Create Jewelry That Says "Home"

Baby, it's cold outside. With the gray days about to set in, it's nice to look forward to time spent in front of the fireplace, curled up with a good book. Days like these make me want to spend more time at home than the summer months typically encourage.

What is your vision of "home"? Each of us has a different view, I imagine. And I think it would be satisfying to create a personal statement of what that view is. Being a jewelry designer would dictate that my statement comes in the form of a necklace or perhaps a charm bracelet. With the popularity of Pandora and other personalized charm bracelets that reflect an individual's interests and various life events, why not create a piece of jewelry that reflects one's sense of "home"?

I've started collecting a handful of interesting pendants, charms, and other components that would make a fun statement. As I searched the internet, I discovered that a symbol of "home" doesn't necessarily need to be a literal house-any activity or hobby enjoyed in one's residence could work just as well.

Bronze and leather bicycle bracelet by Fabulous Time on Etsy


Ceramic house pendant by Orly Design on Etsy


Growing Ring by Hafsteinn Juliusson at (look closely–that's a real plant!)


Scrabble tile pendant by Missing Pieces Studio on Etsy


Yarn stud earrings by Max's World on DaWanda


Hand-painted birch rings by Clive Roddy on Etsy


DIY key necklace by Anna Evers


Hand-painted Girl on a Swing necklace by ONARDs on Etsy


What does the word "home" mean to you and how would you best convey that in a piece of jewelry?

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Happy crafting!

Debbie Blair, Managing Editor

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