Hammered and Riveted Cuff Bracelet

January 20, 2015
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Last week I posted a blog about using the riveting tool. Well, I am back riveting again, and here to share! This time I have made a layered cuff, using both textured brass sheet metal and copper sheet metal. I love the combination of both textures and colors! This project is really easy with the help of a few of my favorite tools! To see how to create this bracelet, follow the instructions below!
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Busy Bee Earrings

January 16, 2015
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I think bees are so cute! I love to add them to my jewelry designs when I can. So when I discovered the Vintaj Bee Charms, my head went spinning with ideas! I really wanted to incorporate the phrase “busy bee” into the earrings, because that is often how I feel! Like a busy little bee flying around! I love how these turned out! To learn how to create your own pair follow the simple recipe below! 
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Cluster Shades of the Sea Mermaid Bracelet

January 13, 2015
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I love a beautiful cluster bracelet! I have been making this style of bracelet for years. The problem was they took me about 4 hours to complete from start to finish.  Well when BeadSmith came out with their 1-Step Looper Pliers, it cut the time of this project down to about an hour! For this cluster bracelet I was inspired by the beach, so I chose a turquoise color scheme. You could easily make this with any color palette in mind. This bracelet combines amazonite, Swarovski crystal pearls in cream, and our Swarovski Crystal Jam, Into the Ocean, that has several blue and green tone crystals. To see how easy this bracelet is, follow the steps below!
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Futuristic Riveted Earrings with Swarovski Crystal Spikes

January 11, 2015
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Last summer I decided to splurge and buy myself a riveting tool. Riveting allows you to cold connect (join) metal pieces without the use of a torch or other heat source. Innovative riveting tools allow you to rivet your own jewelry designs without the hard work (and endless hammer tapping) that traditional riveting requires. I wanted to show an easy design using the riveting tool that also features Swarovski spike pendants. See how to make these earrings by following the easy steps below! 
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Shamrock St. Patricks Day Necklaces featuring Swarovski Clover Pendants

January 9, 2015
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As you maybe can tell already, I like holiday jewelry! And one of my favorite holidays is St. Patrick’s Day! I love corned beef, green beer, and of course the classiest green accessories! If you want to whip up a few Irish necklaces this year I have a simple way for you to do so! Swarovski Clover Pendants are fun and sparkly and, when paired with an Irish themed sterling silver charm, they especially scream St. Paddy’s Day.
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Sweet Sterling Silver Heart Earrings with Swarovski Crystals

January 6, 2015
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Valentines day is just around the corner, and I love to have fun seasonal earrings to wear and give as gifts to my friends! I do find that the finished earrings for sale are often kind of cheesy, so I like to make my own that are classic and timeless. And what’s more timeless than Swarovski crystals and silver? So I have come up with three different Valentines Day earring designs to share with you that combine these two elements.
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DIY Braided Triple Wrapped Curb Chain Bracelet

January 2, 2015
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Braided Triple Wrapped Turquoise and Antique Copper Curb Chain Bracelet

 

I love wrapped bracelets! I like to wear multiple bracelets of all different colors and textures layered. After the popularity of the wrapped leather bracelet the last few years, I decided I wanted to make another colorful wrapped bracelet. Something I could layer with my other bracelets for a super bohemian look!

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