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Archive for 'DIY Jewelry Projects'

Archive for 'DIY Jewelry Projects'

Do-it-yourself custom bracelets

  Disk and loop bracelet blanks are the perfect way to make custom gifts for friends or family! They are also a great way to showcase cool found objects such as vintage buttons or foreign coins. Even the most novice crafter will be able to create one of these fun, mixed media pieces! So whether you want to start giving...

DIY Swarovski Applique

Did anyone else notice that winter hit overnight? The below-freezing temps are here and it’s time to snuggle up in our warm winter-wear! While I hate being cold, I love wearing coats and all of the fun accessories that go along with them – so I obviously need to be cute while doing it! I’ve also found a passion for...

Custom Swarovski Rivoli and Charm Necklaces

I love sweet little customized necklaces! These necklaces make the perfect gift for girls of any age! As an added bonus, these necklaces are very quick, easy, and affordable to create! They would be an ideal item for people to customize on an etsy store, or for people to create on the spot at a craft fair as a build...

Make Sparkling Wine Charms with Swarovski Beads

Holiday season is fast approaching, and with the holidays comes holiday parties … And of course wine, lots of wine! If you’re like me, this can lead to a common problem: wine glass confusion. Whose glass is whose? Well, don’t fret! There is a simple and shimmering solution: Swarovski wine charms! And whether you want to make a set for...

How to Make a Beaded Yoga Bracelet

    If you are looking for a tranquil jewelry-making project, the stretchy yoga bracelet is perfect.  It is easy to make and takes very few tools (this also makes it perfect for beginning jewelry makers!). Our design incorporates Mala prayer beads and 8mm round gemstone beads, plus we’ve personalized the bracelet with a Nina Designs charm.  Whether you make...

How to make crystal angel earrings

When I first saw the cool shape of Swarovski’s crystal dome beads (from their Fall/Winter 2014/15 Innovations), two thoughts immediately came to my mind – bell and angel skirt.   This tutorial shows you how to use these sparkling faceted beads to make angel skirts for earring designs.  The exact same combinations can also be used to make single angels...

12 Days of Christmas DIY Charm Bracelet

“On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me a Partridge in a Pear Tree.” Here’s a fun way to remember the rest of the gifts in the “12 Days of Christmas” song: Make yourself a bracelet with a charm representing each gift. 1. Gather Supplies and Tools: 1 Set of Charms: 12 Days of Christmas 12-25: Jump Rings, Assorted...

How to Use Center Crimp Cord Ends

When you’re making jewelry, center crimp cord ends are an easy way to cleanly finish the ends of a wide variety of jewelry cord including but not limited to leather, silk ribbon, and chain. You can finish your necklace or bracelet with a loop and a hook: Or, use two loops and the clasp of your choice (shown here is...

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