A Bevy of Basket Necklace Designs

Last month here at Art Elements, I did a tutorial on creating wire baskets to cage your trinkets.  You can literally put anything you like in these little cages. I lean toward sea shells, fossilized coral and sea glass, but…
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Brooches – A Tutorial

I am currently obsessed with the idea of bringing brooches back, and I'm not the only one.  According to several articles, brooches started making a comeback in 2015. Great! But I never see anyone wearing them in my corner of…
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Lampwork Headpin Ring

I throughly LOVE lampwork headpins and I am some what addicted to our wonderful leader Jen Cameron's creations. There is something almost mesmerising about them, so what better way to display them then in a ring that you can happily…
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Cage Your Trinkets and Treasures

For August's headpin challenge I created a wire basket holding coral and beach glass. It is something I learned from the wonderfully talented Mary Hettmansperger years ago. I bought her first book " Fabulous Woven Jewelry" around 2006 and was…
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