Multichain Bracelet Project

February 24, 2015
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I love chain! The more the merrier! When I was assigned to make something new with chain recently, I had a project in mind instantly. I wanted to make a multichain bracelet, with several styles of chain in the same plating. You could certainly make this bracelet with all the same chain, or chains in different platings as well. It is also a great way to use up chain scraps, since you only need 6-7 inch segments of chain. To see how to make this bracelet, follow the easy instructions below. Continue Reading…

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DIY Leather Bracelets: Setting Rivets and Eyelets

February 19, 2015
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I love leather cuff bracelets! Whether I wear one alone, or layer them with other metal and leather bracelets, I think they are always in style. They are bohemian, and can be in funky bright colors or subdued earth tones. With the large selection of pre-made cuffs we sell, the possibilities are endless! I made a few examples using the TierraCast eyelet setting tool and eyelets to show you! Check out how to make them below! Continue Reading…

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DIY Rose Quartz Healing Necklace

February 6, 2015
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Rose quartz is a such a beautiful stone, pale pink and translucent. I have recently had customers for my personal business requesting more rose quartz jewelry due to the healing powers of this stone. When I looked into it, I discovered that rose quartz is a stone that promotes unconditional love and healing from emotional trauma (such as heartbreak). How perfect for Valentine’s Day! Continue Reading…

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DIY: Funky Bohemian Turquoise Spike Jewelry Set

February 3, 2015
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I love the look of turquoise! I always have. It is very bohemian and hippie chic. Recently, while watching The Bachelor (we all have our guilty pleasures) I noticed that one of the girls was wearing jewelry containing the very turquoise magnesite spikes that we carry at Rings & Things! So I decided to make my own copycat version of her designer jewelry. It was super easy! Continue Reading…

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Antique Leaf Rings featuring Swarovski Flat Back Crystals

January 30, 2015
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I have been eyeing these fun ring blanks for a while now. They come in several different styles and three finishes, antique copper, antique brass and antique silver. When we started carrying the Swarovski glue-on flatback crystals recently, a light went off in my head! They would be a great duo! And the combinations are endless! Continue Reading…

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Victorian Blue Earrings Tutorial

January 23, 2015
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For a long time I have kept my favorite jewelry component a secret.  I didn’t want anyone to know about the magical crystal, the Bermuda Blue Teardrop.  It is by far, my favorite Swarovski crystal. It is gorgeous, with fading shades of blue. I love it paired with copper, brass or silver. Especially when these finishes are antiqued. The blue color just really pops! I have decided I have kept it a secret too long….so I have made these earrings to share with you! I love the way the vibrant crystal pairs with the antique brass elements.  To learn how to make these earrings, follow steps below!

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