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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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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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History of Costume Jewelry

31 Oct 2011

egypt brasletAnother name of a costume jewelry is “bijouterie”, a French word that means “jewels trading”. A shorter “bijou” means “jewelry, treasure”.

The costume jewelry history has begun in the Stone Age. About 40 000 years ago Cro-Magnons were the first who have started to use stones for the jewelry making. Their jewels were also made of bowls, teeth, and ivory. Through thousands of years the interest to the stone jewelry has increased. At the time of Ancient Egypt it reached the peak, when the techniques of manufacturing glass threads of opaque blue, green or turquoise color have been opened. Read more about History of Costume Jewelry

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