Tag Archives: ideas

When I’m not making jewelry

I love making jewelry and always thinking of new designs but sometimes I need to take a break and do something else. Maybe because it’s Autumn and getting quite chilly here in the northeast (especially upstate in the country, on top … 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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More Metal Work, Etched and Wire Jewelry

I’m still on that metalwork kick with jewelry making.  Maybe it’s here to stay, I’m loving it so much.  Still I don’t want to loose whatever wire work skills I possess (and I have a lot more to learn) so … Continue reading

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How to Dress up a Donut with a Wireweave Bail

Donuts (not the kind you eat) are fun, instant, jewelry components that look great as a focal or all by themselves on a cord.  Here’s a way to create a bail for any type of donut whether it’s made of … Continue reading

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Mad About Metal

There is something about working with metals.  Learning to manipulate it to create so many different shapes and textures has become an obsession.  And though I’ve yet to use my jewelry saw or solder, I’ve managed to cut it, etched … Continue reading

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Reclaim, Redo, Remake and Create Someting New

I hate to throw out pieces of wire, scraps of metal sheet and anything that seems useful in any way at all.  Of course this can get out of hand and can end up with mountains of junk, but every … Continue reading

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Etching Madness

Ever since I made my Tarot Inspired necklace, I have been consumed by a desire to etch images I love.  Lucky for me, I can draw but when I want a really fine line drawing, I call upon my talented … Continue reading

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