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Pushing the Boundaries

Jerry Moran calls himself an ordinary guy, a former Marine who's spent his career building, refurbishing, and repurposing both commercial and military aircraft. His jewelry line, however, is no ordinary jewelry collection. As Moran explains, ''It...

Gemstone Engagement Rings

Long before Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his mother's famous sapphire engagement ring, women were receiving engagement rings featuring gemstones other than diamonds. Notably, Jackie Kennedy received an emerald and diamond ring from...

Jewelry Component Swap Parties

You've heard of clothing swap parties, recipe swaps, even beer swaps--but have you ever thought of a jewelry supply swap party? Recycling, or upcycling, is here to stay, so what better way to make new jewelry than with existing components that were...

Examining the Various Forms and Characteristics of Angels

When it comes to wholesale beading, angels are growing in popularity--and why not? These elegant beings are perfect for traditional and contemporary pieces of beading alike, and they can seamlessly fit into any occasion. Whether you're giving an...

Four Jewelry Trends Sweeping the Red Carpet

When it comes to jewelry-making, many people look to Hollywood celebrities for the latest trends. After all, these individuals tend to have access to some of the hottest designers in the industry. Whether you have a big event coming up or you just...

Art-Inspired Jewelry

As a jewelry artist, inspiration comes from anywhere: a dream, a memory, nature or simply an image in the mind's eye. Another source of inspiration is art. Visual arts in particular can directly rouse creativity in a fellow artist's soul. Artists...

Mini-Me Christmas Tree

From Rockefeller Center's majestic Norway spruce to Charlie Brown's lonely little tree, the Christmas tree has always been an icon of the holiday season. As the centerpiece of our home's holiday décor, variations of the Christmas tree have changed...

Prom Night: Bring on the Bling

It's that time of year again ... prom season is right around the corner and young females all over are planning the perfect dress, hair, makeup and jewelry. Prom isn't just about the excited preparation, dress shopping and constant phone calls (or...

Style Snapshot: Tassel Jewelry Designs

Tassel jewelry offers a classic look that has been admired for ages. Jewelry artists are capitalizing on this style by creating with tassels composed of chain, gemstone chips, small beads and crystals, seed beads and silk thread. Just about any...

Opposites Attract

It's fun to have multiple interests and styles, though jewelry can occasionally be a difficult thing to settle on when you have so many ways of expression. If the runways are telling us anything, it is this doesn't have to be a dilemma anymore....

Holiday Season Beading

Well, it's that time of year again! Holiday season is fast approaching. If you're like me, you're sitting back and wondering what to make your family, friends or co-workers. This year has been a tough year for a lot of us and my story is no...

New Jewelry Styles to Test Out in Autumn

Now that fall is just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about revamping your wardrobe to seamlessly adjust to the season's upcoming trends. This year, there are a number of new styles to bring into your closet. Whether you have a taste...

Fashion Trends to Try as Summer Turns Into Fall

When it comes to jewelry-making and other accessories, it seems like the industry is always changing. With new seasons come different styles, and it's important to be mindful of them to seamlessly fit in with up-and-coming trends. This year, there...

Present Toppers

It may be true that you can't judge a book by its cover, but gifts are definitely judged by their appearance. Put your creativity on display and get ready to collect compliments with over-the-top present décor that will have family and friends...

Refreshing Revamps

improve form, structure, or appearance. make changes to make it more up to date. Incorporating broken or old jewelry or beadwork into inspiring new designs is an exciting idea that is stirring up the fashion scene! Seen as an eclectic and...

Chainmaille: Fashionable Armor

Many centuries ago, medieval blacksmiths discovered that thousands of tiny metal rings meshed together made a stab-resistant, ultra-light armor. This battlefield innovation, called chainmaille, protected knights from swords, daggers and arrows. But...

Style Snapshot: Tennis Bracelets

The fashion world is all abuzz with the high-scoring style of tennis bracelets. These thin, stylish pieces of wrist jewelry are being worn with everything from high-tech watches to other bracelets and more traditional timepieces for a "game on"...

Having an Artistic Identity Crisis? 7 Ways to Get Your Mojo Back

Anyone reading my bio might think I'm having an identity crisis-- In my case, it's really more about not knowing what I want to be when I grow up. But a recent conversation made me stop and think that maybe I do have a bit of an identity crisis. I...

Four Must-Try Jewelry Trends for the College Student Heading Back to Campus

Whether you're heading back to college this semester or you have a child who wants to make a splash on campus, the easiest way to do so is to take advantage of the latest seasonal trends. Many designers have already showcased eye-catching beading on...

Improvisational Designing

Have you ever been so excited about a jewelry design idea you had to drop everything and immediately start working? Of course you have, that was a rhetorical question. But what happens when you sit down at your workbench and dive headfirst into the...
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