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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.