Gemstones are found in a whole host of places all around the world, some found in caves and some in the ground. Different places have their own native crystals - these can only be found in specific areas in certain countries. In this post, we’re going to focus on...
There are so many amazing DIY jewelry projects these days, with Pinterest being full to the brim with inspiration. A lot of these tutorials are pretty easy to follow and yield beautiful results. Here we’re going to look specifically at popular bracelet projects to see which ones are the...
Graduating is a pivotal moment in many people’s lives, it opens the door to adulthood and a future full of possibilities. Congratulate and celebrate with a stunning, handmade jewelry gift which is sure to bring happiness and even luck to the recently graduated. With unique quotes, personalizable elements and...
The history of mysterious dZi Let's start with the pronunciation. Dzi is said as though the 'd’ is silent - “zee” but was more traditionally known as gZi in years gone by. The word dZi has a few meanings in different countries, it is known as Heaven's Pearl in China...

 

Buttons can be so much fun in jewelry-making! Whether they are true jewelry button beads, or vintage buttons from an estate sale, they can add tons of life and pizzaz to a piece. Jewelry designers all around the world love to use them in a variety of fun and...
For the holiday that loves everything green, don't forget to accessorize yourself in that wonderful color. We've searched for some of the best and most interesting Saint Patricks Day jewelry the internet has to offer. These beaded masterpieces will make sure you don't get pinched on Saint Paddy's Day. St....
Soutache, pronounced “soo-tash,” is a french word that describes a decorative braid that is used to trim jackets, coats, epaulets, shoulders, caftans, tunics, and many other garments. Now it is largely seen in jewelry, with fibers of many colors swirled tightly around beautiful beads, cabochons, and crystals. It is...
Jewelry has been worn since the beginning of humanity as a way to show individuality and social status. From the days of stones and bones through modern handmade or 3D-printed beauties, jewelry is an amazing way to showcase your individual style. China is one of the oldest civilizations in the...
Lucite is an acrylic resin that has been in use since 1940 to make costume jewelry. It can be molded into just about any shape, and though it is originally colorless, it can be made any color under the sun. It is made of a heavier material than plastic,...
This year for the holidays shop handmade for everyone on your Christmas list! Personalized jewelry and keychains make wonderful gifts for your loved ones. Commemorate an important date, coordinates to an important location, or names of loved ones with personalized pieces. These make great gifts for moms, grandmas, dads,...
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