DIY // Swirl Ring — Bettina's Blog - Something handmade I am a ring addict, and because this Ring is one of my favorites I thought why not share how I make them. So this weeks DIY is my so-called “Swirl Ring”. Hope you enjoy! DIY Macrame Rhinestone Bracelet I’ve got a problem. I can’t walk out of a fabric store without at least purchasing a handful irresistible notions: fancy rhinestone buttons, delicate lace trim, multi-colored embroidery floss . . . I can go on. So what to do with all the random, yet wonderfully sparkly, buttons I seem to have collected over time?!
Making Spiral Zen Earrings with Red Aluminum Wire Happy New Year! On some day of 2014 January I made a pair of spiral zen earrings with red aluminum wire. This pair of earrings possesses strong Chinese style and very simple to make. I will share the detailed instructions below. Necessities for spiral wire earrings: DIY Macrame Bracelet Growing up by the beach in Southern California, the ability to knot a macrame bracelet was practically a right of passage. Although those days are long behind us, we’ve never forgotten the ever-so-simple square knot technique. This time, however, we’re replacing hemp and wooden beads for more updated elements like colorful nylon cord and glossy metal charms. Happy knotting! You’ll need:
Simple Jewelry Making Ideas-One of a Kind Hoop Earring Making hoop earrings are entirely an attractive and surprisingly simple way to make jewelry. Even a junior crafter can have instant success creating stylish hoop earrings. In this case, I added bright strings into my pattern. Once you have them done, you have a pair of beautiful hoop earrings that you know are totally unique in the word. Supplies needed for the simple hoop earrings: DIY Rope Bracelet Climbing rope? Bracelets? Count us in. Inspired by Miansai‘s colorful, stackable and adjustable rope bracelets, we were determined to add another do-it-yourself bracelet to our growing collection. With some colorful rope and an S hook from the hardware store, making this bracelet is as simple as mastering the versatile sliding knot.
Studiodax's Blog Like many women, I loooove hoops! I make quite a few, in different shapes and weights, and although some designs can get a bit complex, the basic “one piece of wire” hoop style is quite easy to make. It’s been a while since I posted a new tutorial (sorry!), so tonight it’s a “how-to” on making hoops! You’ll need the basic jewelry tools (chain nose pliers, cutters, and round nose pliers), as well as some metal smithing tools (steel block, chasing hammer, and a steel ring mandrel).
DIY Sliding Knot Bracelet After visiting the Mediterranean twice this past year, I’ve come to embrace the ubiquity that is the evil eye symbol and have since integrated it into the jewelry repertoire. Today I’ll be showing you how to make a sliding knot bracelet with an evil eye charm, which is thought to protect against negative energy and evil powers. And whether you’re superstitious or not, this is a super simple method which can be applied to any connector or charm! You’ll need: Wrapped Chain Bracelet Here, we will discuss how to make a lot of figure 8 connectors while conserving your wire. Step 1: Straighten a segment of wire at least 1 inch long. Be certain that you have a flush cut on the end of the wire. See the picture below-left.
DIY Rhinestone Sliding Knot Bracelet I suppose we can call this week’s tutorial somewhat of a refresher course on how to master the perfect sliding knot. But the real reason why I had to recreate this familiar DIY with you is to share a little thing I recently discovered called a crimp end, that’s especially made for rhinestone chain. It’s a nifty finding that attaches to the ends, allowing you to finally put some use to all those few leftover inches of sparkle. Pay close attention and I’ll show you how to add to your growing and ever changing stack! You’ll need: Start by cutting the rhinestone chain to any length.