Jewelry

Meredith’s New Obsession for Spring: Molding ICE Resin

Yay! Today is the first day of spring! For some crafters, the shift in seasons dictates a shift in activities. Some knitters and crocheters put the yarn…

Panoramic View Of Sea Against Sky

A Crafty Girl Can Survive: Crafting on a Deserted Island

March is National Craft Month, and the Interweave Crafts staff is celebrating with a blog hop (more on that below). We were all asked the question, “If…

Tucson Show Guide 2019

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Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist J/F 2019

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Bead and Jewelry Workshops

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Master the Jewelry Flex Shaft Volume 1: Burs, Mandrels, Sanding/Grinding, Rubberized Abrasives & Finishing Online Workshop
Master the Jewelry Flex Shaft, v1

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Master the Jewelry Flex Shaft Volume 2: Hammer, Handpieces, Special Tips & Tricks Online Workshop
Master the Jewelry Flex Shaft, Volume 2

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Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, N/D 2018

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Woven in Wire Book
Woven in Wire: Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry

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JEWELRY TRENDS

A Crafty Girl Can Survive: Crafting on a Deserted Island

March is National Craft Month, and the Interweave Crafts staff is celebrating with a blog hop (more on that below). We were all asked the question, “If…

Wire Art Jewelry Workshop with Sharilyn Miller

No wire art jewelry experience? No Problem! Discover all you will need to know to start creating stunning wire art jewelry with Wire Art Jewelry Workshop. Bestselling…

Master the Hydraulic Press to Bend Metal to Your Will

Solid. Immutable. Unyielding. When I think of metal, adjectives like these come to mind. And yet, with the right amount of heat and pressure, metal will stretch,…

Beading in Unity Village: Samburu Women Claim Their Destinies

Down a dusty, rocky road in northern Kenya lies a special village of women who have chosen to live communally for survival and solidarity. They are women…

Beading on TV: The New 2700 Series of Beads, Baubles & Jewels

The new 2700 series of Beads, Baubles & Jewels is coming soon to a public television station near you! “A Sense of Place” is this season’s theme,…

Granulation 101: How to Add Texture and Interest to Your Metal Jewelry Designs with an Ancient Technique

As a jewelry maker, do you ever find yourself just obsessed with a particular style, technique, or design motif? For me, over the past few years, one…

The Magical Metal: Color Titanium with Noël Yovovich

Titanium has a résumé chock full of bragging rights. Strong, stiff, and lightweight, it’s also hypoallergenic, non-magnetic, and resistant to corrosion and deformation. On top of all…

Ode to National Craft Month + New Blog Hop

All March long we celebrate National Craft Month and what our chosen passions have brought to our lives. It’s sometimes with great thought and sometimes on a…

Tucson Gem & Jewelry Shows 2019 Roundup

Tucson is a wonderful town in Arizona, filled with diverse cultures. Tucson is a place where you can find a good meal, any time of day. Simply…

2019 Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show Gallery

The terms “holidays,” “summertime,” and “fall” likely mean something to you and your friends and family. Since you’re reading this, you’ve also likely heard or have used…

Smart Jewelry Design: Keep It Simple, Sometimes

Stay happy by learning something new. So advises C.D. Davis in our recent artist Q&A. A once wire-wrapper only, Davis has steadily been acquiring a host of…

Tucson Show Highlights You Aren’t Expecting

Buy, bye for now, Tucson. I will miss u. ABOVE: Registration clerks use American flags to wave a line of customers forward at the G&LW Holidome show on…

Go Wild with Freeform Wire Jewelry Design Steps

Sometimes we get so familiar with the tools and supplies of our trade, we miss new or unusual ways to work with them. I find that when…

How to Price Jewelry: 11+ Ways to Cut Costs, Increase Value, and Achieve Profits

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see a jewelry artist ask how to price jewelry. We all know a formula for pricing handmade jewelry that…

Featured Product Videos from the 2019 Tucson Gem and Jewelry Shows

New Finds from the Annual Tucson Gem Shows You Need for Your Next Design! |Sponsored| Time at the Tucson gem shows is like one big holiday where…

A Modern Twist: Try Metal Clay Mokumé Gané with Jackie Truty

I love learning about traditions that have been passed down through generations. Mokumé gané is one such tradition. Once nearly forgotten, it now thrives in various forms…

Learn the Best Techniques for Stone Setting

So you’ve bought a gorgeous gemstone. Now what? Choosing the best stone setting for your stone can be essential in your jewelry design. ABOVE: Small or large,…

Metal Mix Up: How to Hide Solder When Soldering Copper

Hardly a week goes by that I don’t get asked how to solder copper or other alternative metals, like brass and bronze, to each other or silver.…

Alter Metal Surfaces 15+ Ways with Susan Lenart Kazmer

What I love about Susan Lenart Kazmer in her videos and workshops is that she floods my mind with possibility after possibility. If you’ve ever taken an…

I Predict: Jewelry Trends for 2019

Although I can’t see into the future any more than you can, after 30+ years at Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, I might have a clue or two…