, fun, alluring... most of the time. Dabbling in metals is one thing: jumping off the cliff and diving in, quite another. I asked our metal expert and managing editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Helen Driggs for her advice on starting out in serious metalworking...
What if I did more than think about making metal jewelry? I’ve been guilty of what-iffing everything to death lately. . . . What if I would have pursued that med-school degree? What if I had stayed on the coast? What if we got rid of our mortgage and cars and all the trappings that come with the...