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Fashion and Function Pin Cushion Ring Tutorial

Created by: Amy Mickelson 1. Create a cardboard template 2.5 times the diameter of the bezel (approximately 2.25" for this ring). 2. Using a doubled 36" piece of sewing thread, knotted at one end, sew a running stitch around the edge of the fabric piece about 5mm in from the edge.

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Geared Ring Tutorial

Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue 1. Cut a strip of 20-gauge sheet 2.75" long. Smooth and straighten with a nylon hammer. 2. For a matte finish, scrub the surface with steel wool or a dish scrubbie. 3. File the corners and edges smooth using a needle file.

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Herbaceous Polymer Ring Tutorial

Created by: Jaci Boston 1. Wash your hands thoroughly before handling the clay, since polymer clay tends to pick up dirt or any other dander that may be hiding. 2. Use a pasta machine to condition and flatten the clay.

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Jewelry Design Gallery

Welcome to our new Jewelry Design Gallery. We're still in the process of adding new (and old) jewelry-making projects, so please pardon our mess while we rearrange and match up all the projects with their pictures and links.

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Interchangeable Constellation Bangle Bracelet Tutorial

Create sparkling constellation jewelry in an hour, using minimal supplies and Swarovski Ceralun Ceramic Epoxy Clay. This quick-change bracelet form allows you to change the focal piece as often as you like. For this project, we have selected two centerpieces. Created by: Sondra Barrington

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Kraken Belt Buckle Tutorial

Created by: Elisabeth Valente 1. Consider taking a jewelry-making class through a local college or art school. 2. The Complete Metalsmith by Tim McCreight and Simple Soldering: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making are excellent references as well.

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Pleasant Dream Etched Barrette Tutorial

Created by: Rita Hutchinson 1. Cut your metal sheet to size and file the edges. 2. Clean with Penny Brite® Copper Cleaner and scrubby until water sheets off. Only handle by the edges from this point on.

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Enameled Yellow Submarine Tutorial

Learn how to use vitreous glass enamels on copper (and sometimes brass) to create DIY jewelry. Even if you've never used a torch or kiln, this is easier than you'd think.

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Go Zags - March Madness Bracelet

Created by: Summer Melaas 1. Stamp the tag with 3mm letter stamps. For longer team names, use a larger tag or smaller set of stamps. See Metal Stamping 101 for detailed stamping instructions. If you're new to stamping, get a few extra tags, as stamping can be unpredictable and there may be mess ups.

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Iron Woman: Swim Bike Run Necklace

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Starry Night - Constellation Jewelry

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Dragonfire Men's Wrapped Bracelet Tutorial

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Jet Scarab Copper Ring Tutorial

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Tiny Living Terrarium Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Summer Melaas 1.Add about 1/2"" of soil, a small amount of moss, then sedum or other tiny succulents to a glass bottle charm. Total dirt/moss should be about 3/4"". Mist very lightly as needed to maintain; do not overwater.

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Leather and Stone Lashed Wrap Bracelet Tutorial

This exclusive Rings & Things wrapped leather bracelet kit contains everything needed to make one triple-wrap bracelet with parts to spare. It can also be worn as a necklace. Each kit contains detailed step-by-step instructions with photographs. Read the instructions thoroughly before starting.

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Frida's Hands Earrings Tutorial

String the following beads onto a eye pin: 1 round corrugated-metal bead, 2 rubber wire keepers (these work as positioning beads for the large-hole Mirage bead), 1 Mirage bead, and 1 round corrugated-metal bead. Finish the end of the eye pin with a wrapped loop; snip off the excess eye-pin tail. Use...

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Adjustable Anchor Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Veronica Greenwood 1. Cut two 18"" pieces of leather.</li><LI class=""disc"">Fold one strand in half. Make a larks-head knot by feeding both ends through the loop on the anchor charm, then back through the leather loop formed on the other end of the cord. Pull tight.

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Adjustable Necklace Extenders Tutorial

Created by: Mollie Valente 1. For instructions with step-by-step photos, please see our blog article: How to Make an Adjustable Necklace Extender

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Circles in the Sand Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Veronica Greenwood 1. Using a 12"" piece of wire, wrap one 4mm citrine bead, one 4mm apatite, and one 4mm citrine around a section of the 26mm hammered link.

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Disco Soul Necklace Tutorial

Dance the night away with shining faux kabibi disks, sparkling faceted gemstone beads, and sassy, swinging chain. Created by: Veronica Greenwood

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