Jewelry and handmade jewelry

Welcome to my DIY jewelry blog. When it comes to jewelry, we can easily find fashion women wear jewelry whatever the occasion and whatever the reason. Sure, the fact is a woman cannot part away with a piece of jewelry. The reason why jewelry are so popular is that wearing jewelry is an asset and a form of self expression, as the jewelry you wear gives you confidence and reflects your personality. Jewelry has already become a part of our lives.

resin cabochons

resin cabochons

To some extent, we can not leave the pretty jewelry in our daily lives, well, selecting a piece of jewelry is a difficult task, which is similar to picking your wardrobe. As you should select something that matches your personal style and that you are comfortable wearing in. Getting beading jewelry supplies are easy, thus the beaded jewelry by yourself meet your need, for you have many more beads to chose from, choose your style of beads, and create your style of jewelry with them.

The most common and popular beads used to handmade jewelry are Tibetan silver beads, European beads, glass lampwork beads, handmade porcelain beads, also the gemstones are among them.
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What is the real allure of beaded jewelry?

What is a bead cap?

Bead caps are essential and useful jewelry findings in handmade jewelry making. Bead caps are occasionally referred to as bell caps. In jewelry making, they are most often used to enhance a bead or stone. They can be used to ‘cap’ just one side of the bead or both. They are also often used to cap the end of a string of beads, as in a necklace, just before the clasp or hook. No matter where you use the bead caps, they will add a distinct detail and texture to your design.

bead cap

bead cap

Beads caps which are given in a various colors and in different shapes, most of them look like flowers. They also can be made of different materials, for instance, iron, copper, alloy, alloy add enamel and so on. Bead caps work as bookends to beads, just like a pair of hands to hold and/to keep beads. They also can prevent friction between beads. Bead caps are not the leading role for jewelry making, but are the main costar for it. Are you interesting in handmade jewelry with these bead caps, if so, visit my site: www.zacoo.com to check it out. Learn more information about bead caps please visit my jewelry making blog.

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Mother’s day gift

clip on charms

clip on charms

As you may notice, the Mother’s Day is fast approaching (I love you, mom!). Are you still looking for the right gift for your mom? Looking for elegant components to create a great gift for your mother? If so, a piece of beautiful handmade jewelry is a great way to show you care. Sure, there are plenty of beads can be add to jewelry design, clip on charms are the perfect to jewelry to make it look elegant and effortless.

clip on charms

clip on charms

If you are a fan of Thomas Sabo, you’ll fall in love with clip on charms. These high quality Thomas Sabo style clip on charms which are given many of shapes, sizes will add accents to your bracelets, necklaces and key chains. Moreover, they will bring you great fun and completely express your styles. At this special moment, a piece of beaded jewelry with clip on charms is a wise choose. You mom would cherish your finished jewelry forever.

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discount beads, supplies & findings

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Whether you’re looking for jewelry beads or findings, charms or pendants, you’ll find them in this site. No matter purchasing for yourself or as a gift for others who love beading and handmade jewelry by themselves. This is the perfect buying time. View more charming beads for handmade jewelry at www.zacoo.com, also you can get handmade jewelry ideas from the DIY jewelry blog.

Rose in beads

Handmade jewelry bears different types of beads, which have been known to be made of glass, porcelain, gemstones, wood, metal, silver and even seed. The choice of bead, size and color is not dependent on the maker, but the jewelry designer who decide which type of piece being made.

rose in beads

rose in beads

In my DIY jewelry blog I had posted heart in beads yesterday, the heart shape charming beads can be perfect for Mother’s Day beaded jewelry gift. Continue, I will give your other beads that also make your Mother’s Day jewelry gift more meaningful. Today’s beaded jewelry inspiration comes from the rose in the beads.

The Mother’s Day is coming, some one has prepared the special gift here and there. We also have time. If you are planning to make a handmade jewelry for your lovely mother, I highly recommend the jewelry beads which have a rose in them, as the flower rose best represent love. Beading jewelry is fun, easy and surprisingly quick, you can get fun in the process of beading, at the same time, you can make a priceless gift to your mom. If these beads with rose can not give you inspiration, have a look at my site: www.zacoo.com to find more beads that you think is the most perfect for your mom’s gift.

Heart in beads

Mother’s day is coming, have you prepared the special gift to show your love to your mother? If not, I can give you some ideas. Jewelry always the favorite of all the women, so you can beaded jewelry pieces to your mother, as the handmade jewelry by yourself is more meaningful as a gift of mother’s day compared with the finished jewelry you buy on the jewelry shop.

heart in beads

heart in beads

Sure, there are plenty of style and shape of beaded jewelry out of jewelry beads. However, at this special moment, using heart shape beads to make a cute jewelry to your mother is great to show your love. No matter which kind of jewelry you made, necklace, bracelet, earring or a simple keychain, as long as you do, this special gift would be the most welcome. I think handmade a piece of heart jewelry is equal to the thousand times” mother, I love you”. Happy mother’s day & happy handmade DIY jewelry!

preparations for making jewelry

Making jewelry is a great creative outlet and the added bonus of partaking in this craft is that often beautiful jewelry is created. Jewelry making becomes more and more popular, so many people join in beading. A comfortable workplace for jewelry making is very important. When one is setting up a workspace for jewelry making it is important to make sure it is comfortable. This is because this is a craft that requires one to be sitting for long periods of time. Another important aspect to consider is that the workspace has good lighting, as jewelry making will often involve small jewelry beads and lighting should be bright enough to work with them.
As handmade jewelry is fun and popular, it becomes much easier to find instruction on how to learn to make jewelry. Even experienced jewelry makers will be looking for advice and information in order to hone their craft.
Supplies for jewelry making involve jewelry beads, jewelry findings, and other materials and tools. When buying jewelry supplies at a local beading store it would be advisable to look for flyers on jewelry making classes. Often the store runs these classes themselves and either charge a small fee or simply just ask customer to purchase the materials for jewelry making they use in the class.
Another excellent place to look for tutorials is online. There are many websites available that will teach the basics of constructing jewelry. For those that don’t like to read how-to guides and need visual aids there are also many videos on the internet that will show each process step by step.

Jewelry making tools all about jewelry making

Designing and making your own pieces of jewelry can be an entertaining and long-lasting hobby. The old saying goes: Even a clever housewife cannot cook a meal without rice, so a jewelry maker requires materials and tools for jewelry making, such as jewelry findings for jewelry making, jewelry beads, and pliers, wire and etc. Today our topic is about jewelry making tools.
Once these tools are mastered a jewelry maker is ready to begin to learn the basics of design so that he or she can create beautiful pieces of handmade jewelry to wear, give away, or sell.
Crimping Pliers: These jaws are especially made for crimping crimp beads and deliver professional crimped results.
Chain Nose Pliers: These jaws taper to a sharp point and can be used to access small spaces. May be used to crimp crimp beads.
Measuring Tape: Use a measuring tape to ensure that your pieces will be the required length while you are designing them.
Round Nose Pliers: These jaws are round and are used for making round loops out of wire.
Scissors: This is a sharp scissors that is useful in jewelry making. Do not use to cut wire, however.
Bead Board: This is a portable board with grooves and hollows that allows you to plan a design and organize the jewelry beads you are using for a particular project.
Wire Cutters: There are several different styles of wire cutters designed for different uses. The most versatile wire cutter is a flush cutter.
Beat Mat: This is a mat that is placed on a work surface that helps to prevent beads from rolling away and becoming lost.
Flat Nose Pliers: These jaws are flat and do not taper. May be used to hold wire while working or to wrap loops of wire.
Beading Needle: Useful for stringing beads onto beading thread.
Jewelry Files: Used for filing down sharp edges from trimmed wire.