Category Archives: misc

My New Bracelet Obsession

I’ve recently come to the realization that bracelets are my favorite jewelry item – don’t quite know why.  It used to be earrings, maybe pendants, but this past year I seem to be creating bracelets more than anything else.  Of … Continue reading

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Inspired to Weave Wire Again

Other than a particular basket weave bracelet I’ve been making (over and over again due to popular demand), I really haven’t made anything new using wire weave techniques.  But then, why argue with success ? I’ve changed the clasp on … Continue reading

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Wire Wrapped Cross Tutorial

Tools and Supplies A 6″ piece of 16ga or 18ga round, soft wire for frame 12 or so inches of half round, half hard, 16ga wire Round nose pliers Square or Chain nose pliers Wire cutters Chasing hammer Small file … Continue reading

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Creative Again and a New Pendant

I finally made a new piece of jewelry after what seems like an eternity. I was beginning to think I’d lost all desire to create.  Thanks to my talented daughter, Sam (of http://shinrinart.wordpress.com) I was able to create this dragon … Continue reading

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I’m in the Country Now

I haven’t written a post for while.  It’s been a little rough concentrating on anything.  We’ve finally moved to our “new” home in the country after many months of setbacks.  Many of my things are still unpacked, my computer was … Continue reading

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