Woven Thread Earrings: Easy Tutorial

16 Nov 2012

Thread Woven Earrings

Welcome all constant readers and new visitors of the blog «Handmade jewelry A-Z»! Today we introduce new very interesting and unusual tutorial which traditionally doesn’t require special jewelry making skills 😉 See tutorial

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DIY Macramé Bracelet with Beads

10 Jul 2012

Macramé bracelet free tutorialWhat is summer jewelry? It is lightness, bright colors, original design, sea motives, noticeable accessories, and more. Let’s make so easy, soft and fresh designed macramé bracelet with beads. This bracelet requires only 2 hours of your time, a few plastic or glass round beads and waxed thread. It doesn’t require great knotting skills, you just need to learn two macramé knots:  square flat knot and the Capuchin knot. Follow these step-by-step instructions to make your own macramé bracelet.

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How to Make Cord Necklace with Beads: Easy Tutorial

07 Jun 2012

As you could notice from numerous jewelry blog posts and Pinterest jewelry based on natural materials have become exceptionally popular in the last few years.

This post will provide very easy tutorial how to make light summer necklace with pearls.

Cord Necklace See tutorial

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How to Make Airy Crocheted Necklace with Beads

14 May 2012

Airy Crocketed NecklaceAiry necklace is a floaty necklace crocheted with fishing line and beads or stones. To make it you need such materials:

1. about 100-130 feet of soft fishing nylon (the thinner line the softer product is);
2. a 3 mm crochet;
3. two pins with a ring;
4. two bead caps;
5. a clasp (a carrot clasp is ok);
6. and of course beads. You can use round Czech beads of one or more colors, sizes and shapes, seed beads or even stones (or a stone crumb). Read more about How to Make Airy Crocheted Necklace: Easy Tutorial

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10 Hottest Jewelry Organizer Ideas

09 Apr 2012

DIY Wine Cork Jewelry OrganizerEach woman and young girl store some fine jewelry and accessories which help her to complete her style. So there is arising a big question: how to store all those necklaces, earrings and bracelets to organize them and make possible to get them easily in case of need.

You can try to use various boxes, special containers or even cups. It can be useful for rings and simple bracelets but necklaces, chains and earrings can tangle among themselves delivering additional inconvenience to their owner. Actually I’ve learned by practical experience that the best way to store jewelry is to hang it.

You can find a lot of designers and accessory producers offering tons of different hanging frame and branch jewelry organizers. They are solving both the problem of a an jewelry storage and interior decorating. If you think that such organizer will cost you a lot of money or will require a hard work to make it yourself you’re making a big mistake. Literally for one evening you can make an organizer for your jewelry using old picture, broken chessboard, door handles, hooks, dry tree branch from your garden, some fabric, paint remains after your house renovation and other junk in the storeroom. See 10 DIY Jewelry Organizers

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How to Choose a Necklace?

05 Apr 2012

Necklace "White coffee"If you can’t choose a necklace or you just don’t know what one will suit you this article is here to help you! First of all, looking for a necklace you should consider its length, shape, and of course you need to determine with pricing.

The choice of a necklace or pendant depends on a dress which you are going to carry with. Next thing which you should take into consideration is your face form and features of your figure. If you have a plump breast and a thick neck to which you wouldn’t want to draw attention, choose unpretentious jewelry.  Read more about How to Choose a Necklace

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Flower Jewelry

26 Mar 2012

Faberge Red Hibiscus Cuff

The female beauty is similar to a flower. It is not surprising that women in every possible way try to emphasize that statement – in clothes, jewelry, perfumes. Ladies generally select spicy flower spirits: marvelous flavor of roses and lilies, a gentle smell of the violets, the strong spicy flavor of a magnolia and oleander, a fresh smell of mint … Through the ages women in every possible way try to associate themselves with a flower: Gentle rose, Refined Orchid, Bright Gerber, Elegant Lily or even Magnificent Hibiscus. The flower jewelry has become the best accessory to create a gentle, fresh and original image.

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Jewelry Made from Unusual and Recycled Materials

19 Mar 2012

Kate Cusak zipper jewelryMany women think that for the jewelry making they should buy a great amount of beads, crimps, chains etc. Partially it’s true. So the majority of jewelry makers are becoming addicted to buying all that staff. Often it’s spilling into pretty penny. At this post I am going to show you how some jewelry makers solve that problem by using unusual and recycled materials. At the previous post we considered the ribbon as a material for broken beads decorating, but here is a question of more extreme way of the jewelry making with using of the very trivial staff.

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Tips for Ribbon Jewelry

02 Mar 2012

Have you ever stumbled upon a nice necklace or a bracelet in the favorite fashionable magazine with thoughts “Are you serious? $1000 for three beads and 20 inches of ribbon?” Brands like Lanvin sometimes overestimate their influence on women. I was recently browsing through an Elle magazine (2009) and saw this necklace.

Lanvin ribbon and pearl necklace

They offered  me spend $890 for some ribbon and faux pearls!  I immediately thought of how I could make something similiar. So I made my first beads for half an hour. Read more about Tips for Ribbon Jewelry »

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Pandora beads – luxury from Denmark

17 Feb 2012

Pandora gold braseletPANDORA is a rather young jewelry brand and its history counts only 30 years. However for such a short term it has conquered hearts of many women. After all Pandora beads are original, colourful and they can make your jewelry incomparable. The small Danish firm which was opened in 1982, and at that time no one could imagine that “the imperceptible” firm from Copenhagen will become known all over the world and will be the legislator of the unique Pandora Style.  Pandora sites the “accessible luxury” segment and it is really accessible to a wide range of customers – pricing starts from $150 (silver basis with wood or murano glass beads) and comes to $5000 (gold basis with jewels). Read more about Pandora beads »

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