actual projects

basics

  • rose quartz + gold hematite + turquoise howlite pendant

    faceted stone rondelles + smaller round beads (or more faceted rondelles) creates depth & interest to what is really a very simple necklace. these rose quartz strands were just begging to be used, so we created this necklace for a sweet & simple look, perfect to accent a large turquoise-c...
  • how to use french wire to finish off your jewelry

    *cut your beadalon wire 6" longer than you desired project* apply scotch tape to the end of your wire to keep the beads from falling off & string your desired pattern onto the wire. we are using french wire to connect a strung wire segment to a chain, but this technique can also be used as a ...