Jewelry DIY

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

I’ve written a lot of tutorials on how to make flowers using polymer clay. But do you know you can make flowers using only wire and beads? Those techniques have long been used for bride jewelries and hairpieces. They are very easy to learn but […]

Jewery making basics 6 — Herringbone weave and its two variations

Jewery making basics 6 — Herringbone weave and its two variations

Today I want to share with you guys a simple and classic wire wrapping technique — herringbone weave. To make it more fun, I also tweaked the design and created two variations. Let’s get started! This post contains affiliated links. If you buy something through […]

Jewelry Making Basics 5 – Four Ways To Make Wire Clasps

Jewelry Making Basics 5 – Four Ways To Make Wire Clasps

Today’s lesson is all about hand-made wire clasps! Although there are many types of pre-made clasps in the market, I usually don’t like their industrial feel and still prefer to make them by myself. In this tutorial, we are going to cover four basic clasp […]

Jewelry Making Basics 4 – Five Ways To make Ear Wires

Jewelry Making Basics 4 – Five Ways To make Ear Wires

After many polymer clay tutorials, today I want to shift gears and discuss a basic wire wrapping topic — making ear wires. In this article, I am going to show you five simple and elegant ear wires designs using gold filled wire. And share the […]

Simple jewelry DIY Project 1 – how to make pearl cluster earrings

Simple jewelry DIY Project 1 – how to make pearl cluster earrings

Today we are going to explore how to make a simple yet classic pearl cluster earrings. Bead cluster is widely used in handmade earring designs. If you are a jewelry making beginner, this is a great tutorial for you to get started. Materials: 24 3.5mm […]

Jewelry Making Basics 3 – How to make a wire wrapped ring

Jewelry Making Basics 3 – How to make a wire wrapped ring

Today I am going to show you guys how to make a simple wire wrapped ring. You can create so many different jewelry projects with this technique. Using longer wires, you can get a bangle. Adding a gemstone, you can get a beautiful ring. As […]

Boho chic — how to make a dream catcher necklace

Boho chic — how to make a dream catcher necklace

Today I am going to share with you guys one of my favorite necklace designs — a dream catcher! It is a relatively difficult project but the end result is absolutely amazing! I strongly recommend you to read the tutorial through carefully and try it […]

Jewelry making basics 2 — How to make a perfect circle with jewelry wire

Jewelry making basics 2 — How to make a perfect circle with jewelry wire

This post contains affiliated links. If you buy something through one of those links, it won’t cost you a penny more, but I’ll get a small commission. It will help me to create more free tutorials. Thank you for your support! Today we are going […]

Jewelry making basics — how to make a wire wrapped loop

Jewelry making basics — how to make a wire wrapped loop

If you want to learn wire wrapping, making a loop is probably the first thing you should try. The loop serves as a connection in your jewelry. You can add a bead, a chain, or even another loop to it. Generally speaking, you can make […]

Magenta craze — how to make red spinel beaded earrings with clay roses

Magenta craze — how to make red spinel beaded earrings with clay roses

Magenta is one of my favorite colors! I love it so much that I always buy magenta beads without thinking through how to use them. Today I finally come up with a beaded earrings design to show case magenta. I am excited to share it […]