We love long necklaces! These elegant pieces were simple strung on nylon cord and ended with beads and a tassel for a simple hand tied closure.
These are new kits that we have designed based on the inspiring wrap bracelets popular in yoga culture. Each kit contains ribbon, 3 TierraCast charms, a crystal bicone, a heapin, and 4 jumprings. These beautiful and trendy kits come in three colors and are $4.95 each. Come in to get one while supplies last!
We just received the new Jewelry Affair magazine and we are blown away by the beautiful pieces of jewelry featured in the magazine. Jewelry Affair features the most innovative artists for your own inspiration as well as replication. Some articles include tutorials or descriptions on how the artist achieved a style, or made a particular piece of jewelry. We took a look inside this issue and decided to share what we found.
An easy addition to any outfit, leather is the material for this season. We used the new, bright and fun colors we have to make easy bracelets for layering.
Dimensional rings can be achieved by stacking multiple elements on a ring base.
Bend pieces around a mandrel or a household item with a large diameter to fit it as a bracelet, or a decoration for a bracelet base. Here, a patina colors the bat a darling teal with highlights along the edges of the leather.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the mothers in your life, and what better way to do that than to make something from your heart. A mother has always loved handmade gifts and jewelry is a great way to show your love.
In March, we spoke about our beautiful new American made brass stampings – and now we have some more great new pieces! These are unique in that they have an antique silver or antique brass/bronze finish. We have also recieved many new styles, including vintage inspired filigree and stamping blanks! These are the same expertly crafted American made pieces made with original, and vintage, stamping dies that were hand tooled for superior quality and detail. Not sure what you can do with filigree pieces? Check out how we decided to use them!
We hope everyone has a wonderful Easter holiday weekend, we will be closed on Sunday, April 8th but will resume regular hours on Monday.
If you haven’t heard already, this Saturday, April 7th, we will be having an Embossing Demo Day for our customers to try out the all NEW Vintaj Embossing machine. From 12:00-5:00 we have all the tools available in our classroom for you to use on any blanks that you already have, or they can be purchased the day of! Along with the tools to emboss, we will also have Gilder’s Paste, Patina, a Dapping Block and a Ball-Pein Hammer available for your use.