From the Journal

  • How to make charms for bracelets and jewelry making projects

        In today’s jewelry making video tutorial for beginners, we are learning how to make charms to add onto bracelets, necklaces and earrings. You’ll learn how to create your own colorful charms using beads.   I called today's technique Happy Charms because they're sure to put a smile on your face...
  • Common jewelry making mistakes to avoid

    Today we're going to be talking about some of the most common mistakes that people make when they are first getting into jewelry making.  We speak with a lot of beginner jewelry makers in our stores and some of these solutions to these common mistakes we see people making have really helped a lot...
  • How to make a mask necklace three ways: beaded, chain, and knotted leather

      In this jewelry making video tutorial, you will learn how to make DIY mask necklaces, or lanyards, in three different ways. These are all very simple jewelry making projects that beginners and advance makers will enjoy creating. What is a mask necklace?  A mask necklace, sometimes called a mas...