Tag Archives: jewelry design

Huggie Earrings – Setting Beads & Beach Glass

Amoracast has come up with a fantastic and easy way to turn sea glass, drilled semi-precious stones and practically anything you want into a pair of beautiful and unique earrings! I’ve used a pair of their prong settings with a loop which you can put through your ear piercing and wrap around your earlobe.  Amoracast also […]

Jeweler’s Lacquer Experiment – Part 2

Jeweler’s Lacquer  To see whether or not jeweler’s lacquer is effective in protecting gold plating over the copper in our pink sapphire pendant, we experimented to see what would happen when we placed an uncoated pendant and one coated with jeweler’s lacquer in a bath of silver blackener. The silver blackener, used to achieve the […]

Jewellery Making Business Success – Part 1

Dyed Iridescent Green Nugget

It always amazes me how stark of a contrast in attitude and discipline a successful retailer exhibits in comparison to one who is struggling. The same thing can be said about jewellery designers and also staff…

Shapes in Freshwater Pearls

Looking at the fashion trend for the last few years, geometric designs are in. You’ll notice this trend increasingly in Balenciaga or Pedro Lourenco. A great way to play off…