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  • Showcase a Fancy Clasp With a Wire and Leather Braided Bracelet

    When I see a gorgeous clasp like this Gemasite box clasp from A Grain of Sand, I want to make sure that it gets plenty of attention in a beaded jewelry design. I love the challenge of making a piece of jewelry where a fancy clasp like this gets all the attention! Really, who wants to hide a beautiful...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Dec 17, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Bracelet Making, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Why I Love Organic Wire Jewelry

    Before I got bit by the bead bug, I wanted to learn how to make wire jewelry. I even had an amazing kit with a great book, a complete set of pliers, and four spools of wire in various gauges and metals. So what went wrong? I think I was really intimidated by the precision of most wire jewelry techniques...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Nov 21, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Earring Making, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beaded Jewelry
  • Create a Shimmering Garden of Beaded Glass Flowers

    We had our first hint of snow here in Northern Colorado yesterday, and most of us in the Interweave office exclaimed a collective “Noooo!” Luckily the snow didn’t stick, and we’re heading back into unseasonably warm weather again later this week. But I can’t help thinking...
    Posted to Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine by Lavon Peters on Nov 4, 2014
    Filed under: Stringing, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, Bead-weaving, Beaded Jewelry Design, Bead Crafts, Beaded Beads, Wire Wrapping, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Bead Star 2014 Winners Revealed!

    The Bead Star 2014 Winners have been announced! Bead Star 2014 Winners: Crystals Category First Place: Zero Gate by Kay Hira Second Place: Black, White, and Red All Over by Bethani Vanderah Third Place: Royal Bow by Ulyana Seryankina Honorable Mention: Channeling Crystals by Lynn Hedgecock Bead Star...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 26, 2014
    Filed under: Pearls, Crystals, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beads, Beaded Jewelry
  • Easy Wire Jewelry: Make a Wire Gemstone Cage Pendant

    Earlier this year when I graduated from my yoga teacher training program, a dear friend and classmate reignited my interest in gemstones and their metaphysical properties when she presented each of us with two beautiful, tumbled gemstones as graduation presents. I received a piece of dendritic opal ...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Aug 11, 2014
    Filed under: Gemstones, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Beading Tools, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
  • Get Creative With These Beaded Brooch Projects

    Beaded brooches are probably the very last type of beaded jewelry that I think of designing when I sit down to make a new piece, right there under "bolo ties" and "cuff links". But when I came across this blog from Jean Campbell with 5 ways to wear a beaded brooch , I started thinking...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 16, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Embroidery, Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Beaded Wedding Jewelry, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Would You Believe That's Just a Wire? Simply Elegant Wire Jewelry

    If there's anyone who's inspiring me to work with more wire lately, it's my good friend and fellow jewelry artist Heather Sorrell. I met Heather a few years ago when she and I were both doing the farmer's market and craft show circuit up here in the Adirondacks, and we found ourselves...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jul 11, 2014
    Filed under: Chain Maille, Bead Embroidery, Bead Making, Stringing, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Bead Crafts, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Transform Your Wire Into Jewelry with These Great Projects

    You know, making wire jewelry isn't nearly as difficult as I thought it was. And much to my husband's dismay, I'm adding all kinds of new jewelry-making supplies to my stash -- wire, hammers, bench blocks, even a micro torch out in the garage with my glass torch! What I'm really enjoying...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 23, 2014
    Filed under: Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Why I Love Using Seed Beads for Jewelry Making

    A rainbow of seed beads at the Whimbeads bead show booth! I'll never forget the first time I sat down to make jewelry with seed beads. I'd tried all kinds of other jewelry-making techniques: mixed media, wire wrapping, polymer clay...but none of them really captured my imagination, and I never...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 6, 2014
    Filed under: Crystals, Beaded Beads, Bead Making, Wire Jewelry, Herringbone Stitch, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Seed Bead Patterns, Bead-weaving, Mixed Media Jewelry, Bead Crafts, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making, Beading Daily
  • Free Bead and Wire Project: World's Fair Wire Wrapped Bracelet Project

    So, it had been a while since I allowed myself to splurge on a really nice clasp. And while I was browsing for beads online one day, I just happened to come across this gorgeous sterling silver box clasp from A Grain of Sand made with a 1939 World's Fair cabochon. It was love at first sight! Once...
    Posted to Daily Beading Blogs by Jennifer VanBenschoten on Jun 2, 2014
    Filed under: Bead Making, Glass Beads, Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, How To Bead, Beading Tools, Step by Step Wire Jewelry Magazine, Beaded Jewelry Design, Beads, Jewelry Making
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