After receiving an order for a custom designed Mother’s ring, I called the customer to chat, and get a feel for what she had in mind. After chatting awhile, I asked if there was anything that might symbolize something unique to her and her daughters. She told me they all three had infinity tattoos. Perfect. She loved the idea of using this symbol in her ring. Continue reading
THE ATHENA COLLECTION The collar section of the neck piece is hand wrapped and sculpted silver wire, with gemstones and accent beads incorporated into the wire work. Miscellaneous gems and Continue reading
Black suede or white leather?
When buying jewelry displays, there’s really not much to choose from. Unless you want to make quiet an investment in those beautiful upscale linen or wooden ones. And it would be quiet an investment. Oh well … one day soon…(sigh).
But…. for the here-and-now, here’s a quick remedy for covering those Continue reading
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JEWELRY WIRE TEMPER GUIDE
Besides being available in different gauges and metals, jewelry wire and metal sheet for jewelry-making can be
Brass is a metal alloy of copper and zinc. It is used as a substitute for gold items because it is much less expensive, but it needs to be sealed after jewelry crafting to prevent tarnishing over time. The brass used in jewelry making is typically lead-free.
Copper is a soft, easily worked metal Continue reading