Tag: beaded jewelry

Wire-Wrapping Tutorial ~ Button Necklace

Posted November 7, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
Wire-Wrapping Tutorial ~ Button Necklace

If you’re drawn to vintage style and antiques, chances are you have a jar or two of pretty old buttons. Carved mother of pearl buttons are especially popular to collect. With just a little wire and a few jewelry making tools, you can make an easy button pendant with basic wire-wrapping techniques. In this post, […]


Crystal Chain Bracelet

Posted October 24, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
Crystal Chain Bracelet

CRYSTAL CHAIN BRACELET by Deborah Roberti Materials (for a 7-inch bracelet, not including clasp): • 3 yards waxed Nymo or C-Lon thread, size D, or 6 lb. FireLine • Approximately 325 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki Lt. Bronze 11-0457L. • Approximately 22 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Khaki. • Approximately 24 size 4mm fire-polished beads: […]


DIY Seashell Necklace

Posted October 3, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
DIY Seashell Necklace

On a recent trip to Scotland, we were on a bus tour and the driver stopped along the shore at the Firth of Fourth for picture taking. It was raining {surprise!} and so, I stayed on the bus and watched. Hubby went a little further than expected and was the last one back on the […]


How To: Wire Wrapped Rings

Posted September 12, 2014 by Monique in Beading / 0 Comments
How To: Wire Wrapped Rings

It’s been a while since I made a project that made me say, “Oh my goodness, I just can’t stop making these!” I tend to have a short attention span when it comes to crafts, I love making things once, and moving on to the next thing. But, I dare anyone to make just one […]