Lampwork Tutorial Roundup

How many lampworkers are reading this blog, raise your hands?  Do you like to get info on tutorials to try out? Are you a new lampworker…
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Crescent Flower Tutorial

I had so much fun creating this piece I just had to share it.  And for those of you who read through to the bottom there…
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Tutorial: Make Your Own Pin to Necklace Converter

Just two weeks ago, I didn't know such a thing as a pin to necklace converter existed, so I ordered a couple to use. They look…
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Stamped Shadow Beads

Since discovering hand carving, I tend not to use commercial stamps in my work very often, but I do like pattern stamps. Once in a while,…
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Jewelled Ear wires

I love ear wires! Not those boring pre-made mass produced ones, but handmade artisan ones that really enhance or become part of the design, so I…
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Headpin Cuff Tutorial

A couple of months ago I designed a necklace for our component of the month challenge featuring Diana’s stoneware disc, and came up with a way…
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Turning coins into clasps

I have always loved coins, and tend to think of them as little works of art. Then came a love of jewelry making and the next…
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Beadwork Netting – and a Tutorial

It's no secret, netting is one of my favorite beadwork stitches. For someone with super tight tension (like myself), sometimes it's hard to stitch up a…
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Free Tutorial – BiBo Buttons

I know we have talked about many of the new beads that have been introduced just this year.  It has been rather overwhelming in the community…
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Faux Roman Glass – a Free Tutorial!

I belong to a group, Beading Back in Time, and we have quarterly challenges.  This quarter, the challenge was Early Civilization (3500 BC - 500 AD). …
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Tutorial – Beaded Spiral Wire Bangle

  Today I'm sharing with you another design featuring one of my favourite fusions - macrame and wire work which combine to create this lovely rigid…
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Tutorial Review – Gwenbeads

I haven't done a tutorial review in quite a while and I just had to tell you about this one.     I love when beadwork…
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DIY Jewellery Display

https://www.naturallife.com Here on the Art Jewelry Elements blog, our team love to share their tutorials for creating beautiful jewellery. But what do you do with it…
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A Touch Of Sari Silk Earring Tutorial

Last week I purchased some gorgeous lampwork beads from fellow AJE writer, Sue Kennedy, of SueBeads. I couldn't wait to get started, once they arrived. I…
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Jellyfish Earring Tutorial

Over at Earrings Everyday, they have a monthly Inspired By Challenge.  June's challenge was Tide Pools!  I was all over that!  You can see my post…
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Reposting an Old Favorite… Star Burst Earrings How-To

Hey everyone! Happy Independence Day to all of our USA readers and a happy Saturday to everyone else! It's a crazy busy weekend for me… haha!…
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Beaded Wire Macrame Toggle Bars Revisited

I have all sort of beads and components in my stash that could be used as clasps if they had a bar to go with then…
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The Dainty Beader strikes again.

I had posted this little tutorial back in April of last year.  I really do love making this rope and I have made several using twins…
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Wooly Wire Pendant Tutorial

Today I am replaying my tutorial for making a simple and stunning Wooly Wire pendant.                                                                              ~ ~ ~ I've been having fun playing with WoolyWire,…
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Silver Treatments on Glass

Silver Treatments on Glass Tutorial - First Published on Artisan Whimsey Silver Treatments on Glass Beads I originally published this tutorial at Artisan Whimsey - I'm…
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Stick a ball on it!

I have a mixed media friend who has a simple go-to whenever she can't figure out what comes next in one of her designs: she says,…
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Setting Tiny Stones

Recently on my blog I was asked how I manage to set such small stones, such as this 4mm peridot in my daisy stacker ring, so…
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Carving in Porcelain – Sand Dollars

It’s all go here preparing for my next show this weekend, so I thought for todays post, I’d show you making some of my newest design…
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Glass Headpin Earrings!

Glass Headpins are so much fun, and can be awesome stash busters to make quick, easy and inexpensive earrings!  I have been making glass headpins on…
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Throwback Saturday – Free-form Wire Fibula

Hi all, I have been pretty much consumed with a project that I can't share at the moment, so needless to say, have only had it…
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Headpin + Wire Chain Tutorial

Trying out new ways to use murrini headpins is fun. I've been thinking about different ways to use them as part of a chain. Here's one…
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Making Simple Polymer Clay Silhouette Stamps

I'm sure you all know about Jenny's Themed Challenge for March: the Hare. Of course I signed up right away with a mind full of new hare…
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Simple Headpin on Headpin Earrings

It's no secret that I love headpins, they are just so versatile and come in so many diffrent shapes and sizes. This is one of my…
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Screen Printing on Ceramics

This week I’m on a countdown, myself and my beads will be travelling down to Uttoxeter race course next Thursday to take part in the UK…
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Sea Urchin Cabochons: How They’re Made!

I've created so many stoneware sea urchin cabochons lately because they were in high demand when I returned from the bead cruise.  They had been featured in…
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