• My Dragoneye Bracelet
    Handmade Jewelry

    Dragon-eye Cuff Bracelet

    This is my dragon-eye cuff bracelet. I was planning to write a tutorial… but who was I kidding? Look at this bracelet!!!! Do you think that it is possible to write a SHORT tutorial???? I don’t think so. It would be 100’s pages long πŸ™‚ Many steps are involved in this project… I doubt I can replicate the whole process… that is why my wire wrapped pieces are all different. πŸ™‚ I can’t even take a good picture of this amazing bracelet. I want to show its fully three-dimensional body. I think this pic is OK, I am using my dragon burner as a prop. I hope you like it.…

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    Handmade Jewelry,  Tutorials

    How to Make Simple Charms

    In this photo tutorial I will show you how to make simple charms or pendants. Here are the charms, aren’t they cute? I used rose quarts nuggets, that’s what I had handy in my jewelry supplies box today. I like rose quartz, it is the crystal of LOVE πŸ™‚ Here is what you need: stones or crystals (or anything that can be hung, preferably top drilled) wire, I used artistic wire 22 gauge assorted pliers First steps, please follow the numbered pictures. Cut the wire, you need approx 5″ to work with. Bend the wire and wrap as shown. Last steps, please follow the pictures. Cut extra wire and continue…

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    Handmade Jewelry,  Tutorials

    How to Make an Eye Pendant

    In this post I will show you how to make an ORB. It is basically a cabochon eye, wrapped with wire and made it in a pendant. This is our finished piece of jewelry. What you need: – 24 gauge artistic wire (silver color copper wire) – 2″ bangle or any other already made circular frame – flush cutter and a set of pliers – eye cabochon from any craft store Step 1 – Cut 8 pieces of wire, 24″ long and fold them in half. Step 2 – Attach the wires to the bangle, using 3 loops, as shown. Try to place them symmetrically. You will have 16 pieces…

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    Aventurine,  Gemstones,  Handmade Jewelry,  Tree of Life

    Green Aventurine Tree of Life Pendant

    Aventurine is a translucent form of quartz that comes in various colors. Green Aventurine is known as a lucky stone and it is also called the β€œStone of Opportunity.” Green Aventurine has a positive energy, so it is a great boost of chances in any situation. People like to wear a specimen in their pocket for bringing luck and prosperity. Green Aventurine carries a strong connection to Mother Earth and increases the appreciation of nature. Green Aventurine brings out this hope, that is why I decided to make a Tree of Life with small natural chips. Initially, I was thinking to make just a small ornament, but I realized that…

  • Amethyst,  Amethyst Jewelry,  Gemstones,  Handmade Jewelry

    Amethyst Nugget Wire Wrapped Pendant

    Amethyst is a meditation stone, especially on spiritual matters. It increases the psychic abilities, heightens intuition and sharpens the mind. It brings focus, flexibility and openness. It is a stone associated with courage, strength and stability. Amethyst is also a protection stone. It protects against bad energies, psychic attacks, addiction or destructive behaviors. All these qualities make Amethysts a wonderful stone for healing, money and love spells. This lovely Amethyst tumbled nugget is 1 1/2” x 1”, wrapped with silver color copper wire. The overall length of the pendant is 2”. Complimentary silicone cord. The pendant can be worn on any cord or chain, as it has a large bail.…